Monthly Archives: August 2011

Online degree program alternative to overstuffed schools

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These online degree programs are usually offered by Accelerated Colleges. This will help you get your degree faster and with a lot less expense. Look into these accelerated degree programs today.

It’s a dilemma that has the full attention of Washington’s higher education leaders.

There simply aren’t enough seats for students today at the state’s four-year state universities. There’s little hope the cash-strapped state can build more “bricks-and-mortar” capacity anytime soon.

Leaders wince as they watch students fill the coffers of the giant University of Phoenix and its for-profit brethren, an increasingly popular option.

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Affordable online degree completion program launched by Arkansas Tech

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The accelerated degree program is entirely online. If you are looking for a faster and convenient way to receive a degree this would be a great school to check into.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Arkansas is ranked 49th in the country for adults with bachelor’s degrees. Arkansas Tech University is committed to changing that statistic through its online Accelerated Degree Program, aimed at providing adult Arkansans who have earned some college credit, but have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree, with a new, economical option for completing their higher education.

Arkansas Tech is the only public university in the state that is putting significant staff and financial resources behind a 100 percent online degree completion program. The university is employing a staff of six full-time faculty and marketing the program to a statewide audience.

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Evening, weekend classes help further education

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Looking to go back to college. Well check out how these students did it and held gainful employment. This is becoming more and more prevalent it today’s past paced world. You can pick your accelerated degeee path at accelerated colleges.

“Increasingly across the country, older adults are returning to college or going for the first time,” said Carol Pickett, director of Livingstone’s Evening and Weekend College. “We are fortunate at Livingstone to be able to offer degrees in five disciplines for those who need to attend college at their own pace. Our class formats are conducive to those who have very busy lives that include work and children. We invite people who are interested to contact us for more information to begin the process toward earning a degree and enriching their lives.”

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Ohio University, Adena to Participate in Accelerated Nursing Program

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Looking for an accelerated nursing program? Then check out the degree Ohio University is now offerring the nursing community.

Thanks to a recent federal grant awarded to Ohio University, Adena Health System soon will be part of an accelerated nurse training program.

The $750,000 grant was awarded to Ohio University this month by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration. The university has included Adena in its network of partners to offer the accelerated nursing program to students.

“The program is designed for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in another field and wish to change career paths in a short amount of time,” said Dr. Joyce Zurmehly, Adena’s director of evidence-based practice and associate professor at OU who proposed the Ohio University Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Accelerated Direct Entry Second Degree Education Program.

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