UA Online to offer 21 new undergrad degrees
The University of Arizona has launched a new online educational platform where students choose from 21 undergraduate degrees under the new UA Online campus.
“We are thrilled that prospective students — from busy professionals advancing their careers and parents returning to the workforce to active military and veterans, community-college transfer students and others — can now earn their undergraduate degree from one of the top 100 universities in the world,” said Melissa Vito, senior vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and senior vice provost for Academic Initiatives and Student Success.
“As the land-grant university for the state of Arizona, it is our responsibility to expand educational access for all Arizona citizens. The new UA Online undergraduate programs achieve this goal, and so much more, with innovations that enhance engagement for online students,” said Vincent J. Del Casino Jr., vice provost of Digital Learning and Student Engagement.
Scheduled to begin in August 2015, the new online program offers degrees such as:
- Digital information and data science with a Bachelor of Arts in eSociety.
- Data management and software development with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Informatics.
- New green economy with a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments.
- Health care and health-related sciences with a Bachelor of Science in Care, Health and Society.
- Social services for all populations with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education.