The University of Phoenix is a private higher education institution whose mission is to provide high quality education to working adult students. The university provides general education and professional programs that prepare students to advance their personal and professional goals.
The University of Phoenix's Utah campus offers Bachelor's degrees in business administration, management, accounting, marketing, and information systems as well as a Bachelor's in nursing for working RNs. It also offers Master's degrees in business administration, global management, computer information systems, organizational management, education, nursing, and counseling.
The University of Phoenix's convenient scheduling format allows students to take one course at a time, which each course lasting just five or six weeks. Students attend class for four hours, one night a week, then meet in study groups on their own time. The University believes that this format is not only more conducive to learning but allows students to complete their degree in less time than traditional colleges.
Since its creation over 25 years ago, the University of Phoenix has recognized that working adults expect education to be relevant. Its practitioner faculty have not only advanced academic degrees in their fields, but are successful leaders and managers in business, healthcare, education, and finance. In the classroom, they successfully marry the theory with their own experience and practical insights, making students' education immediately relevant.