Timonium, MD (PRWEB) October 28, 2009
The Institute of Health Sciences (IHS), located in Timonium, Maryland, has announced that the Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Program has been awarded thirty (30) college credits by the Connecticut Credit Assessment Program (CCAP), administered by Charter Oak State College.
Charter Oak State College provides a customized curriculum in a flexible format, so that students may earn an Associate or Baccalaureate degree at Charter Oak State College while attending The Institute of Health Sciences, or may decide to continue on with their college studies after completion of the Electroneurodiagnostic Program.
"We are excited to announce the ability of our students to take our END courses and then transfer those credits into an AA or BS degree at a regionally accredited college," said Institute of Health Sciences CEO Richard Trader, MMsc PA-C FCCM. "The CCAP review makes us confident that our courses meet regionally accredited standards, but also that our students will have a smooth transition in working with these institutions to complete their college degrees."
Individual students who are matriculated for a degree at Charter Oak may transfer their END credits directly to the registrar at Charter Oak or may have the credits placed in a credit registry at Charter Oak for transfer to another designated institution.
"Charter Oak is pleased to be working with The Institute of Health Sciences," said Shirley M. Adams, Ph.D., Provost of Charter Oak State College. "This award fits with our mission of providing diverse and alternative opportunities for adults to earn degrees."
About Charter Oak State College
Charter Oak State College, which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, has earned national recognition as the college that offers 'degrees without boundaries." A public college in the Connecticut state system of higher education, Charter Oak provides degree completion and online learning opportunities for adults busy fulfilling commitments to career and family. For more information on Charter Oak, visit CharterOak.edu.
About The Institute of Health Sciences
The Institute of Health Sciences offers a hybrid education to allied health students, which delivers online courses, while providing externships at regionally accredited hospitals and laboratories throughout the US and Canada. The school identifies qualified faculty from regionally accredited colleges and universities along with various medical experts to serve as faculty and guest lecturers for programs. In recruiting these faculty and experts, the school actively seeks to identify educators who value the impact of broad and diverse experience acquired by students.
The Institute of Health Sciences School is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs for Electroneurodiagnostics Technology. For full course information, and college credit information, visit http://www.IOHS.org or call Richard Trader, Director at 410-821-9620.