Cooperative Education Program

Cooperative Education Program

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East-West University’s Cooperative Education program provides the opportunity for students to gain valuable workplace experience while receiving college credit. As a result of this program, students can graduate with experience related to their majors.

Cooperative Education provides qualified students with the opportunity to develop academically, personally and professionally. The program is open to degree seeking students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Degree seeking students must have completed a minimum of 45 credit hours in order to be eligible for the Cooperative Education program.

Bachelor’s degree seeking students can earn up to eight hours of academic credit toward their major for Cooperative Education work; associate degree seeking students can earn up to four hours of credit. Students are required to complete 100 documented hours of work for the employers to receive college credit. In addition, students must submit a journal/log documenting the activities, submit a reflective paper, and submit an employer evaluation.

Students interested in Cooperative Education should contact their academic advisor.