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The courses in this program typically examine the physical, emotional, language and behavioral development of infants, toddlers and school-aged children.


The courses in this program are designed to prepare students to integrate their faith and biblical principles with important business skills that can be applied in a variety of settings.

Criminal Justice

The courses in this program provide foundational knowledge of the criminal justice system, preparing students for entry-level roles like police officer and emergency management specialist.

General Studies

The courses in this program provide students looking to enter the workforce directly after graduation, and wanting a robust set of skills relevant to a wide variety of career fields.

Entrepreneurial Studies

The courses in this program teach students how to build, promote, and manage their own businesses, along with applying their creativity and energy to assist existing businesses.

Computer Science

The courses in this program focus on humanities and computer science training. Students in this study may pursue concentrations in areas like computer information systems.


Supporting your Path to Possible

Success Coaches

Get the support you need to stay on the right path. Our Success Coaches are here to be your advocate and to help you manage your college experience. From academics to your job search, we understand the needs of adult learners who need support in their college journey.

second chance classroom
Second Chance Pell Program

Since 2016, we have offered men and women in Arkansas’s correctional system the opportunity to earn their associate degree. More than 30 men and women have reentered society with an associate degree in entrepreneurial studies, and the knowledge they need to successfully be their own boss. Learn more about the life-changing opportunities available under the Second Chance Pell Program.

Literacy Programs

Strong literacy skills are needed to have a successful college experience. We offer the support our learners need in making strides in the areas of reading and reading comprehension.


“I came to Shorter for an education
and what I found was a purpose.”

M. BanksUndergrad

A Message from President O. Jerome Green

It is the dream of each individual to live out the potential they possess inside. As you continue on your journey toward that goal, we’d like to invite you to experience an opportunity to grow at an institution committed to providing the assistance and support you need to make that dream a reality. The decision to enroll in a college or university should not be taken lightly. The college experience will provide a strong foundation that will leave a lasting impression on your life. Shorter College offers an environment where students are inspired to grow, encouraged to mature, and supported to excel.

​O. Jerome Green, ESQ
45th College President

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