Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs says Online Student Population Growing Fast

online degree programsGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CitizenWire) — According to a recent survey taken by the Department of Education, enrollment in online educational programs is still showing a substantial increase and is having a dramatic effect on education in general.

The Department of Education statistics say that in 2007 12.2 million students were enrolled in online programs with an expected increase of up to 18 million by 2012. For comparison purposes, according to Sloan Consortium’s 2005 annual review, 2.3 million students enrolled in online training programs in 2004 and only 1.98 million online students in 2003.

The number of online students is rising due to schools and colleges offering a more flexible way to gain an education and For Profit Schools are not the only schools that are seeing dramatic increases in online enrollment. More and more Universities and Colleges are now offering online degree programs as well.

PETAP LLC, also known as Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs, has joined in the effort by offering students access to information about gaining an accredited online education and providing students with the opportunity to study at their own leisure.

It is now a fact that online career preparation provides an alternative way for millions of students to receive the education needed for a successful career through accredited online degree programs.

With the increase in online students and learning programs, PETAP LLC offers student’s access to their Student Education Services Directory for information regarding accreditation, academic and career assessment counseling, finding the right school, tuition assistance, and more.

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Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs offers complementary no obligation information pertaining to online and campus based schools and colleges, creating an education plan, and career testing, for those looking to take advantage of online learning.

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