Every new learner at Southwestern College Professional Studies will experience guidance and assistance from our team of admissions counselors. Our counselors are here to help you as you get started attending online classes with us.
You can expect your admissions counselor to:
- Assist you with the application process
- Provide you with an unofficial transcript evaluation
- Help you identify the best major to match your career goals
- Register you in your first session
- Assist you through your first week of class(es)
- Help re-admit learners who have been out of classes more than a year
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3373
Sam Clark earned his B.S. in Sports Management from the University of Kansas and his M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Before joining the SC team, Sam worked as a graduate success coach at Park University. In his free time, Sam enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
Admissions Counselor / RN to BSN Academic Success Coach
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3381
Miranda Kober earned her B.S. in Human Resource Development from Southwestern College Professional Studies in 2013. She was hired as an admissions counselor in 2016 before transitioning into her role as the RN to BSN academic success coach. Miranda enjoys spending time with her family in the outdoors in her spare time.
Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Services
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3371
Derek earned his B.A. in Management from Wichita State University in 2012. Derek managed a movie theater before beginning a career in higher education in 2014. In 2015, he began working as an admissions counselor at Professional Studies focusing on assisting Air Force learners around the world meet their educational goals. Derek was promoted to assistant director of admissions and student services in 2018. When he’s away from work, he enjoys working on home renovation projects.
Fort Riley Site Coordinator
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3307
Ashley Ortega earned her B.S. in Sociology and Environmental Studies from Iowa State University of Science and Technology. Before Joining the SC team, Ashley was the military liaison-school certifying official and admissions counselor at Cloud County Community College’s Geary County Campus. Ashley enjoys all things outdoors, especially backpacking. She also loves spending time with family and coaching CrossFit classes in the evenings.