Recent federal reforms and an aging baby boomer generation have prompted many schools to create healthcare-related programs to help train more professionals in these fields. For example, North Idaho College recently announced that it has received a federal grant to train professionals in the healthcare industry, the North Idaho Sentinel reports. As a result, the… Read More


Cabbarrus College of Health Sciences, which is located in North Carolina, recently unveiled a new associates degree in pharmacy technology, the Charlotte Observer reports. Officials told the news provider that the program is a result from discussions with hospital and community pharmacy workers who identified that more professionals were needed in the industry. They added… Read More


Southern Illinois University recently announced the launch of a new online bachelors degree completion program, which will begin next fall, Southern Business Journal reports. Officials told the news source that the bachelor's degree in business completion program consists of 60 credit hours of coursework in finance, management and marketing. Furthermore, the curriculum includes 10 content… Read More


Elms College recently announced that it will offer a master's degree program in business administration beginning next fall, The Republican reports. Officials told the news source that the program will be delivered in an hybrid format, which will consist of a professor conducting lectures in-person one week and requiring enrollees to finish online assignments the… Read More


Purdue University, which is located in Indiana, recently announced that it will expand its distance learning program beginning next fall, Valpo Life reports. Officials told the news source the student enrollments in online learning classes were estimated at about 8,200 during the 2009-2010 academic year. They added that 35 percent of students in web-based courses… Read More


George Fox University recently announced that it will offer an online degree completion program beginning in the fall 2011 term at its Portland and Salem campuses. Officials said that the adult degree completion program will be delivered in a cohort format. Students may pursue the traditional classroom setting, which meets one night per week, or… Read More


Campbellsville University recently announced that it has reached record enrollment for the spring 2011 semester. Officials said that total enrollment at the school has reached 3,074 students, which shows an increase from 2,935 in last year's spring semester. The university now has 2,570 undergraduate and 504 graduate degree seekers. Total enrollment in the school's online… Read More


Shorter University, which is a Christian-based institution located in Georgia, recently announced plans to offer a bachelors degree in criminal justice next fall, the Rome News-Tribune reports. Officials told the news source that the program will be a traditional course of study. However, the curriculum will incorporate online components to help students stay connected to… Read More


The New Jersey Institute of Technology recently announced the launch of an online masters degree in civil engineering. Officials said that students who choose to follow this track can specialize in leadership and management. The program also offers two graduate certificate options in construction management and project management. They added that the online program is… Read More