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General

Distance education occurs when a student and an instructor are in different places. Course instruction occurs through online materials, internet, video conferences or by other means.

Learning at your convenience

SCIU students don’t need to stress about our fast-paced world today. They can learn at their own pace.

Supportive learning

Professors provide academic expertise, guidance, and feedback. More than that, our specialists are always available to help with any questions or concerns.

Engaging, practical and fun

The university offers complete degree programs – MBA and bachelor’s – at an extraordinarily low cost so that students can afford to pursue their studies with minimal financial burden. In fact, we offer our programs at a cost lower than almost all other American universities.

Time and location flexibility

SCIU allows you to determine where and when you complete your individual courses and your overall academic program. You may study at work, at home, while traveling — anywhere and anytime. You can adapt your academic program to meet the demands of your schedule.

Progress monitoring charts

SCIU provides real time academic progress. You are able to track your progress, motivate yourselves, and set your own progress goals.

US learning with no travel costs

SCIU provides access to leading business professionals in the U.S. Students have the opportunity to learn from the best professors and business people in the comfort of their own home and to earn their degree from any continent in the world.

Courses are delivered via the Internet in a Learning Management System (LMS). It is important to ensure that your computer has the proper technical requirements prior to registering for a course. The minimum requirements to use this system include the following:
High-speed internet connection – cable, DSL, or wireless
Compatible web browser
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, or
Firefox 3.6 or higher, or
Safari 3.2 or higher, or
Google Chrome
Java 6 – visit http://www.java.com/en/ for a free Java download.

Education has no age limit. You can enter one of our programs as long as you fulfill the minimum educational requirements — a secondary school degree for the Bachelor`s degree program and a Bachelor`s degree for the MBA degree program. In addition, you must demonstrate proficiency in English.

Application

Yes, and you need to submit only one application, which will cover as many programs as you wish to apply to.

SCIU accepts ONLY international students (American students are not accepted), whether those international students live in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Australia, the Middle East, or even in the United States and North America. All international applicants need to submit documents online or by mail at admissions@sciu-edu.org.

Yes, and you need to submit only one application, which will cover as many programs as you wish to apply to.

Absolutely! We want to make applying to SCIU easy for you.

For both the Bachelor’s program and the MBA program, students should submit transcripts of all previous academic work (secondary school transcript for the Bachelor’s program, all university transcripts for the MBA program). In addition, students should be able to demonstrate English language proficiency through test results or other appropriate means.

Copies of educational documents must either be officially certified (attested) by the institution that granted you the documents (i.e., your home university) or legalized. Officially certified copies issued by a USA notary public are also accepted. Translations must be official translations, done either by the awarding institution or an official translator. SCIU Admission team verifies the authenticity of the documents.

You can upload your application materials after registering or you can send the materials by email to SCIU OnLine. Our email address is admissions@sciu-edu.org

We prefer that you send all application materials (transcripts, evidence of English language proficiency) at the same time because it helps us process your application faster, but it is acceptable to send us materials separately. Once we receive an item from you we will start a file under your name.

Because we receive thousands of applications, we do not have the resources to check the arrival of each item before we process it. We process mail in order of arrival; once we have processed your materials, we will send you an e-mail notification. Please be patient as this might take several weeks after we have received your documents. We cannot give you information on whether or not your documents have arrived before we have processed them.

It takes approximately 30 days to verify and approve your documents. It takes the same time, we should note, to evaluate a transcript for possible Transfer Credit.

SCIU provides service via email (admissions@sciu-edu.org). SCIU does not offer face-to-face customer service.
If you have questions about admission requirements, study-related issues, or program-specific matters, please contact us via email at admissions@sciu-edu.org.

You will receive an email from SCIU’s Admission department. The department will seek to respond to you as soon as possible after receiving your transcript(s) and demonstration of your English language proficiency. If the conditions for admission are not met you may have to re-apply again later, though SCIU will work closely with you to facilitate your admission and enrollment as quickly as possible. Above all else, we want to eliminate any obstacles to your admission.

SCIU operates on an open enrollment system — that is, you can apply and begin at any time, assuming you have the required educational degree (secondary school degree for our Bachelor’s program, Bachelor’s degree for our MBA program) and can demonstrate English proficiency. We want you to begin whenever it works best for you. There are no deadlines.

Applying to SCIU is free! On the other hand, transcript evaluation (for purposes of verification and Transfer Credit) costs $149.00.

English Language

Yes, you do need to demonstrate proficiency in reading and writing English. We will determine whether your English is sufficient for one of our programs.

There are different ways of indicating your language skills, depending on the degree program you have selected.
For most programs, you do not need to submit a separate language test result if you have graduated from an educational institution in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia or New Zealand with an education that has been fully completed in English. If you have graduated from an educational institution in other countries, you must demonstrate English language proficiency by successfully passing SCIU’s test. English language skill requirements are a must if you are to complete an SCIU degree successfully.

If you are applying to more than one program and are using the same language test to verify your language skills, SCIU needs to receive your test results only once.

If the language proficiency requirements set by SCIU are not met by the time you intend to enroll in a program, your application will remain incomplete. SCIU does not make exceptions to this policy. Please note, however, that you can re-take the English proficiency test as many times as you wish.

SCIU is in the process of developing an English language program, but such a program is not available at this time (Summer 2017). We recommend that students who need assistance in developing English skills find a program at a local university or an independent agency. Once we develop our own program we will let all SCIU students and prospective students know about it.

Progression

All exams will be online and you have the flexibility to pick the examination dates.

Each exam must be completed within 180 minutes from the start of the exam.

Exams are open book, which means you can use any material you have available.

Your professor will decide whether the discussion forum will be open-ended, in which case you may ask questions or make comments and he or she will respond appropriately, or will be more structured, in which case he or she will guide the discussion with questions/topics. Details about when the forum will be conducted will be supplied to you by the Professor.

We offer a supportive learning environment. SCIU staff are readily available to assist you. Feel free to contact us at any time at Support@sciu-edu.org. Also, students who are also enrolled in your course or courses may be able to assist you with some questions. You can reach them through the course’s Forum.

SCIU provides real time academic progress through your own Progress Monitoring Charts. You are able to track your progress, motivate yourselves, and set your own progress goals.

Since we operate on an open enrollment policy, you may enroll at any time and thus begin at any time. Thus, term dates are irrelevant Beside USA public holidays the rest of the program depends on you

At present (Summer 2019), SCIU does not offer scholarships. Since our tuition is already remarkably low, scholarships are far less pertinent than they might be at universities that charge much higher tuitions. Nevertheless, we intend to implement a scholarship program in the future.

Graduation

Bachelor’s students can graduate in about two years if they proceed at an accelerated pace. Also, if they are awarded Transfer Credit by SCIU (up to 50%} of degree units), the time can be shortened considerably. MBA students can potentially graduate in about 6 months if they proceed at an accelerated pace. And that pace can be accelerated slightly further if students receive Transfer Credit (8 units allowed). In brief, SCIU offers students the opportunity to move to their degrees rapidly and flexibly.

Since SCIU operates on an open enrollment system and also allows students to progress at their own pace (accelerated or some other pace), students receive their degree when THEY finish the program. There are no set dates for program completion.

Anything you want! Actually, we hope that you will use the specific focus of the degree you earn at SCIU to advance within your current career or to pursue a new career path.

Bachelor

We offer Bachelor`s degree programs with the following emphases: Business Administration, Digital Marketing, International Business, Marketing and Communication, Finance and Economics, Entrepreneurship, Tourism Management. Explore full details about Bachelor`s Programs under the “Bachelor’s” tab on our website.

You can apply for Bachelors-level studies if you have a secondary school degree. We will evaluate your eligibility for a specific program. Those who do not yet have a secondary school degree can perhaps get a “high school equivalency” degree. Details of such a degree can be obtained by contacting us.

You must upload a copy of your identification card (license, passport, or other official document) and a copy of your secondary school diploma. In addition, you must demonstrate English proficiency in order to complete our bachelor’s program, which is conducted entirely in English.

Depending on how many credits you achieve through our Transfer Credit Program at your self-paced schedule, you can graduate in a minimum of two years (with considerable Transfer Credit approved) and a maximum of four years or more.

Our program typically takes between two years (again, with considerable Transfer Credit approved) and four years.

Each degree program has a well-considered required curriculum, and a student must complete all courses in that curriculum. Our programs, set up in this way, allow for appropriate content coverage as well as accelerated program completion.

In a joint-degree program, you may be eligible to begin a graduate program in your last year of college, earning both degrees upon graduation.

If you want to purchase a bachelor’s program you have 3 options:

Option 1 – FULL TUITION

This option provides full program tuition at a remarkable low cost. Few universities anywhere in the world can offer a full Bachelor’s Degree at this low cost.

Around $ 4,200

Option 2 – 50% Tuition Reduction until 15 Nov, 2019

This option provides full program tuition at a remarkable low cost, but it also provides a limited-time 50% Tuition reduction. Few universities anywhere in the world can offer a full Bachelor’s Degree at this exceptionally low cost.

Option 3 –  QUARTERLY

This option still provides a full low-cost Bachelor’s Degree but allows for the flexibility of paying in 4 equal installments with a limited-time 50% Tuition reduction.

Flexible payment

Purchase the entire program and enjoy 20{e483246796e4fb39c007e46398e0bf68a0e694442ebf689ff789ef4e845dc17d} discount or purchase each course separately.

MBA

The Master of Business Administration (MBA or M.B.A.) is a master’s degree in business administration (management). The core courses in an MBA program cover various areas of business such as accounting, finance, marketing, etc, in a manner most relevant to management analysis and strategy. Most programs also include elective courses. MBA programs typically require completing nearly twice the amount of credits typically required for degrees that cover some of the same material such as the Master of Science in Business Administration.

You can apply for Masters-level studies if you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an institution of higher education. Master’s studies are usually pursued in the same field as the Bachelor’s studies or one closely related to it. However, it is us who evaluates your eligibility for a specific program.

In some cases, it is possible to apply even if you have not yet graduated. This varies between programs and you should see the website of the relevant programs for more information.

Qualifications such as Higher National Diploma (HND) and Higher National Certificate (HNC) are usually one- or two-year degrees and, as such, not alone sufficient to provide eligibility to Master’s degree programs such as our MBA, where a degree equivalent to a three-year or four-year Bachelor’s degree is the requirement.
If you have upgraded your HND/HNC to a Bachelor’s degree, you may be eligible for Master’s degree programs. In such case, you need to submit your degree certificate and transcript of records for both your HND/HNC and your Bachelor’s degree in order to show your eligibility. If the HND/HNC and Bachelor’s degree were completed in different countries, different country specific requirements may apply.

You must upload a copy of your identification card (license, passport, or other official document) and a copy of your bachelor’s degree transcript from a recognized university. In addition, you must demonstrate English proficiency in order to complete the MBA program, which is conducted entirely in English.

Depending on how many credits you achieve through our Transfer Credit Program at your self-paced schedule, you can earn your Master’s Degree in several months or a few years.

In a joint-degree program, you may be eligible to begin a graduate program in your last year of college, earning both degrees upon graduation.

If you want to purchase a bachelor’s program you have 2 options:

Option 1 – FULL TUITION

This option provides full program tuition at a remarkably low cost. Few universities anywhere in the world can offer a full MBA Degree at this low cost..

3,800 $

Option 2 – 50% Tuition  Reduction until 15 Nov, 2019

This option provides full program tuition at a remarkably low cost, but it also provides a limited-time 50% Tuition reduction. Few universities anywhere in the world can offer a full MBA Degree at this exceptionally low cost.

$ 1900

This option still provides a full low-cost MBA Degree but allows for the flexibility of paying in 2 equal installments with a limited-time

1,050 $

Flexible payment

Purchase the entire program and enjoy 20{e483246796e4fb39c007e46398e0bf68a0e694442ebf689ff789ef4e845dc17d} discount or purchase each course separately.

Transfer Credit

Yes, you can. You must submit a transcript of all work completed at another university, and we will then evaluate what work you have completed in order to determine what Transfer Credit if any, we can award you toward an SCIU degree.

Documents required for Registration:

You must submit a copy of an identification card (license, passport, or other official card/document) and a copy of the appropriate transcript — i.e., secondary school transcript for admission to the bachelor’s program, bachelor’s transcript for admission to the MBA program.or you may earn both degrees after graduation.

Documents required for Transfer Credit program:

You must submit a copy of any transcripts of coursework you completed at the bachelor’s and/or master’s levels if you want SCIU to consider your eligibility for possible Transfer Credit.

SCIU can award up to 8 semester units of credit for the 40-unit MBA program.

For the bachelor’s program SCIU can offer up to 50% Transfer Credit from previously completed work.

In both cases, it should be noted, any credit that is under consideration for transfer must be relevant to the degree program — BA or MBA — to which you are applying.

 

If you are applying for the Bachelor’s degree program and have already received undergraduate credit at another university, you may submit a copy of the transcript from that university and request that we evaluate it to determine how much credit, if any, can be transferred to SCIU toward the degree program you are seeking to enter. The charge for this evaluation is $149.00. Likewise, if you apply for the MBA degree program and have already received master’s level credit from another university that is relevant to the MBA degree requirements, you may submit a copy of the transcript from that university and request that we evaluate it to determine how much credit, if any, can be transferred to SCIU toward the MBA degree. The maximum credit that can be transferred is 8 units (equivalent to 2 4-unit courses). Here too, the charge for evaluation of the transcript is $149.00. See “Transfer Credit” on the “About Us” tab of the SCIU website.

It takes approximately 30 days to verify and approve your documents. It takes the same time, we should note, to evaluate a transcript for possible Transfer Credit.

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