Online Degree and EdTech Blog

January 17 2018, 9:33AM PST

School Review: Henley-Putnam University

Henley-Putnam University, formerly known as the California University of Protection and Intelligence Management, is an online school that specializes in awarding degrees in the fields of protection, intelligence management, and counter-terrorism. The name change occurred in 2007 when officials decided that they needed a name that better reflected their bachelor's and master's degree offerings. They chose Henley-Putnam after the historical figures Colonel David Henley and General Israel Putnam.

Instructors at Henley-Putnam University are all experienced in their [Read More]

Applying to MBA Programs

While all graduate schools have hefty application fees, MBA programs often have the highest application fees of them all. An application fee to even a relatively unknown MBA school can run between $100 and $200. For this reason, it's important to choose wisely when applying to MBA degree programs. On one hand, you'll want to apply to your dream schools, but, on the other, you'll want to make sure that you'll be accepted somewhere. MBA in America offers these [Read More]

Ellis College Instates New Tuition Discount Program

Administrators at Ellis College, one of the leading, accredited online colleges, has recently announced that they are initiating a new tuition discount program to sworn officers, including law enforcement, corrections, probation, and security officers as well as their spouses. This discount is available to both active and retired officers. According to United Business Media, the following discounts are now available at Ellis College:

  • 20% Tuition Discount: Active, full time sworn officers and security professionals.
  • 15% Tuition Discount: Retired sworn officers [Read More]

Grad Schools: Where to Apply

The hardest part of making the decision to pursue a graduate degree may be choosing what grad schools to apply to. Many grad schools are extremely competitive, and mediocre students may have a hard time getting in. At the same time, a graduate degree from a relatively unknown grad school can be a waste of money. For this reason, Samiha Esha posted this advice on selecting a grad school:

Apply somewhere where you'll be among the most qualified students in that [Read More]

School Review: City University of Seattle

City University of Seattle was founded in 1973 in Seattle, Washington. It is a private institution that has awarded more then 40,000 degrees since its opening. While City University is primarily a campus-based study institution, they also offer online degree programs as well as blended study -- a mixture of campus-based and online courses. Through their online college, City University of Seattle awards associate, bachelor, and master degrees as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates.

Online classes at [Read More]

School Review: Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre

Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre was founded in 1963 in Waverly, West Virginia, as an outlet for horse riding lessons. Since then, it has progressed into one of the top universities in the world for students interested in a career in the horse industry. Their programs range in duration from 3 to 18 months, and every program the schools offers is dedicated to producing professional horse riders, trainers, and field instructors.

Meredith Manor employs ten experienced and trained [Read More]

Why You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

There are careers that require that you hold a graduate degree. You can't be a doctor, lawyer, or college professor without one. However, most real-world positions do not require that employees hold graduate degrees. In fact, many employers will hire a person with a bachelor's degree over a person with a master's degree because, in general, they both have the same level of experience, but the employer will have to pay the person with the master's degree more than the person [Read More]

The Benefits of an Accelerated MBA Program

If you've been putting of getting your MBA because you just can't fathom taking two years off of work to enroll in graduate school full-time, then you may want to consider enrolling in an accelerated MBA program. According to Stacy Blackman Consulting, Columbia University's business school offers an accelerated MBA program that can be completed in as little as a year:

The Columbia Accelerated MBA takes four consecutive terms to complete. For the coming year, students would begin in Jan 2008 [Read More]

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