DEGREE PROGRAM AND GENERAL EDUCATION ADMISSIONS

 

Through our degree completion and blended study abroad programs, explore life beyond your home community and take your education to international urban and remote areas of the world.  You’ll be playing a critical role for the communities being served, while helping to improve living conditions and wellbeing of those most in need.  You'll also form new friendships, develop personally and professionally, as well as experience something only a few people get the opportunity to do.  

 

Mission University offers the option of in-person or online, cohort-based, certificate, baccalaureate degree programs, high school dual enrollment, and international practicum for professionals wanting to advance their careers in various STEM and non-healthcare and sciences career industries. High school students, all college majors, and members of the community are welcome to participate in our programs while offering help and support to the global populations we serve.  Please compare the uniqueness, quality, flexibility, and affordability of our programs and let us know if you have any questions or need for clarification.

2023 APPLICATION DEADLINES:

ALL PROGRAMS

Spring 2023 

(Semester begins January 9th, 2023)

Deadline is January 9th, 2023

Summer 2023 Practicum/Internship/Study Abroad

Travel in early June, 2023 (TBD)

Deadline is March 15th, 2023

Summer 2023

(Semester begins May 1st, 2023)

Deadline is May 1st , 2023

Fall 2023

(Semester begins August 21st, 2023)

Deadline is August 21st, 2023

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Dual Enrollment Program (DEP)

High School Courses for College Credit

The Dual Enrollment Program allows students to earn college credit while in high school for select courses. Students can take classes in many areas, including high demand career fields like nursing, as well in specialty-focus areas like Psychology, Statistics, and Research. 

High school students take these classes for several reasons. First, we are affordable (no tuition, fees, or books.  You only pay for competency testing and travel expenses for your practicums.

 

We also offer the option to attend courses in-person or online thus making course completion convenient. By successfully passing the course, students can earn credit toward their college degrees, saving time and money.  Similarly, credits allow students to skip introductory classes once they start college, and these courses help high schoolers gain admission to competitive colleges.

 

The course names and descriptions can be found below.  Taking dual enrollment classes show colleges that an applicant can complete college-level work!

Certificate

Missions (clinician and non-clinician options)

A Missions certificate prepares the individual to serve and/or lead a mission initiative to support care for citizens in underdeveloped and developing regions of the world (at home and abroad) usually through coordination and collaboration with religious groups or churches, non-profit organizations and humanitarian groups.

 

Missionaries provide much needed basic services and support in areas of the world that may not have access to education or necessary resources. In addition to providing services our missionaries also provide spiritual care and encouragement for others in great need.

 

General Education Courses

General education provides students the opportunity to develop understandings, abilities, values, and attributes which enable them to apply their knowledge, skills, and talents to make judicious decisions and to analyze and solve human problems within a global community.

General education is that part of education which encompasses the common knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by each individual to be effective as a person, a family member, a worker, and a citizen. General education is integrated with, but different in emphasis and approach from special training for a job or a profession. Further, general education for a health professions, degree completion program should build on and incorporated prior learning for the adult student.  

 

 

Bachelor of Science: Nursing

BSN

As the United States prepares to meet increased demand for healthcare due to a large and aging population, the responsibilities of nurses are rapidly increasing. The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the leading independent, evidence-based scientific advisors in the medical industry, is pushing for 80% of RNs worldwide to have BSNs. As of February 2019, 56% of RNs in the U.S. had a BSN or higher degree, according to the Campaign for Nursing’s Future, an initiative of the Center to Champion Nursing in America.

 

Bachelor of Science: Nursing

RN to BSN

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion program is designed for registered nurses with a previous associate degree or diploma, and current, unrestricted RN licensure, who wish to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in the professional field of nursing. This RN-BSN program includes coursework and behavioral objectives that focus on the development of the nurse's role as a global practitioner, researcher, and leader. 

 

Bachelor of Science: Public Health

Public Health specialists develop programs to teach people about conditions affecting individual and community well-being.  The program focuses on the science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting the health of people and communities through organized efforts to educate, develop policy, conduct scientific research and regulate health systems. Public Health professionals promote wellness by assessing and developing recommendations to help people adopt healthy behaviors.

 

 

Bachelor of Science: International Business Management

The international business management program provides excellent preparation for students interested in careers involving the coordination of human and material resources toward the achievement of the international goals of the organization. In addition, international business requires special skills to adapt management methods to the needs of foreign environments. The concentration is intended to prepare students for administrative positions in international divisions of  global companies, careers in the national or international government agencies concerned with international program development, and the establishment of international businesses and careers in a variety of industries.  

Thank you for your interest in Mission University. Please review the following information, and then proceed to the brief application below.  Applications are reviewed based on a completed application for all programs, plus:

 

For the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) 

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • An overall GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • It is recommended all applicants meet the following additional criteria (conditional acceptance is possible if student does not meet all items):

    • Completion of all HS English required courses

    • Intermediate HS Algebra or completion of any college-level math

    • Completion of HS Anatomy and Physiology

    • Completion of HS Chemistry

    • Documentation from a healthcare provider stating that you have a positive Hepatitis B Antibody titer, or have completed the Hepatitis B vaccine series and are a “non-responder” to the vaccine. You must allow a minimum of 6 months to complete this process

    • (recommended) Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification

    • (recommended) Verification of current employment​ in a health setting

For the RN to BSN Degree:

  • Proof of graduation from a US accredited college or nursing diploma program

  • Proof of current/unencumbered nursing licensure 

  • Verification of current employment as a Registered Nurse

The College Catalog contains detailed program information, current policies, and course descriptions.

 
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