Course Assessment – COA-PL-0411

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Course Assessment Assessment All ABTU courses must include a core assessment that measures the course’s Core Learning Outcomes and competencies. The purpose of the assessment is to verify that the learning outcomes have been achieved and to what extent they have been met. For each course, the core assessment is performed online on a weekly… Read more »

Complaint Resolution

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American Business & Technology University adheres to the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education, the Missouri Department of Higher Education, the United States Department of Education, and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission’s rules, regulations, and procedures regarding complaint resolution. ABTU defines a complaint, in accordance with DEAC Policy as a notification of dissatisfaction with ABTU… Read more »

Payment of Tuition

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ABTU invoices students at the start of each 16 week semester or 300 clock hour payment period. Students will either have a funding source that pays for the semester or payment period in full or the student will have agreed to an institutional loan for their program using Tuition Options. ABTU Student Accounts will review… Read more »

Campus Security

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Campus Security We are committed to a safe and secure campus facility for all students, employees, faculty, staff, and visitors both within our online education system and the physical buildings. Our campus and classrooms are located on the world wide web; however, we have a main administrative campus at 1018 St. Maartens Dr, St. Joseph,… Read more »

Course Materials

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Filed under General University Policies Course Materials As a part of the total cost, ABTU will provide all of the textbooks, software, and resources needed to successfully complete a chosen program with ABTU. In an effort to be environmentally friendly, reduce costs, and expose students to, and encourage new technologies, eBooks will be provided for each… Read more »

Arbitration Agreement – ARB-PL-0211

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Arbitration Agreement By signing an Enrollment Agreement, the student agrees that any dispute arising from his or her enrollment at American Business & Technology University, no matter how described, pleaded, or styled, shall be resolved by binding arbitration under the substantive and procedural requirements of the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by the American Arbitration Association… Read more »

Appeals Process

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Appeals If a student is not satisfied with a decision the school has made, he or she has the right to appeal the decision. There are three (3) categories that an appeal can fall under: Academic Appeal, Financial Aid Appeal, and a Non-Academic/Financial Appeal. A student must follow the appeal process. All appeals must be… Read more »

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention – ALC-PL-1117

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To comply with federal regulations, ABTU is required to send annual notification to students and faculty members per the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) and Drug and Alcohol Prevention Regulations. As required by law, ABTU administration will also conduct an annual review of its program to (a) determine its effectiveness and implement changes if… Read more »

Advisement – ADV-PL-0613

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Advisement A student who is seeking direction on academic related issues may contact a qualified member of the ABTU faculty and staff.  Qualified members of the faculty and staff may advise students regarding their course of study, resources available at the college, policies and procedures, or clarification on degree requirements. For students who are on… Read more »

Advertising and Promotion

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Advertising and Promotion All ABTU advertisements, website copy, or promotional literature with respect to ABTU, its personnel, its courses and services, or the occupational opportunities for its graduates comply with DEAC’S Business Standards and with federal and state regulations. ABTU requires a formal request for the placement of media or marketing materials before any advertising… Read more »