STC Recognized for Excellence in Online Education
June 19, 2017 – Southeastern Technical College (STC) continues to be recognized for their excellence in technical education by being ranked ninth in the state of Georgia on AffordableCollegesOnline.org’s (ACO) list of Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2017. STC also ranked #27 in the nation for leading online Computer Science education. (http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/georgia/), (http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/computer-science-programs/#best-college-ranking)
AffordableCollegesOnline.org is a leader in higher education information that works to recognize colleges that aim to deliver the best online education to their students. They use Peer-Based Value (PBV) metrics to rank specific schools in academic excellence. They also use a “bang for your buck” metric to evaluate the cost of online programs to other schools with the same qualitative PBV scores.
STC was judged on data such as regional accreditation, tuition and fees, and number of online programs offered. Ranking ninth among over 75 other prestigious schools, STC scored 91.67% out of a possible 100% in ACO’s metric analytic formulas.
"We wanted to honor the colleges and universities setting the bar for online learning," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs an excellent option and more affordable.”
The Computer Science degree program at STC educates students about concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. This degree focuses on the practical application of technology in a variety of areas so that graduates are prepared for an expanse of career opportunities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects this field to expand by over 11% in the next 10 years, which is higher than the national average.
Due to its statistically high demand, Computer Science has become increasing complex and requires a well-rounded education program in order to adequately prepare students for a successful future in this field. STC works tirelessly to provide the best online education for students earning their degree in Computer Sciences by offering over 32 online courses taught by well-educated and experienced instructors.
STC earned their #27 ranking for best online Computer Science program with a score of 95.39% out of 100, a five star ranking for instructor quality, and an exceptional affordability index.
Online programs at Southeastern Technical College give students the chance to pursue a degree where classes work around their current lifestyles. The content, assessments, and student learning outcomes of online courses are the same as those of the traditional classroom. The greatest difference is those online courses offer students an alternative form of course delivery that is more flexible and convenient than that of the traditional classroom environment.
With over 30 online programs offered at STC, there are many options for students who are interested in classes that work with their busy lives. STC continues to improve their online classroom experience with dedicated instructors and staff that go the extra mile to guarante the success of their student body.
For more information on computer science and other online programs, visit www.southeasterntech.edu or call 912-538-3100 or 478-289-2200.