EXCEL to offer three new online degree programs

Huntington, Ind.-Huntington University's EXCEL Adult Degree Programs will offer two new online degree programs in the fall in addition to one in the spring.

In August, EXCEL will roll out an Associate of Science degree program in Organizational Management and a Bachelor of Science degree program in Business Administration. The Bachelor of Science degree program in Human Resource Management will launch in the spring of 2011. All three programs will be entirely online. EXCEL began offering an online bachelor's degree program in not-for-profit leadership in the spring of 2009.

"EXCEL provides quality, convenient, Christ-centered education," said Dr. Rick Upchurch, director of EXCEL. "Our students have the benefit of learning from instructors who have both the academic credentials and the professional experience to teach in their disciplines."

EXCEL offers online and evening classes tailored to the schedule of working adults. Onsite classes are held one night per week, one subject at a time in Huntington, Columbia City and Wabash, Ind. Classes last five to eight weeks and lead to an associate degree in organizational management or Christian ministry or bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, human resource management, not-for-profit leadership or nursing (RN to BSN).

EXCEL also has the Gateway Program onsite and online, giving adults the opportunity to take continuing education classes for personal enrichment.

Financial aid is available. Options include grants, scholarships, loans and a Three-Pay Plan. Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), WorkOne and veteran's benefits are accepted.

For more information about the EXCEL program, call (800) 600-4888.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America's Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its "Best in the Midwest" list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).