Standard 12.6


Standard 12.6

 

12.6 Sufficient number of qualified faculty are employed to support the programs.

Compliance:

Instructors teach in the same program in both online and on-campus offerings. As with our on-campus courses, some of the online courses are being taught by qualified faculty and some are not.

Currently, only 3 online courses are being offered. Two are being taught be an instructor with a doctorate in the discipline. The other is being taught be an instructor with no graduate work in the discipline. During the spring 2016 semester there were 4 online courses were offered. One was taught by an instructor with an MBA in the discipline. One was taught by a professor working on a Masters in the discipline. Two were being is being taught be an instructor with no graduate work in the discipline.

Documentation:

Exhibit: Semester Class Schedule

Plan of Action:

As with our on-campus courses, there has been an ongoing process to ensure each class is taught by a qualified faculty member. In the past few years we have hired qualified faculty, some of our faculty are working on accredited graduate degrees, and plans are being formulated to require continued education for other faculty members in appropriate, accredited graduate degrees.

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