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Shaw University Adult Degree Program

Adult Degree Program

Welcome to Shaw University and thank you for your interest in our Adult Degree Program. 

Shaw University offers undergraduate programming tailored to the unique needs of adult learners.

For over 50 years, Shaw University has been a leader in offering innovative undergraduate degree programs for adult learners designed with one objective in mind: helping you succeed in college! At Shaw University, busy adults, working professionals, veterans, and transfer students can advance their careers, gain skills necessary to change jobs, or vastly enrich their personal lives through part-time or full-time studies.

Our Adult Degree Program offers busy adults the flexibility to start classes anytime throughout the year. Each adult learner will work with the Adult Degree Program Team to assist you with all your questions regarding admissions, advising, financial aid, career services, internships, and academic support services. The Shaw Adult Degree Program offers busy adults a combination of face-to-face and online classes so that you have a choice in course options that work best for your schedule, preferences, and learning style.   

Program Features  

**North Carolina Community College graduates (A.A. and A.S.) are admitted with Junior standing. Shaw will accept up to seventy (70) credits from specified A.A.S. programs for completed courses with a final course grade of “C” or better.**

Majors Offered

Majors Offered in a 6 or 8 Week Format

Majors Offered in a Traditional Semester Format