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  • PAU understands that most of its students are juggling work, family and many other responsibilities.
  • Online and hybrid formats enable students to attend class when it's more convenient and keep their jobs while completing their degree.
  • Our courses are offered online (synchronously and asynchronously), with a full-time day program available once we can return to campus
Undergraduate Admissions Admission Requirements
Online Format

PAU's online format offers the flexibility of online course delivery. The format and schedule enables students to continue working while completing their degree. There is no residency requirement. Courses are offered in both asynchronous and live, synchronous formats.

Instructors do offer regular video conference sessions as well.

Please note that online students must be located in a state in which we are authorized to provide online education.

State Authorizations
On-Campus (Day) Format

In this full-time, day format, classes meet on campus. The program is for students seeking a more traditional college experience that includes lots of face-to-face interaction with professors and fellow students, and access to the resources of a community college campus, including food services, libraries, and computer labs.

Classes meet once a week, Monday through Thursday, for three hours (usually 8:30 am - 12 pm or 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm).

Comparing Formats

 

On-Campus

Online
Quarters per year 3
Fall, Winter and Spring
4
Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer
Classes per week 4 3
Classes per week on campus 4 0
Classes per week online 0 3
Class hours Monday-Thursday
8 am - 4 pm
Synchronous evening and asynchronous
Estimated Total Program Tuition (two years) $45,960 $45,960
Location On-Campus

Online using a combination of live video conference and asynchronous discussions with professors

 

Technology Requirements

PAU uses the ZOOM video conferencing system to foster real-time interaction among professors and students. To experience ZOOM, sign up for an online info session.Students will need access to a reliable computer with an internet connection to participate in online classes and download course materials. Online students also need a headset with a microphone to join discussions. All PAU faculty teaching online courses receive training on best practices and instructional effectiveness for online courses.

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Nicolas Lapido
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Lenard Wilson
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