DegreeTree.com Announces New Education Partnerships
DegreeTree.com partners with eight providers of postsecondary education, offering more options for those seeking online guidance on career and education.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DegreeTree.com has forged new alliances with eight top providers of career training and online college degrees. This collaboration expands the network of education providers available online for those seeking to enhance their education and marketability in the workforce.
These new education partners include:
- Virginia College
- UCLA Extension
- Penn Foster Career School
- Bisk Education
- University of Texas, Arlington
- University of Texas, Tyler
- Herzing University
- Robertson College
"The addition of these schools will allow DegreeTree to provide the best options for prospective students when matching them to schools that meet their individual educational requirements," says Teri Didjurgis, General Manager for DegreeTree.com.
Although the new DegreeTree.com partners excel in many areas, DegreeTree.com recommends prospective students use the following criteria when evaluating schools for any program:
- School Track Record
- Professional Recognition
- Transfer Credits
- Course Delivery
- Student Services
- Instructor Accessibility and Quality
- Tuition Cost & Other Expenses
- Financial Aid Availability
- Job Placement Programs
In addition to these new partnerships, DegreeTree.com's partner, Liberty University Online, has created an Emergency Response Personnel Tuition Discount which offers a 25-percent tuition discount for emergency response personnel who are currently, or within the last five years, employed or volunteering in the following positions:
- Law Enforcement Personnel
- Police/Peace Officers
- Special Agents
- Parole Officers
- Corrections Officers
- Rescue Workers (license required)
- EMS/EMT workers (license required)
- Civil Air Patrol (Senior Members)
- FEMA Volunteer with certificate of commitment to serve
- Tennessee Disaster Assistance Team
- Qualifying Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) members
The program is for Undergraduate and Willmington School of the Bible students only and students may seek to continue their careers with one of these criminal justice degrees, the most popular being a bachelors degree in criminal justice, or another field of study.
Additional information on schools and programs available can be found at www.DegreeTree.com.
DegreeTree, a subsidiary of Tree.com, is the trusted online portal for connecting prospective students with accredited online degree programs and institutions. Through its comprehensive information center, DegreeTree.com provides online tools and resources to help students make the right choice for advancing their education. For more information go to www.DegreeTree.com, dial (888) 212-1441 or join our Facebook page.
About LendingTree, LLC
LendingTree, LLC is the nation's leading online lender exchange and personal finance resource, helping consumers take charge of all their financial decisions, from budgeting to money management to mortgages to credit cards and more. LendingTree provides a marketplace that connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business, as well as an array of online tools to aid consumers in their financial decisions. Since inception, LendingTree has facilitated more than 30 million loan requests and $214 billion in closed loan transactions. LendingTree provides access to lenders offering mortgages and refinance loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, and more.LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE). For more information go to www.lendingtree.com, dial 800-555-TREE, join our Facebook page and/or follow us on Twitter @LendingTree.
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