Charter College (Anchorage, Alaska)
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Charter College is a private, for-profit, post-secondary career college founded in Anchorage, Alaska. Charter College has campuses in Anchorage and Wasilla, Alaska, four campuses in California, and four campuses in Washington, as well as an online campus. The schools are nationally accredited by the ACICS, but not regionally accredited; therefore credits are unlikely to transfer to public colleges.
Charter College offers career-focused education in Business, Criminal Justice, Health Care, Information Technology, and Construction Management. Not all campuses offer all programs.
Programs and Degrees
Charter College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs. Most programs are offered exclusively online; the blended degree/certificate programs vary from campus to campus.
Certificates Degree Programs
Business Administration, Certificate
Office Administration, Certificate
Marketing Through Digital and Social Media, Certificate
Dental Assisting, Certificate
Massage Therapy, Certificate
Medical Assistant, Certificate
Medical Office Administrative Assistant, Certificate
Pharmacy Technician, Certificate
Vocational Nursing, Diploma
Emergency Medical Technician
Computer Technician, Certificate
Network Security, Certificate
Paralegal Studies, Certificate
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Certificate
Associates Degree Programs
Business Administration, A.A.S.
Criminal Justice, A.A.S.
Health Information Technology, A.A.S.
Allied Health, A.A.S.
Computer Networking Systems, A.A.S.
Network Security, A.A.S.
Paralegal Studies, A.A.S.
Applied Technology, A.A.S.
Bachelor Degree Programs
Business Administration, B.S.
Computer Science, B.S.
Computer Information Systems, B.S.
Criminal Justice, B.S.
Health Care Administration, B.S.
Masters Degree Programs
Business Administration, M.B.A.
Degree Honors and Dean's List
Students who achieve a cumulative G.P.A of 4.0 and Perfect Attendance in all subjects by the end of their program duration are awarded the bachelor's degree President's List. Those who achieve a cumulative G.P.A 4.0 and Perfect Attendance per module are awarded a Dean's List. And those who achieve a cumulative G.P.A 3.5 per module are awarded Associates Dean's List. Likewise those students achieve perfect attendance per module are awarded Perfect Attendance Certificates for the concerned module.
Charter College also awards an Honors degree for Bachelor's students. To earn this degree, students must complete all the requirements for their Program, including taking a series of interviews. This distinction is coupled with a membership to Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society.
Charter College's Student Success Department is an integral part of Student Life. Four parties are thrown each year for the students, including a Bowling Party, Christmas Party, LAN Party, and Picnic. Also, food is provided the first and last week of each Module and at the midpoint of each module.
Environmental sustainability is an integral part of Charter College's future. All campuses are required to comply with the system wide "Green Initiative" which has many sections, including energy effiecient lighting, recycling programs, etc. Also, Charter College's Construction Management Department offers a course in Sustainability as part of the program and with this change will recommend that all Construction students become LEED AP.
Charter College has campuses in Anchorage and Wasilla, Alaska, a main campus in Canyon Country, California with satellite and branch campuses in Lancaster, Long Beach and Oxnard, and campuses in Bellingham, Pasco, Vancouver, Washington and Lynnwood
- "Education for a Rewarding Career". Charter College. Retrieved 14 April 2015.