The approval of Robert Welch University by the state of Wisconsin to offer an online Associate Degree
in liberal arts may seem a small step, but it is the culmination of years of planning and effort by RWU's staff.
"On completion of the associate degree
, students will be able to go straight into the second year of their chosen university degree course.''
Employment differences of baccalaureate and associate degree
graduates from allied health education programs.
In correcting this error, one conclusion of my previous papers - that certificates and Associate degrees
affect wages and earnings indirectly, by providing individuals access to jobs where they accumulate more experience and on-the-job training - proves to be partly incorrect: while those with higher postsecondary credentials are more likely to have on-the-job training, they do not accumulate more experience.
Dr Banuri held a special consultative session on the launch of the associate degree
programme with vice chancellors and rectors at the HEC Secretariat on Friday.
Chairman HEC Dr Tariq Banuri said that the objective of phasing out two-year BA/ BSc degree programme and replacing it with Associate Degree
and subsequent alignment with the four-year BS programme is to ensure that students pass out after acquiring a broad-based education and have practical skills to compete in the field and contribute for socio-economic development in the country.
A notification available with The Express Tribune on Saturday exclusively stated that new the postsecondary programme would be called an 'Associate Degree
' and soon the BA-BSc programme would be discontinued.
The Associate Degree
program would be consisting of skills courses and it would also ensure the employability of students after two years of degree completion, he assured.
This coincides with a new associate degree
in mechanical engineering technology that RCBC started this fall.
Walker also earned an associate degree
at Harper, and worked for the Palatine Police Department from 1985 to 2013.
As per policy, Associate Degree
in Education will be one year for in-service teachers, those who having five-year teaching experience will be able to take the admission in it, with intermediate (2nd division), plus PTC education, said a press release on Sunday.
The two-year associate degree
in nursing program will still be offered at the school.