Founded in 1982, Southwest University offers a number of non-regionally accredited master’s degrees in management, organizational management, business administration, and criminal justice. They charge $795 per course and also require incarcerated students to pay a $75 application fee and a $200 registration fee. Incarcerated students have 10 weeks to complete each correspondence course. All courses are paper-based.
Southwest University also offers correspondence courses to prisoners at the undergraduate level.
Accreditation: Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Tuition: $795 per course (plus one-time application, registration, and graduation fee)
Payment Plan: Monthly plan available interest-free
Textbooks: Not included in Tuition
Transfer: Students can transfer up to 9 semester hours for the master’s degree
Time Limit: 5-6 weeks is the average; 10 weeks allowed
Degrees: Master of Arts in Management; Master of Arts in Organizational Management; Master of Business Administration (MBA); MBA Management; MBA Organizational Management; Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Course Categories: Accounting; Business; Criminal Justice; Economics; Finance; Human Resource Management; Management; Managerial Business Administration; Marketing; Organizational
Course Delivery: Paper-based
Media Component: None
Catalog: 80-page catalog (2013)
Application Fee: $75
Comments: $200 registration fee. There is also an honors program and honor society.
Other Sections: Undergraduate