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Potomac College Announces

Potomac College Announces

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Potomac College Announces “First Year Full Tuition Scholarship” –
 
 Also Announces Special Rate for StraighterLine Students
 
BALTIMORE, MD
 –
StraighterLine (www.straighterline.com)announced today thatPotomac College (http://www.potomac.edu) is now offering their students the chance to take their entire first yearthrough StraighterLine. Students who successfully completeS
traighterLine’s “First Year Full Tuition for $999”
 online collegeprogram,transfer their courses to Potomac College, and thensuccessfully complete an additional semester* will be reimbursed forthe cost of the StraighterLine program.In addition, to further support their commitment to serving the needs of adult learners in thesechallenging financial times, StraighterLine has collaborated with Potomac College to offer students $50off their initial enrollment at StraighterLine.Potomac College is devoted to serving the needs of adult learners with a flexible format for learning that
accommodates each student’s needs and goals by offering classes online and at campuses in
Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Potomac College teaches students to master professional and technical
skills and to gain the critical thinking tools necessary for today’s competitive job market. Their emphasis
on theory plus practical application prepares students for success in the workplace. Potomac haspartnered with local businesses and employers to tailor and deliver market-driven curricula to ensuregraduates have the skills necessary to thrive in the real world. The College offers adults academicprograms in Accounting, Information Systems, Business Management, Computer Forensics, NetworkSecurity Management, International Business, Government Contract Management and more.
For years, Potomac’s collaboration with StraighterLine has offered working adults, including working
parents and military personnel and families, the opportunity to complete a quality education online,flexibly and conveniently, at a substantially lower cost than most traditional degree programs. Studentscan take freshman and introductory-level classes through StraighterLine and save thousands of dollars
on the cost of their college degree. With StraighterLine’s affordable subscription pricing plan, students
can save up to 90% on their first year of college** and can move through the material as quickly orslowly as they like.Currently, StraighterLine offers forty-two entry-level college courses onlineincluding College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus I and II, Business Writing, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Biology with lab,General Chemistry I, General Chemistry I with lab, English Comp I and II, Accounting I and II, ManagerialAccounting, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Business Ethics, OrganizationalBehavior, Anatomy & Physiology I & II, each with a lab option, Medical Terminology, Introduction toPsychology, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Nutrition,Introduction to Sociology, Western Civilization I & II, Personal Finance, United States History I & II,Pharmacology I and II, Student Success, General Physics I, General Physics I with lab and twodevelopmental courses.
 
“By rewarding students for starting college well
-prepared, Potomac is demonstrating its commitment tokeeping colleg
e prices down and student debt manageable,” says Burck Smith, CEO of StraighterLine.“We’re thrilled to be part of the solution.”
 
Dr. Laura Palmer Noone, CEO of Potomac College stated “We are excited to expand our collaboration
with StraighterLine for the benefit of our students. The demonstrated quality and effectiveness of theStraighterLine courses will help ensure that our students are better prepared to handle the rigor of thecollege experience, while making the entire baccalaureate degree substantia
lly more affordable.
 
About Potomac College
Potomac College was founded in 1991 and has continued to offer curriculum leading to certification,
Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in high demand fields. Potomac College is unique in its
devotion to one goal
 –
the needs of the working adult. Potomac College faculty and staff workindividually with each of our students to establish an academic pathway that best satisfies his or herneeds, and how these needs relate to their course of study as well as their ultimate professional goals.We offer the convenience of time, location, and program pace; factors that we believe contribute to theoverall success of our institution and help our students balance their life with their education. For moreinformation regarding Potomac College, visit www.Potomac.edu or call 1-855-649-4754 or 202-686- 0876.
About StraighterLine
StraighterLine has been recognized as a revolutionizing force in education by
major newsorganizations
and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for offering students online courses that earn real
college credit for just $99 a month. Inside Higher Ed recognized StraighterLine for offering the “...lowest
-cost set of credit-
bearing courses on the Internet.”
And Fast Company named StraighterLine one of the
10 Most Innovative Companies in Education
.”
 In order to facilitate the award of credit, StraighterLine has forged partnerships with
.A student ultimately earns a degree from those institutionsbut realizes tremendous savings and convenience by starting with StraighterLine.
StraighterLine’s courses are
 
evaluated and recommended
by the Americ
an Council on Education’s
College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT). In addition to the institutions with whichStraighterLine has a direct relationship, more than 300 other schools are reported to have acceptedStraighterLine coursework for transfer credit.Currently, StraighterLine offers 42 entry-level college courses online in the Sciences, Humanities, English,Math and Business. 5 StraighterLine courses have been approved by The College Board to be listed as APcourses: AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP English Language and Composition, AP CalculusAB and AP Psychology. And dozens of StraighterLine courses cover the same subject areas as CLEPexams,making them acceptable alternatives to or preparations for those tests.For information, visit www.straighterline.com or call 1-877-str8erline (1-877-787-8375).

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