Argosy University Online

Overview

Argosy University comprises multiple campuses across the U.S. and also offers degrees online. The school’s programs are designed to develop students’ knowledge, ethical values and interpersonal skills. The university supports one of the largest graduate student bodies in the United States.

History

Argosy University was formed in 2001 by the merging of three academic institutions. The first, the American School of Professional Psychology, was founded in the early 1970s by a group of psychologists, educators and other professionals who called for a clinical psychology degree that emphasized teaching and practical training over the research-oriented approach of traditional Ph.D. programs. The second component of Argosy, the University of Sarasota, had for more than 30 years offered degree programs in business and education to working adults through a delivery format that mixed distance learning and brief, intensive on-campus study periods. The final institution, Medical Institute of Minnesota, was established in 1961 to prepare students for careers in the health care technology field.

Accreditation

Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Academics

Undergraduate: The College of Undergraduate Studies at Argosy University offers online liberal arts, psychology and business administration degree programs that provide students with the practical training and personal development they require to begin their careers or prepare for graduate-level study. Further information about the programs can be found on the university’s website.

Graduate: Argosy University offers graduate degrees from four colleges: business, education, health sciences, and psychology and behavioral sciences. Degrees are offered at the master’s and Ph.D. levels.

Admissions

Argosy University’s application requirements vary by the type of student. Follow the directions on the school site to apply.

Student Resources

Argosy University provides its online students with access to academic counseling, 24-hour technical support and a mentor professor. The school’s career services include counseling, job search advice, and workshops and programs.

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