SHU, JCC@Vo-Tech Partner to Offer Accelerated Business Program

Complete a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Within Three Years


SHU President Sister Peg Albert, OP, PhD, with JCC President Dan Phelan


Siena Heights University (SHU) and JCC@VO-TECH have partnered to offer the Accelerated Business Program. Under this new agreement, students can complete a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration within three years.


The program offers the same courses as a traditional BBA, but in a non-traditional format. The in-class component meets Tuesday evenings and four Saturdays per term, while the online portion provides students optimum flexibility. Additionally, faculty will work with students to create common learning experiences across courses. Students will earn 90 credits from JCC and 30 credits from SHU. There also is financial aid available to qualifying students.


“We are pleased to be partnering with JCC@Vo-Tech,” said Siena Heights University President Sister Peg Albert, OP, PhD. “Siena Heights tries to collaborate as much as possible, and this is a partnership that will benefit both institutions, as well as the community.”


This is a cohort experience geared towards working adults and non-traditional students. Students can bring in up to two courses of prior college coursework.


Siena Heights and JCC will conduct an informational open house from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at JCC @ VO-TECH campus located at located at 1376 N. Main Street, Adrian. For more information or for an Accelerated Business Program brochure, call SHU at 517-264-7180 or visit

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