FAQs

  1. What is the Division of Extended Learning?
  2. Is it the same degree as the day program?
  3. Will credits transfer from my previous college?
  4. Can I do this while working?
  5. How much does it cost?
  6. Do you offer financial aid?
  7. How complicated is the registration process?
  8. Am I going to have to travel?
  9. Are teachers actually there in the classroom or is it a broadcast lesson?
  10. Who are the instructors?
  11. What will a college degree do for me?
  12. Is there ample parking?

1. What is the Division of Extended Learning?
The Husson University Division of Extended Learning serves adults who, because of work schedules, geographic locations, or responsibilities, wish to attend classes in the evening, afternoon or on Saturdays.

2. Is it the same degree as the day program?
Yes. Program requirements are identical for both day and Extended Learning programs, therefore, students receive the same degree.

3. Will credits transfer from my previous college?
Yes. We have a generous transfer policy and accept credits from various accredited institutions and /or programs.

4. Can I do this while working?
The majority of our students work full time and find our course schedules fit well with their work and personal commitments.

5. How much does it cost?
There are no lab or other fees associated with Extended Learning, with the exception of a parking permit fee for students attending the Bangor Site. Click here for the latest information on tuition.

6. Do you offer financial aid?
Yes. Financial aid is available to students in a degree program that are enrolled in at least six credit hours.

7. How complicated is the registration process?
Our process is very simple. Students fill out a one page general information sheet. Your first step would be to contact your local Site Coordinator.

8. Am I going to have to travel?
No. All required classes are taught at your local site.

9. Are teachers actually there in the classroom or is it a broadcast lesson?
A vast majority of teachers are in the classroom. A few classes in select programs are taught by a teacher at another location over interactive video conferencing equipment.

10. Who are the instructors?
The majority of our instructors are active professionals in the fields in which they teach. At the Bangor center, some classes may also be taught by full-time faculty members.

11. What will a college degree do for me?
Only 26% of Maine high-school graduates hold a baccalaureate degree. In today's competitive job market, a college education will open many doors not available to every applicant.

12. Is there ample parking?

Yes. There is ample parking at all of the Extended Learning locations.