The Houston Baptist University Pampell Online Division has reached and surpassed 500 students enrolled after one academic year. Launched in February 2017, the online education branch was an initiative to serve students with greater access to the quality undergraduate and graduate programs for which HBU is known. There are 24 online programs of study encompassing healthcare, business, education, theology, human resources and behavioral sciences. The online venue helps pave the way to students’ goals in Houston and around the world. Small class sizes, a high level of interaction with professors, flexible scheduling and affordability have been winning factors for students.
University president, Dr. Robert B. Sloan, said, “This is a significant milestone for HBU and our online programs. We will always have the residential experience at the heart of the University, but the cost of higher education in today’s market and the importance of the digital delivery of the university experience are realities that encourage and motivate our expansion in these fast-changing professional and academic areas.”
Dr. Steve Peterson, HBU vice president for Online/Digital Learning, said, “Students can now fit HBU into their schedule versus the other way around. Both our customer service and our educational offerings are tailored for ideal student outcomes. We’re committed to helping learners succeed academically and professionally.”
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