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Discover the Advantages of an Online Education

Access to perspectives and experiences of global peers. Technology-driven classrooms that make learning fit your schedule. Curriculum and instruction from recognized subject matter experts and practitioners. Your learning, on your time. That's the advantage of online education. Are you in?

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice

I think that what we do is invigorating the world of higher education in so many different ways.

Elizabeth Melvin, M.Ed. – Faculty Development Facilitator and Assistant Professor

What we really coach our faculty to do is to create an environment and to create a presence in that online arena, where students feel connected, they can tell that their faculty member is in there every day, they can tell that there are new resources, and new events going on on the virtual campus all the time.

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice

It’s really about supporting the students and providing the students with opportunities to learn.

Elizabeth Melvin, M.Ed. – Faculty Development Facilitator and Assistant Professor

We really go a long way to make sure that our students are able to connect with one another, connect with their faculty members, connect with alumni, and to the professional world at large.

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice

One of the cool things about us having such a large online population is we’ve got students from literally all over country, and in many cases, all over the world.

Tonya Troka, M.A. – Program Director, General Education

The students are from all different walks of life.

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice

And so you get cultural perspectives, geographic perspectives.

Tonya Troka, M.A. – Program Director, General Education

They come from all different types of experiences. They come from all different levels. They’re all different ages.

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice `

You get to see and hear things from so many different directions that that can’t help but impact you.

Elizabeth Melvin, M.Ed. – Faculty Development Facilitator and Assistant Professor

Students really take to the online format because it allows them to maintain all of the things they were doing before they came to school, while incorporating that education into it without sacrificing the quality of that education.

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice

So much of what you need to do for students is the same whether you’re on a ground campus or in an online setting.

Elizabeth Melvin, M.Ed. – Faculty Development Facilitator and Assistant Professor

So they’re not really giving up anything that they had before. They’re able to really integrate it and use it to build their life.

Richard Holloway, J.D. – Program Director, Criminal Justice

So you’re still getting the best of that traditional classroom setting where the student is interacting with the instructor, but then, the really, really cool part about it is it’s all recorded. And so that student who does or does not attend that live chat, they can come and pull the archive for that particular class and they can view that and listen to it at any time. It’s a thousand times better than getting your classmate’s notes. I wish I would’ve had something like that when I was in school.