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Top Online Technical Schools for 2007 - Articles Surfing

You've made the big decision to get your degree online. Now for the hard part...which online degree college do you choose? With your career and your future on the line, it's important that you make the right decision. After spending months in the boardroom, our staff has made our top online school picks for 2007, we've identified the very best.

Penn Foster
P.O. Box 1900
Scranton, PA 18501
Tel * 800 275 4410
Fax * 570 343 8462

Established * 1890
Locations * Online
Accredited * Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools; Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC); International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET); Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.
Degrees offered * Certificates, Associate's
Programs offered * 85+

Penn Foster claims the founder of distance learning as the founder of their own institution, Thomas Foster. Over the past 100 years since Penn Foster began serving the educational needs of the working community, more than 13,000,000 students have matriculated.The endorsements by major corporations and even the VA for Penn Foster's programs couldn't be better: IBM, Ford Company, Xerox, U.S. Steel * all have used Penn Foster's programs to upgrade the educations of their staff and provide training and promotion opportunities.Their more than 85 programs can be found in the fields of business, engineering, legal studies, health services, design, technology, education, as well as various trades and a high school diploma program. Whether you choose a full associate's degree program or a certificate, Penn Foster is one of the best ways to get the education you need to advance your career or begin a new one.

Westwood College
Denver North Campus
7350 North Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80221-3653
Tel * 303 426 7000
Fax * 303 487 0214
Tel (All Campus Info) * 800 281 2978

Established * 1953
Locations * 20 and online
Accredited * Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT); Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
Degrees offered * Certificates, Associate's, Bachelor's
Programs offered * 19+
Financial assistance * Scholarships, grants, loans, and counseling available

Formerly Denver Institute of Technology, Westwood College was founded in Denver, Colorado more than 50 years ago. Since then it has expanded to include 17 Westwood College campuses, the Redstone College and Redstone Institute, and Alta Colleges, Inc in six states and online. With certificates, associate degrees and bachelor degrees offered in fields like fashion, health care, gaming, technology, industrial services, business, aviation, criminal justice, and design, there's something for almost everyone, whether starting a new career or going for a raise or the next big promotion. Each campus offers different programs, so check with the individual school to see which one has the best curriculum for you goals. Westwood offers career development services to their students and graduates by actively recruiting employers and assisting students in developing their job search techniques and employer contacts.

Professional Career Development Institute
430 Technology Parkway
Norcross, Georgia 3009
Tel: 800 417 2407
Established * 1987
Locations * Online
Accredited * Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council
Degrees offered * Certificate
Tuition * Varies by program but most between $500 and $700
Other fees * One-time $24 shipping and handling fee for course materials
Tuition discount * Interest-free monthly payment plan available
Length of programs * Most can be completed in 6 months to 1 year

Professional Career Development Institute began by offering just one professional real estate appraisal course in 1987 has grown so large that it is now divided into two divisions: John Madison High School for high school programs and Ashworth College for all its higher and continuing education course offerings. More than 50 career programs are featured at PCDI including everything from jewelry repair to carpentry to sports psychology to writing children's books. You can get the knowledge you need to start your own business, break out into a new career, prepare for a higher degree, or move up through the ranks at work. Some companies subsidize their employees' education, so check with human resources to see if a course curriculum at PCDI will be covered for you.

We have options. You have choices. Earn your degree today. To request complimentary online degree information from any of these top schools, visit us online at Online Degrees Today.com.

Submitted by:

Samantha Sebring

Samantha Sebring is an inhouse writer for http://www.Online-Degrees Today.com - She has been writing distance learning education pieces since 2005. We have options. You have choices. Earn your degree today.



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