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Post University

8 Programs
Online

Since our founding in 1890, Post University has experienced many changes. Our class environment has evolved from typewriters to laptops and expanded far beyond our traditional campus — to home offices, living room sofas and even airplane seats. Throughout the years, one thing has persisted: our purpose, to deliver an exceptional educational experience that provides an extraordinary level of personal support.

At Post University, we have always understood the importance of being there for our students every step of the way. Every enhancement and expansion to our systems has been driven by their needs — with the goal of creating a successful outcome for each and every student, no matter how they earn their degree.

Today, Post University students can take courses entirely online or through a hybrid on-campus and online format. They can also learn on our traditional New England campus and experience our dynamic culture and tight-knit community while enjoying our residential experience, commuting from home, or learning during evening and weekends.

Available Programs

  • AS in Accounting
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Behind every business is a detail-oriented financial team, who support financial planning and decision making to ensure companies continue to profit and progress. Help organizations grow as you move forward in your career with an Associate of Science in Accounting from Post University. As a graduate of our program, you can seek employment as a bookkeeper, accountant, or payroll and billing clerk. Many of our graduates go on to complete their four-year degrees and pursue CPA and CMA certifications to advance their careers further.

    Plus, you won’t have to put your current job responsibilities on hold to go to school. With day, evening and weekend options for our Connecticut campus, as well as an online associate degree in accounting option, we offer plenty of flexibility to help you fit your education into your schedule.

    Your associate degree in accounting will introduce you to concepts and principles that are the foundation of accounting. In addition to understanding the practical aspects of bookkeeping, you will also explore in-depth accounting theories and use those theories to evaluate real businesses. Your program also covers business fundamentals, giving you a basic understanding of management and marketing to go along with your accounting skills and insights. You’ll be well prepared for an entry level accounting career.

  • AS in Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Your co-workers know they can always count on you. You’re a dependable, hardworking employee, and you’re ready to take your career to the next level. Earning your management degree from Post University, such as the Associate of Science in Management, can open new doors to a variety of management jobs, including human resources associate, retail store manager, sales representative, account associate, customer service supervisor and independent business owner.

    Through coursework with an interdisciplinary focus, you will gain a solid foundation in business management and leadership, entrepreneurship, and creativity and innovation. You will expand your workplace diversity and teamwork skills.

    In your Associate of Science in Management degree program, you’ll also cover topics including leading change, resolving conflict, motivating others, leading a team, ethics in business situations, and a host of practical management techniques. And you’ll learn general business concepts, including the fundamental management concepts of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.

  • AS in Marketing
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Without customers, businesses can’t be successful. That’s why they rely on marketing teams to deliver their message to potential buyers both on and offline. A Post University education is your first step toward a new career in this exciting field—specifically, the education you get with an associate degree in marketing online program. As a graduate of our A.S. in marketing degree program, you can pursue marketing jobs in areas that require skills for direct marketing communications, building customer relationships management, developing marketing strategy, marketing research, and more.

    Courses for this associate in marketing degree are taught 100 percent online and focus on current technological advances in marketing, ethical marketing practices, consumer relationships and internet-based marketing trends. Through your studies, you will gain job-oriented skills in direct marketing, social marketing, multi-cultural advertising, retailing, strategic marketing, market research and sales promotions and be prepared to pursue any number of entry-level marketing positions.

    Your online marketing associate degree program will give you the tools you need to evaluate marketing operations and develop a responsible budget. You’ll learn what it takes to create sales strategies, establish and maintain a brand’s image, and measure the effectiveness of a marketing strategy—locally, nationally, and globally. Your A.S. in Marketing from Post University is designed to provide you entry level knowledge and skills to prepare you in the marketing and advertising career fields.

  • Certificate in Human Resource Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The backbone of any business is its employees. Without fulfilled workers, businesses fail. Organizations need great managers who understand people, their behaviors, and their motivations to drive employee engagement. These professionals know what it takes to get the best out of their human resources.

    If your goal is to become a manager or to improve your current skills, our Human Resources Management certificate will help you explore the standards of performance expected between managers and employees. You’ll gain deeper insight into the importance of a supportive relationship between staff and the organizations they work in. And you’ll learn the ins and outs of staffing, training, and improving performance —the primary human resource skills used by successful managers in all functions.

    If you wish is to be a successful professional in Human Resources, this program is designed to provide you with the important skills needed by human resource professionals such as human resource managers, compensation and benefits coordinators, talent acquisition coordinators or training and development specialists.

    Upon completion of your HR management courses, you will be able to incorporate essential principles of management in organizations of all sizes—public, private, profit or non-profit. As you pursue this undergraduate certificate in Human Resource Management, you’ll learn what it takes to successfully meet today’s business challenges head-on.

    Develop human relations knowledge and skills vital to the success of any manager with a Human Resource Management Certificate from Post University.

  • AS in Criminal Justice
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    You are determined to keep the public safe and vow to uphold the integrity of the law. Now make that commitment a career with a criminal justice degree from Post University. This could be your first step toward a rewarding and demanding position in federal, state, or local law enforcement or corrections; correctional counseling; case management; or other exciting criminal justice careers. With the foundational knowledge you will build in our criminal justice associate degree program, you can be prepared to enter or advance in the field or pursue your bachelor’s degree.

    As a student in this program, offered as an online criminal justice associate degree and at our Connecticut campus, you can develop skills in report writing, fingerprinting, and crime scene documentation. You will also gain well–rounded knowledge in the areas of law enforcement, forensics, criminal investigation, courts, and corrections.

    We keep our class sizes small to encourage active participation in discussions and to provide more one-on-one support from our professional faculty. Our faculty bring years of practical criminal justice expertise in the classroom and through off-site experiential learning opportunities.

  • Certificate in Paralegal Studies
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    You love courtroom and crime dramas. You’ve always wondered what it would be like to work in the legal field. Take your first step toward an exciting paralegal career with a certificate in paralegal studies from Post University. Our program provides you with a comprehensive understanding of various specialized areas of the law and prepares you to work under the direction of attorneys in a variety of law firms, corporate legal departments, the court system, government agencies, nonprofits, and private industries.

    Through this undergraduate certificate in paralegal studies program, you will become knowledgeable in doing legal research, preparing legal documents and interviewing clients. You will also study the inner workings of civil litigation, real estate closings, and probate practice.

    Your paralegal certificate program will help you develop your organizational and communication skills. You’ll take a deep dive into your personal understanding of ethics and concept of integrity. You’ll investigate what it takes to deliver vital legal services as a part of a team.

    Each course in our legal studies program is led by our expert faculty, who bring years of practical legal experience and insights into the classroom to share with you. Whether you attend classes at our campus in Waterbury, Connecticut, or online, they will provide you with the one-on-one attention you need to succeed at Post University and beyond.

  • AS in Early Childhood Education
    Education and Human Services

    All young children, infants through eight-year-olds, deserve quality care and education. Help children learn and grow through nurturing relationships, intentional teaching, and purposeful play!

    With an Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from Post University, you can pursue a position or a promotion in a variety of early childhood education jobs, such as assistant teacher in an infant-toddler or preschool center or Head Start program, family child care educator, in-home child care provider (nanny), home visitor/parent educator, family support worker, social services specialist, or family resource center community worker.

    Through a challenging curriculum, rich class discussions, applied learning assignments, field experiences in early childhood settings and guided reflection, our Associate in Early Childhood Education program helps you gain:

    • foundational knowledge of the characteristics, developmental stages and early learning standards for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and children through age eight;
    • understanding of effective practices that honor diverse families, cultures and communities;
    • tools to ensure ethical responsibility, advance equity and provide culturally-responsive environments; and
    • appropriate skills and techniques to support the optimal growth of young children with typical and exceptional abilities and needs.

    Equipped with core knowledge, skills and tools, you’ll be able to create and implement developmentally appropriate, anti-bias curriculum that fosters the development of the whole child. As a Post Associate in ECE graduate, you will be well-prepared to establish authentic relationships with children, families, and early childhood practitioners. You will help young children thrive!

Accreditation

Post University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Post University is licensed by the state of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education.

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