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HE6250 - Student Retention and Learner Services - 4.5 Credits

This course will focus on techniques utilized in student retention. It will examine procedures and programs in traditional and for-profit institutions, paying particular attention to retention methods for for-profit institutions and the online student. Students will research current retention programs. Case studies will be used to increase the knowledge base. Topics will include student types and their varying needs, the differences between persistence and retention, risk factors that impact retention, and planning to improve retention.

Prerequisite: MT6700 and MT6200