Accelerated Programs

Northwestern Christian University Accelerated Degree Programs

Understanding NCU Accelerated Programs

Accelerated degree programs by Thesis or Dissertation only have been popular in Europe for over a century! Accelerated online degree programs allow students to earn Bachelor, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees in as little as 90-days in numerous majors. This is possible for such degree programs through a legitimate process involving PLA: Prior Learning Assessment in addition to  transfer credits, thesis and dissertation..

Today numerous colleges and universities are providing the great benefit of PLA: Prior Learning Assessments to their mature, more experienced students to translate lifetime learning experience into credits to be legitimately applied to degree programs. This translates into huge savings in both time and educational expense. Northwestern is providing this great benefit to all qualified students.

Accelerated degrees can be completed in as little as 90-days, depending on the students prior life experience, education, skill set and time management ability. The accelerated Master’s and Doctorate degrees can actually be earned in less than 90-Days depending on the student’s skill set and time management skills. 

The key to our accelerated degree programs is the PLA; Prior learning Assessment. The PLA format is a tool being used by numerous colleges and universities today. It utilizes a system whereby student’s are able to document prior life, military, work and educational experience through organizing a portfolio. This portfolio can then be assessed for appropriate credits which can be applied to an accelerated degree program.

At Northwestern the student’s PLA: Prior Learning Assessment can provide up to 90 credit hours which can the be applied toward a 120 credit hour bachelor degree program. PLA can also provide up to 30 credit hours toward a 60 credit hour Master’s or Doctorate degree program.

All accelerated online degree programs at Northwestern also require a thesis or dissertation to insure mastery of the subject major.

*An easy to follow guide is provided for writing the thesis and dissertation for the accelerated degree programs and a guide is also provided for preparing the PLA assessment portfolio at northwestern..

                                        

 

Today numerous colleges and universities are providing the great benefit of PLA: Prior Learning Assessments, for their more experienced students, to translate lifetime learning experience into credits to be legitimately applied to degree programs. This translates into huge savings in both time and educational expense. NCU is providing this great benefit to all qualified students.

May you be blessed by this great opportunity to receive university credits for your prior life/ educational experience to be applied toward a university degree program.