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Brandman UniversityBrandman University is offering a new Scholarship available for all County of LA employees for entire 2014/2015 academic year! Brandman University is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report, WASC regionally accredited, private nonprofit university with high graduation/success rates, low loan default rates. Brandman offers flexible schedules to complete degree- six, 8-week terms annually to allow for continuous enrollment on campus, online, and local cohort formats.
Pierce College Associates Degree PACE ProgramPACE (Program for Accelerated College Education) is a two-year program offered at Pierce College and other locations designed to provide our students the ability to graduate in approximately two years. Most PACE classes meet one evening (6-8 and/or 8-10) and every other Saturday for 4 hours. PACE classes meet transfer guidelines but are accelerated to fit into 8 week quarters instead of full 15 week semesters. The PACE program is designed to allow you to earn your AA and be ready to transfer in two years by taking 10 classes every year. The PACE program is an alternative for working people who want to get a college degree by attending classes in the evenings and on Saturday. Academic standards and class workload are the same as in regular semester classes only compressed into 8 week quarters.
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY BSN Are you an RN seeking a Bachelors of Science in Nursing? *40% off for all County/ Sheriff’s Employees, Spouses and Dependents *Classes to be held at Sheriff’s Headquarters! The RN-BSN Information Sessions are scheduled for: TWIN TOWERS CORRECTIONAL FACILITY 450 Bauchet Street, Classroom B Los Angeles, CA 90012 • Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 1100-1300 hours • Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 1100-1300 hours SHERIFF’S HEADQUARTERS 4700 Ramona Blvd., Media Room Monterey Park, CA 91754 • Tuesday, May 6 from 1730-1900 hours • Tuesday, May 13 from 1730-1900 hours Questions and RSVP with: Katherine Risk krisk@nu.edu
What is LASD UniversityThe Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department University (LASDU) was establihed to help employees earn their Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degrees in an extensive range of fields. LASDU encourages all Department personnel to enhence their personal and professional growth.
Register with LASD UniversityLASD University is open to all city, county, state and federal employees. Some programs include family members. Registration in the LASDU database is required to participate and obtain any tuition discounts offered.
How Do I Get Started?Everything working adults need to know about returning to college in pursuit of an associate, bachelor or master degree.
Educational Information
Challenge Classes - College Level Exams The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) offers you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know. Earn qualifying scores on any of the 33 introductory-level college subject examinations and accelerate your education. The 90-minute exams, which cost $80 each, are administered at 1,700 test centers, and 2,900 colleges and universities.
ASSISTASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.
Massive Open Online CoursesA MOOC is a massively open online class – MOOCs are FREE online classes that include all of the components you need to learn away from the traditional classroom. MOOCs usually have strong communities and connect learners with instructors or coaches that can help them master the content.
AccreditationAccreditation is the stamp of approval from independent regional or national agencies. It states that an institution meets standards; that its classes should be accepted by other schools (are transferable); that its degrees, certificates, and licenses are valid; and that its students are eligible for federal assistance.
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