UH West O‘ahu Degree Programs Available to West Hawai’i Residents

October 31, 2017, 3:32 PM HST
* Updated October 31, 3:53 PM
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Classroom at Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui. Photo by Andrew Richard Hara.

The University Center, West Hawai‘i at Pālamanui will host a Degree Preparation Workshop at the new Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The hour-long workshop will highlight the distance-based bachelor’s degree programs and certificates offered by the University of Hawai‘i at West O‘ahu campus.

UH West O‘ahu academic advisor Janet Duke will discuss:

· Distance-based bachelor’s in Business Administration degree with tracks available in General Business, Accounting, Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism.

· Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration Degree with tracks available in General Public Administration, Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, Health Care Administration, Justice Administration;


· Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Degree with tracks available in: Early Childhood Education, Political Science, and Psychology; as well as the available Certificate Programs.


Duke’s overview of UH West O‘ahu programs will be followed by an overview of all other distance-based degrees (bachelor’s, master, and doctoral levels) available at the University Center, West Hawai’i by educational specialist Carrie Kuwada Phipps.

The University Center, West Hawai‘i delivers over 50 degree and certificate programs from across the 10-campus University of Hawai‘i system. In turn, West Hawai‘i residents can obtain degrees from UH Mānoa, UH Hilo and UH West O‘ahu while living in West Hawai‘i.

The University Center provides the local student support for the distance learning degrees offered through the center.


Attendees will also learn about the steps to move forward; key deadlines; methods of program delivery; what it takes to be a successful distance learning student; and more at the Degree Preparation Workshop.

To attend, RSVP by contacting Carrie Kuwada Phipps, Educational Specialist, at [email protected] or 969-8808.

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