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November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on November 21, 2014

Veterans

Coursera offers U.S. military veterans a free voucher for one of the many courses required to earn a verified certificate.   More details are available on the Coursera Blog.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Washington State University:  Certificate in Leadership.  This is a non-credit certificate.

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Have a nice weekend!

April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014 By: Paul Category: Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on April 25, 2014

The 2014 NCAA Division I baseball season is looking good so far.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Union Graduate College (NY):  Master of Science in Healthcare Analytics and Master of Business Administration.

University of Southern California:  Doctor of Education (EdD).

University of Massachusetts Amherst:  Graduate Certificate in Sports Management.

Veterans

North West Arkansas Community College now offers tuition discounts for out-of-state veterans.    Non-resident veterans will pay pay the resident rate of $122.50 per hour.

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Enjoy your weekend!

May 18, 2012

May 18, 2012 By: Paul Category: Active Duty Military, Military, Private Colleges and Universities, Reserve/National Guard, Veterans Comments Off on May 18, 2012

NCAA baseball conference tournaments begin soon.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Southern New Hampshire University:  Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management.

Northwestern University:  Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Management.

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Active Duty Military, Reserve/National Guard, Veterans

Florida Institute of Technology offers tuition discounts for active duty, reserve and veterans.

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Have a super weekend!

May 1, 2012

May 01, 2012 By: Paul Category: Active Duty Military, Military, State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on May 1, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University of Florida: Master of Education in Leadership with Principal Certification.

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For-profit Watch, Military

President Obama touts the “Know Before You Owe” initiative.  This is long overdue.

April 23, 2012

April 23, 2012 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on April 23, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Clemson University (SC): Bachelor of Science in Youth Development Services.

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Military, Veterans

Many vets are well aware the GI Bill includes a ten-year limit to “use it or lose it”.  A proposed bill intends to extend these benefits beyond ten years.  Stay tuned!

March 2, 2012

March 02, 2012 By: Paul Category: Military, State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on March 2, 2012

Conference basketball tournaments start soon.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Arkansas State University: Master of Public Administration. “There are six different start dates for the program throughout the year. It has not been released how long each class is. It is estimated to take 18 months to complete and requires 36 graduate hours.”

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Veterans

Pending legislation in Delaware may provide free online courses for returning veterans who are Delaware residents.   State colleges will offer the courses.  Stay tuned for this one.

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Have a good weekend!

February 28, 2012

February 28, 2012 By: Paul Category: Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on February 28, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University of Saint Francis (IN): Master of Business Administration, “fully online” and can complete in 16 months.

San Diego State University: Online Professional Certificate in Water Management and Landscape Sustainability. And check this important tidbit: “Veterans and their dependents may be able to complete the programs at no charge.

October 13, 2011

October 13, 2011 By: Paul Category: Active Duty Military, Military, Private Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on October 13, 2011

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Maryville University (MO): Doctor of Nursing Practice and two additional master’s degree programs.

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Active Duty Military, Veterans

Colorado State University-Global Campus announces some very attractive undergraduate and graduate tuition rates for active duty service members and veterans.  More information.

March 21, 2011

March 21, 2011 By: Paul Category: Active Duty Military, Community and Technical Colleges, Military, Reserve/National Guard, State Colleges and Universities, Veterans Comments Off on March 21, 2011

State Colleges and Universities

San Diego State University: new online Graduate Certificate in Online Web and Mobile Application Development.

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State Colleges and Universities

The Evolutionary Online MBA“: An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the State University of New York Oswego Master of Business Administration.

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Community and Technical Colleges

Online learning opportunities should increase thanks to a new agreement between Pearson Education and Ocean County Community College (NJ).

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Military – Active Duty, Reserve/National Guard, Veterans

Excelsior College (NY) partners with the New York State Veterans of Foreign Wars.

. . . The Excelsior College and VFW education partnership provides discounted tuition rates to veterans who are VFW members and their spouses. The college enrollment fees for veterans who qualify for the partnership is cut from $395 to $130. Qualifying veterans taking at least six credits will also not have to pay a $440 annual student services fee and will have a one-time graduation fee cut from $495 to $130.

Annual VFW dues are $35. . . .

Any chance this opportunity could go national?

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February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011 By: Paul Category: Active Duty Military, For-profit Watch, Military, Name Recognition, Outside the USA, Private Colleges and Universities, Reserve/National Guard, Technology, Veterans Comments Off on February 11, 2011

An online breast surgery degree?  Yes, although not totally.  As one University of East Anglia professor states: “80% of the work will be done online and 20% is practical”.

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Online graduate certificates offered by Stanford University are now eligible for reimbursement under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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President Obama is pushing a wireless broadband initiative.  And seriously, stay tuned, as this plan could prove beneficial to many Americans.

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More for-profit college complaints out of Florida:

…Florida’s attorney general is currently investigating eight for-profit colleges, which have been the subjects of 183 consumer complaints. Two-thirds of the complaints were against two schools, Everest University and Kaplan University, which both operate large online programs out of Florida