Innovative Education and Global Opportunities at the Distance Learning Center of AIU

August 3, 2023

In the era of modern technology and global connectivity, Ala-Too International University keeps pace with the times, offering students unique learning opportunities in the distance learning format (correspondence). The MUA Distance Learning Center has been active since 2015 and has produced about 30 successful management graduates. CDO offers two undergraduate programs - "Management" and "Pedagogy".

Education is conducted in English, regardless of the direction, and the period is 5 years. Maintaining the flexibility, accessibility and high quality of education, the university is actively implementing innovative methods, creating a stimulating and modern educational environment for students from all over the world, where learning takes place in an asynchronous format - recordings of video lectures are automatically stored in the OCS (Online Course System) educational portal, which is available 24/7.

Students have access to higher education, being in different parts of the world. And teachers share their knowledge base not only in Kyrgyzstan, but also from the USA, France, Poland, Slovakia, Thailand, etc.

Students in the Bachelor of Management program study a wide range of subjects related to the main aspects of management and leadership in various organizations. Financial and project management, marketing, human resources and organizational behavior, strategic management, entrepreneurship, accounting, macro- and microeconomics are the key foundations for a manager. The program provides the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the field of management in various industries, whether it be business, public administration or the non-profit sector.

In addition, students have a great opportunity to participate in a double degree program based on an agreement with North American University, USA. It is important to note that those students who have shown high academic performance in 1-2 courses can participate in this program. After passing a thorough selection, the candidate will have the opportunity to study for two years at an American university and receive a diploma from Kyrgyzstan and NAU.

The AMU aims to increase the number of highly qualified primary school teachers and places high value on the teaching profession. Students of this direction study various aspects of education, training and development of children. As part of the program, students study the following disciplines: modern trends in education and stem education, introduction to multicultural education, developmental psychology, fundamentals of pedagogy, etc. The program provides students with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills necessary to work in the field of education and upbringing.

The advantages of distance learning are:

- the ability to easily combine work with study;
- receiving modern education through advanced technologies;
- development of foreign language skills;
- opening new horizons through participation in international programs