SOUTH COLLEGE-ASHEVILLE LAUNCHES TWO NEW DEGREE PROGRAMS

April 15, 2014

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April 15, 2014

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Enrollment begins for business administration and criminal justice baccalaureate programs

Today, South College-Asheville announces two new bachelor’s degree programs and is now enrolling students to begin classes May 12 in business administration and criminal justice.

“South College-Asheville is proud to now offer bachelor’s degrees in business administration and criminal justice,” said Nick South, South College-Asheville executive director. “Students at our institution receive individualized attention that helps guide them from enrollment to graduation. We look forward to celebrating the success of our graduates in these new areas of study.”

The Bachelor in Business Administration program will cover a variety of topics, including accounting, marketing, economics and management. The program prepares students to assume entry-level managerial responsibilities in a wide array of business settings.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal justice will learn technical and professional skills that law enforcement professionals face on the job. The program emphasizes creativity and addresses changes within the profession so that students are armed with up-to-date knowledge upon graduation.

“As the economy and job market improve, it’s the perfect time for individuals to get on track toward a new objective,” South said. “Enrolling in one of our new programs is the first step to achieving professional goals.”

South College-Asheville, a fully accredited and licensed institution, offers bachelor’s degree programs in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Radiological Sciences; associate of applied degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Paralegal Studies, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Radiologic Technology; and certificate programs in Surgical Technology and Medical Assisting.

About South College-Asheville

South College-Asheville has been enrolling students for over a century, reinventing itself several times during its long history to remain responsive to the changing educational needs of Western North Carolina and the nation. Recognizing that its effectiveness in serving both students and employers hinges upon its responsiveness to the changing local, national and global environments, the college embraces its role as a learning organization. South College-Asheville offers academic programs at the baccalaureate, associate and certificate levels.