Latest Posts in Associates Degrees

  • Adult Learners Earning Associates’ Faster –

    The growth rate at which adult learners earned two-year college degrees was faster than younger students in the years following the recent economic downturn, according to findings released by the National Student Clearinghouse. In a snapshot report containing data as current as September, degree attainment among different age groups is […]

  • The Importance of Accredited Associates’ –

    Among the many things business students consider before enrolling in college — cost, career opportunities after graduation, school’s reputation — accreditation status is beginning to play a larger role in the decision-making process. “Today more students are looking for accreditation than they were in the past,” said Steve Parscale, Director […]

  • 3 More Schools Receive ACBSP Accreditation –

    Three schools which offer associate degrees in business have recently gained accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP announced the membership of Columbus Technical College, Hillsborough Community College, and Kapiolani Community College. Students enrolled in Columbus Technical College, based in Columbus, Ga., can pursue […]

  • U of Phoenix Adds Web Admin Concentration –

    The University of Phoenix has announced the addition of a new associate degree concentration in web administration. The Associate of Arts in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Administration is made possible through an agreement with Certification Partners to provide Certified Internet Web (CIW) Professional curriculum. The 60-credit hour […]

  • Portmont Increases Associates Availablity –

    With the help of a $3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MyCollege Foundation, a nonprofit organization, has partnered with not-for-profit Portmont College at Mount St. Mary’s to begin offering online associate degrees to students of all academic and financial backgrounds. Portmont founder and president Srikant Vasan […]

  • Dual Enrollment Increases College Success –

    It may come as no surprise that dual enrollment—high school students taking college classes—increases the likeliness of students attending and completing college. A new report by Jobs for the Future, a Boston-based education nonprofit organization, analyzes tracking data of students who graduated from Texas high schools in 2004. This enabled […]

  • Hudson Valley Comm. College Adds Degree –

    Hudson Valley Community College has announced the addition of an online associate degree in entrepreneurship. Students will have the opportunity to pursue the 64-credit Associate in Applied Science in Entrepreneurship, beginning spring 2013. The degree program is designed for students who are interested in starting their own business or small […]

  • Peirce College Adds First Master’s Degree –

    Philadelphia-based Peirce College has announced the launch of its first ever master’s degree, a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Management (MSOLM), beginning fall 2013. Students pursuing their MSOLM degree – offered online, on-campus or in hybrid format – will be exposed to a curriculum designed for working adults, […]

  • Ashworth College Adds Online Program

    Georgia-based Ashworth College has announced the addition of a General Studies Certificate Program. The undergraduate certificate – offered entirely online – joins the other online offerings available to Ashworth students, which include undergraduate and graduate certificates, associate degree programs, and bachelor’s degree programs. The general studies certificate is designed to […]

  • South University Expands Its Presence –

    South University will soon have campuses in nine states, with the school’s recent expansion into High Point, North Carolina, as well as numerous online degree programs. Students attending the school’s new campus, which will begin offering classes in Jan. 2013, will be able to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration […]