Dover Business College
Dover Business College is a private for-profit high education institution that prides itself on its over 50-year history of educational excellence and successfully preparing individuals for careers in business, healthcare, and information technology. Its mission is to prepare students to succeed in professional fields in today’s multifaceted global society. It incorporates general and career-focused education with ethical practices and professional competencies. It is committed to providing a welcoming and supporting educational atmosphere that promotes students from diverse backgrounds to gain career success, welcome lifelong learning opportunities, and pursue responsible lives in a multicultural world.
Dover Business College provides a supportive and unique learning environment with dedicated faculty to help students achieve their maximum potential. The programs are career-oriented and ability-specific and are individually designed with a short and inclusive curriculum to enable students to complete their coursework in an accelerated manner. Courses provide instruction and activities on relevant and practical information that can be immediately applied to careers. Students generally use the same types of tools and equipment they will be using in their career fields to gain hands-on experience. The college is committed to implementing the most up-to-date computer technology and software programs. Faculty members are highly qualified with extensive professional experience to provide students with an inside view of their field of study to prepare students for the challenges of the work environment.
Dover Business College offers online programs and courses to meet the needs of busy students. Students are able to access courses at any time from any location with access to the Internet. Online classes require no set time and students are able to work at their own pace in a weekly schedule of assignments, readings, and discussion topics. The courses are developed using the same curriculum and support of faculty as campus-based classes. Online courses are delivered via Blackboard course management platform that features a user-friendly interface with email, threaded discussions, chat, online grading, and assignment drop-box. Dover Business College offers the Medical Insurance and Coding Administration program entirely online and various other programs enable students to complete some coursework online.
The Medical Insurance and Coding Administration program provides instruction on various topics to enable students to acquire the essential knowledge and abilities to work in the health information and medical records field of healthcare. Students learn to become a crucial member of the healthcare team by assembling health records of patients and handling various insurance coding responsibilities. The program focuses on medical terminology and coding, medical office protocol, medical insurance procedures, Medicare and Medicaid procedures, and medical reimbursement and appeals. The program also requires an internship at a local healthcare facility to enables students to apply what they have learning to a real-world work setting.
Dover Business College is committed to the ongoing success of students and it offers one-on-one career assistance such as writing resumes and cover letters, practicing interview techniques, and searching for jobs. Additionally, all alumni have access to complementary lifetime employment assistance throughout their careers and privileges to enroll in refresher courses.
The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits Dover Business College to award diplomas.
Schools of Education
School of Business: committed to helping students gain the necessary knowledge and abilities to success in the business field. Offers programs in business administration with concentrations in office systems management and computerized accounting.
School of Healthcare: prepares students to pursue careers in a variety of areas in the healthcare field such as caring for patients, processing payments or sterilizing equipment. Offers programs in surgical technology, surgical processing, medical assisting, practical nursing, medical insurance and coding administration, and patient care technology.
School of Information Technology: dedicated to providing education to prepare students to become certified professionals to work in the ever-changing field of information technology. Offers a program in PC support and network administration.
Dover Business Colleges offers annual scholarships and awards to students who qualify such as Alumni Scholarships, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Scholarships and New Jersey Cooperative Education Coordinators Association (NJCECA) Scholarships. The Financial Aid Office provides additional information regarding scholarships and awards.
Dover Business College offers various sources of financial aid such as the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan, Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Veterans’ Benefits.
Credit Earning Options
Dover Business College accepts transfer credits completed at accredited higher education institutions. All transfer courses must have been completed with a grade of a C or better and be applicable to the chosen program at Dover Business College. The college also grants credits for prior learning experiences. The college assesses college-level learning that is properly documented and awards credit on an individual basis. Students are required to arrange for official transcripts to be sent directly to the college and submit other supporting documents and information.