Frequently Asked Questions

Is this program offered online?

To best fit your schedule and learning needs, all courses within the adult degree completion program are available through three different formats:

  1. Live, synchronous classes delivered online
  2. Recorded, asynchronous class delivered online
  3. Live classes delivered in person

And since every week is different for you and your family, you can choose the learning format that works best for you each and every week. Reach out to the admissions team to learn more.

What are the eligibility requirements?
To be eligible for the adult degree completion program, you must be 25 or older, have a minimum GPA of 2.0 (previously completed college classes), have 24 hours of undergraduate academic credit, and be a U.S. citizen. Learn more about our eligibility requirements on our admissions page.
What are the COVID-19 measures?
The wellbeing of our students, faculty, and staff has been and continues to be our top priority. We continue to monitor official recommendations and requirements and take the necessary precautions to keep your learning experience as safe as possible. You can find out more about our safety protocols right here.
How do I apply?

Ready to apply? Start your online application today. If you sign up now, the $25 application fee will be waived for Winter 2022 classes!

You can also reach out to our admissions team directly with any questions about the application process. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

How long does the program take to complete?
That depends on a lot of factors: how many credits you need to earn, course availability, academic performance, schedules, and more. Most students are able to finish their degree within 24-36 months. Depending on your current standing, you may be able to complete the program in as little as 18 months.

We recommend you connect with our admissions team to talk about your specific situation and set expectations for your educational journey.
When is a good time to finish my degree?

Right now! It’s never too late to continue your education and earn your degree. Regardless of your age, life situation, or career, this is something you CAN do!

Check out our blog for expert advice on finishing your bachelor's degree while working full time.

Need Something Else?

We're happy to answer any questions that you have! Feel free to reach out to our admissions team with any questions.

You can also schedule a meeting with an admissions representative at your convenience to cover any questions you have about Southern's Adult Degree Completion program.

Looking for info and advice on finishing your degree in general?

Our free guide, Take the Next Step: A Re-Entry Guide to Finishing Your Degree, is a great place for you to start. Access this helpful resource below.

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