University description (as per official university website)
Ottawa University is proud of its heritage and rich history.
Ottawa University Mission
The mission of Ottawa University is to provide the highest quality liberal arts and professional education in a caring, Christ-centered community of grace which integrates faith, learning and life. The University serves students of traditional age, adult learners and organizations through undergraduate and graduate programs.
Ottawa University has been providing students a quality liberal arts education in a Christian environment since 1865.
A Bachelor of Arts degree is offered in over 18 majors with multiple emphasis areas available.
Small classes provide students with personalized attention in a caring environment. Our average class size is 20 with a 17:1 faculty/student ratio.
Full-time faculty advisors provide students with academic and career guidance. Our faculty are experts in their field with practical, professional experience.
Academic Programs at Ottawa University
* Bachelor's Degree Programs
Health Care Management
Information Technology Systems
Management of Computer Services
Police Science/Law Enforcement Administration
* Master's Degree Programs
* Certificate Programs:
- Undergraduate certificates:
Health Care Management
Human Resource Management
Long-Term Care Administration
- Graduate Level Certificates
Behavioral Health Counseling
Bilingual Education / ESL
Community College Counseling
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Employee Assistance and University Student Counseling
Expressive Arts Therapy
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Management
Leadership and Management
Marriage and Family Therapy
Marriage and Family Child Therapy
Montessori Early Child
Organizational Change Management
Professional Counseling Management
School Guidance Counseling
Special Education / Cross-Categorical
Substance Abuse Counseling
Treatment of Trauma, Abuse and Deprivation
Ottawa University participates in a variety of financial aid programs, including generous scholarship programs, federal grants and loans to assist students in obtaining the necessary funds to go to attend college. Generally speaking, there are four primary types of financial assistance available:
Grants, including the Federal PELL Grant program awarded on an annual basis.
Loans are available to students through both federal and private-lending programs.
Institutional scholarships awarded by individual colleges and universities.
Additional Sources of Aid such as veteran's benefits, employer reimbursement and local scholarship programs.