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Huston-Tillotson launches two new online degree programs for fall 2023

Huston-Tillotson launches two new online degree programs for fall 2023

Classes are currently being held for the associate’s degree in liberal arts and the bachelor’s in business administration


Austin, Texas – Huston-Tillotson University (HT) is pleased to announce the launching of HT Online, which includes an associate’s degree in liberal arts and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, effective the fall 2023 semester.

“HT Online represents our dedication to education and empowerment. We believe that knowledge knows no boundaries, and we are proud to offer a platform that empowers individuals globally to reach their full potential,” said Barbara Gracia, enrollment manager of HT Online and the Adult Degree Program (ADP).

The associate’s degree in liberal studies is designed to empower students with a well-rounded education that fosters critical thinking, communication skills, and a broad understanding of various disciplines. This two-year program will offer a flexible curriculum, allowing students to explore a wide range of subjects while building a solid academic foundation. Graduates will be well-prepared to transfer to four-year programs or enter the workforce with valuable skills and knowledge

The comprehensive bachelor’s degree in business administration responds to the growing demand for business professionals who can navigate today’s complex corporate landscape. This four-year program will provide students with a strong business education, emphasizing leadership, entrepreneurship, and ethical decision-making. Graduates will have the skills and expertise needed to excel in various business sectors, from finance to marketing and beyond.

“We are excited to introduce these new degree programs, which align with our mission to provide high-quality education and prepare our students for success in a rapidly changing world. The associate’s degree in liberal studies and bachelor’s degree in business administration will open doors to diverse career opportunities and empower our students to make a positive impact on society,” said Yohannis Job, vice president for enrollment management.

“Both of these programs reflect our commitment to academic excellence, innovation, and meeting the evolving needs of our students and the job market,” said HT President Melva Wallace.

Prospective students interested in these programs are encouraged to visit the university’s website at or contact the admissions office for more information on application procedures and program details at or 512.505.3140.




About Huston-Tillotson University

Huston-Tillotson University, the first institution of higher education in Austin, Texas, has roots dating back to 1875. HT is an independent, church-related, historically black, four-year liberal arts institution located on a 23-acre tree-lined campus near downtown in East Austin. Huston-Tillotson University’s mission is to nurture a legacy of leadership and excellence in education, connecting knowledge, power, passion, and values. The University offers associate and master’s degrees in addition to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in more than 19 areas of study. Huston-Tillotson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. HT is also an NC-SARA school. For more information, please visit