Remington College

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Remington College
Logo of Remington College
Motto "Non-profit, Non-traditional"
Established 1987
Type non-profit
Location , United States
Campus Multiple
Website [1] [2]

Remington College is a common name used by all 19 campuses of a group of United States non-profit, post-secondary educational institutions. Remington College operates 19 campuses in several US states. Some of the affiliated institutions have been in operation since the 1940s.

The oldest campuses are the former Spencer Business College in Lafayette, Louisiana, founded in 1940, and the former Tampa Technical Institute in Tampa, Florida, founded in 1948. The newest campus is in Columbia, South Carolina. Remington College is headquartered in Heathrow, Florida. Remington College offers degree and diploma programs that vary by campus in career fields that include business, information technology, criminal justice, electronics, graphic arts, beauty and fitness, and the health sciences.

Community involvement[edit]

Remington College Reaches Out is a program that includes philanthropy, community involvement and events to benefit communities where Remington College has a physical campus. These efforts include:

  • 3 Lives: A blood drive campaign to promote minority blood donations by students, campus faculty, and local community members.
  • Adopt Our School: A donation program that encourages community members to nominate local, public schools to win up to $2,000 worth of school supplies.
  • Cuts for Kids: A program that provides free haircuts by Remington College cosmetology students to children 17 and under to help parents get their kids ready to go back to school. Salon services are discounted during this promotion for adults.
  • Job fairs: To help connect the goals of career-trained graduates with local community employers, many Remington College campuses hold job fairs throughout the year.
  • Bone Marrow Drive: Remington College encourages staff, students and community members to sign up to be bone marrow donors.
  • Prom Night Makeover: Reamington College cosmetology students and instructors partner with local high schools to provide free salon services for students headed to prom. Girls can get up-dos, manicures, and pedicures. Boys can get a free haircut.[1]

Bachelor's degree programs[edit]

  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing (Accelerated BSN)
  • Organizational Management
  • Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, General Business, Human Resources, Management and Marketing
  • Health Information Management

Associate's degree programs[edit]

Diploma programs[edit]

Campuses[edit]

Online degree programs[edit]

Remington College announced, in October 2009, online programs for students in over 40 states. Online degree programs include:

Associate's degree programs[edit]

  • Health Information Technology
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Paralegal

Bachelor's degree programs[edit]

  • Business Administration with concentrations in General Business, Human Resources, Management, and Marketing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Information Management
  • Organizational Management

Incorporated into the Remington College online classes are Flash-driven lectures that include audio, written text, video clips, and knowledge checks. Each interactive, online class includes weekly discussion, homework, quizzes, and a live meeting with the instructor, along with the interactive lectures.[2]

Accreditation[edit]

Remington College has been part of the U.S. higher-education community since 1987. Each campuses is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).[3]

Remington College School of Nursing[edit]

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) announced on April 27, 2010 that Remington College's program in nursing has met the CCNE accreditation standards. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, the CCNE is an autonomous accrediting agency whose mission includes the assessment and identification of nursing programs that engage in effective educational practices.

Remington College of Nursing has Florida Board of Nursing approval to offer the Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. Graduates of Remington College of Nursing are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination - RN (NCLEX - RN).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Remington College Reaches Out". Retrieved 5 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Today.RemingtonCollege.edu Interview". Retrieved 5 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Remington College Accreditation". Retrieved 5 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Remington College Of Nursing Accreditation". Retrieved 5 May 2010. 

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