Information for First National Bank Employees

John Brown University offers working adults the opportunity to finish a bachelor’s degree through its Degree Completion Program in Fort Smith, Harrison, Little Rock, Rogers and online. Degrees offered include Organizational Management (classes one night per week), Business Administration (online) and Liberal Arts (online).

Credit for Bank Training

Because the program was designed for students with professional experience, nontraditional credit may be awarded for industry-specific training courses that have been evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE). Approved courses include training by the American Bankers Association, Center for Financial Training, and Learning Tree International, among others.

Want to learn how you can use your bank training courses along with college hours you’ve already earned to finish your bachelor’s degree? Give Kent Shaffer a call at 800-528-4723 or email He can complete a free, confidential credit evaluation for you and help you plan a path toward college graduation.

Why JBU?

  • Convenient scheduling: Our program was designed with working adults in mind, so you can continue to work full time while finishing your degree.
  • Program quality:U.S. News and World Report named us the #2 college in the south – and the #1 best value – for 2014, so you can be sure your degree from JBU will be respected in the workplace. Our faculty hold degrees from some of the world’s best universities, but they don’t just teach from theories or textbooks; they teach you how to do things in the real world. They work at some of Arkansas’ best companies by day, and bring their practical knowledge to our students in the classroom in the evening.
  • Highest success rate: JBU’s Degree Completion Program holds one of the highest graduation rates anywhere – 80%. Compare this to other schools that range between 20% and 65% and you will see that we have implemented a program that is focused on student success.
  • Large alumni network: With over 16,000 JBU alumni throughout the world, you will find yourself affiliated with a loyal constituency which brings both personal and professional advantages.

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