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Posted Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

September 6 and 11 Open Houses to Enroll for Classes Starting September 23

Fairleigh Dickinson University College of Continuing StudiesFairleigh Dickinson University’s (FDU) Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies is holding open houses, on Thursday, Sept. 6 and Tuesday, Sept. 11, for prospective students looking to advance their career with FDU’s flexible bachelor’s, master’s and certificate program options, with classes to be held in Morristown.

The open houses will run on both days from 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. in Morris County government’s Schuyler Building, 2nd Floor, Morristown, N.J. 07960. Visit to register for the events online.

At the event, prospective students will be able to immediately connect with FDU’s admissions and registration team, and discuss financial aid, transfer credit policy, schedules, as well as have the opportunity to apply for an on-the-spot admission decision.

Students are encouraged to bring transcripts and other professional credentials to the open house.

Program offerings may include:

Associate’s Degree and Certificate Programs: Undergraduate certificates in business, healthcare, and cyber security, in addition to a 60-credit Associate of Arts degree for students who are not certain that a four-year bachelor’s degree is necessary for them.

Bachelor of Arts Program: A flexible bachelor’s degree designed for working adults returning to college and/or seeking to have their life experience evaluated for college credit. Common specializations include business, technology, healthcare and public administration.

Master’s of Administrative Science (MAS) Program: A 30-credit program structured to meet the career development needs of adult learners working in administrative and professional positions in the private sector, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations.

Non-Credit Certificate Programs:

  • Paralegal Studies: Petrocelli’s ABA approved paralegal studies program is designed to prepare aspiring paralegals with the training required to aide attorneys in closings, hearings, trials, and corporate meetings.
  • Certified Financial Planning: A 16-month certificate program designed to prepare students for the financial planning process, investment planning, income taxation planning, retirement planning, estate planning, and financial plan development.
  • Executive Non-Profit Leadership Program: A program designed for the emerging or ascending leader within a nonprofit organization. The program also benefits current executives seeking to elevate personal leadership skills and increase the performance and results of their organization.

Through a collaboration with Morris County, fall semester classes that begin Sunday, Sept. 23 will be held in Morristown at the county’s Schuyler Place building, one block off the Morristown Green, while others may be held at the county’s Public Safety Training Academy located just 10 minutes outside of town.

Courses will be offered one-to-two nights a week or on five Saturdays during the semester. Degree programs are also offered entirely online or in a combination of both in person and online study. Prospective students will have the option to choose the delivery mode most appropriate for them.

For more information, contact Richard Hague, Executive Director of Enrollment Management at 201-692-2639 or [email protected].