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Herzing University    
 
    
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
September 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Additional Information



Accommodations for the Disabled

It is the policy of Herzing University to comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of their disability. The ADA provides, in part, that qualified individuals with disabilities shall not be excluded from participating in or be denied the benefits of any program, service, or activity offered by the University. The ADA requires that all programs, services, and activities, when viewed in their entirety, be readily accessible to, and usable by, qualified individuals with disabilities. Students with disabilities who wish to request an accommodation under the ADA should contact their campus ADA Accommodations Coordinator, who serves as the disability coordinator for the campus.

Accuracy of Information Statement

The Herzing University Catalog is the official policy of the University. Students should seek clarification from the catalog if they are told or read any information inconsistent or contradictory with the official policy of the catalog. Only those policies in the official Herzing University Catalog are binding on the institution and student.

Advisory Boards

Advisory boards at each Herzing University campus have been established to provide input on curriculum content. Members of the advisory boards are professionals and faculty from a variety of businesses and institutions. Their input and recommendations help ensure Herzing University offers educational programs that correspond with the skills and training required in today’s competitive job market.

Approvals

The University has the following authorizations or approvals:

  • Authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students
  • Approved for the training of veterans (not all programs are approved at all locations)
  • Approved for the training of vocational rehabilitation students

Changes to this Catalog

Herzing University is committed to offering students a robust, current, and relevant curriculum. Curriculum, policies, and other matters discussed herein are subject to change at the discretion of the University. However, curriculum will not be changed to require existing students to take more credits to graduate than their original degree program, unless required by accreditation, state agencies, or other regulatory bodies. In this case, the University will ensure there is no adverse financial impact on the student. Changes will be reflected in an addendum to this catalog and will then be considered an integral part of this publication.

Facilities

Akron Campus

The Akron Campus occupies 34,000 square feet with newly remodeled instructional rooms consisting of classrooms, large lecture halls, computer labs, medical labs, dental labs, nursing labs, a learning commons, student lounges, administrative offices, and faculty office areas. The average lecture class size is 30, and the average lab class size is from 8 to 30 students per instructor.

Atlanta Campus

Herzing University is located in the heart of Buckhead and the Atlanta financial district, offering opportunities for students to interact with business professionals. Herzing University occupies an 18,000-square-foot facility adjacent to the Lenox Mall with computer laboratories, an electronics laboratory, an allied health laboratory, a learning commons, a student lounge, lecture rooms, and administrative offices. Average class size is 20 to 30.

Birmingham Campus

Herzing University occupies a 40,000-square-foot office building that it acquired in 1994 and completely refurbished to meet its needs for a modern educational center. The university has 14 classrooms, including six computer labs and two electronics labs. It also has a learning commons, several break areas, a reception area, and administration and admissions offices. The average class size is approximately 20 to 30 students.

Brookfield Campus

The Brookfield Campus of Herzing University opened in 2010. The campus boasts modern classrooms, computer labs, student study areas and state-of-the-industry medical, science, massage, and nursing labs to simulate real-world experiences. Located on South Executive Drive near Brookfield Square Mall, the 13,000-square-foot campus, with a comfortable and open learning environment, has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a nature conservancy. The campus is easily accessible by car and mass transit and offers free parking.

Kenosha Campus

Herzing University is located in a 14,000-square-foot building at the corner of 39th Avenue and Washington Road in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In addition to modern classrooms, the building provides a learning commons; computer, science and healthcare labs; and student services facilities for admissions, registration, financial aid and career development services.

Madison Campus

Herzing University occupies a 40,000-square-foot facility specifically designed for the technological and allied health programs offered, including design, nursing labs, and a computer commons. This facility is located in a newly-developed technical and business park. The centrally positioned, glassed-in learning commons provides a sense of openness and easy access. Average class size is 20 to 25; lecture size is 15 to 60.

Minneapolis Campus

Herzing University occupies a 25,000-square-foot building containing classrooms, computer, medical, and dental labs, a learning commons, student lounge, and administrative offices. Labs and classrooms are designed to facilitate the learning process with hands-on instruction. The average lecture class size is 25 but can be as high as 50, and the average lab class size is from 6 to 30 students per instructor.

New Orleans Campus

Herzing University is located in the Metairie/Kenner area of the city. Remodeled in 2010, the University presently occupies 17,000 square feet with classrooms, labs, a break room, a learning commons, and faculty and administrative offices. Laboratories and classrooms have been designed to facilitate the learning experience with hands-on instruction on state-of-the-industry equipment. Average class size is 20 students or less.

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

The Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University is a 10,000-square-foot facility containing instructional classrooms, private therapy rooms, a spa room, a hydrotherapy room, and administrative offices. The massage clinic classroom is equipped with a variety of massage tables and massage chairs.

Orlando Campus

Herzing University is located at 1865 SR 436 in Winter Park and occupies 33,600 square feet in a campus atmosphere. There are classrooms, computer labs, a fully simulated nursing lab, a student lounge, a learning commons, and related administrative offices included in the facility. The average class size is 25 or fewer students, with a maximum of 40 students.

Toledo Campus

Herzing University occupies a 17,000-square-foot building that was remodeled in 2008. The building is designed to facilitate the learning process. In addition to a large learning commons, a wireless network, and modern classrooms, the facility offers a comfortable student lounge and is easily accessible by car and mass transit.

Library Resources and Services

Herzing University students have 24/7 access to electronic library resources including professional and academic journals, magazines, images, e-books, newspapers, and multimedia via an Internet connection at home or on-campus.

Herzing students have access to virtual library support services over 68 hours per week. A team of librarians is available to help students identify appropriate library resources to complete research projects. Hours of availability for the virtual reference services are Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm CT; and Sunday from Noon to 8 pm CT. Librarians also check for email and voice messages on Saturday afternoons and respond after 2 pm.

Librarians may be reached by telephone, email and/or chat.

Additionally, campuses maintain supplemental physical library collections that may include books, periodicals, and multimedia. The Learning Commons serves as the location for the library collection and computer workstations. Hours of operation vary by campus. Please check your local campus for a posting of the Learning Commons hours.

Memberships

The University holds memberships in the following organizations:

  • Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society Alpha Omega Chapter
  • Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Service Members Opportunity College
  • State Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • State College Placement Associations
  • State Private School Associations
  • University Continuing Education Association

Program Offerings and Disclosure

Not all of Herzing University’s programs are offered at all campuses. Further, there are substantial differences in some programs from campus to campus including, but not limited to, programmatic accreditation, a pathway to licensing and other program characteristics. Students should independently investigate and ensure that the program they desire is offered on the campus they intend to enroll in and has the instructional delivery format and potential outcome they desire. Students should rely only on the written official catalog for accurate information.

Research Support - Institutional Research Board (IRB) Protection of Human Research Subjects and Their Information

U.S. federal laws require all organizations that conduct human research or serve as sites for human research to be responsible for research oversight and the protection of all human subjects and their private information. This oversight is provided by Herzing University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), which includes membership of both scientific and non-scientific researchers, along with at least one community member.

Herzing University’s IRB is charged with providing oversight and support for all research conducted at the university or under guidance or other support from university students, faculty, and staff; and where human subjects and/or their information is a part of the research protocol. The IRB uses principles established in the Belmont Report, which established ethical guidelines for the protection of human subjects in research studies. The university’s IRB processes have been established in order to protect the rights, privacy, and welfare of all human research subjects and their private information.

By policy, all research, whether or not that research is part of a course or program requirement that involves human subjects or their private information and is conducted at Herzing University, or with University support at any external site, must be submitted to the IRB for approval prior to commencement of any such research. Herzing University’s IRB oversight extends to anyone, regardless of affiliation, who wishes to conduct research at any University location or with any set or subset of Herzing University students, faculty or staff or their private information.

The Herzing University IRB may approve, modify, or discontinue a research protocol because of the risk to human subjects or their information. By providing this support, the IRB also serves to protect the researcher(s) by assuring that the protocol addresses important protections before the research begins as well as continued oversight during the data collection phase of the study. Full information on submitting proposed studies to Herzing University’s IRB may be found on the Herzing University website at www.herzing.edu.