Grantham University Has An Extraordinary Purpose
In serving those who serve and those who want to make a difference, Grantham University is a game changer, offering a level playing field in education, specifically for many who are under-served such as first-generation college students, active duty military members and veterans, those who ensure our public safety, budding entrepreneurs, all those who need a second chance, and all those who never had a first chance. We help them build successful lives through Grantham University’s unique curriculum and personal mentoring approach. Armed with these successes, Grantham University’s graduates will have an extraordinary impact in strengthening our country, and in turn, our world.
Grantham University has been continuously accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) for more than 50 years. The Accrediting Commission of DETC was founded in 1955 and is listed (and has been since 1959) as a “nationally recognized accrediting agency” by the U.S. Department of Education. DETC’s Accrediting Commission is reviewed periodically by the U.S. Department of Education to ensure that it meets the criteria for federal recognition. DETC’s Accrediting Commission is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), a non-governmental agency that reviews and recognizes agencies that accredit degree-granting institutions. For more information about accreditation, visit: http://www.grantham.edu/accreditation.
Grantham University’s mission is to provide accessible, affordable, professionally relevant degree programs in a constantly changing global society, and is therefore firmly committed to:
Accessibility and Affordability – Grantham University demonstrates commitment to the accessibility and affordability of higher education by facilitating learning that fits into the student schedule and seeking efficiencies to keep programs affordable.
Diversity – Grantham University affirms its commitment to an inclusive community by making its academic programs, educational services and employment opportunities available to all qualified individuals. The University encourages tolerance, mutual respect and acceptance of differences throughout the institution. We believe diversity enhances our institutional culture, improves productivity and prepares graduates to participate effectively in the global community.
Education and Service to Those Who Serve – Grantham University honors those who serve our country and our communities. We are dedicated to providing affordable and uniquely accessible programs and support to these deserving students.
Excellence and Innovation – Grantham University maintains a strong commitment to high standards in all aspects of its academic programs, learning outcomes, and student support services. We strive to continuously strengthen and improve the effectiveness of the academic programs and operations and seek creative and effective ways to meet the diverse needs of our student population.
Student-Centric Success – Grantham University places the academic and personal success of its students at the center of all University functions, services, academic programs and activities. The University also follows best practices to facilitate each student’s development and success from the point of entry to degree completion.
Institutional Integrity – Grantham University expects all students, faculty, staff and administrators to uphold the highest standards of integrity, honesty and personal responsibility. To provide a quality academic experience, the University is committed to continually assessing and re-evaluating every aspect of its academic model. The University endeavors to build an institutional culture grounded in candor, transparency and best professional practices. Vision – Grantham University aspires to be an internationally recognized leader among distance learning higher education institutions by serving students who desire an alternative to traditional institutions of higher learning.
Grantham University Has An Extraordinary Purpose In Preparing Students:
Academic Learning Outcomes – Grantham University further demonstrates its commitment to quality education by preparing students for their professional and civic lives through course and program of study integration and assessment of five institutional academic outcomes. These outcomes reflect the vision, mission and core values of the University by preparing graduates with defined skill sets and instilling a love for the pursuit of lifelong learning. These learning outcomes for all graduates are:
- Communication—demonstrated competence in effective written and oral communication
- Critical Thinking—ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information, and formulate solutions
- Respect for Diversity—demonstrated awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
- Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities—understanding of the responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework to their decision making
- Lifelong Learning—definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives
Grantham University Has An Extraordinary Purpose And Is Committed To Helping You Succeed!
By incorporating these institutional outcomes into each of its programs, Grantham University ensures that graduates are prepared to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings. When you need higher education, demand Grantham University!