The Office of Online Learning at Snead State Community College promotes and supports the innovative use of technology in teaching, advising, and mentoring students while emphasizing academic excellence within a supportive environment. The technologies that we support can be used in online, blended, and traditional courses.
Snead State is the online learning leader in the Alabama Community College System (ACCS). Snead State offered the first online courses in 1999 and has expanded the online curriculum ever since. Starting with the 2015-2016 academic year, over fifty percent of registrations and credit hours were for online/hybrid courses.
Snead State offers hundreds of online classes and a number of degree programs and certificate programs that can be completed entirely through online classes or hybrid course options.
AS Degree Programs
Most university transfer options are available 100 percent online, including our popular Business, Elementary Education and Pre-Nursing options.
AAS Degree Programs
Long-Term Certificate Programs
Short-Term Certificate Programs
*Within the Child Development degrees/certificates, the CHD 215 Supervised Practical Experience course requires 90 hours of field experience placement. Details are available from the Child Development Program.
- Snead State is a member of the Alabama Consortium for Technology and Learning (ALACTL). ALACTL is a member service organization that provides opportunities for collaboration, resource sharing and achieving economies of scale in procurement of instructional technology resources.
- Snead State is a Quality Matters subscriber. Quality Matters provides tools and processes used to evaluate quality in course design.
- Snead State Community College has been approved by the State of Alabama as a participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Professional Licensure Outside of Alabama
Students enrolling in a program that leads to a professional license are entitled to information regarding the licensure requirements in the state for which the student intends to obtain employment. The following programs at Snead State Community College meet the state education requirements for professional licensure or certification in the state of Alabama. Snead State has not determined if these programs meet the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia.
Important Note for Prospective Students: If you are considering a program that leads to a professional license in a state other than Alabama, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in your state to seek information and additional guidance before beginning the program. You are encouraged to use the resources below to determine the professional licensure or certification requirements for the state(s) where you intend to pursue employment in an occupation related to a listed program. This resource does not house regulations or requirements; it is exclusively general contact information. Students may find this contact information helpful in their research on state licensure requirements in their locations. If determinations about whether a program meets or does not meet the certification or licensure requirements of another state are made, this webpage will be updated annually to reflect that information.
- National Database of Childcare Licensing Regulations
- Snead State Child Development Program Information
- National Council of State Boards of Nursing
- NCSBN Directory
- Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
- RN Licensing Requirements by State – nurse.org
- Snead State Nursing Program Information
For more information about Professional Licensure as well as The Professional Licensure Directory, go to the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).
Professional Licensure Contact Information:
- Child Development – Dr. Meredith Jackson, Social Sciences Division Director, 256-840-4163, email@example.com
- Nursing – Dr. Lisa Brock, Director of Nursing, 256-840-4185, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Us for Assistance
To ensure the fastest reply, please email questions/issues to DL@snead.edu. Emails sent to this address are forwarded to all of the Office of Online Learning staff.