Distance learning students at Quinnipiac University can count on forming a bond with the faculty that will enhance their experience and build a foundation for a solid higher learning education. That is just one aspect of Quinnipiac’s commitment to their student body. In 2010, Quinnipiac was included on Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Private Collages” list. Graduates will have been provided with a quality education and achieved individual growth and success.
The university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Individually, the School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. The School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association. The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education.
Quinnipiac offers a number of online distance learning degree programs and certificates. The standards implicated in the classroom are the same standards that are held to online. The same prestigious degree is awarded to distance learning students that on-campus students receive. Academic excellence can be achieved with the convenience and flexibility the latest technology offers.
The College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac offers professionals in the pharmaceutical field an online certificate in biology. It’s delivered in a 14 week distance learning course that focuses on 5 biological principles and how they can be practically applied in the field of pharmaceuticals. Those with an entry level master’s degree can also participate in an advanced study of occupational therapy to refine and enhance their clinical skills. Health care professionals can also enroll in the Sexual Assault/Forensic Nurse Examiner distance learning program. It’s a 7 week course designed for professionals who wish to be more educated in the assessment and treatment of victims of sexual assault.
Graduate degree distance learning programs are specifically designed for working adults who are seeking to advance their career and wish to increase their eligibility for higher paying jobs. Quinnipiac’s School of Business offers a Master in Business Administration with electives in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Health Administration, International Business, Management, and Marketing. The school also offers an excellent Master in Business Administration in Health Care Management.
Other graduate distance learning degree programs offered include a Master of Science in Information Technology, Master of Science in Interactive Communications, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, and a Master of Science in Teacher Leadership. Full time teachers can also benefit from an accelerated sixth-year diploma in educational leadership. The curriculum outlined for these courses are designed to equip graduates with new skills and methods of application that can be used every day at their current job.
Quinnipiac also offers a unique distance learning program in which they are only one of eight schools in America offering a graduate-level perfusion program. The Master of Health Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion is rigorous and prepares graduates for a clinical perfusionist position. There is also a Post-Professional Master of Science in Occupational Therapy distance learning program available for professionals who seek advanced knowledge in this field.