COMPLETE YOUR DEGREE
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There are many factors and reasons that make achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in the years directly following high school difficult for some people. These reasons can include finances, obligations to family, scheduling, and many others.
Fortunately, there are flexible and convenient options available for students who wish to finish their education, such as the University of Bridgeport’s Innovative Degree Excellence in Accelerated Learning (IDEAL) Program.
What makes our program different?
Designed to meet the needs of adults ages 23 and older, IDEAL provides a unique opportunity to complete your associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a way that allows you to balance your educational pursuits with your commitments to family, work and community.
You can choose from various courses that fit your schedule and even participate in online accredited courses if you are not able to attend on-site classes.
Why choose IDEAL?
- Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
- Online, Evening and Weekend Classes
- Small Classes to Foster Interaction and Peer-Group Learning
- Multiple Start Terms a Year
- Flexible Transfer Policy Awards Credit for Life/Work Experience
- Knowledgeable and Accessible Academic Advisors
- Responsive and Adaptive Faculty
- Great Adult Education Programs
- Finally Complete Your Degree
Some people can become discouraged after years have passed—feeling that it is too late for them to earn a degree. If you feel that way, we are here to prove to you that you can continue your education and you do have an opportunity still available to you.
Your future can take a turn for the better with the University of Bridgeport – IDEAL Program. We are accredited by the New England Association for Schools and Colleges and may be able to help you onto an accelerated track to achieve your educational aspirations.
IDEAL Offers Degrees in:
- B.S. General Studies – Social Science
- B.S. Professional Studies – Healthcare Administration
- B.S. Professional Studies – Human Resource Administration
- B.S. Professional Studies – Organizational Leadership & Change
- A.A. General Studies
- B.S. General Studies
- B.S. Human Services
- B.S. Human Services & Psychology (Double Major)
- B.S Professional Studies
- B.S. Psychology
Want to learn more?
Request information about our career-oriented programs…
You’re invited to the IDEAL Program Information Session at our Waterbury Center!
Review of the program, meet fellow prospective students, and discuss your educational goals with an Admissions Counselor to learn how you can complete your degree in Waterbury.
• IDEAL Program structure
• Academic offerings
• Transfer policy
• Admissions requirements
• Program cost and financial aid
Session begins at 6:00 p.m.
ABOUT THE IDEAL PROGRAM
The IDEAL Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.