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Major in Experience

Kettering University requires some form of experiential learning as part of every degree program. Co-operative education can begin as early as freshman year. Student schedules typically alternate between academic terms of classes and labs and full-time employment at a partner organization. Often, the student is employed with the same organization through the program.


Experiential learning program goals


  • Develop a strong and positive correlation between a student’s academic program at the school and the educational experience with the employer
  • Provide educational experiences that orient and integrate the student into a productive professional role at the employer organization
  • Develop positive work-related habits and characteristics in a student


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