Augusta University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (4)
Small campus, mostly commuters. Graduate program was rigorous, but very useful with skill development.
Georgia Regents University HIM baccalaureate degree fully prepares students for entry into the HIM area. It is 100% online so sometimes there is a disconnect between fully comprehending the course due to the typical delayed question-and-answer process. The faculty are experts in their respective fields, but due to the nuances of online instruction, cannot respond rapidly to questions about material. It is not the fault of the faculty, it is merely the product of online instruction. As a full-time employee, the only way I could achieve a baccalaureate degree was through an online program, but I was paying out of pocket and felt that I was not always getting the same instruction if I had been fortunate enough to be in the classroom. The missed opportunity to ask a question about a topic left me desiring more out of the course.
The dental hygiene program was hard but very good. I was well educated and skilled when I graduated and ready for my first job. They required we to make an 80 or above on all our hygiene exams. This was very good due to the fact we had to pass the national board with a 75 or greater to be able to practice as a dental hygienist.
The staff and instructors at the school are helpful in assisting with all challenges that occur during registration, applying for financial aid, technical issues if taking online classes, networking, and etc. The instructors work very hard to engage the online student in the program. Site visits, internships, team projects, and practicums are the best working and networking experiences. The online program is structured, very hard work, but well worth the challenges.