SOURCE: The College Network

The College Network

August 10, 2009 09:03 ET

Nurses Avoid Waiting Lists by Choosing Online Education With Help From The College Network

More Than 150,000 Nurses Have Benefited From Online Education Through The College Network, Accelerating Their Goal of Achieving a College Degree

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - August 10, 2009) - Despite a shrinking U.S. economy and unemployment rates approaching 10 percent, 16 of the 30 fastest growing jobs are in the healthcare industry. An increasing number of adults are looking to enter the expanding healthcare field and many are benefiting from online education through The College Network™ which enables participants to accelerate their path towards achieving a valuable college degree or professional certificate. Through the use of Comprehensive Learning Modules™ customers are given the tools to test out of college courses without having to attend class on campus.

The College Network provides customers with a variety of academic solutions through its growing list of close partnerships and affiliations with leading professors, well-respected universities and professional associations. Among The College Network's partners and affiliates are:

--  Angelo State University
--  Bellevue University
--  Boston University
--  eCornell
--  The George Washington University
--  Indiana State University
--  Indiana University
--  National League for Nursing
--  Regis University

"We continue to expand our network of partner organizations, enabling our learners to benefit from the highest quality curriculum and ultimately receive their degrees from some of America's most well respected academic institutions," said Gary Eyler, Chief Executive Officer of The College Network. "The real value of our online, self-paced programs is that they enable learners to get started immediately. This is especially important for qualified nursing applicants, who may be unable to advance their careers if placed on waiting lists."

"The value of higher education in furthering the careers of busy adults has never been more important," continued Eyler. "We are committed to delivering a quality learning experience that helps people work full-time and raise their families while earning a degree or professional certificate."

About The College Network, Inc.

Since 1992, The College Network, Inc. has provided educational solutions that allow individuals to advance their education and training with college degrees and professional certificates from highly acclaimed universities. As one of the nation's leading educational services companies and a partner with some of the nation's foremost institutions of higher learning, The College Network has allowed hundreds of thousands of adults to continue their education without interruption to their professional lives. Visit or call 1-800-39-LEARN (395-3276) for more information.