written by: Willa•edited by: Sarah Malburg•updated: 6/29/2011
If you are a busy working adult wanting to promote your career and earnings, then an online state college may be the perfect choice. Please take a minute to read this review on Thomas Edison State College and it's online programs. Visitng Thomas Edison online will open doors for you!
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Earning a degree has never been so easy, thanks to today's technology. Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey, offers a convenient and affordable opportunity to enhance your career with a degree in the line of work you are currently employed. This online state college focuses on higher learning for adults, enabling a variety of ways to earn credit towards your degree, through Flash Track, Online or Independent Guided Study or through their Prior Learning Assessment and Thomas Edison State College Exam Program (TECEP) opportunities.
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Degree Programs Offered
The numerous courses in the Associates in Applied Science, Associates in Arts, A.S. in Applied Science and Technology, A.S. in Business Administration, A.S. in Natural Science and Mathematics, A.S. in Public and Social Services; add up to 60 total credit hours for associates degree completions.
The Bachelor Degree Programs require 120 credit hours to obtain a Bachelor of Arts, B.S. in Applied Science and Technology, B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Health Services, B.S. in Human Services, B.S. in Nursing and a B.S. in Organizational Leadership.
Masters degrees offered include; a M.A. in Educational Leadership*, M.A. in Liberal Studies, M.S. in Human Resources Management, M.S. in Management and a M.S. in Nursing*.
(* These require professional certification or license to obtain degree).
Professional Certificates may also be earned in numerous areas of study through Thomas Edison State College online.
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New Jersey's Thomas Edison State College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Earning a degree from Thomas Edison State College is an affordable $ 6,520 for full time non-resident students. Financial aid through federal or state programs, scholarships, grants and veteran benefits are available for qualified students.
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Courses are made available for online learners via myEdison, the portal for course management in conjunction with the Blackboard format. The student has the choice of studying online or through independent guided studies, depending on the learning style preferred.
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In my opinion, Thomas Edison's online college, is one of the best opportunities for the adult student to further their education and promote their career, without having to leave their current job. The convenience of studying from home and the affordability, makes it possible for everyone to reach their goals and achieve their dreams.