Below are some common questions regarding academics at Harrison College. If you are looking for program-specific information, admissions or financial aid, you may want to visit our FAQs page to find the right question forum for you.
From a Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science Degree to a Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Degree, we offer a wide range of schools and programs for you. We currently have six different schools and two ancillary programs available. Visit the schools and program pages below to learn more.
Yes! We provide a number of financial aid options for eligible students, including military service members and their spouses. In fact, the majority of our students receive some type of financial aid. Find out how we can help you choose a financial aid program that can lead you to a better education and a fulfilling career.
At Harrison, we understand that school can be a struggle for many students, especially students with other financial and family responsibilities. That is why, after obtaining your high school diploma or GED, we ask you to go through the Navigate process, which involves taking a few standardized exams. These exams will be used to place you in the right classes with students of similar abilities so that you can succeed at your own pace. Whatever academic support you need to maintain your grades—including tutoring and one-on-one sessions with instructors—we will do our best to assist you.
Yes! We offer online classes, but not every class can be taken online. If you do not think you have time to take on-ground classes every day, we also offer blended programs that include flexible class schedules. To see which online classes are available, read about online studies.
Absolutely. Feel free to contact an admissions representative if you are interested in learning more about Harrison. We can answer your questions and guide you through the process of applying, taking the Navigate exams and discovering financial aid options.
Our faculty and staff members pride themselves on creating a student-centered environment and offering help to students whenever possible. They dedicate their careers to helping you succeed in your chosen field of study.
At Harrison, we understand that deciding on a major is no easy task, which is why we provide resources to help you find a major that suits your interests and goals. When thinking about which program to pursue, you should:
Depending on the classes you take, your materials will vary. You will most likely need a textbook for each class, and you should visit our online bookstore to order books. We also suggest having a notebook dedicated to each class as well as multiple writing utensils and folders. If you are taking certain information technology courses or online classes, you may be required to have a computer with particular software or other specifications. You can find out about these requirements by reading our resources for online students.
Staying motivated while you are trying to attain a degree can be difficult, but that is why our faculty and staff dedicate their careers to helping you continue on your journey to success. Whenever you need an extra boost, there will be someone by your side to spur you forward. All you need to do is ask for guidance. From academic advisors and tutoring services to student resource services that assist with debt challenges and child care, we are always available to make sure you have the tools to overcome the challenges you may face while getting an education.
Our student affairs specialists work as your advocate throughout your time at Harrison. They will help you with academic questions, encourage and motivate you when you are feeling discouraged or direct you to services to help with different life challenges.
To learn more about the services available for you, visit the current students page.
Your class schedule will depend on many factors, such as:
We know that not everyone is able to work around a traditional class schedule, which is why the registrar or your academic representative will help you tailor your class schedule to fit your particular situation. Whether you take online, on-ground or blended classes, we can find a schedule that works for you.
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