Rapid Expansion Northcentral University announced the expansion of it’s Scottsdale, AZ campus today, the second expansion in less than one year. The global leader in all-online education, the university opened its original campus in Scottsdale in June 2010. The enrollment center was meant to house counselors with room for future hiring, but rapid growth has… Read More

Yale University is now offering students an opportunity to earn degree credits online during its summer session. The three courses being offered are HUMS S-212E: Brains of Genius: Mozart and Friends; ECON S-253E: Computational Finance; and PLSC S-394E: Introduction to Middle East Politics. The courses are intended for students who can’t travel to New Haven… Read More

Most prison inmates have restricted Internet access, which is seemingly an understandable and worthy limitation. Restricted Internet access prevents inmates from communicating with the outside world at an improper and dangerous level and also prevents scams and further crime. However, these restrictions are also preventing inmates from taking online courses, earning higher education and degrees… Read More

On February 28 of this year, Austin, Texas governor Rick Perry gave a public speech challenging local universities to create a bachelor’s degree that could be earned by students at the cost of $10,000 or less. Perry declared that such a cost-effective degree — one that reduces the cost of a Texas education by two-thirds… Read More

St. Clair County Community College recently announced that 19 percent of students who enrolled in the winter semester took online classes. The school features more than 60 online credit courses, which can offer students flexibility with regards to their family and work engagements. Officials told the news source that the web-based environment offers discussion boards,… Read More

MidAmerica Nazerene University recently announced the launch of new graduate studies in management certificate programs. Officials said that students can earn certificates in leadership, healthcare administration, finance, not-for-profit administration as well as international marketing and business. These curricula involve four eight-week courses, which are broken up into two online classes and two on-campus sessions. “The… Read More

Lawmakers and universities are working together to offer more low-cost degree options for college students. As part of this proposal, colleges are seeking ways to provide curriculum that allows them to enroll more students. For many, they have turned to online courses as a means to delivering this to enrollees.… Read More

Empire State College and Herkimer County Community College (HCCC) recently announced an agreement that will allow students to seamlessly transfer from one school to the other, Herkimer Telegram reports. The Pathways Transfer Program is geared toward supporting students transition from classroom-based instruction at HCCC to independent studies, residencies and online courses that are offered at… Read More