New Online Degree Completion Program Opens Doors for IS Professionals

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Drexel University Online launches new BS to MS in Information Systems Degree Completion Program

Drexel University Online has introduced a new Bachelor’s to Master’s in Information Systems degree completion program. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics survey for March 2010, for those 25 years and over, the number of people employed with a bachelor’s degree exceeded those with an associate’s degree. Drexel’s new degree program seeks to provide students who have an associate’s degree the credentials needed to qualify for those information systems positions requiring a bachelor’s degree.

Drexel’s program differs from traditional degree completion programs in that it allows students to work towards a master’s degree while completing a bachelor’s degree. Students earn a Bachelor’s in Information Systems and can then choose from a Master’s degree in Information Systems, Library and Information Science or Software Engineering. The program’s goal is to help professionals qualify for additional jobs, while preparing them for management positions.

Similar to Drexel’s other online degree offerings, the fully-accredited Bachelor’s to Master’s in Information Systems degree completion program is offered entirely online. The program was designed for professionals unable to commute to campus because of work, family or geographical constraints. Drexel Online students earn the same prestigious degree as on campus. Students can learn anytime and anywhere with 24/7 online access to class materials, group discussion, instructor feedback, and exams.

“We’re very proud to offer our students the outstanding Drexel curriculum within this convenient online format,” said Dr. Kenneth Hartman, academic director at Drexel University Online. “All of our online programs – including the BS to MS in Information Systems degree completion program – are taught by the same renowned faculty as our campus courses.”

Applications for Drexel’s online Bachelor’s to Master’s in Information Systems degree completion program are now being accepted for the fall term. For more information about this online program, visit

About Drexel University Online:
Drexel University Online, winner of the 21st Century Best Practice Award for Distance Learning from the United States Distance Learning Association, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drexel University, specializing in innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the United States and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S. News & World Report and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. A pioneer in online education, Drexel has offered programs online since 1996. Visit our website or blog to learn more about our programs and online learning.

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