Hodges University, formerly known as International College, is a leading post-graduate degree awarding institution situated in Naples, Florida. The university was founded in 1990 as International College, but the name was later changed to honor the donation of one of the oldest residents of the Naples community and a life-long supporter of Hodges University. The University provides students with the flexibility to learn from the comfort of their homes, but in most cases, students prefer to enroll in traditional on-campus educational programs.
Degree Programs Offered
Hodges University offers a large number of associate’s, bachelor’s, and graduate degree programs through its two campuses and various learning sites spread across Florida. In addition to these programs, the university also offers specialized English language programs for non-native speakers of the language, and also provides classes in lifelong learning education through the Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning.
University Schools and Departments
Hodges University has four dedicated schools namely the Johnson School of Business, the School of Allied Health, the School of Professional Studies, and the School of Technology. The university through its four specialist schools aims to provide quality undergraduate and graduate post-secondary qualifications in diverse fields. These educational qualifications can be obtained via the new age distance learning method or in traditional way, by attending on-campus classroom based lectures.
Certification Status and Campus Information
Hodges University is an officially recognized and certified degree awarding institution registered under the charter of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Under the charter, the university is allowed to administer and award associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the state of Florida. The university currently has over twenty-seven hundred students enrolled in one of its on-campus and distance learning degree programs, offered through its two campuses located in Naples and Ft. Myers, Florida. The university also runs multiple learning institutes in areas such as New Port Richey, Brooksville, and Dade City in Florida.