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HERBERT FLETCHER UNIVERSITY is an institution of the Inter-American Division whose intention is to reach all those who have limited possibilities in attending a university classroom; but desire to obtain an education that capacitates them to perform in a more professional and effective way, both in their community and in society in general through online education.

AFFILIATION. Herbert Fletcher University is affiliated to Griggs University of Andrews University, accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Distance Education in the United States of America and the Association of Adventist Accreditation for Colleges and Universities, which accredits institutions around the world.

ACADEMIC INFORMATION. The Herbert Fletcher University programs, allows the students to acquire programs and careers that leads to the establishment and strengthening of educated society and sensitive to the needs of human beings today. Includes:

MASTER OF ARTS Church Administration and Leadership Online Instructional Design

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CERTIFICATE Church Administration and Leadership Online Instructional Design Educational Technology SDA Teaching Certificate

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The Master in Arts in Church Administration and Leadership was designed to provide the necessary skills to perform an effective and productive leadership. This master's program prepares professionals, such as: conference personnel,   head of departments from conferences, unions, divisions, hospitals administrators, professionals from educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations, among others, that are willing to develop leadership in the field of ecclesiastical administration. So they can work at a more effective and productive level in their respective positions.

STUDY PROGRAM EDOL 500   Introduction to Online Learning MCAL 501    Introduction to Leadership MCAL 505    Conflict Management MCAL 514    Organizational Behavior MCAL 516    Human Resource Management MCAL 603    Family Life Issues MCAL 605    Church Leadership and Administration MCAL 607    Management in Church related Organization MCAL 609    Administrative Finance MCAL 612    Pastoral Care and Counseling MCAL 614    Church Growth and Church Planting MCAL 616    Research in Church Leadership EDOL 612    Online Learning Communities EDOL 620    Online Instructional Media Tools


C(Post-graduate) ERTIFICATE The Church Administration and Leadership certificate has been designed to take into consideration the growing need to capacitate missionaries, church members, pastors, head of departments in conferences and unions, and any ecclesiastical leader in the challenging field of leadership and its multiple implications. This certificate provides to professionals from different areas the necessary tools to be effective leaders that taking into account the human needs from the social and spiritual environment in which the i person n f o @ H Fis U ninvolved. i v e r s i t y .org www. H F U n i v e r s i t y .org

STUDY PROGRAM EDOL 500    Introduction to Online Learning MCAL 501    Introduction to Leadership MCAL 505    Conflict Management MCAL 516    Human Resource Management MCAL 605    Church Leadership and Administration MCAL 609    Administrative Finance


PROCEDURES

UNDERSTANDING

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS In order to be accepted to this program, each applicant needs to follow the specific procedure that has been established and approved by the HFU Administration. Please note that general academic information applies to both master and post-graduate programs. There are eight (8) documents that will be needed in the application process. 1. Admission Form: Submit a completed (and duly filled) application using one of the following options: a. Complete an Electronic Admission Form from the HFU website. b. Download the PDF form from the HFU website, complete it, scan it, and email it to the Admissions and Records Office. (Admissions@HFUniversity.org) c. Request the Admission Form from the Office of Admissions and Records via email. 2. Admission Fee: A nonrefundable application processing fee of USD $50.00. (for payment options consult Financial Affairs) 3. Copy of Official Transcript: Every applicant must send a copy of their Official Transcript and diploma of their Bachelors or Licentiate degree to the Office of Admissions and Records of HFU via email together with the Admission Form. 4. Official Transcript (Original): It is the responsibility of the applicant to request an official sealed transcript to be forwarded to HFU Admissions and Registration Office from every college or university attended. HFU will allow up to 60 days to receive these documents. It should be sent to:

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5. Curriculum Vitae: A Curriculum Vitae (CV) that reflects the applicant’s education and professional background experience. This CV should also highlight how the applicant has been involved in reaching out to the community (I.e.: through church or social organizations); and the applicant’s leadership experience (any type of positions or activities where applicant assumed leadership responsibilities).

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UNDERSTANDING

IMPORTANT: All transcripts and other educational documents submitted must be official. If a document or a transcript is not in English, a certified translation must accompany it with an Apostille stamp. Notarized or certified true-copy-of-original certificates or educational documents issued by a non-U.S. institution may be accepted.

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Original Bachelors or Licentiate degree transcript must be mailed to HFU in an envelope sealed by the university.  If the transcript is not received in the allotted time, the HFU Academic Committee will analyze each case and will determine if the applicant will be kept in hold (without permission to take any additional course) until the documents arrive, or If he/she be granted an extension. In case an extension is granted, the amount will be determined by the Academic Committee. This extension has the intention to provide more time for the reception of such documents. In case that a longer extension is needed, the student will petition a second extension to the Admission and Registration Office.  When the transcript is received the student will be informed via email.

PROCEDURES

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UNDERSTANDING

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6. Statement of Purpose: The applicants must write an essay or document (between 350 to 500 words) emphasizing: a. A short  account of the significant factors in one’s childhood, family life and academic history. b. A brief statement of professional and personal leadership goals. c. The main reasons for desiring to pursue graduate education. 7. Recommendation Letter: Three letters of recommendation will be required, they will be sent to the persons provided in the application.  The letters of recommendation should be from:    a. A pastor/religious minister who is well acquainted to the student and can testify to the applicant’s character and spiritual commitment. b. A former teacher or professor who is able to evaluate the applicant’s academic abilities. c. Actual or previous employer who has observed the applicant’s performance and is able to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the person. In case of Selfemployed workers must contact the Admissions and Records Office for specific details. d. Sponsoring Institution. (Only for scholarships or sponsored students) 8. Copy of personal identification document (with picture): (I.e.:Identification Card, Passport, etc.). IMPORTANT: If one (1) year passes by without completing the admission process, these documents will have to be re-submitted. 

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ACCURACY OF INFORMATION The information provided to the HFU must be accurate, authentic, complete, and honestly presented. Providing inaccurate, misleading, or omitting information may be cause for the rejection of the admission application, discipline, dismissal, or revocation of a degree if discovered at a later date. IMPORTANT: HFU reserves the right to admit an applicant without the required documentation for sixty (60) days or more.Exceptional cases will be evaluated by the Academic Committee with a written request from the prospective student.

UNDERSTANDING

• Work experience • Professional references • Grade Point Average (GPA)

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OTHER REQUIREMENTS As part of our admission procedures, HFU will review the admission applications in order to determine the student’s acceptance.  During the admission process the Academic Committee will also consider the following factors:

PROCEDURES

All documents submitted  to HFU, including the original transcripts, become property of Herbert Fletcher University.

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FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

IMPORTANT: All the general fees and policies of Herbert Fletcher University apply to the CAL program except when specify otherwise.

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• Grade Point Average in past academic studies • Resides in the territory of the Inter-American Division • Employed by the SDA Organization • Referral of new students • Certified in Computer skills • Work experience in the area of studies • Diplomas or additional certificates • Highest Academic Degree earned (university level) • Early registration payment ...among others www. H F U n i v e r s i t y .org | i n f o @ H F U n i v e r s i t y .org

the Office of Financial Affairs requires all the relevant documentation that endorses the requested benefit. HFU will email the petitioner to inform the final decision take non his/her case.

• Member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA)

IMPORTANT: In order to evaluate applications for discounts established in the HFU Scholarship System,

SCHOLARHIP SYSTEM CRITERIAS


PROGRAM FEES MASTER of ARTS

USD 6,785.00*

• Church Administration and Leadership        • Online Instructional Design CERTIFICATION Post-graduate     

USD 3,171.00*

• Church Administration and Leadership • Online Instructional Design

COST FIGURES BREAKDOWN Academic Credit (per credit) Registration (Cost per academic period)

USD 125.00 USD 153.50

ADDITIONAL FEES Admission (non refundable) Academic Withdrawal Graduation Request

USD  50.00 USD 120.00

USD 250.00

* Prices shown are based on the completion of the program within the timeline suggested by the HFU. The discounts granted by the HFU Scholarship System will reflect a reduction in the price described above.

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PAYMENTS PayPal Wire Transfer BANK:

Oriental Bank and Trust

BANK ADDRESS:

Professional Office Park V 997 San Roberto Street 5th Floor San Juan, Puerto Rico 00926

ACCOUNT NUMBER:  

7847063796

ABA:

221571415

ACCOUNT NAME:

Herbert Fletcher University

ADDRESS:

PO Box 3269 Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681

Check or Money Order (only in USA or its territories- Postal Office) HERBERT FLETCHER UNIVERSITY Financial Affair Office PO Box 3269 Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681

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