Through distance learning, Penn College offers individual classes, a professional certificate, and several bachelor's degree-completion programs (two-plus-two majors that require a completed associate's degree for enrollment) to a broad constituency of students, including working professionals and nontraditional students via the World Wide Web. Students for whom convenience is a crucial factor in their education planning can earn degrees from their own Internet-ready computers while still receiving the benefits of regular interaction with Penn College faculty and students.
The following bachelor's degree-completion majors are designated as distance majors that are completed entirely via distance learning:
Alternately, students may enroll in one of the following degree-completion majors, which can be completed via distance learning, via traditional classroom delivery, or a combination of both:
- Applied Management
- Automotive Technology Management
- Dental Hygiene (Health Policy and Administration Concentration)
- Nursing (RN-to-BSN completion)
In addition, the following professional certificate major can be completed via distance learning:
More information is available on the Distance Learning Web page.
Financial Aid Implications
Although students in distance learning classes and majors can receive most types of financial aid without restriction, eligibility for Pennsylvania State Grants requires that at least 50% of your credits are earned through classroom instruction. For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions about PHEAA Grants.