Argosy University was formed in 2001 as the result of the merger of three different schools: The American Schools of Professional Psychology, The University of Sarasota, and the Medical Institute of Minnesota. Its curriculum focuses on developing interpersonal skills and practical experience through academic learning, while offering small class sizes, and evening, weekend, and online courses to fit students’ busy work schedules.
The Hawaii campus is located in Honolulu on the island of Oahu, with satellite sites on Maui and in Hilo on the Island of Hawai’i, and students enjoy all the cultural and recreational opportunities that these locations provide.
This campus offers professional certificates, programs, and doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees in the following programs:
- Counselor Education
- Marriage and Family Therapy
- Health Sciences
- Criminal Justice
- Liberal Arts
Students enroll in either the College of Undergraduate Studies, the College of Business, the College of Health Education, the College of Health Sciences, or the College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences while working towards their degree.
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There is a rolling admissions process and its academic year is split into three terms: Fall, Spring and Summer, with each term being split again into Session I and Session II.
The school will take into consideration students’ previous educational records and future career interests when they apply for enrollment and those interested in enrolling should contact the school directly to connect with an admissions representative, who will guide you through the process.
A variety of financial aid options are available, including scholarships, grants, loans, and employment opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and interested students need to fill out both the Free Application for Federal Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) and the university’s own Institutional Application for Financial Aid.
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There are a range of personal and professional opportunities designed to support their educational programs and students’ learning needs, which include student government associations, lecture/workshop series, special-interest groups, and common hours.
Also offered are undergraduate-faculty tutors and student tutors at no charge in order to provide support and help with classes. The school offers counseling services, which includes short-term counseling and consultation. There is also an option for health insurance, provided by an outside agency.
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The institution as a whole is accredited by the Senior college and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program on the Hawaii campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA).
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