Vail Valley community college looks at 4-year degrees
Vail, CO Colorado
VAIL VALLEY, Colorado – Colorado Mountain College, which has a Vail Valley campus, announced Monday it will seek approval to offer a limited number of four-year degrees.
“This would allow the residents living in our 12,000-square-mile service area to have access to an affordable alternative in higher education, without having to leave home,” said Dr. Stan Jensen, president of the community college.
Colorado Mountain College, which has a campus in Edwards, offers liberal arts and science certificate and associate degree programs, basic and lifelong learning, and customized business training.
The college is considering offering four-year degrees in teacher education, nursing, health services administration, business, hospitality management, resort management and environmental studies.
The college already offers access to selected bachelor’s degrees, using a combination of classes and distance learning.