The Office of Distance Learning is committed to serving faculty, staff and students in the design and delivery of high quality, engaging and experiential hybrid and online courses.  The Office of Distance Learning provides faculty development and training, course design assistance, and program planning.  The Office of Distance Learning in WellStar College supports Goal 1 (Promote excellence and innovation in education through teaching, supervising and mentoring students; research, creative activity, and scholarship; and professional service) of the KSU 2012-2017 Strategic Plan.  In addition, the Office supports Goal 2 (Improve recruitment, retention, progression, and graduation rates (RRPG) in accord with the Complete College Georgia initiative, while continually increasing the quality, breadth, and relevance of academic and co-curricular programs) by providing online education as a means to increase retention, progression and graduation rates.