The University’s commitment to the Distance Education Accrediting Commission precludes any student graduating from a University degree program in less than one year. Students may take as long as seven years to complete the BSBA Program.
Yes, Bachelor degree students may transfer in up to 90 Semester units from comparable coursework completed at approved institutions. Applicants seeking transfer credit should include complete information on prior graduate studies at the time of application. A Transfer Credit Form is available to download from the University website.
Computer requirements are detailed in the General Catalog. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows® and Word® is necessary to complete the assignments. Internet access is necessary to utilize the e-learning platform. An e-mail address is necessary to effectively communicate with University personnel and fellow students. If you have no computer experience, enrollment in one-day courses in Windows®, Word®, and the Internet, will provide the necessary computer skills to complete the assignments.
No. Students are enrolled in an average of 12 units each Semester. However, a student who elects not to complete the Program or enroll in additional Semesters has no financial obligation to the University beyond the current Semester.
The University maintains open enrollment throughout the year. Applications are reviewed weekly and most students commence study within one month from the date of application. Semesters start on the 15th of every month.
Many students are eligible for financial aid through employer tuition reimbursement programs and/or the University’s Partners in Professional Education (PIPE) Program. In addition, the University offers a no-interest financing alternative which permits students to pay approximately 30% of tuition at the time of enrollment and the balance over a 5 month period.
No. Academic and administrative procedures are carefully designed so that students can complete all requirements for graduation entirely by independent study, without unreasonably disrupting their professional or family lives. Students may take examinations at one of over 250 approved testing sites. If a testing site is not convenient to a student, procedures are in place for the student to nominate a proctor.
No. Each Semester must generally be completed in not less than 16 weeks nor more than 24 weeks. However, completion of assignments within this time period is at the discretion of the student. There are no assignments that must be submitted on a weekly or monthly schedule and students may take time off between Semesters. However, except in special circumstances, the entire Program must be completed within seven years from the date of matriculation.