Being able to provide a credible training program that fits neatly into extension programs and continuing education helps expand the variety of offerings for students, especially non-traditional students who may want to be affiliated with a university but for whom the traditional four-year degree program is not an option due to time investment or cost. According to research from University Professional and Continuing Education Association, institutions are reviewing their existing programs to tighten the pathway to certifications and jobs. Private training providers are one way to create those pathways.
We at MedCerts, one of those private career education institutions focused on IT and healthcare, recently announced partnerships with several four-year public universities. Among them are the University of Tennessee, Ball State in Indiana and, more recently, the University of Maryland Global Campus. We are on pace to have nearly a dozen public school partners by the end of 2023….Read full the article on University Business.