VSU creates new online college for career advancement
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Valdosta State University takes online learning to the next level.
On Tuesday, the university announced the establishment of the new Online Career Advancement College.
University staff say there are over 67,000 Georgians who pay out-of-state tuition fees for online school. This is intended to provide these people with a cheaper option in the state.
The college, approved by the Board of Regents on Tuesday, is designed to make it easier for non-traditional and adult learners to return to school and earn a degree.
“The people who are now, they’ve been out of college a little while, they’ve probably dropped out of college, they have families, they work, life gets in their way,” the vice said. -president of the students. Success Dr Rodney Carr. “But how do I complete my education, we wanted to go ahead and design a program that would help meet those needs.”
The Online College for Career Advancement will have eight different majors, including:
• Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
• Bachelor of Business Administration in General Affairs
• Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
• Bachelor of Science in Psychology
• Bachelor of Science in Education in Primary Education
• Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
• Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
College staff say the courses will consist of eight weeks of online classes. Instead of following the traditional timetables of university semesters, students will be able to register on a weekly basis.
The State of Valdosta is the only school in the University of Georgia system to pilot the online program.
The university accepts applications for enrollment.
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