Lock Haven University Announces Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Completion Program

July 1, 2014-Lock Haven University has recently launched an Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Completion program that will allow students who have “stopped out” the opportunity to complete their degree.

What is the difference between stopping out and dropping out?  Stopping out simply indicates that the student’s education was interrupted, for various reasons, and they could very well have intentions for continuing in the future.  The University is committed to helping those students turn “almost” into “I did!”, and is very excited about this program.  “This is an amazing opportunity for individuals who came so close to realizing their dreams, to turn them into reality,” stated Tyana Lange, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management.  “Students may think attaining their degree is impossible with certain obstacles that they face.  The Interdisciplinary Studies Degree, in addition to General Education credit changes, provides students with much more flexibility and customization, and the time to finish your degree has truly never been better.” 

People with a Bachelor’s degree are more likely to: be employed, have employer-provided health care coverage, make healthier lifestyle choices, move up the socioeconomic ladder, earn 10 times more than someone without, and have more career growth potential. 

Interested in learning more?  Visit www.lhup.edu/complete.html today, or contact Rick Lilla, Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Studies, at 570-484-2463 or via email at rlilla@LHUP.edu.

For more information on Lock Haven University, visit www.LHUP.edu, email admissions@LHUP.edu, or call (570) 484.2011.

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.

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