Adult Professional Studies Catalog - General Information | Judson University Christian College

Center for Adult Professional Studies Catalog 2014-2015

Dr. David Cook, Interim Dean

Program Directors

Timothy Carlson, Dr. Rani Mathai, Jennifer Mattingly, Dr. Teri Stein , Dr. Susan Wesner

Overview of this Catalog

This catalog contains descriptions of programs and courses in effect for the period for which it is issued. The university reserves the right to revise information, requirements, charges or regulations at any time. Such changes will be announced through periodic university publications, advisors, or subsequent catalogs. This catalog, published by Judson University, is intended to give an accurate description of university programs and services for the years indicated. However, the information is subject to change without notice. This catalog is for informational purposes and does not constitute a contract.

Mission, Purpose, and Goals

Mission Statement

You are the salt of the earth...You are the light of the world. (Matt. 5:13-14)

The mission of the School of Leadership and Business is based on Matthew 5:13-14 and we desire to develop effective leaders by applying our core values:

  • God's Word is our foundation
  • Real-world application of theory is our educational practice
  • Lifelong learning is our expectation
  • Student-focused learning is our commitment
  • Being salt and light is our aspiration

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the programs within the Center for Adult Professional Studies is to provide adult learners a faith-integrative environment in which to achieve their educational and career goals. Programs are designed to be academically rigorous, flexible, convenient, accelerated, and accessible.


The Center for Adult and Professional Studies is committed to providing high quality, Christian-based education clearly delineating a relationship with Jesus Christ. This is accomplished in a supportive environment through a variety of programs that meet the needs of adult learners.

Programs offered through the Center foster:

Cognitive Skill Development

  1. Theory-based, practical, relevant curriculum
  2. Critical reading, writing, and thinking skills
  3. Appreciation of culture---both one's own and others'
  4. Preparation for academic work at the graduate level
  5. In-depth study in a major field

Life Skill Development:

  1. Ethical growth and behavior
  2. Oral and written communication skills
  3. Effective use of technology
  4. Lifelong learning
  5. Collaborative learning

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Registrar Office Staff

Virginia L. Guth
Associate Vice President for Student Success/University Registrar


Maria L. Aguirre
Assistant to the Registrar
Graduate Programs
Study Abroad Programs


Heather Johnson
Assistant Registrar
Adult Programs


Susan J. Kunze
Assistant to the Registrar
Traditional Programs


Erika Miller
Student Records
Transcript Ordering
Enrollment Verifications


Kirsten Olson
Transfer Student Director


Jill A. Hargis
Graduation Auditor

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