Graduating debt-free gives students a chance to invest in adventure, without the worry of how to pay back student loans.
With a sense of adventure and $5K in the bank, Katie jumped into the world of travel after earning her degree. First stop is New Zealand! She is on a working-holiday, working at various part-time jobs while visiting new places. Follow her adventure blog.
Internship to Job
Entrance into some career fields is paved through internships. That is why we build community service and internship coaching into our two-year program.
Matt's internships started at the local level, moved to a national level, and then led to a full-time position.
Exploring international missions can start right in your own backyard. As a Virtues student, you'll have the opportunity to participate in local programs that can make a world of difference.
Wisconsin Dells is home to over 4,000 international students who come for summer tourism jobs and a US experience. Levi chose to be involved in outreach with the Navigators Summer Training Program. Paired with a job as an Adventures Course Guide, this was one of the most adventurous summers Levi has had. Ask us how you can be involved in this type of outreach program.
Continue Your Passions
By attending a local Virtues campus, you'll stay a part of your community, which means you can continue to pursue your passions in the ways you have already established.
Lynnea did not want to give up the business she worked to establish to attend college. By taking classes locally, Lynnea grew her business of teaching violin and continued to develop her gift of music.
Think globally, act globally. Graduating debt-free opens up a world of opportunities for international mission trips, allowing you to choose the ministry you’re passionate about, not merely the one you can afford.
Our biblical teaching also will provide you with a worldview that will enrich your experience as you help others and share the love of Christ.
Face the Giants
Before his battle with Goliath, David picked up five smooth stones — his tools to face the giant.
Through biblical studies, discipleship and personal guidance, we’ll equip you with the tools needed to defeat obstacles on your path to success. Become a modern-day David, and take down your giant.
Courage. Confidence. Competence.
As you receive practical experience through our career-readiness program, you gain competence in your field, confidence knowing you have the skills needed to succeed, and courage to embrace the challenges ahead.
Enter job interviews knowing you’ve set yourself apart. Instead of trying to fit in, stand out and find the right fit.
Launch Your Independence
Graduating debt-free offers the opportunity to build and maintain an independent life immediately after college. Student debt is a driving factor in the growing trend of young Americans living with their parents, with many returning home after striking out on their own.
Break away from the “boomerang generation” and start your career with financial stability.
Fire Up Your Career
Firefighters must be able to react on a moment’s notice and rely on skills they have honed for years. Gain these skills by volunteering with your local fire department while undertaking a nationally recognized online Fire Science program through our partner, Waldorf University.
Study firefighter safety, tactics, and management as you gain hands-on experience and enter a brave new world.
Build Your Team
It’s never too early to make connections. Through our program, you'll work with peers, the church, the local community, and businesses — creating a network that will last a lifetime.
Plant seeds now that you can harvest down the road, and build a team of experts to conquer your career field.
Lawyer or CEO
Finishing your degree on time puts you in position for the adventures of post-graduate education. With our guidance to help keep you on track and graduate on schedule, you’ll be more attractive to your program of choice, and you’ll be ready to take it on.
Climb the corporate ranks and become CEO while others are finishing their MBA, or make partner at a law firm before your peers even pass the bar exam.
Impact Your Community
The service learning aspect of our program integrates meaningful service with instruction that enhances learning, teaches civic responsibility and strengthens communities.
For her service learning, Laura chose to tutor immigrants in English through her local church. Through local service, Laura is making an international impact.
Shape Your Generation
Bible studies, career readiness and leadership skills taught though The Virtues Campus will help you leave a lasting mark on others around you.
Open a business and become the next great Christian entrepreneur, or teach others to follow their dreams, and create a ripple effect for years to come. With the empowerment you receive from our on-campus program, you can not only lead your generation, but also shape it.
The flexibility of online classes allows you to work part-time while in school, growing your portfolio and skill set in the real world.
Don’t spend four years merely studying how to engage with you career. Begin your career now, and stay engaged as you study.
Navigate Your Future
Through an in-depth assessment and personal consultation, we offer tools to help you recognize your God-given design and identify your next steps for college and your career.
Find purpose in your passions, and learn how to steward your gifts to find personal fulfillment in your studies and work.