Stevens-Henager College

Stevens-Henager College is a private for-profit four-year institution of higher education. Its mission is to provide students with essential practical knowledge and abilities to pursue a career in today’s constantly changing workforce. It is committed to making sure all students achieve academic success and are prepared to pursue entry-level or mid-level careers or advance in their current job. It provides assistance to students through potential real-life challenges likely to take place in the workplace. It also helps students become competent community members and gain a deeper understanding of the real world. Stevens-Henager College prides itself on offering convenient career training programs to meet the needs of busy adult learners. It offers courses on a monthly basis to enable students to complete their programs in a quick and efficient manner.

All courses incorporate some form of distance-learning experiences and Stevens-Henager Online is a division of the Salt Lake City/Murray campus. It has gained recognition for generating highly qualified, professional, and competent graduates who are ready for an array of careers. The online division is accessible 24 hours a day 7 days a week and provides students with the same high academic standards as traditional campus education. It offers the same textbooks and learning materials as well as various student services including advising, tutoring, and career services. It also provides employment services for current students and placement assistance for graduates. Online instructors are available five days a week and students can communicate one-on-one through email and chat. Online students are required to complete online orientation sessions and an online readiness test. The orientation introduces students to the online communication system, which includes course registration, threaded discussion groups, chat, electronic libraries, email, and an online help desk. All online courses and programs are established according to Online Student Standards. The maximum class size for online courses is 34 students.

Stevens-Henager College offers an array of completely online programs that award certificates and associate, bachelor, and master degrees. Program areas include property management, business management and accounting, graphic arts, business administration, computer science, nursing, nursing education, and healthcare administration. Students enrolled in exclusively online courses complete all assignments and examinations in the virtual learning environment. Online courses are flexible, but students are expected to complete coursework in a timely manner and adhere to assignment due dates. Online students are able to complete certificate programs in approximately five months and degree programs in about 15 to 36 months.

Professor J.A. Smith established Stevens-Henager College in Utah in 1891 as Intermountain Business College. Over 68 years the college changed its name several times including Smithsonian Business College, Moench University of Business, and Ogden/West Haven Business College. Its name changed to Stevens-Henager College in 1959. Today, the college is known for its high educational standards and graduates are known for their excellent training and professionalism.

Accreditation

The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits Stevens-Henager College.

Scholarships Offered

Stevens-Henager College offers Academic Scholarships and Presidential Scholarships to high school students. It also offers Legacy Grants for current students or alumni, G.I.F.T. Scholarships for Utah students, and Mayors’ Scholarships for Southern Idaho and Northern Utah students.

Financing Options

Stevens-Henager College participates in various federal student aid programs including Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan, Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, Federal PLUS Loan, and Federal Work Study. It also offers a the Military Tuition Assistance Program, Veterans’ Affairs Education Benefits, and Vocational Rehabilitation Program and has a strategic partnership with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to provide education to individuals working in the Department of Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics field. Stevens-Henager College does not charge out-of-state tuition rates and offers payment plans to all students.

Credit Earning Options

Stevens-Henager College accepts transfer credits from other accredited institutions and international credits are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. For associate and master degrees a maximum of 25% of credits can be transfer credits and a maximum of 50% for bachelor degrees. All transfer courses have a grade of a C- or better in most courses and a B- or better for nursing prerequisite courses and a C or better for respiratory therapy courses. Core courses should have been completed within the last eight years. Courses for master degree programs must have a grade of a B- or better. Students seeking transfer credit must submit official transcriptions and course descriptions, syllabi, or catalog. Stevens-Henager College also grants credit for College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advanced Placement (AP), and Defense Activities for Non-traditional Education Support (DANTES) examinations and recognized certifications such as Microsoft and Cisco. Military students may be eligible for up to 25% of credits for pervious experience and training.