Stratford Career Institute was founded in 1991 as a privately owned educational correspondence school. It is designed to give students an opportunity to complete a high school diploma or receive a certification in the area of study of their choice, all from the comforts of their own home.
In 1969, Professional Management Institute was established as a membership association for those working in project, program, and portfolio management. Today, PMI helps nearly 3 million people across the globe who work in these industries have the education and resources to be successful in their field. PMI gives workers the ability to obtain certifications and to receive additional education and training related to their jobs or desired jobs.
With over 125 years since it’s founding, Penn Foster has helped students improve their future. Students are able to choose from their college and career school, or their high school if you are interested. Penn Foster offers a variety of degrees or certificates for those looking to further their education.
American Society for Quality, or ASQ, provides training, professional certifications and knowledge to professionals in the quality industry (manufacturing, processing). With headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ASQ is a worldwide brand, reaching clients in India, China, Mexico, North Africa and the Middle East. ASQ’s goal is to provide the tools to ensure workers in the quality industry are better equipped to do their jobs and, by extension, are armed with skills to make a difference in the world. ASQ administers training programs, conferences, workshops and certifications for the people it serves.
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) was founded in 1932 to help individual pursue their dreams of higher education. SNHU, originally named New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Science, has a brick and motor campus located in Manchester, NH as well as four other satellite campuses located in New Hampshire and Maine. SNHU also allows online students to enroll from across the country.
Part of Cengage learning, which was founded in 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts, Ed2go is a provider of online education certification courses and corporate training. Ed2go serves more than 2,100 colleges and universities and has been used by more than 2 million students. The web-based learning platform allows students take the courses online at their convenience.
ITT Technical Institute offers concentrated areas of study including Information Technology, Electronics Technology, Drafting and Design, Business, Criminal Justice and Nursing and Health Sciences. ITT Tech offers both online and on-campus programs in 38 states.
American Public University is a relatively new institution of higher learning, having been established in 2002. It is a sister school to American Military University, which was founded in 1991. More than 100,000 students are enrolled in the all-online school, taking courses in more than 190 academic programs. The university also offers courses of study for the military-minded person. Its flexibility is attractive to working professionals and those wishing to return to school after long absences.
DeVry University was founded in 1931 in Chicago to assist students with technical work. Fast forward to 2016 and DeVry offers bachelors, master’s and undergraduate certifications. What started out as a technical school has grown to help students further their education in many different areas. With classes starting every 8 weeks, students are able to achieve higher education when convenient for them.
Kaplan University was founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa, under the name American Institute of Commerce. The name was changed years later in 2001 to Kaplan University in honor of Stanley H. Kaplan, a businessman who offered tutoring services to immigrants. Today, Kaplan has more than 40,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students come in all ages from places all across the country.