For 76 years, we have been committed to making education affordable and accessible for people from all walks of life. Continuing our tradition and recognizing how important family is to the success of our service members, we decided to extend the same commitment and tuition benefits to their spouses and dependent children
Beckley, W.Va. (Vocus) June 13, 2009
Mountain State University (MSU), a multi-campus and online university based in West Virginia, is expanding its benefits to military personnel and their families. Beginning with the summer semester, Mountain State is lowering its tuition for active duty military, reservists and National Guard members to $250 per credit hour for many of its undergraduate programs. Spouses and dependents are also eligible for the offer.
"At MSU, we are proud of our history of support to military service members - as part of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges consortium, through our longstanding partnership with the West Virginia National Guard, and in providing academic programs that are relevant and accessible. At a time when members of our armed forces are making such great personal sacrifices, we're glad to make it more affordable for them to continue their education," states Dr. Charles Polk, President and CEO of Mountain State University.
"For 76 years, we have been committed to making education affordable and accessible for people from all walks of life. Continuing our tradition and recognizing how important family is to the success of our service members, we decided to extend the same commitment and tuition benefits to their spouses and dependent children," he continues.
Mountain State University is offering the reduced tuition on such associate and bachelor degree programs as business administration, accounting, legal studies, medical assisting, criminal justice, aviation, forensics, leadership, computer science and information technology. In addition to delivering most of the courses online, the university, which is based in Beckley, WV, has branch campuses in the metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, PA, Orlando, FL, Charlotte, NC, and Washington, DC. Another campus is located in Martinsburg, WV, serving northern Virginia and Maryland. The institution's accreditation was recently renewed by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association for 10 years, the longest possible term.
For more information about Mountain State University's benefits to active duty military and National Guard members, its academic programs or financial, go to http://www.mountainstate.edu or call 1.866.FOR.MSU1 (1.866.367.6781) The offer cannot be combined with other promotional rates. Some additional restrictions may also apply.
About MSU - http://www.mountainstate.edu:
Mountain State University, founded in 1933, is a not-for-profit independent institution based in Beckley, W.Va., serving more than 8,200 students a year in such market-relevant fields as business, accounting, computer science, information technology, criminal justice, nursing, medical sonography, and leadership. In addition to its main campus in Beckley, MSU has campuses in Center Township, Pa.; Martinsburg, W.Va.; Mooresville, N.C.; Orlando, Fla.; and Washington, D.C.; as well as a site in Hickory, N.C. Many degrees are also offered online. For more information, call 866.FOR.MSU1 (866.367.6781).