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John Brown University named "College of Distinction"

John Brown University named "College of Distinction"

Friday, May 1, 2015

John Brown University was recently named a “College of Distinction.” Four criteria are considered in choosing the list: student engagement, great teaching, community vibrancy, and successful outcomes. Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 3:30 PM

 
JBU to Offer New Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in Management Accounting

JBU to Offer New Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in Management Accounting

Thursday, April 23, 2015

JBU’s Degree Completion Program recently added a Bachelor of Science in Management Accounting to its degree offerings. Enrollment for the Management Accounting program – which is offered 100% online – will begin this summer. Management accounting is gaining popularity throughout the country as corporate leaders desire a more extensive knowledge of accounting than a traditional business bachelor’s degree (which usually includes nine hours of accounting coursework) provides. In comparison to tax and financial accounting positions, management accounting often plays more of a predictive than a historical role in enterprise financial management, with management accountants frequently involved in strategic planning and forecasting. Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 8:30 AM

 
4 reasons to study Organizational Management

4 reasons to study Organizational Management

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

If you want a classroom experience but, as a working professional, don't have time in your schedule for taking classes during the day or multiple nights per week, consider our Organizational Management program. Designed for working adults, you can finish your degree in about 20 months by attending class just one night per week in Fort Smith, Little Rock or Rogers. Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 6:30 AM

 

How can I know if a college or university is legitimate?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

If you’ve searched for colleges online, you’ve likely been overwhelmed with choices. So how do you know which ones are credible? The industry standard for the assessment of quality is regional accreditation. In Arkansas, that’s the Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org). Attending a college or university with this accreditation means that you can transfer your credit and that your degree is more likely to be recognized when you apply for graduate school. Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 1:15 PM

 
God is bigger than my plans

God is bigger than my plans

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

My story starts differently than some in the Degree Completion Program. I am still considered a traditional student. Let’s start at the beginning. I was sure that John Brown University in Siloam was where I was going to attend through most of my high school days. Yet, in my senior year, God changed Read More

Posted By: Lauren Brown at 4:10 PM

 

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