Beckfield College is a degree granting institution for higher education dedicated to preparing learners for relevant professional, technical and business careers in a diverse, ethical, student centered environment. The college’s history dates not much long back as it opened its doors for the first time in 1984 as Educational Services Center started by Dr. Harry L. Beck to serve the need he saw in the community for individuals who wanted personalized career training outside of the traditional setting. The campuses are located in Florence, Kentucky and Tri-County Cincinnati, Ohio and online. Beckfield College was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in May 1989 with the sole purpose of providing higher education and technical training to those who demonstrated the ability to benefit from such education and training. Beckfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Beckfield is a hands-on college committed to the pursuit of excellence through effectiveness, innovation and accountability and dedicated to providing quality education in a friendly, student-centered atmosphere with individual attention to the needs of students also offering externships and other learning opportunities.
The college offers degrees at the in Associate, Diploma, Bachleor’s, Certificate and Baccalaureate levels. The academics offered by the college include Diploma in Chiropractic Assisting, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Massage Therapy, Medical Office Technology, Personal Training and Practical Nursing (LPN upon licensure). The Associate Degree can be achieved in Nursing (LPN & RN upon licensure), Nursing (RN upon licensure), Business Administration, Computer Network Administration, Hospitality Administration, Hotel Restaurant Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Advanced Personal Training, Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, Medical Massage Therapy and Criminal Justice. The certificate programs for specific skill development and immediate employment upon completion are given at the post Baccalaureate level for Paralegal Studies. Similarly, the Bachelor’s Degree can be obtained in in Paralegal Studies, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Health Care Management & Technology. It also has. In addition to that, Beckfiled College also offers a variety of online programs and courses in nursing, business, criminal justice and allied health for students who do not have the luxury of attending college in the traditional manner. Online programs at Beckfield College combine the best aspects of a small campus environment with online convenience and consist of Diploma: Medical Office Technology, Associate of Applied Science, Business Administration, Associate of Applied Science, Health Information Technology, Associate of Applied Science, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Associate of Applied Science, Human Resources, Associate of Applied Science, Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science: Nursing – RN to BSN.
Beckfield College not only provides quality education but also ensures that the students enjoy their student life, no matter how brief it is, for academic, personal, and professional development of the students. The college encourages students to take part in numerous co-curricular and social options that enhance the overall educational experience. For this, Beckfield College has several recognized clubs and organizations. Beckfield College provides career services which assist students in the areas of career advising, preparation and planning through Job Search Assistance, Resume Development and Critiquing
Professional Development Training, Interviewing Coaching, Personalized Career Planning Sessions and On-Campus Hiring Fairs and Career Days. It also offers the students the opportunity to participate in individual recruitment events and exposure to national and local companies which allow students to connect with prospective employers for externships and full-time positions. Similarly, the Student services help overcome academic obstacles, figure out a better work/ life balance, balance their budget or master study skills, connect with community and/or counseling resources and all services. Beckfield College also provides transportation, housing and childcare services. In addition to its affordable fees, Beckfield College also provides various financial aid opportunities which keep it within the reach of every qualified student. The financial aid may be offered in many forms such as Federal Student Loans and Grants, Federal Direct Loan Program (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students -PLUS loans) State Grants and Scholarships (CAP and KEES), Veteran’s Benefits, Workforce Investment Act, alternative Loans and many others.
Beckfield College in Florence, Kentucky has a campus located off I-75/71 and the Turfway Park exit in Northern Kentucky and the Beckfield College in Tri-County Cincinnati, Ohio has a campus that’s located off I-275 and the Route 4 exit in Springdale. The college welcomes students not only from all over the state but from the whole wide world as well. Beckfield College promotes equal opportunity for all potential and current students and employees not discriminating against any individual on the basis of sex, race, national origin, color, political affiliation, religion, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. With so much to offer and that too at a reasonable price, Beckfield College has been one of the most sought after universities in recent times. 30 years after its establishment, the college has grown and improved with more program offerings, further expansion into the community, and continued focus on evolving to meet both the student’s and community’s educational needs. The college boasts of its faculty and staff committed to the success of each and every student, academics and class schedules structured to meet the needs of diverse student body and Student and Career Services committed to providing a positive and successful experience so that the students commit to their education and remain motivated through graduation and beyond. The college’s website contains detailed and current information and can also be found on popular social media sites.