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The New Hodges U...Online Education for Real Life

At Hodges University, we recognize that learning in today’s world of hectic schedules between career and family can make it seem challenging to go back to school. That’s why we’ve redesigned so many of our campus programs so they can be taken online. Flexibility while achieving your degree is the only way that you’ll be able to succeed, and we know it. Our adult learners have traveled the same path you are considering and have found success with our online degree programs.

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Advantages Of Attending Hodges U For Your Online Education

Because we’ve designed our degree pathways for online learners, you’ll find advantages that exceed other online universities.

  • Professors are available to answer your questions. We are a full university offering both campus and online program. Our faculty makes themselves available to you to answer your questions and help you succeed. Plus, our faculty exceeds the rigorous online teaching criteria required for accreditation.
  • Our degree programs are fully engineered for adult learners. Flexibility in every program is what makes us unique. We aren’t just a university offering online courses. We are a university committed to your success.
  • You won’t be compromising quality for convenience. We are a regionally accredited online college. Regional accreditation is more stringent and requires student outcomes that exceed national accreditation levels. With Hodges U, you get a better education.
  • Our professors have real-world experience. They will provide you with skills that you can apply to your current career. Begin using the skills you learn today.
  • Canvas is the online platform we use for online course delivery, making peer interaction and instructional support readily available. Instant messaging, virtual office hours for instructors, recorded lectures and real-time conferencing capabilities are included in the Hodges University online learning experience.

Make a change your future self will thank you for. Start online today!

Program Delivery Information

At Hodges University, many of our college degrees are available entirely online. We’ve compiled a list of the master’s, bachelor’s, associate, and certification programs that may be taken online, from anywhere in the 46 states that we serve.

DEGREE PROGRAM O B CO
AA – Criminal Justice Focus Yes Yes No
AA – Digital Design and Graphics Focus Yes Yes No
AA – General Yes Yes No
AA – Health Sciences Focus Yes Yes No
AA – Pre-Dental Education Focus Yes Yes No
AA – Pre-Nursing Focus Yes Yes No
AA – Pre-PTA Focus Yes Yes No
AS – Accounting Yes Yes No
AS – Business Administration Yes Yes No
AS – Computer Information Technology Yes Yes No
AS – Emergency Medical Services No No Yes
AS – Healthcare Office Administration No Yes No
AS – Professional Communication Yes Yes No
AS – Paralegal Studies Yes Yes No
AS – Physical Therapy Assistant No No Yes
BS – Accounting Yes Yes No
BS – Applied Psychology Yes Yes No
BS – Business Administration Yes Yes No
BS – Computer Information Technology Yes Yes No
BS – Criminal Justice Yes Yes No
BS – Finance Yes Yes No
BS in Health Svs. Admin No Yes Yes
BS – Health Sciences Yes Yes No
BS – Interdisciplinary Studies Yes Yes No
BS – Legal Studies Yes Yes No
BS – Management Yes Yes No
BS – Marketing / Professional Sales Yes Yes No
BS – Cybersecurity / Networking Yes Yes No
BS – Nursing No No Yes
BS – Software Development Yes Yes No
Certificate – AutoCAD Drafting Yes Yes No
Certificate – Animation Design Yes Yes No
Certificate – Database Management Yes Yes No
Certificate – E-Business Software Yes Yes No
Certificate – E-Business Ventures Yes Yes No
Certificate – EDiscovery / Litigation Yes Yes No
ESL – English as a Second Language No No Yes
Certificate – Forensic Accounting / Fraud Examination Yes Yes No
Certificate – Graphic Design Production Yes Yes No
Certificate – Help Desk Support Yes Yes No
Certificate – Information Technology Support Yes Yes No
Certificate – Network Specialist Yes Yes No
Certificate – Public Administration Yes Yes No
Certificate – Professional Sales Yes Yes No
Certificate – Cybersecurity Yes Yes No
Certificate – User Experience / Web Design Yes Yes No
Certificate – Visual Communication Yes Yes No
Master – Accountancy Yes No No
Master – Business Administration Yes Yes No
MS – Applied Positive Psychology Yes Yes No
MS – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Yes Yes No
MS – Legal Studies Yes Yes No
MS – Management Yes Yes No
  • Please check with your admissions counselor for the most up-to-date information.

Are You Ready For Online Learning?

Learning online requires a positive mindset and the fortitude to see a task through to completion. We believe in you, and we know you have what it takes to learn online. But with so many demands on your time, we want to ensure that you fully understand what is involved in an online program. Learning online isn’t easier, but it can certainly be a superior choice that allows you to complete your higher learning educational goals.

Understand what it means to be an online learner. Flexibility is key in online learning. You can learn around your work and family schedules, in the time you have during your lunch break and after work. Maybe for you, it’s early in the morning and then after everyone else has gone to bed. Whatever your schedule, it is possible to take online classes. Synchronous, asynchronous, technology-enhanced, simulcast and live lecture online courses may all be available in the landscape of higher education. There can be some challenges, too. Online learning can take more time than traditional learning (example: a one hour class with a lecture and discussion can turn into more time online after you read the lecture and write your discussion points out for the instructor’s review). If you require quite a bit of direction from the professor, online learning may be more difficult than on-campus, or even a blended learning environment. We offer many methods to learn, choose the one that fits you.

Characteristics that make online learners successful include excellent written communication skills, ability to read and comprehend subject matter quickly and efficiently, strong math skills, the ability to work independently without supervision, and the choice to be self-aware enough to see your future path while taking the initiative to persevere through a challenge. You will need the ability to schedule the time to study and to follow your designated plan even when something arises that might sidetrack you. Don’t worry if some of these skills seem overwhelming. We offer bridge programs, mentorships, and other tools that can make learning accessible to everyone.

Ability to make positive connections with similar individuals while learning online. It is much easier to succeed when you have a positive support system to help you through your online learning program. You will experience some challenges, and every one of them will be worth it when you hold your degree in your hand. Having positive role models and a support system who can provide you with the all that you need to reach your end goal is integral to your success. You’ve got this!

Know your motivation. The reasons why you’ve decided to attend school online will affect your ability to learn. Know and understand your motivation for choosing to go back to school and learn online. For many, learning online gives them the opportunity to continue working while they pursue more knowledge so that they can earn more income. Keep your motivation at the forefront so that you can refer back to it when learning seems tiring or grinding. You will invest of yourself in an online program. Your time is one of the greatest investments you’ll make. The effort you put into your online learning will directly correlate to how well you perform in your courses. You will also be making a financial commitment to yourself. Investing money in your education will give you larger returns in the end. We know you can do it, and deep down so do you!

Online Student Admissions Details & Criteria

Hodges University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the university. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

The university reserves the right to deny admission to an applicant when such action is deemed to be in the best interest of the university. Hodges does not accept applicants with a felony record or registered sexual predators or offenders into its programs of study.

Online learning / distance education students may initiate a complaint via email to onlinelearning@hodges.edu. For out-of-state online learning / distance education students who have completed the Hodges University grievance process and the applicable state grievance process, may appeal non-instructional complaints to the Florida State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Post Secondary Reciprocal Distance Education Coordinating Council (FL-SARA PRDEC). For additional information on the complaint process, please visit the FL-SARA Complaint Process page.

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