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    UCAP at a glance

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    Accelerated Degree-Completion Program (UCAP)

    A flexible, affordable path to earning your bachelor's degree

    UCAP Online Accelerated Program

    UCAP by the Numbers

    Degree-completion
    programs

     9

    Start times
    per year

    5 week

    Online, accelerated
    courses

    Accelerated degree programs at Ursuline College can help you achieve your academic goals in less time, which translates to less money spent. Whether you are juggling job and family obligations, or simply driven to work straight through to an advanced degree, Ursuline can provide a direct path to your destination.

    UCAP at a Glance

    Affordable

    Sudents in Ursuline's UCAP program are charged by the credit hour, not a flat rate fee for full-time attendance.

    At $535 per credit hour, you get a private school education at a public school rate! The RN to BSN rate is $360.

    Flexible

    With UCAP, you have the flexibility to finish your degree at your own pace so you can fit school into your life, not the other way around!

    UCAP offers nine different start dates a year and each course is a focused five week session, which means you can start whenever it is convenient for you, or take a term off and pick up again five weeks later.

    Interested in enrolling in UCAP?
    You should apply within two weeks of your intended start session. Find the best start date for you by viewing the 2022-2023 Online (UCAP) start dates.

    Online

    Offering our programs online means that you can do your class work any time day or night. Before work, on your lunch break, after the kids go to bed, its up to you!

    Maximum Credit

    We are going to award you the maximum credit for what you’ve already accomplished in the classroom. And through our Prior Learning Assessment, you may earn alternative credits for your learning experiences outside the classroom setting.

    We accept credit from:

    • Regionally accredited institutions where you completed coursework with a final grade of C or better.

    • Alternative credit options including workplace training, military training, portfolio-based assessment, test-outs, and College Level Examination Program (CLEP).

    See how you credits transfer by visiting Transferology.com. Get an unofficial transcript evaluation here.

    Financial Aid

    UCAP programs are financial aid eligible. Learn more about financial aid opportunities available to UCAP students. Contact our Financial Aid Office with any questions: 440646.8309.

    Support

    Regardless of where you started your college journey, we are committed to being the college where you finish your degree.

    Each UCAP student is paired with an advisor and counselor to help you through the challenges of college while living a busy life. Our dedicated team will help you navigate the admission process, register for classes, and light your path to success.


    UCAP Degree Programs

    Business student with child

    Business Management

    • 9 starts per year, 5-week courses
    • 100% online
    • Per-credit-hour tuition rate
    • Accredited by International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
    • Classes are taught by industry experts
    • Average starting salary for graduates with this degree: $77,565 (according to Emsi)

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    Humanities student on laptop at home

    Humanities

    • 9 starts per year, 5-week courses
    • 100% online
    • Per-credit-hour tuition 
    • No foreign language classes required
    • Innovative curriculum explores the Rust Belt
    • Average starting salary for graduates with this degree: $55,549 (according to Emsi)

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    Nursing student studying at home

    RN to BSN

    • 9 starts per year
    • 5-week and 10-week courses
    • 100% online
    • Per-credit-hour tuition 
    • 12-18 months typical length of program
    • Opportunity to bridge to MSN program 
    • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    • Average starting salary for graduates with this degree: $70,302 (according to Emsi)

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    Psychology student working from the office

    Psychology

    • 9 starts per year
    • 5-week and 7-week courses
    • 100% online
    • Per-credit-hour tuition 
    • Average starting salary for graduates with this degree: $65,818 (according to Emsi)

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    Social Work student studying at home with her child

    Social Work

    • 9 starts per year
    • 5-week and 15-week classes
    • 100% online
    • Per-credit-hour tuition 
    • “Live” virtual classes once a month
    • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
    • The Social Work profession is one of the fastest growing careers in the US, with more than more than 715,000 social workers today and nearly 800,000 professionals expected to be employed as social workers by 2028
    • Average starting salary for graduates with this degree: $51,564 (according to Emsi)

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    Looking for a Certificate Program?

    A professional certificate is a quick, low-cost, online qualification that can help you "upskill" in your current role and open doors to advancement – or to a whole new career. 

    Ursuline College now offers three new professional certificates in high-demand, skill-focused specializations:

    • Digital Marketing
    • Certified Financial Planning
    • Project Management

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