Miller-Motte College (MMC) began in 1916 when Judge Leon Motte founded a training center for courtroom stenographers in Wilmington, North Carolina. Through the years the College expanded as it merged with Phillips Business College in Virginia. Today, the private, for-profit MMC has seventeen campuses across North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Mississippi and Virginia. MMC is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. In addition, the Medical Assisting and Surgical Technology programs in select campuses of North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. MMC is also certified/licensed to operate its extended campuses in South Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia.
Miller-Motte College offers the following Associate’s of Applied Science online degree programs:
- Accounting Degree
- Criminal Justice Degree
- Electronic Medical Records
- Management Degree
- Microcomputer Applications Degree
- Paralegal Degree
The School also offers four Bachelor’s of Science online degree programs:
- Allied Health Management Degree
- Business Administration Degree
- Criminal Justice Degree
- Nursing Degree
Bachelor’s degrees are typically four year programs, however for students already possessing an Associate’s degree, the Allied Health Management and Business Administration Bachelor’s degrees can be completed in a two year time frame. In addition, the Nursing degree assists Registered Nurses in their pursuit of a Bachelor of Science degree.
The admissions process differs at various Miller-Motte campus locations. MMC requests that each student contact an admission representative for guidance through the application process, and to discuss financial aid benefits and tuition costs and fees, as well as ensuring all criteria for the admissions process is met. General requirements include:
- a high school diploma or GED equivalency with documentation/transcripts
- an interview with an admissions representative
- a minimum grade of 15 on the Wonderlic assessment
- complete math and English assessments
- students must be beyond the age of compulsory high school attendance.
Students holding an Associate’s degree or higher will not be required to submit an entrance evaluation. In addition, Miller-Motte recognizes credit through eligible prior learning and work experience, including transfer credits, CLEP, DSST, and the Excelsior College Examinations. Miller-Motte also evaluates and awards academic credit based on prior military training and experience according to the standards of the ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services.
Miller-Motte College provides various mechanisms in support of online studies. Counseling services and advisors are available to answer questions, as well as offer guidance about career and vocational decisions. In addition, an online tutoring system provides test prep support and links to academic resources. And students can stay connected via social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Tuition is degree-specific and varies among campus locations. Based on the Wilmington, NC student catalog, tuition for MMC's online Associate’s degrees is $265 per credit hour. Bachelor’s degrees cost $300 per credit hour and eligible military personnel benefit from a discounted tuition for online programs of $167 per credit hour.
Aid is available at the federal and state level, but specifics, again, depend upon campus location. Campus offices will assist students and military personnel in securing available benefits. Students desiring financial aid must complete the Application for Financial Aid and an Application for Federal Student Aid to submit along with other required documentation, such as tax returns, to the Director of Financial Aid. Aid includes:
- Unsubsidized/Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans
- Unsubsidized/Subsidized Direct Stafford Loans
- Federal Perkins Loans
- Federal Parent (PLUS) Loans
- Direct PLUS Loans
- Federal Pell Grants for which a Return of funds is required
- Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grants for which a Return of funds is required
In addition, Miller-Motte supports the furthering educational goals of qualifying veterans, military personnel, and their families through partnerships with Tuition Assistance and the Post 9-11 GI Bill.
Sector Of Institution:Private for-profit, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:N/A
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