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Welcome, Douglas County School District Employees and Family Members!

Enroll in one of Jones International University’s online programs and receive special benefits!

You and your immediate family members are eligible for special benefits when you become a student at Jones International University® (JIU®),  the first fully accredited online University. JIU and the Douglas County Educational Foundation (DCEF) are excited to support Douglas County School District through a unique academic partnership. You can access high-quality, accredited online programs, each of which is aimed at helping you to further your career. Explore which program may fit with your career or personal goals.

SPECIAL OFFER

for Douglas County School District Staff
Save 40% Off Total Tuition Costs with an Educational Scholarship!*

How Do I Participate?

  • Qualified individuals will submit a statement of interest to the DCEF— see the DCEF websiteCLICK HERE to submit a statement of interest.
  • The DCEF will review submissions and forward a qualified recipient list to JIU.
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted by a JIU Admissions Counselor to complete JIU’s admissions process.
*Educational Scholarship is equivalent to 40% off total tuition costs. It is not applicable to cost of books, supplies or fees.

Special Benefits Include:

  • NEW: 40% Tuition Waiver for staff and immediate family members
  • No Application Fee
  • Complimentary Transcript Fees**
  • A Dedicated Admissions Team To Assist You
** Transcript fees are complimentary only when JIU is able to order transcripts directly from the student’s prior education provider(s).

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To learn about our degree and certificate programs, simply click on the area of study or degree that interest you.

Certificates

A quality online certificate program in Business or Education from JIU will help you to increase your expertise in today’s competitive market without having to commit to a full degree program. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Business Essentials

Learn essential aspects of business management including ethics, economics, managerial accounting and financial management. By completing this online Certificate, you will be one-third of the way toward completing your MBA!

8 months
Less than $9,000
Corporate Financial Management

Learn the pertinent theories, strategies and techniques required for leadership in the corporate finance arena with this graduate certificate program without having to commit to a full degree program.

8 months
Less than $9,000
Health Care Administration Certificate

Step up your management skills to a new level with this master certificate program designed specifically for working professionals in health care who need the latest critical management tools and technological expertise to excel but can’t necessarily commit to a full degree program.

8 months
Less than $9,000
Project Management

Acquire critical management skills to optimize performance throughout any project life cycle with this graduate certificate program’s four highly specialized courses.

8 months
Less than $9,000
e-Learning Technology and Design: Instructional Design ibstpi®

Improve your instructional design practice by learning and applying the International Board Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi®) for instructional design standards within learning communities.

6 months
Less than $5,000
Corporate Training and Knowledge Management: Instructor ibstpi®

Improve your instruction practice by learning and applying the International Board Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi®) for instructor standards within learning communities.

6 months
Less than $5,000
Corporate Training and Knowledge Management: Training Manager ibstpi®

Improve your management practice by learning and applying the International Board Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi®) for training manager standards within learning communities.

6 months
Less than $5,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Doctorate

A quality online doctorate degree program in Education or Business from JIU will allow you to become an expert in your field and provide you with the skill set to advance in your career. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Doctorate of Business Administration

This powerful curriculum is designed to enhance your critical thinking and analytical skills, hone your leadership abilities and develop your expertise in conducting and understanding research, methodology and evaluation.

36 months
Less than $47,000
Doctorate of Education K-12 Education Leadership

This Doctorate of Education degree program will help prepare you to become an influential K-12 leader who is a critical thinker—with exceptional knowledge, skills, and integrity—and who is able to apply theory to the creative and innovative solutions of practical education problems. Designed for those interested in becoming a K-12 school leader, superintendent of schools or K-12 educational researcher.

36 months
Less than $47,000
Doctorate of Education Adult Education Leadership

This Doctorate of Education degree program will help prepare you to become an influential adult education leader who is a critical thinker—with exceptional knowledge, skills and integrity— and who is able to apply theory to the creative and innovative solutions of practical adult education and training problems. Designed for professionals working with adult learners in various organizational settings.

36 months
Less than $47,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Masters

A quality online master’s degree program in Education or Business from JIU will allow you to become a leader in your field with an array of specializations. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Master of Business Administration

Choose from several unique MBA degree program specializations that will give you the competitive edge in today’s tech-oriented, knowledge-based, global economic environment.

24 months
Less than $25,000
Master of Arts in Business Communication

Build on your managerial skills with an emphasis on developing, managing and evaluating communications plans and strategies. Emerge fully prepared for leadership roles in business, industry and non-profit organizations.

24 months
Less than $25,000
Master of Education for Licensed K-12 Educators and Administrators

Enhance your knowledge and skills in the specialization of your choice with this MEd program designed for licensed K-12 educators and administrators.

20 months
Ranges from less than $19,000 to $16,000
Master of Education Leading to Initial Licensure

Designed for educators who are pursuing licensure or certification to become a licensed teacher in K–12 institutions. Emerge as a leader who is ready to transform schools and advance in your career.

24 months
Ranges from less than $23,000 to $19,000
Master of Education for Adult Educators and Administrators

Designed to challenge and compel you to become a successful and influential adult educator. Choose from specializations that align with the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education’s professional standards.

20 months
Less than $16,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Bachelors

A quality online bachelor's degree in Business program from JIU will help you to stay competitive in today’s ever-changing business world. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Acquire advanced management skills and an in-depth knowledge of the specialization of your choice, giving you a competitive edge in your career.

40 months
Less than $57,000
Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Prepare to overcome the complex interpersonal and management challenges in today’s marketplace. JIU’s degree emphasizes creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in communications.

40 months
Less than $57,000
Bachelor of Business Administration (ABM)

Earn your bachelor's degree in less than four years and you’ll be introduced to master's-level coursework. Choose from a variety of specializations and only 8 courses remain if you elect to then pursue your master’s degree.

40 months
Ranges from less than $60,000 to $61,000
Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (ABM)

Complete your accelerated ABM program coursework in less than four years and you’ll be introduced to master's-level coursework. Only 8 courses remain if you elect to then pursue your master’s degree.

40 months
Less than $60,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Associates

A quality online associate’s degree program in Business from JIU will help you to gain a competitive edge if you are ready to pursue a business career or to prepare for a more advanced degree. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Associate of Arts in Business Administration

Acquire business fundamentals, communication skills, creative problem-solving skills, and learn effective strategies that can be put into practice in any corporate environment.

20 months
Less than $29,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Education

JIU’s variety of quality online graduate-level education degree programs will prepare you to become an expert in the education field. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Master of Education for Licensed K-12 Educators and Administrators

Enhance your knowledge and skills in the specialization of your choice with this MEd program designed for licensed K-12 educators and administrators.

20 months
Ranges from less than $19,000 to $16,000
Master of Education Leading to Initial Licensure

Designed for educators who are pursuing licensure or certification to become a licensed teacher in K–12 institutions. Emerge as a leader who is ready to transform schools and advance in your career.

24 months
Ranges from less than $23,000 to $19,000
Master of Education for Adult Educators and Administrators

Designed to challenge and compel you to become a successful and influential adult educator. Choose from specializations that align with the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education’s professional standards.

20 months
Less than $16,000
Doctorate of Education Adult Education Leadership

This Doctorate of Education degree program will help prepare you to become an influential adult education leader who is a critical thinker—with exceptional knowledge, skills and integrity— and who is able to apply theory to the creative and innovative solutions of practical adult education and training problems. Designed for professionals working with adult learners in various organizational settings.

36 months
Less than $47,000
Doctorate of Education K-12 Education Leadership

This Doctorate of Education degree program will help prepare you to become an influential K-12 leader who is a critical thinker—with exceptional knowledge, skills, and integrity—and who is able to apply theory to the creative and innovative solutions of practical education problems. Designed for those interested in becoming a K-12 school leader, superintendent of schools or K-12 educational researcher.

36 months
Less than $47,000
Education Specialist

Prepare for professional practice in various learning environments. Pursue an EdS in order to meet state or professional requirements for career advancement or if you are interested in a program specialization leading to initial principal/administrator licensure in most states.

24 months
Less than $24,000
Graduate Certificate in Education

A quality online certificate program in Education from JIU will help you to increase your expertise in today’s competitive market without having to commit to a full degree program. 

6 months
Less than $5,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Business

A quality online business degree from JIU will allow you to become an expert in your field with specializations to choose from like Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Project Management and more. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Associate of Arts in Business Administration

Acquire business fundamentals, communication skills, creative problem-solving skills, and learn effective strategies that can be put into practice in any corporate environment.

20 months
Less than $29,000
Bachelor of Business Administration

Acquire advanced management skills and an in-depth knowledge of the specialization of your choice, giving you a competitive edge in your career.

40 months
Less than $57,000
Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Prepare to overcome the complex interpersonal and management challenges in today’s marketplace. JIU’s degree emphasizes creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in communications.

40 months
Less than $57,000
Bachelor of Business Administration (ABM)

Earn your bachelor's degree in less than four years and you’ll be introduced to master's-level coursework. Choose from a variety of specializations and only 8 courses remain if you elect to then pursue your master’s degree.

40 months
Ranges from less than $60,000 to $61,000
Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (ABM)

Complete your accelerated ABM program coursework in less than four years and you’ll be introduced to master's-level coursework. Only 8 courses remain if you elect to then pursue your master’s degree.

40 months
Less than $60,000
Master of Business Administration

Choose from several unique MBA degree program specializations that will give you the competitive edge in today’s tech-oriented, knowledge-based, global economic environment.

24 months
Less than $25,000
Master of Arts in Business Communication

Build on your managerial skills with an emphasis on developing, managing and evaluating communications plans and strategies. Emerge fully prepared for leadership roles in business, industry and non-profit organizations.

24 months
Less than $25,000
Doctorate of Business Administration

This powerful curriculum is designed to enhance your critical thinking and analytical skills, hone your leadership abilities and develop your expertise in conducting and understanding research, methodology and evaluation.

36 months
Less than $47,000
Graduate Certificate in Business

A quality online certificate program in Business from JIU will help you to increase your expertise in today's competitive market without having to commit to a full degree program. Choose from Business Essentials, Corporate Financial Management, Health Care Administration and Project Management.

8 months
Less than $9,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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IT

Whether you choose our School of Business or School of Education, a quality online JIU degree or graduate certificate program with a specialization in an IT area will prepare you to become a leader in your chosen field. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Technology Services Management

Move into management in your chosen field with this BBA degree specialization that builds on your existing knowledge by developing key managerial skills. Designed for students who have attained a technical certificate or associate’s degree in a technical area.

40 months
Less than $57,000
Information Security Management - Cyber Security (ABM)

Designed for students with a keen interest in information security yet need a comprehensive bachelor degree program to hone their leadership and business management skills. Uses five specialization courses and a Capstone from the MBA program, giving you a head-start on your master’s degree.

40 months
Ranges from less than $60,000 to $61,000
Information Technology Management (ABM)

This bachelor degree specialization uses four specialization courses from the MBA program, giving you a head-start on your master’s degree. JIU’s exceptional curriculum is enhanced with several highly specialized courses that advance your knowledge of IT and give you the tools to manage all aspects of this important resource.

40 months
Ranges from less than $60,000 to $61,000
Information Security Management - Cyber Security

If you have a keen interest in information security yet need a comprehensive MBA program to hone your leadership and business management skills, this MBA degree program is for you.

24 months
Less than $25,000
Information Technology Management

JIU’s exceptional MBA curriculum is enhanced with several highly specialized courses that advance your knowledge of IT and give you the tools to manage all aspects of this important resource. 

24 months
Less than $25,000
K-12 Instructional Technology

Enhance your knowledge and skills with a K-12 Instructional Technology specialization designed for licensed K-12 educators who want to improve the quality of K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment technology. 

20 months
Ranges from less than $19,000 to $16,000
K-12 Instructional Technology: Teacher Licensure

Emerge as a leader and advance in your career with JIU’s MEd in K-12 Instructional Technology: Teacher Licensure. Designed for educators who are pursuing licensure or certification as a technology teacher.

24 months
Ranges from less than $23,000 to $19,000
e-Learning Technology and Design

Transform online learning and advance in your career with a MEd in e-Learning Technology and Design. Improve the quality of leadership, curriculum, instruction, and assessment within online learning communities. 

20 months
Less than $16,000
e-Learning Technology and Design: Instructional Design ibstpi®

Improve your instructional design practice by learning and applying the International Board Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi®) for instructional design standards within learning communities.

6 months
Less than $5,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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Health Care

A quality online health care degree or graduate certificate program from JIU will help you to become a leader in the health care field, one of today’s fastest-growing industries. Become a part of our unique history and enroll in the 1st fully accredited online university! Register now to learn about a special tuition waiver offered to your organization.

Health Care Management

Gain a competitive edge in the health care industry with this MBA program’s intensive, relevant coursework in effective management, marketing and emerging technologies. Designed for middle- to senior-level health care professionals working in the public, corporate or non-profit sectors.

24 months
Less than $25,000
Health Care Management (ABM)

Gain the leadership skill sets to help you move forward in the health care industry. Study management, telemedicine, emerging technologies and strategies, and how to lead mixed-profession health care teams and strategic management. You’ll also complete 12 credits if you elect to pursue your master’s degree.

40 months
Ranges from less than $60,000 to $61,000
Health Care Management

Expand your horizons and move into management, if you already have an associate’s degree or certification in health care. This Bachelor of Business Administration degree specialization integrates general fundamentals with an expertise in health care administration so that you emerge fully prepared to assume supervisory or management positions.

40 months
Less than $57,000
Health Care Administration Certificate

Step up your management skills to a new level with this master certificate program designed specifically for working professionals in health care who need the latest critical management tools and technological expertise to excel but can’t necessarily commit to a full degree program.

8 months
Less than $9,000

*Estimated Total Tuition Cost includes estimated cost of total tuition, fees, books, supplies and tuition waiver. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of JIU.

**For more information, visit http://www.jiu.edu/state-disclosure.

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