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Non-Traditional Bachelor's Degree Students

Earning Your Bachelor’s Degree as a Non-Traditional Adult Student

For most non-traditional Bachelor's degree students, the decision to go back to school to earn a Bachelor's degree is often a difficult one. Whereas most 18 and 19 year olds carve out four years to dedicate strictly to school, non-traditional college students don't always have that luxury.

With 100% online programs, and over 50 undergraduate degrees, certificate programs, and accelerated courses Marist College is here to help speed up the time it takes you to earn your degree. Marist is making it easier than ever for non-traditional students to earn a college degree, as an adult learner. Learn more about how our non-tradition adult degree programs can put you on the path to career success.

Marist's Online College Degree for Non-Traditional College Students

The first factor to consider when thinking about earning your Bachelor's degree as a non-traditional college student is the quality of the program. Since most adult and non-traditional students are coordinating earning their college degree with careers and everyday life, choosing the right school the first time is absolutely essential.

Our Professional Studies Adult Student program is dedicated to the needs of the non-traditional college student. Whether non-traditional learners are enrolled through the online Professional Studies Adult Bachelor’s degree program or taking courses on-campus, we provide the convenience of academic advisement, prior learning assessment, registration, and orientation. The entire Adult Education Professional Studies Bachelor's degree for non-traditional students is geared towards helping students who choose to return to college to earn their degree adjust to continuing their education.

Our 100% online non-traditional degree programs deliver the same top-notch education as our on-campus offerings, but you are given the ability to schedule classes around your schedule. Through our iLearn software, you can collaborate on group projects, speak to professors, and finish all assignments. Additionally, Marist College offers non-traditional students accelerated courses to help speed up the time in which it takes you to earn your degree. We understand that time is of the essence for most adult students. The accelerated degree program gives you the ability to earn your Bachelor's degree quickly, without sacrificing any educational quality.

Financial assistance is also available for non-traditional Bachelor's degree students. Marist offers scholarships for adult learners. Our Adult Learner Grant is awarded to full or part time students enrolled each year. We also offer the Marist Scholarship for Academic Excellence, which is given to transfer students enrolling full-time.

When it comes to maximizing both your time and educational opportunities, Marist is the perfect school for adult students to earn a non-traditional Bachelor’s degree. Contact us today learn more about earning your Bachelor's degree as a non-traditional learner at Marist College.

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