CFT Advanced Financial Services Diploma graduates will receive a 25% tuition discount at NECB
Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 07, 2011
The New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) and Center for Financial Training Atlantic and Central States (CFTACS) have announced an agreement to help CFTACS’s Advanced Financial Services Diploma graduates complete their college degree. This new agreement extends a 25% tuition discount at NECB and formalizes the procedures for graduates to transfer between the two institutions.
The Advanced Financial Services Diploma is a comprehensive designed for employees of banks, credit unions, and other financial service companies. The curriculum provides students with specific competencies and in-depth knowledge needed to establish a foundation for a successful career in the financial services or banking industry. Credits transferred from CFTACS can now be used toward numerous business related Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees offered by NECB focusing in Banking, Management, Marketing, Accounting, and Finance.
NECB’s President Howard E. Horton, Esq. stated, “We are glad to be working with the Center for Financial Training Atlantic and Central States, a respected leader in bank educational training programs. For many years we have enrolled students who have completed their professional development training at CFT and moved on towards pursuing degree completion at NECB. This new agreement formalizes the transferability of courses and helps the students pursue their education goals, save time, and save money.” As part of this agreement CFT Advanced Financial Services Diploma graduates will receive a 25% tuition discount at NECB and in return CFTACS will introduce their graduates to the College. President Horton commented, “Both working adults and their employers benefit when professional development courses can be used to improve job skills and help employees complete a college degree.”
Center for Financial Training President and CEO Mike Meakem, said, “We are honored to be working with NECB. We share a common history of educating working adults in the banking industry. NECB will help our Advanced Financial Services Diploma graduates gain the knowledge and training they need to earn a college degree, and ultimately advance their career and succeed in the banking and financial services industry.”
Advanced Financial Services Diploma courses taken at CFTACS may transfer as credit into one of NECB’s online degree programs, including: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration focused in Banking, Marketing, Management, Finance or Accounting. Students may also elect to pursue an online Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Master’s Degree in Finance, or the nation’s first Master’s in Business Ethics and Compliance.
NECB offers flexible and affordable online degree programs to students around the world entering the business, banking, and financial services industries. To meet the ever-changing needs of their students, who must often balance work and family obligations with their studies, NECB will collaborate with CFTACS to develop enhanced educational opportunities and degree completion options. CFT Advanced Financial Services Diploma graduates may contact NECB to learn more about this exciting new opportunity by calling 1-800-997-1673.
Founded in 1909, New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) is a leading Boston institution offering quality education and degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NECB empowers students with skills and expert knowledge taught by seasoned business leaders and research faculty, using state-of-the-art online courses.
All courses are 100% online allowing students to earn their degree without the restrictions of time and geography. Online delivery allows NECB (http://www.necb.edu) to remain one of the most affordable options in higher education. NECB offers a wide range of degrees that enable students to take advantage of high-growth, high-demand job markets. NECB is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.
CFT Atlantic & Central States is the leading banker education system serving Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Tennessee. Since 1901, CFT has served the educational needs of the financial services industry and currently enrolls more than 10,000 financial institution employees in a variety of education and training programs each year. The company employs ten full and part-time employees dedicated to the careers of banking professionals and operates offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey and New York. To learn more about CFTACS please visit http://www.cftacs.org or call 1-800-795-5242.