Top-Ranked Online Degree Programs Give Adults Control Over Their Academic Schedule

Top-Ranked Online Degree Programs Give Adults Control Over Their Academic Schedule

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StraighterLine and New England College partner to help busy adult learners achieve their academic and career goals through an affordable, flexible, online degree path.

  BALTIMORE, JULY 10th – StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with New England College, a top-ranked U.S. News & World Report school offering 100% online degree programs. By completing general education requirements through StraighterLine, students who enroll at New England College can save a significant amount of money on their degree. Additionally, students can take full advantage of the scheduling flexibility and personalized learning provided within an online learning environment. Online Degree Programs Give Adults More Control Over Academic Schedule Adult learners don’t have to let their busy schedule get in the way of achieving their academic goals and ultimately the career of their choice. New England College’s online degree programs are designed to provide adult learners full control over their academic schedules, permitting students to fit earning a degree into their already busy lives. StraighterLine’s ultra-affordable online college courses are also 100% online – allowing students to complete courses anywhere, anytime. All approved StraighterLine courses can be used to complete general education requirements for New England College’s online degree programs. NEC’s Undergraduate Degree Programs include:

  • Business Administration (Accounting, Computer Science, Management or Marketing)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Healthcare Administration

  More information on the partnership and course equivalency -   About New England College New England College emphasizes experiential learning as an essential component in the development of an enduring academic community. Building upon a strong liberal arts foundation, we challenge our students to reach their full potential through informed discourse and the pursuit of excellence in a framework of academic freedom. New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.   About StraighterLine StraighterLine helps students reach their full potential by putting them on a straighter line towards the degree of their choice, the career of their dreams, and the life they've always wanted – on their budget and on their schedule. StraighterLine was founded in 2009, by Burck Smith as a solution to the rising costs of college education. Burck set out to discover why prices for online courses were the same or higher than those of face to face courses. Using relationships with colleges, publishers and policymakers that were forged in his 15 years of online higher education experience, Burck created StraighterLine, a way for students to get low-priced – but equal quality – college credit. StraighterLine students have transferred over 26,000 StraighterLine credits to America’s colleges. In addition to our over 60+ Partner Colleges, over 400 colleges have accepted credit for StraighterLine courses. StraighterLine’s courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT). More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability of coursework and examination results to their courses and degree programs.     Media Contact Kristen Shaw Director, Partner Marketing [email protected] (443) 842-5805

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