UMMC Policy and Procedure Manual E-SPH-GEN-GEN-PO-00050
Subject: SOPH Distance Education
Revised Date: 4/21/2021 Effective Date: 12/6/2016
Prepared By:
Jeanna D. Wilkes
Approved By:
Natalie W. Gaughf

Reviewed By:
Sydney R. Murphy

John D. Bower School of Population Health

DOCUMENT TYPE: Policy

REVIEW PERIOD: 3 years

TITLE: Distance Education

PURPOSE: To establish policy for distance education courses and programs in the John D. Bower School of Population Health.

POLICY: Unless otherwise specified, all current Bower School of Population Health policies that apply to traditional (i.e., face-to-face) delivery of academic coursework shall also apply to coursework that is delivered through distance education.

The academic rigor and quality of instruction in all Bower School of Population Health distance education courses and programs shall be equal to that of traditional (i.e., face-to-face) offerings.

The student support services are available to all Bower School of Population Health students.

SCOPE: All SOPH Students and Faculty

REFERENCES: University of Mississippi Medical Center [UMMC Intranet]. Distance Education. [2016 February 19].