Bluffton College

Contact Person: Becky Drinnen
Phone: (800) 488-3257, Option 4

Web address:

Brief Description of Program:

Program: Accelerated degree completion program designed for working adults age 23and older.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management

Time: With 60 hours of accumulated college credit, one can enter and complete the Program in as few as three semesters.

Calendar: Non-traditional, up to 20 students begin in August or January and go through the program with the same group of adults.

Format: Relies less on traditional lectures and more on the challenge of group interaction, role playing and simulation.

Coursework: Prepares students to deal effectively with people, further develops their abilities in creative thinking, decision-making and problem-solving; and increases their understanding of ethics, particularly as it relates to their employment.

Assists in enhancing students’ written and oral communication skills, as well as increasing their self-confidence.

Eliminates trips to Registrar, Business Office and Bookstore so that students may concentrate on learning.

Entrance Requirements: Two years (60 semester hours / 90 quarter hours) of transferable college work, associates degree is not required.

Credit for Learning through Life Experience: Students may earn up to 24 semester credits through portfolio development.

Locations: Archbold, Ohio; Bluffton, Ohio; and Piqua, Ohio