Academics

 

Academic excellence that creates a pathway to your success

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Academic Programs

Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.

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Accreditation

As a proud, state university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), TROY continues to provide students with top-notch instruction and valuable degree options. Because of this accreditation, TROY awards its students associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees. But our achievements don’t stop there.

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Rankings & Points of Pride

Each year, TROY gains the attention of national and international publications and organizations that highlight the University’s stellar achievements and academic offerings. From The Princeton Review to U.S. News and World Report, this comprehensive listing will show you how TROY is recognized in important areas such as accessibility, affordability, academic programs and commitment to our nation’s military men and women and their families.

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Colleges and Schools

Troy University has five colleges that prepare our students to excel in their careers and in life. We offer more than 260 internationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs. Our expert professors provide individual attention in a supportive setting where classes have an average student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1.

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Academic Calendar

At TROY, we understand how difficult it is to balance work, family, and your education. That is why our online, in-class, or blended programs give you the choice to learn when and how it is best for you. As a TROY student you have the flexibility of taking your classes online, in the classroom, or both. As a TROY student you will be able to take your classes at any of our locations, including online. TROY offers a variety of online undergraduate degrees, as well as, evening classes at our Montgomery, Dothan, and Phenix City Campuses.

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Academic Resources

Whether you are a first-time freshman or an adult returning to school, Troy University has a broad range of academic and professional support services and resources to help you achieve more than you ever thought possible.

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 Academic Catalogs

Assigned to every new TROY student upon their first semester of study, TROY academic catalogs serve as a roadmap to success for students across all disciplines. Within its pages, each year’s catalog outlines degree program maps, academic requirements, TROY standards, regulations, expectations and much more. Find your catalog today.

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Graduation

FastTrack One-Year Master's 

If your career needs an energy shot, a Troy University one-year fast track graduate program may be right for you! With one of our fast track programs, you can get the professional boost you’re looking for in communication, business, education, social work or criminal justice.

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Honors Program

TROY's Honors Program offers the academically superior students a specially designed program within a supportive community that fosters creative thinking, intellectual development and social responsibility. This enhanced program is designed to provide a balance of common experience and flexibility addresses to individual achievement, as well as a comprehensive framework on which to build disciplinary studies.

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General Studies

The General Studies program is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to become effective communicators and critical thinkers who can speak, read, write and compute effectively. These skills represent those attributes essential for student academic and professional success. The General Studies program is divided into five separate areas:  English Composition, Humanities/Fine Arts, Mathematics and Sciences, History/Social/Behavioral Sciences, and Pre-professional/Majors/Elective courses.

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad provides both faculty and students quality-learning experiences that increase students' knowledge on an array of issues, advances their critical thinking, tolerance, and understanding of cultural diversity. Studying abroad helps students to gain international awareness, global competency, and to better compete in the worldwide job market. 

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Research

TROY is committed to academic excellence and the pursuit of research to prepare students for a competitive global marketplace. Expert faculty are leading the charge to bring advanced solutions and discovery for tomorrow's students. TROY is committed to offering a world-class learning environment through top-ranked academics, internationalization and research..

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Continuing Education

Whether your interests are in personal or professional development or both, Troy University offers a variety of continuing education programs at affordable rates. More than 20,000 people have taken continuing education courses from TROY in subjects ranging from business, healthcare, information technology, insurance, languages, legal studies and teaching to art, genealogy, music and more.

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Honors Convocation

TROY celebrates some of its best and brightest through its annual Honors Convocation. This annual ceremony allows the University to publicly acknowledge the achievements of newly inducted honor society members as well as celebrate exceptional students within each academic department. Outstanding members of TROY’s faculty and staff are also recognized during this event.

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