Special Programs

*Click each program to see important program information and also to see a list of classes within that program that will require physical presence.

Accounting, AS-CT

Accounting majors must obtain a minimum grade of C in each accounting course to receive the A.S. degree in Accounting
  • The following course/s will require your physical presence: ACCT 295 - Individual Income Tax Preparation
See catalog entry for additional information

Funeral Service Education, AS-CT

Students must be admitted to Vincennes University Distance Education - Online Campus. Once admitted to the University, then the student will apply to the FSE program which has a separate admission process. Admission to the FSE program is granted each Fall semester by the Department Chair, Russell Ort. (Students may take general education classes prior to the fall semester that will apply towards the major requirements of the program.)
  • Distance Education students must complete a campus residency that includes up to 2 weeks at the Vincennes Campus to complete activities in the Restorative Art lab and a certification embalming at the campus or other selected sites. (The student is responsible for all expenses for traveling to and from the visit, as well as food and lodging expenses.)
    • The following course/s will require your physical presence: FNRL 250L – Embalming II Laboratory
    This program has specific admissions requirements. See catalog entry for additional information.

General Studies - Technology Apprenticeship Concentration, AS-CT

This program is designed for non-traditional students who have attained Journeyman or equivalent in a skilled trade and wish to fulfill the basic requirements for an Associate degree. The program provides flexibility by allowing students to receive credit for training received through a certified Department of Labor apprenticeship program (7200 hours minimum) or an evaluation conducted by Vincennes University. In addition to these credits, students must complete selected general education courses and fulfill a minimum residency requirement of no less than fifteen credit hours through Vincennes University

Health Information Management, AS-CT

The Health Information Management Program requires that all students submit a criminal history report and a drug screen as instructed and at student's expense. Students should be aware that any previous or current conviction of a crime or current substance abuse may result in ineligibility to be admitted and or/continue in the program. Students are responsible for submitting (at their expense) any required health forms or other documentation required by the University/Professional Practice sites (PPE).
  • The following course/s will require your physical presence: HIMT 190 - Professional Practice, HIMT 240 - Professional Practice II (These course are only available in the Fall and Spring semesters for Distance Ed. students. Students will need to use different clinical sites for HIMT 190 and HIMT 240.)
This program has specific admissions requirements. See catalog entry for additional information.

Homeland Security and Public Safety, BS

Admission into this baccalaureate degree program is contingent on acceptance to Vincennes University and will require approval of the Homeland Security and Public Safety Baccalaureate Degree Department Chair and the Dean of Business and Convergent Technologies.
  • The following course will require your physical presence: HSPS 470: Internship in Public Safety. Additionally, HSPS 415: Intro to Terrorism and HSPS 490: Capstone in HSPS must be take in person if the student resides within 25 miles the Vincennes campus. (Unless an exception is approved by the Department Chair, Professor Lou Caprino)
See catalog entry for additional information

Law Enforcement, AS-CT

This A.S. degree program is designed for students wishing to begin employment immediately upon receiving their degree. This A.S. degree program is designed for students wishing to transfer to a baccalaureate degree institution.
  • The following course/s will require your physical presence: LAWE 270 - Internship in Law Enforcement
See catalog entry for additional information

Nursing, BS

Registered Nurses who have completed an Associate Degree or diploma from a program that is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, formerly NLNAC) may apply for admission to the RN to BSN program.  

Applicants must possess a Registered Nurse license prior to beginning any clinical nursing courses.  With a limited number of positions available, applicants are encouraged to pay attention to posted application deadlines.  Students enrolled in the RN to BSN Program have the option of taking courses full time or part time, but the Program must be completed within 5 years of the first nursing course.   Program start dates include Fall (August) and Spring (January).   
 

RN-BSN Application Process:

1.    Complete the RN-BSN application form.  There is no application fee. Submit the application to vunursing@vinu.edu, fax to 812-888-4550, or mail to the address below.   

Vincennes University
Health Sciences Admission Coordinator
1002 North First Street, Building 14
Vincennes, IN   47591

2.    Have official transcripts sent to vunursing@vinu.edu or mailed to the address below:  

Vincennes University
Health Sciences Admission Coordinator
1002 North First Street, Building 14
Vincennes, IN   47591

3.    Applicants will be notified via email regarding their status after evaluation.    

 

Spring 2018 Application Deadlines
Applications for Spring 2018 are now being accepted.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early as there is limited space available.  No applications for Spring 2018 will be accepted after Friday, January 5, 2018.  Please note that official transcripts must be on file in order for an application to be evaluated.   

Fall  2018 Application Deadlines:
Applications will be accepted beginning January 15, 2018.   Applicants are encouraged to apply early as there is limited space available.  No applications for Fall 2018 will be accepted after Friday, August 17, 2018.  Please note that official transcripts must be on file in order for an application to be evaluated.  

B.S. Nursing Application 2017/2018

Please note that a photo id is required for all distance education students.

 

Contact Information:

Jenny Hooten, BS
Health Sciences Admission & Recruitment Coordinator
(812) 888-4243
jhooten@vinu.edu

Micah Morgan, DNP, RN
RN-BSN Program Chair
(812) 888-5350
mmorgan@vinu.edu

Learn more about the courses required for this major

Pharmacy Technology, AS-CT

The course work will fulfill the Indiana training requirement for Pharmacy Technicians and prepare students to take the National Pharmacy Technician Exam.
  • The following course/s will require your physical presence: PHRM 110 - Dispensing Lab I, PHRM 211 - Dispensing Lab II
See catalog information for additional information

Social Work, AS-T

This program is the first two years of a four-year program and is designed to give students a basic general education background and an introduction to the field of social work. Students should become familiar with the criteria at the specific school to which they wish to transfer.
  • The following course/s will require your physical presence: SOCL 240 - Social Work Practice
See catalog entry for additional information

Technology, BS

Admission into this baccalaureate degree program requires the prospective student to possess an A.S. degree from an accredited institution. Acceptance into this program will be granted through the approval of the Technology Baccalaureate Degree Department Chair and the Dean of Technology.
  • The following course/s will require your physical presence: TECH 310 - Tech Project Applications I, TECH 360 Tech Project Applications II
See catalog entry for additional information

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NOTE: The statements "physical presence" is referring to the following activities: Student Teaching, Internship, Externship, Clinicals, Practicum, or Field Experience. These degrees cannot be offered in states that considered the activities in red a physical presence in the state. Click here to see if your state is eligible: State Authorization

MATH: Students who reside in Knox County, Indiana (including students who live on the Vincennes campus) and are taking any online Math class are required to take their exams in the Updike S.E.M. Learning Lab in room 135 of Updike Hall on the Main VU campus.  This is a Math Department rule. Their number is: 812-888-5774. 

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Vincennes University Online

Vincennes University's Distance Education offers students the opportunity to pursue their education goals without having to spend extended periods of time on a college campus. Over 500 courses are offered through the Distance Education Program, with more than 20 degrees available entirely online. Students who need access to college courses and who need flexibility to accommodate busy schedules find Vincennes University's Distance Education Program to be the answer.

Distance Education Programs of Study

Bachelor of Science

*Homeland Security and Public Safety 7000, B.S.

Nursing - RN to BSN Completion 6001, B.S.

*Technology 8000, B.S.

Technology - Agribusiness Baccalaureate Concentration 8006, B.S. 

Technology - Industrial Development Baccalaureate Concentration 8002, B.S.
Technology - Information Technology Baccalaureate Concentration 8004, B.S.
 

 

Associate in Arts
Behavioral Sciences 1050, A.A.
Behavioral Sciences, Psychology Concentration 1053 A.A.
Behavioral Sciences, Sociology Concentration 1054, A.A.
Liberal Arts - Social Science Concentration 1450, A.A.

 

Associate of Applied Science Career/Tech

*Accounting 5250, A.S. Career/Tech

Business Management 5360, A.S. Career/Tech

Business Office Management Technology 5590, A.S. Career/Tech

Computer Programming Technology 5450, A.S. Career/Tech
*Funeral Service Education 6050, A.S. Career/Tech
General Studies 2250, A.S. Career/Tech
General Studies - Business Studies 5900, A.S. Career/Tech
*General Studies - Technology Apprenticeship 8901, A.S. Career/Tech
*Health Information Management 6150, A.S. Career/Tech 
Law Enforcement 7500, A.S. Career/Tech 
*Pharmacy Technology 4832, A.S. Career/Tech

 

Associate of Science Transfer
Behavioral Sciences 1050, A.S. Transfer
Behavioral Sciences, Psychology Concentration 1053 A.S. Transfer
Behavioral Sciences, Sociology Concentration 1054, A.S. Transfer
Business Administration 5050, A.S. Transfer
Family And Consumer Sciences 2300, A.S. Transfer 
General Studies 2250, A.S. Transfer
Information Technology 5510, A.S. Transfer
Law Enforcement 7500, A.S. Transfer 
Liberal Arts - Social Science Concentration 1450, A.S. Transfer
*Social Work 1500, A.S. Transfer
Supply Chain Logistics Management 5405, A.S. Transfer

 

Certificate of Graduation

Information Technology Certificate 5515, C.G.
Law Enforcement Certificate 7504, C.G.
Pharmacy Technology Certificate 4835, C.G.
Statewide Transfer General Education Core 2260, C.G.

 

Certificates of Program Completion
Banking 5320, C.P.C. 

Behavioral Sciences – Community Rehabilitation 1056, C.P.C.

General Studies, Directed Studies Certificate 2255, C.P.C.

Substance Abuse Certificate 1055, C.P.C.

Supply Chain Logistics Certificate 5403, C.P.C.

 

*All degree requirements are not offered online.

Contact Us

Distance Education

812-888-5900
800-880-7961 (toll-free)
812-888-2054 (fax)
disted@vinu.edu