Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 30, 2007
The Financial Times, one of the world's most authoritative business newspapers, has named Ellis College of NYIT to its annual list of top distance learning and online MBA (Masters of Business Administration) providers. Long recognized for its innovative career-based curriculum and highly-interactive course platforms, Ellis College's prominent standing on the Financial Times list reaffirms the school's reputation as a top destination for professionals worldwide who are seeking to advance their careers through the convenience of online learning.
Designed to enable working adults to pursue their online college degrees while meeting all the demands of everyday life, the Ellis College of NYIT curriculum combines actual field scenarios, real-word assignments and expert instruction to deliver career-based strategies and skills that students can apply almost immediately. In addition, Ellis College's prestigious online MBA degree program is developed in partnership with several leading business schools including Columbia University, Stanford University and the University of Chicago. This acclaimed partnership gives Ellis College's online MBA graduates a defined advantage among online college students and illustrates the high level of respect Ellis graduates enjoy in both the academic and professional arenas.
"It is an honor for Ellis College's online degree programs to be recognized as being among the very best in the world by such an esteemed and distinguished global publication," said David Harpool, Ph.D, provost of Ellis College of NYIT. "By merging the advantages of online education with real-world perspective and field coursework, Ellis College's online programs provide much more than just 'standard textbook knowledge,' and have established our school as a top destination for professionals seeking to earn their degree from a world-renowned institution.
The Financial Times is recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing extensive news, comment and analysis, the newspaper is printed in 19 cities across the globe, has a daily circulation of more than 480,000 and a readership of more than 1.6 million people worldwide.
About Ellis College of NYIT
Ellis College of NYIT is a regionally accredited online university that has been designed specifically to meet the needs of busy, working professionals. A division of the New York Institute of Technology, Ellis features a unique, interactive learning platform and vast virtual campus that bring online classes to life while fostering extensive online communities among students, alumni and faculty. Ellis College offers over 50 different undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates and specializations, and partners with leading business schools in developing its prestigious online MBA program. In addition, Ellis offers a Free Guest Pass that enables one to preview life as an Ellis student for free by participating in a variety of educational courses and forums. For more information on Ellis College of NYIT, visit http://www.ellis.nyit.edu, or call 1-877-355-4727 (1-312-669-5027 outside of the U.S.).