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San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2009
G.I. Jobs magazine has selected Henley-Putnam University as among the top military-friendly schools in the country. The list, which will be published in September, honors the top 15 percent of more than 7,000 colleges, universities and trade schools with programs that best support military students.
"Henley-Putnam University's programs are specifically designed to serve the military professional seeking advancement," said Michael Corcoran, PhD, Henley-Putnam University president and former U.S. Secret Service agent. "We are honored to be on this distinguished list of American universities committed to creating opportunities for service members."
According to G.I. Jobs, the 2010 Military-Friendly list was compiled by a committee of educators and college administrators through a comprehensive survey of more than 7,000 schools nationwide. Schools were carefully evaluated based on their certifications, programs, policies and other efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students, as well their success in recruiting military students and academic accreditations.
Henley-Putnam University is approved for use of Veteran benefits and supported by DANTES, the American military's off-duty voluntary education program. The University is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium, the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME). Henley-Putnam works with military students to give them allowable credit for their education and training through challenge, ACE credit recommendations, experiential learning and transfer credit.
Henley-Putnam's faculty is comprised of seasoned professionals with extensive hands-on experience in military, law enforcement, counterterrorism and intelligence. The University offers a mentoring program that pairs students with professionals from all areas of the strategic security world to usher them through the transition process.
G.I. Job's 2010 Military-Friendly School List can be found at http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/mfspr. For more information on Henley-Putnam's efforts to assist military students, please visit http://www.henley-putnam.edu/112-186.htm. For information on Henley-Putnam's degree programs, please call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu.
About G.I. Jobs:
G.I. Jobs (http://www.gijobs.com) is published by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. The company also publishes The Guide to Military Friendly Schools, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur magazines and annually rates the nation's "Military Friendly Employers," "Military Spouse Friendly Employers" and "Best Corporations for Veteran-Owned Businesses."
About Henley-Putnam University:
Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor, Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and the Management of Personal Protection, a Doctoral Degree Program in Strategic Security, and most recently added new Certificate Programs. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence community, and private industry professionals with the network, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from renowned organizations such as the CIA and FBI. For more information on Henley-Putnam University, Henley-Putnam's status as a military friendly university, or intelligence studies call 888.852.8746.