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College Profile: Herzing University-Birmingham

 
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Herzing College is a private, career focused institution of higher education that awards diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor degrees in a variety of disciplines. It was founded by Henry and Suzanne Herzing in 1965 as a computer programming school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It now has seven campuses in the U.S., and four locations in Canada, and an online Division, herzingonline.edu. Herzing College in the U.S. is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.The locations outside of Quebec in Canada are accredited by the Council on Education and Training Accrediting Commission.The programs offered by the Montreal Campus are approved by the Minister of Education in Quebec which allows credits earned there to be transferable to other Quebec institutions of higher education offering the same subjects. While expanding its campuses, Herzing also diversified its educational programs to include the fields of business, technology, health care, design, and public safety. All U.S. campus locations award bachelor of science degrees and associate of science degrees (Akron location is pending for awarding Bachelor Degrees as of February, 2008) Not all campuses offer all the programs. A pending application with the Higher Learning Commission to offer a Master Degree in Business Administration with several concentrations is expected to be acted upon by August,2008. The United States campuses are located in Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Madison, Wisconsin; Minneapolis, Minnesota; New Orleans, Louisiana; Orlando, Florida and Akron, Ohio (known as Akron Institute at Herzing College). The Canadian campuses are located in Montreal, Quebec,Ottawa, Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at
http://www.herzing.edu/student-data.html
 
280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL
35209
205-916-2800 (general)
205-916-2800 (financial aid)
205-916-2800 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Herzing University-Birmingham Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
640 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
90 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
74 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Accounting (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level accounting positions in various business enterprises. In addition to providing a firm foundation in general business, the program provides students with a thorough grounding in both the theory and practice of accounting. The length and content of the program is structured to prepare the graduate to take the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination once the graduate has gained the required number of years of experience in accounting to be eligible to take the examination.
Business Administration (Associate Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales, marketing, and human resources.
Business Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level or management training positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, sales, marketing, or human resources.
Business Administration with concentration in Business Management (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level or management training positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, legal office administration, or health care management.
Business Administration with concentration in Business Management (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level or management training positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, legal office administration, or health care management.
Business Administration with minor in Accounting (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level or management training positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, sales, marketing, or human resources.
Computer, Electronics, and Telecommunications Technology (Associate Degree)
This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to test, install, repair, configure, manage, and maintain a wide range of electronic devices, systems, and services. The program focuses on fundamental skills that ground their ability to broaden their knowledge of electronics in a competitive employment environment.
Computer Science (Associate Degree)
This program prepares students with the necessary academic knowledge and technical competencies for entry-level positions in the computer information systems development industry. These career opportunities may be in areas such as computer programming, desktop and distributed application design and development, web site application design and development, database application design and development, and end-user support.
Computer Science with concentration in Computer Networking and Security Technology (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology program employs an integrated and coherent approach that prepares students with the necessary academic knowledge and technical competencies required for a range of positions. The curriculum is focused on designing, implementing, or supporting solutions to business problems in the general categories of Information Technology, Information Management, and Business Communications. Coursework is designed to enhance and build upon the knowledge and skills of students with associate degrees, completed coursework, or practical experience in either networking or programming applications. Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, such areas as systems analysis, application programming, web design, and network design or administration.
Health Care Management (Bachelor Degree)
This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in health care. It is structured as a ?two-plus-two? degree where students who have already completed an associate?s degree in a health care related field can top off that degree with an advanced management curriculum. Combined, this gives the graduate both the technical grounding in a health care field (from their health care associate?s level studies) and the business and management skills to manage within the health care industry.
Health Care Management (Bachelor Degree)
This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in health care. It is structured as a ?two-plus-two? degree where students who have already completed an associate?s degree in a health care related field can top off that degree with an advanced management curriculum. Combined, this gives the graduate both the technical grounding in a health care field (from their health care associate?s level studies) and the business and management skills to manage within the health care industry.
Health Information Management (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management and higher-level administrative positions in a variety of health related settings including hospitals, clinics, long-term care settings, consulting firms, government agencies, insurance companies and software vendors. A health information administrator is responsible for the management of health information systems consistent with medical, administrative, ethical and legal requirements of the healthcare delivery system. They are experts in coding and classification systems, managing patient health information, and administrating computer information systems. Individuals with interests in computer science, business administration, health science and healthcare administration are well-suited for a career in health information management.
Homeland Security and Public Safety (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for advancement in entry-level positions in various law enforcement, fire service, and industrial security enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as public safety, security, government agency, diplomatic security, and border patrol.
Homeland Security and Public Safety with concentration in Criminal Justice (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for advancement in entry-level positions in various law enforcement, fire service, and industrial security enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as public safety, security, government agency, diplomatic security, and border patrol.
Homeland Security and Public Safety with concentration in Criminal Justice (Bachelor Degree)
The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for advancement in entry-level positions in various law enforcement, fire service, and industrial security enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as public safety, security, government agency, diplomatic security, and border patrol.
Legal Assisting/Paralegal (Associate Degree)
The program prepares students with the skills and academic knowledge necessary for a career as a legal assistant/paralegal working under the supervision of a licensed attorney. The American Bar Association defines a paralegal as ?a person qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.? These career opportunities may be in small or large firms working as a legal assistant/paralegal. The duties of a legal assistant/paralegal include assisting the lawyer with research, brief preparation, and other legal office administration, but do not include practicing law, advising clients, or setting fees since paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.
Legal Assisting/Paralegal (Associate Degree)
The program prepares students with the skills and academic knowledge necessary for a career as a legal assistant/paralegal working under the supervision of a licensed attorney. The American Bar Association defines a paralegal as ?a person qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.? These career opportunities may be in small or large firms working as a legal assistant/paralegal. The duties of a legal assistant/paralegal include assisting the lawyer with research, brief preparation, and other legal office administration, but do not include practicing law, advising clients, or setting fees since paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.
Medical Assisting (Associate Degree)
The introduction of students to the overall operation of the physician's office is the basic objective of this program. Students are trained to assist the physician in the examination room, to perform routine laboratory procedures and to handle financial records, correspondence, insurance forms and other administrative functions. Our ultimate goal is to prepare students to successfully gain entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant.
Technology Management (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer, Electronics, and Telecommuncations Technology (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer, Electronics, and Telecommuncations Technology (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer, Electronics, and Telecommuncations Technology (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer Networking and Security Technology (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer Networking and Security Technology (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer Science (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.
Technology Management with minor in Computer Science (Bachelor Degree)
This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas (e.g., information technology, computer-aided drafting, electronics). In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.

All Academic Programs
 
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