University of Mobile Now Enrolling Adult Students for Bachelor’s Degree Programs; Success Coaches Make College Transition Easier

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MOBILE, Ala. – Adults considering a new career or looking for ways to advance in a current one may start by earning a college degree in a program designed specifically for working adults, said Brian Boyle of University of Mobile’s Adult and Professional Studies program.

University of Mobile is now enrolling adult students age 23 and older in a variety of bachelor’s degree programs. Classes are offered in flexible formats designed to be convenient for working adults.

In addition to delivering classes on-ground, online and blended, the university has several degree programs offered entirely online through the Alabama College for Online Studies.

“University of Mobile Adult and Professional Studies is committed to meeting the higher educational needs of our region through affordable and accessible degree programs taught from a Biblical worldview,” said Boyle, director of recruitment for nontraditional and graduate programs.

He said the program’s “concierge model” builds on the Christian university’s reputation for personal attention and makes the transition to college a smooth one.

“Each student is assigned a Success Coach, who works with that student from application to graduation,” Boyle said.

Undergraduate degree options include:
* Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, management track
* Bachelor of Science in Accounting, public track
* Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
* Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
* Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing, RN to BSN Program
* Bachelor of Science in Psychology
* Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership and Ministry
* Bachelor of Science in General Studies
* Associate of Science in General Studies

Applications are being accepted online at www.umobile.edu/apply. Details on bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for adults and certificate programs in college readiness or youth ministry are online at www.umobile.edu/adult-studies.

For more information, contact the Adult and Professional Studies office at 251.442.2287 or email Brian Boyle, director of recruitment for nontraditional and graduate programs, at bboyle@umobile.edu

 
About University of Mobile:


University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.

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