Colorado Technical University Forms Agreement with The Saylor Foundation

  Colorado Technical University Forms Agreement with The Saylor Foundation

  Saylor Foundation students are now eligible to apply academic credits from
             completed courses toward degree opportunities at CTU

Business Wire

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

BUS205andBUS210would count as core credit for CTU’s Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration degree program.POLSC201would 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.

For more information about CTU’s admissions policies and how to apply, visit
www.coloradotech.edu/Admissions. For more information about The Saylor
Foundation and its partner schools, visit
http://www.saylor.org/partner-schools.

About Colorado Technical University

Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides higher education
for today’s career-focused students and offers support, flexibility and
resources to help students pursue new opportunities. CTU’s industry-focused
curriculum has courses taught by instructors, many with experience in the
fields that they teach. CTU was named to the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 list
of military-friendly schools by G.I. Jobs Magazine, which includes the top 15
percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most
to embrace America’s veterans as students. At CTU, students can collaborate
with people from all over the country via the CTU award-winning Virtual
Campus, which was recognized as the “Best of the Best” in the Education and
Academia category of the 2009 Computerworld Honors program. Students can also
connect on campuses in multiple cities. CTU students can choose from more than
100 undergraduate and graduate programs. For more information, please visit
www.coloradotech.edu.

CTU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North
Central Association, www.ncahlc.org. CTU is also a member of the Career
Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and
schools. For more information visit www.careered.com. CTU cannot guarantee
employment or salary. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial
obligations and more at www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures.

Contact:

For Colorado Technical University
Amanda Meyer, 303-951-2558
ameyer@linhartpr.com
 
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