16 May 2018

American Samoans to get local university access

2:28 pm on 16 May 2018
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A private American universiity, Wayland Baptist, is setting up a campus in American Samoa this week.

The university, which is owned by the Baptist Church, had been working on opening in the territory since November of last year.

Spokesperson Lumana'i Snow said they would offer online and classroom courses for undergraduate and graduate degrees in applied science, business administration, early childhood eduction, human resources and religion.

She said they're aiming to start their courses for the summer and have hired a handful of teachers, mainly part timers from the American Samoa Community College .