The Regents Bachelor of Arts Program (RBA) helps meet the needs of adult students who are returning to college with varying combinations of college credits, work experiences and training.
Their goal is simple, straightforward and to the point: RBA students want – and need – to finish something they may have started years ago.
While motives may be stated as personal fulfillment, career enhancement, promises made, or role modeling, the common factor is “I want to earn my college degree.”
Some students join the program for the pure enjoyment of learning while others are more pragmatic in the knowledge that college graduates earn significantly more than those with only a high school diploma.
There is considerable flexibility in the RBA program. Students can structure their courses to meet personal goals or their next career objective. It is also important to note that the continued growth and availability of Marshall University‘s online courses may allow a student to complete the entire RBA degree on-line.
For students who prefer to be in class, the Mid-Ohio Valley Center in Mason County and the Teay’s Valley Center in Putnam County offer nearby places for many to take courses. We have students completing the degree without setting foot in Huntington. We are eager to meet with potential students to explain the program in detail.
Our staff has many years of experience working with non-traditional students in the RBA program. We are located in Laidley Hall at the east end of campus, on the first floor. Please stop by our office or give us a call to learn how the RBA program can help you finish what you started!
Mr. Andrew Gooding, Director
Laidley Hall 140
Ms. Jerri Clagg, Academic Advisor
Laidley Hall 128
Ms. Rita Spears, Academic Advisor
Laidley Hall 126