CSU is accepted into the Servicemembers Opportunity College Consortium
posted on Monday, Sep 19 2011
Many individuals join the military before they start their college careers and it can be very difficult to manage going to school and the unpredictable schedules of the armed forces. Deployment, emergency situations and training can make attending regular courses nearly impossible. advancements in online education have allowed these servicemen and women the opportunity to more easily continue their educations by using internet-based distance learning.
Colorado State University (CSU) -Global Campus has recently been accepted as a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College Consortium (SOC). The organization helps those in the military find educational opportunities by working with online educational institutions, the armed forces and the Department of Defense (DoD).
As a member of the SOC, CSU will now be able to provide its online master‘s degree and bachelor degree completion programs to active, reserve and veteran military personnel. Individuals will be able to search for the university’s coursework through military education offices worldwide and tuition expenses will be drastically reduced. SOC is funded by the DoD and the American Association of State College and Universities (AASCU).
"CSU-Global is strongly committed to active members and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families," said Becky Takeda-Tinker, president of CSU-Global Campus. "Our unique online platform, tuition guarantee, and adult-focused degree programs serve the unique demands of military personnel and supply them with increased education opportunities for career advancement."