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12/13/02 - New "Reinhardt Advantage" at North Fulton Center Aimed Toward Adult Learners

For many working adults, earning a college degree is a time-consuming and intimidating prospect. In recent years, many colleges and universities have seen the need to create programs geared toward the working, adult student with flexible schedules and evening classes. Reinhardt College"s North Fulton Center in Alpharetta has joined those ranks by offering a bachelor of arts degree in organizational leadership also known as "The Reinhardt Advantage." The program aims to "educate students so they are well-versed and ready to help their company in the ever-changing market place," said North Fulton Center Director Dr. Jessica Wood.

 Wood, along with eight other faculty members, designed the program for adults who have already earned 60 credit hours, work in a corporate or non-profit organization and want to move forward to a managerial position or move-up in their organization or industry. Students can finish the 48-hour program in approximately 20 months, and entry points occur in January, May and August.

 Some courses offered are:

  • Organizational and Leadership Behavior
  • Marketing and Management
  • Diversity, Demographics and Social Changes and
  • Problem Solving for Organizational Leadership.

The classes will meet one night a week from 6-10:50 p.m. for eight-week sessions. Prospective students must have earned 60 credit hours and have a 2.50 grade-point average (GPA).

For more information on the degree program, call the North Fulton Center at (770) 720-9191 or e-mail them at northfulton@reinhardt.edu.

 

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