Cottey College in Missouri to Offer Four New Degree Programs

Cottey CollegeCottey College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Nevada, Missouri, has announced that it will offer four new degree programs this fall in an effort to attract more students and boost enrollments. According to the latest, U.S. Department of Education data, there are just over 300 women enrolled at the college.

The new degree programs that will be offered this fall are criminology, women’s studies, organizational leadership, and secondary education. The college is also planning to offer a one-year certificate program in administrative office technology.

Jann Weitzel, president of Cottey College, stated that “with the announcement of the new degrees and a certificate program, we will be able to open our doors to more women who have expressed an interest in these fields. A careful examination of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and discussion with students, faculty and staff led us to choose these degrees based on the needs of the region and the positive job outlook for students.”

Dr. Weitzel became president of Cottey College in 2015. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

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