CTU Forms Agreement with the Saylor Foundation
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 10, 2013 – Colorado Technical University (CTU), a leading provider of education for career-motivated students, and The Saylor Foundation, a non-profit provider of more than 280 free online courses, today announced an agreement to expand higher education opportunities for Saylor Foundation students and professionals. Under this agreement, students can earn up to nine credits at CTU by successfully completing the following National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS)-approved Saylor Foundation courses:
- BUS205: Business Law and Ethics
- BUS210: Corporate Communication
- POLSC201: Introduction to Western Political Thought
BUS205 and BUS210 would count as core credit for CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program. POLSC201 would count as a General Education or Elective credit.
“Eligible Saylor Foundation students now have an opportunity to further their educational goals and pursue selected graduate degrees at CTU,” said Emad Rahim, dean of CTU’s College of Business. “We look forward to providing these students with the industry-relevant courses and skills they need to prepare for today’s marketplace demands.”
With this agreement, Saylor Foundation students enrolled in the designated free online courses must take and successfully pass a proctored exam to earn credits that can be applied to specific CTU degree programs.
“We are pleased to have established this agreement with Colorado Technical University,” said Devon Ritter, special projects administrator for The Saylor Foundation. “This agreement will increase the number of outstanding educational opportunities provided to our students to help them meet their educational goals and requirements.”
CTU was the only proprietary school invited by Saylor Foundation to participate in this agreement.
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