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School of Lifelong Learning
College of 教育 and Human Development


 

The 专业 Interdisciplinary Studies and University Studies programs offer adult learners flexible pathways to degree completion through fully online, 混合动力, and face-to-face instruction. Our programs provide opportunities to engage in relevant coursework and training designed to build 21st century professional competencies such as lifelong learning, Research技能, 策略性解决问题, 团队合作, 沟通, 以及领导的习惯.

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The School of Lifelong Learning was established by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning in November 2002 with the expressed purpose of providing access to higher education for nontraditional adult learners.   The School of Lifelong Learning (SLL) meets the academic and talent development (professional development) needs of adults 25 years of age and older.  The School comprises the following units: The Department of 专业 Interdisciplinary Studies, University Studies (Complete 2 Compete), The Center for 专业发展, and the Continuing 教育 Learning Center.  Whether your goal is to enhance your professional 技能 through completion of an undergraduate degree, prepare for admission to graduate school, position yourself for a 促销活动 or career transition through professional training, or simply reach a 个人 academic goal, the School of Lifelong Learning is here to help you elevate your learning to the next level.

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专业 Interdisciplinary Studies is a flexible, career oriented undergraduate program.  This Bachelor of Science degree includes coursework that is designed to meet the unique needs of nontraditional students (25-years old and older) and working adults who seek to enhance their professional 技能 and gain lifelong learning competencies.  The 专业 Interdisciplinary Studies degree program allows students to INTEGRATE knowledge and content from at least two different disciplines to craft an individualized degree program that is tailored to the learners’ career or future academic aspirations.  

The 专业 Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is offered in both a traditional (16-week course) format as well as the fully online (8-week course delivery) format. 

Human Resource Development Concentration is a professional concentration area that prepares learners to engage in the work of training and developing the workforce within an organization.  专业 Interdisciplinary Studies students have the option of elevating their undergraduate degree program by selecting to complete 27-hours of HRD coursework to earn the Human Resource Development Concentration.  Employment opportunities for human resource managers is expected to grow 7% over the next 10-years.  The JSU HR concentration is industry driven and includes courses that address issues that are relevant in the 21st century workforce: 

  • Design, Delivery, and Facilitation of Training
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Ethical Procedures in the Workforce
  • Assessing and Analyzing Training Needs
  • Management and Administration of the Training Function  

The Human Resource Development Concentration is offered in both a traditional (16-week course) format as well as the fully online (8-week course delivery) format.

 

University Studies / Complete 2 Compete (C2C) is a Mississippi statewide program focused on assisting Mississippi adults who have completed some college, but have not earned a degree, to finish the requirements necessary to earn their degrees.  The program provides applicants with a road map and the support of a 个人 C2C Coach/Advisor.  They will find the faster pathway to a degree and provide support to help navigate the process.

 

C2C is designed for an adult learner who:

  • has been out of college at least 24 consecutive months (based on last date of attendance),
  • has Completed some college-level coursework,
  • is at least 21 years of age, and
  • has not completed a postsecondary degree.

Adult learners who are interested must meet all of the above requirements and are required to apply on the C2C website.  Once a completed application is submitted, applicants will be contacted by a 澳门皇冠体育 Coach/Advisor within 5-10 working days.

 

JSU’s C2C Coaches / Advisors

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Dr. 朱诺·雅各布斯
电子邮件:端庄的.e.jacobs@now-rightinvestments.com
601-979-4060

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Dr. 格洛丽亚J. 史密斯
电子邮件:格洛丽亚.j.smith@now-rightinvestments.com
601-979-8724

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The mission of the School of Lifelong Learning is to prepare nontraditional adult learners for employment, 促销活动, and “lifelong learning” in various career fields.  We equip students with the knowledge, 技能, and competencies needed to pursue graduate study or positions in their chosen profession by providing learners with coursework and learning opportunities which build 21st professional competencies – collaboration/团队合作, 领导, 组织管理, 批判性分析, 解决问题, 沟通, research-based inquiry and decision making. 

 

The School of Lifelong Learning provides a flexible, transfer-friendly, interdisciplinary program of study that affords students the opportunity to apply previously earned credits to accelerate their time to degree completion and also design a program of study that can be tailored to students’ academic, 个人, 职业目标.

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专业 Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Students who complete the General 专业 Interdisciplinary Studies Concentration are prepared to enter graduate school, apply for entry level positions in their 27-hour professional emphasis area, pursue a career transition or 促销活动 in an existing career. Recent graduates have launched careers and/or pursued graduate studies in:

工商管理 创业 社交媒体营销 教育
咨询 通信 Non-Profit Organization Program Director 体育管理

Human Resource Development Concentration

Training and Development Specialist 人力RESOURCES专员  领导 Development Program Coordinator 项目评估者
Performance Consultant (or Coach) 电子学习顾问 Individual Development and Career Counselor 人力RESOURCES项目设计师

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER


The School of Lifelong Learning also provides a robust set of professional development opportunities for educators and administrators, and we service our local community of learners by offering adult basic education services. The Center for 专业发展 offers training and professional development through the following non-academic credit programs:

 

Institute for 教育al Renewal (INFER)
Southwest Mississippi 教育 Consortium (SMEC)
Southwest Mississippi World-Class Teaching Initiative (SMWCTI)
在线 Workshops via Ed2Go
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PrIS General 2022 - Curriculum Map

PrIS Human RESOURCES 2022 - Curriculum Map

C2C University Studies 2022 - Curriculum Map

Human RESOURCES Development Concentration - Student Application Brochure

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For more information, please contact us at (601) 979-8777.  We look forward to meeting with you and seeing how our program can help you achieve your goals.

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3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211

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