Options for Non-traditional Learners
As a re-entry or nontraditional student, you probably have different college needs than your 18-year-old fellow students.
Colleges realize this and offer programs and learning environments to meet your special needs.
Sometimes it's not possible, practical, or desirable to attend college classes in person. Many Mississippi colleges and universities offer distance-learning programs via the Internet, televised classes, CD-ROM or videotape, or mail. Distance learning options include:
- The Mississippi Virtual Community College allows students to attend classes at any of the state's 15 community colleges - via the Internet.
- Community colleges also offer online workforce training classes through the Mindleaders program.
- The Mississippi Electronic Campus, or MS e-Campus, is a program of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning that offers searchable listings of accredited distance learning programs offered at the eight public universities.
Accelerated Degree Programs
Some colleges offer programs that allow you to get two-year or four-year degrees in much less time.
Explore Your College Options in Mississippi