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Enroll in a bachelorís degree this fall at Lone Star College

LSC Fall 2024 and Bachelors Programs
Lone Star College will host a series of virtual information sessions for anyone interested in earning a bachelorís degree.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports industries requiring a four-year degree will have over three million job openings each year. Lone Star College offers four baccalaureate programs to help you attain one of those positions.

"Earning a bachelor's degree will not only open up new career opportunities but also higher paying jobs and promotion opportunities, increasing overall financial and professional stability," said Dalia Sherif, Ph.D., LSC executive dean, Baccalaureate Programs and Partnerships. "Students will gain new skills, stay ahead of industry trends and learn critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills needed on and off the job."

Students can earn a four-year degree in Cybersecurity, Emergency Management, Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management and Nursing. The college will host several virtual information sessions this summer for prospective students to learn more about each baccalaureate program. You can find a complete schedule of the sessions at LoneStar.edu/Virtual-Info.

"Lone Star College's baccalaureate programs will provide students with invaluable opportunities to establish meaningful connections with seasoned professionals, industry leaders and subject matter experts in their chosen career fields,Ē said Sherif.

The LSC fall 2024 semester begins Monday, Aug. 26. Students with at least 60 credit hours can complete one of the following bachelor's degrees in two years to learn applicable skills, giving them an advantage over other job-seeking candidates in competitive industries.

  1. Cybersecurity Bachelor of Applied Technology: Students will learn essential cybersecurity practices to develop solutions for real-world security challenges and provide protection and support for computer-based information systems.
  2. Emergency Management Bachelor of Applied Science: The program will train students in designing and implementing comprehensive incident management systems to effectively respond to a wide range of natural and human-caused disasters.
  3. Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management Bachelor of Applied Science: Graduates will gain a comprehensive understanding of managerial roles within the energy, manufacturing and trades industries, focusing on the production and supply of energy and related products.
  4. Nursing Bachelor of Science: The BSN program assists current licensed registered nurses who want to earn a four-year degree and advance their career prospects.

"Through Lone Star College's Emergency Management bachelor's program, I've gained a comprehensive understanding of emergency management fundamentals and the crucial directives established by our federal and state partners, enhancing my current role with the Harris County Office of Emergency Management," said Lizeth Hernandez, 2024 LSC graduate. "Today, I am significantly more knowledgeable and proficient in critical areas that were once unfamiliar to me when I began the program two years ago.Ē

The fall 2024 deadline to enroll in a bachelor's program at Lone Star College is Monday, Aug. 5. Visit LoneStar.edu/Bachelors for application steps or more information on the upcoming virtual information sessions.

Lone Star College enrolls over 80,000 students each semester providing high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education. LSC is training tomorrowís workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Mario K. Castillo, J.D., serves as Chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education. LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu

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