renaissance adult and continuing education program


The Renaissance Program affords adult learners an opportunity to earn an associate's degree degree in religioncriminal justiceor general studies and a bachelor's degree in religion, business or criminal justice. We offer a well-designed curriculum, academic support services, and a flexible course schedule to accommodate the needs of working adults.


Revised Submission Procedures

The Renaissance Program affords adult learners an opportunity to earn a college degree in a well-designed curriculum; academic support services; and a flexible course schedule to accommodate the needs of working adults. You can earn a degree in 3 years.

Effective Fall 2016-17, new or transfer students must meet the following criteria to be accepted in the Adult Education Program: 

  • Must be 25 years or older
  • Must have at least 45-60 transferable credit hours.

Admission Policy and Procedures

Students entering the Jarvis Renaissance Program – Adult Education (JRP-AE) will follow the admissions criteria of all students entering Jarvis Christian College with the exception of the following procedures:

Procedures for admissions and submitting of documents are conducive to effectively and efficiently service this adult population.


  1. Secure an application by calling the Adult Education Office.
  2. Mail completed application along with all other required documents (transcripts, shot records (if applicable), to Dean of Adult Education post office box. An online application can be completed on the College website at:
  3. The application fee will be billed to the student’s account.
  4. Mailed Application will be put into system by Adult Education personnel. Online submissions will be completed by the Admission personnel. Notifications and copies of the completed application will be submitted to the Adult Education Office. Submission of e-script transcript copies will be e-scanned to the Adult Education Office.
  5. Adult Education Office will assist with the collection of all documents, make copies for the Adult Education office and submit all official/original documents to the designated person in Admissions.  A form acknowledging receipt of the documents will be signed by designated Admissions personnel.
  6. Admissions will then be responsible for following their prescribed policies, procedures and protocols once all documents have been submitted to them.
  7. Adult Learners are subject to state admission requirements (i.e. meningitis shots).

As with traditional students who are admitted to Jarvis Christian College, students with incomplete files will be admitted provisionally and will be given a designated time to have all documents in before being purged from the Jarvis Christian College system.

Subject to Provisions


Dorothy Langley, Ed.D.

Dean of Adult and Continuing Education

903-730-4890 x2904

Christopher Wooten

Asst. to the Dean of Adult Education/Director of Educational Outreach/Enrollment Services

903-730-4890 x2907

Mavonee Jeffries

Director, Jarvis - Dallas

903-730-4890 x2955

Cynthia Turner

Recruiter, Jarvis

903-730-4890 x2955

Becky Woodson

Recruiter, Jarvis - Dallas

903-730-4890 x2955

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate degree. For information concerning regional accreditation, contact: Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone: 404-679-4500, Fax: 404-679-4558,