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Official Catalog September 2021 
    
Official Catalog September 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Virginia Campuses


 

Programs of Study-Virginia

Bryant & Stratton College is certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to confer diplomas, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees and Baccalaureate degrees. SCHEV recognizes the AAS as a terminal degree and therefore credits earned in these programs are often not applicable to other degrees.  However, please note that credits achieved during the AAS degree may transfer into a Bryant & Stratton College Baccalaureate degree.  Additionally, SCHEV requires 30% of total degree plan credits to be earned at the institution granting the credential.

Bryant & Stratton College is a Principles of Excellence school and approved for participation in various veteran aid programs including Military Tuition Assistance and GI Bill® for the training of U.S. veterans and their families. Military students and their families should contact their Department of Veterans Affairs representative for more information on a veteran’s benefit eligibility. The College is approved for administering educational programs sponsored by state agencies such as the state rehabilitative services.

Medical Assisting Associate Degree

The Medical Assisting programs at Richmond, Virginia Beach, and Hampton are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma

The Licensed Practical Nurse program offered at the Richmond campus has full approval by the Virginia Board of Nursing. This nursing education program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Nursing Associate Degree

The associate degree nursing program offered at the Virginia Beach and Hampton campuses have initial approval by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The associate degree nursing program offered at the Richmond campus has full approval by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The A.D.N. Nursing education program at the Virginia Beach, Hampton and Richmond campuses are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

RN to BSN

The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at the Richmond campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW Suite 750 Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.

Students are notified of new policies or changes to existing nursing program policies and procedures from the Nursing Program Director. Students also receive updates to the Nursing Handbook and Official Catalog each semester.

Academic Advisement and Support

Students enrolled at Bryant & Stratton College are assigned an academic advisor to support their degree or diploma plan. Students are guided to achieve both academic and career goals. Academic advisors are available on campus for in-person or phone meetings. The ADA Coordinator and Grievance Coordinator email addresses are listed on the website under student services.

Criminal Justices Programs

The Criminal Justice Studies AAS and Criminal Justice and Security Services diploma programs will not provide the required training for entry level position in law enforcement, corrections, armed security, certain unarmed security and other careers requiring certification, licensure, or registration with the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). Students who complete these programs in Virginia will be required to obtain certification through CDJS approved training facilities to meet the minimum requirements for those positions.

Health Services Administration Program

The Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration program does not satisfy the education and training requirements for initial licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator or Assisted Living Facility Administrator in the state of Virginia. Students seeking licensure are strongly encouraged to research the state licensure requirements prior to enrollment. A criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.

Early Childhood Education Program

A career in Early Childhood Education may involve meeting certain licensing, training and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. Virginia residents should refer to licensure regulations for school personnel at the following government site: law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title8/agency20/chapter22.

Teacher candidates will find additional information at the Virginia Department of Education at the address below:
Virginia Dept. of Education
James Monroe Building
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
www.doe.virginia.gov

Program Directors - Virginia

Hampton Campus

Dr. Nanette Graham, MHA, MD, Ph.D., CCMA Market Program Director:  Allied Health
Marcus Nieves, M.B.A., MEDL Program Director:  Business; Liberal Arts
Dr. Karaja Khafri, J.D. Program Director:  Criminal Justice Studies; Paralegal Studies; Human and Social Services
Debora Erick, Ph.D., MSN, PHN, RN,CNE Program Director:  Nursing

Richmond Campus

Patricia Cohen, MSN, RN Associate Dean of Nursing
Terry Harris, M.B.A., CMA (AAMA) Program Director:  Allied Health
Kevin Nanna, M.B.A., Ed.D. Program Director:  Business Studies
Rebecca Shepherd, Ph.D. Program Director:  Liberal Arts

Virginia Beach Campus

Dr. Nanette Graham, MHA, MD, Ph.D., CCMA Market Program Director:  Allied Health
Thao Ngo, BS, MS Program Director:  INFT; Networking Technology; Liberal Arts
Natarsha Lee, BS, M.ED Program Coordinator:  Early Childhood Education; Liberal Arts
Jack Collins, BA, MA Program Director:  Criminal Justice Studies; Paralegal Studies; Human and Social Services
Dr. David Flannery, BS, MS, Ph.D., OMCA Program Director:  Business; Accounting; Human Resources; Finance
Dr. Trina Rodgers, Ph.D., MSN Program Director:  Nursing

Career Services - Career LifePrep

At Bryant & Stratton College, our approach to career services is unique because we know you want more than just an education - you want preparation.  Preparation for life beyond the classroom.  That is why we designed our Career LifePrep experience to provide employment advisory services and ongoing career guidance while you are a student and as an alumnus.  As a student, you have access to our knowledgeable career services team to help you research and navigate your individual career goals and path.  Our staff will provide assistance with resume development, strategic job search advisement and interview preparation.  Our support does not end at graduation.  Our alumni can come back for help with career strategies even after graduation.  Bryant & Stratton College does not guarantee employment and student referrals to prospective employers are not based on direct contact with the employer regarding current job openings.

Tuition Refunds-Virginia Only

For a student who officially withdraws from the Virginia Campuses of Bryant & Stratton College, a refund will be computed according to the following guidelines:

  1. A student who enters College but withdraws during the first 1/4 (25%) of the period is entitled to receive as a refund a minimum of 50% of the stated cost of the course or program for the period.
  2. A student who enters College but withdraws after completing 1/4 (25%), but less than 1/2 (50%) of the period is entitled to receive as a refund a minimum of 25% of the stated cost of the course or program for the period.
  3. A student who withdraws after completing 1/2 (50%), or more than 1/2 (50%), of the period is not entitled to a refund.