Everest University-Melbourne has one of the largest selections of academic departments among the many branches of Everest schools, offering programs and degrees in the following fields:
• Accounting (BS)
• Assisted Living Administrator
• Associate of Applied Management
• Bachelor of Applied Management
• Business (BS)
• Computer Information Science
• Computer Information Science (BS)
• Criminal Justice
• Criminal Justice (BS)
• Film and Video
• Health Care Administration
• Master of Business Administration
• Medical Assisting
• Medical Insurance Billing & Coding
• Nursing (BS)
• Paralegal (BS)
• Pharmacy Technician
Nearly all programs can be finished in nine months.
Most Popular Fields of Study
Students at either campus may choose to complete part or all of a degree online.
Online learners complete classes at their own pace and schedule. A 24/7-phone number is available for technical help. Students meet a variety of people from all over the country who are also studying online and also have one-on-one interaction available with the instructor and a Student Services Coordinator.
The only requirements for online learning are a computer, an internet connection, and an e-mail address.
Students can choose from 6 different degrees to earn online:
- Accounting (Associate’s)
- Business (Associate’s)
- Business Administration (Bachelor’s)
- Criminal Investigations (Associate’s)
- Criminal Justice (Associate’s or Bachelor’s)
Students must successfully complete an application and enrollment agreement. Transfer students must include an official transcript from their former school as part of their application.
Applicants should have one of the following before they can enroll as students: a high school diploma or the equivalent (GED). They must also successfully finish an entrance exam or a personal interview with a school representative.
As an accredited post-secondary institution, the university offers federal financial assistance programs to those who are eligible, in addition to numerous state, local and private funding programs. Students typically take advantage of the school’s free financial planning counseling before applying for any financial aid packages, loans or grants.
Student Financial Aid Details
Students have lots of options in how they pursue their education. They can take day, night or online courses, or whichever blend of those best fits with their work and life schedules.
The Melbourne campus offers the following features for students:
- A student lounge
- Internet access in libraries and on campus computer labs
- A library
- Guest lectures on relevant career information
- Field trips for hands on experiences
- Various student groups and activities
- Career services including testing, job searching, resume and cover letter writing, interview techniques, references, and how to negotiate salaries.
It is located in Melbourne, 60 miles southeast of Orlando.
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Accreditation is granted by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges Schools to award associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and diplomas.
The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants endowment (AAMAE).
The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
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