Two FHSU Virtual degrees chosen for Career NCO Degrees
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HAYS, Kan. -- Soldiers in the Career
NCO Degrees Program of the U.S. Army can earn a Bachelor of Science in
organizational leadership and a Bachelor of General Studies with a
concentration in general business through Fort Hays State University's Virtual
College starting in summer 2010.
"We want to provide the best
educational opportunities for our military service members," said Debbie
Staab, academic advisor and military specialist for FHSU's Virtual College.
"Service members are eager to obtain a higher education. They are focused,
disciplined and understand the value of higher education. The flexibility of
our programs allows the service members to start or finish their degree no
matter where they are stationed or where they may be transferred. Our degree
programs fit their schedule."
The Career NCO Degrees Program, part of
the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's College of the American Soldier,
expands civilian education choices for non-commissioned officers. The program
provides soldiers with degree options that will enhance leadership capabilities
while maximizing college credit granted for military experience and NCO
Dennis King, director of the Virtual
College and learning technologies, was notified on Feb. 25 of the selection.
Many factors were considered in the review and selection of degrees, and only a
limited number of business and management related degrees chosen as a Career
"FHSU's Virtual College is
dedicated to serving the military communities. Our goal is to provide
accessible, affordable, innovative, high quality learning opportunities and
degree programs that meet the diverse needs of our students," said Staab.
For more information, contact the FHSU
Virtual College at (785) 628-4291. The Web site is www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege