American College of Education, Pasco-Hernando State College Finalize Institutional Agreement


November 30, 2021

Christine Dickson

Christine Dickson

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Eligible Pasco-Hernando State College Members Can Easily Transition into Programs at ACE

INDIANAPOLIS – Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) and American College of Education (ACE) have announced an agreement that will make higher-level degrees more accessible to members of the PHSC community. Under the new agreement, PHSC students, alumni, faculty and staff can transition seamlessly into ACE programs after completing their associates or bachelor’s degree at PHSC. These groups will also be eligible to receive an ACE partnership grant to reduce tuition.

“At ACE, we’re committed to making high-quality education as accessible as possible, and through partnerships like this one, we’re achieving that mission,” said ACE President Dr. Shawntel Landry. “We’re proud to bring our affordable programs within reach of the community at Pasco-Hernando State College.”

“ACE and PHSC share a deep commitment to our students, alumni and employees,” said TJ Cafferty, Assistant Director for Strategic Partner Development at ACE. “Partnerships like this allow us to support students, alumni, faculty and staff at other institutions. We’re excited to make our programs even more accessible and affordable for stakeholders at PHSC.”

“PHSC is pleased to include American College of Education to our diverse cadre of higher education articulation partners. This partnership provides affordable, convenient, and reputable choices to our stakeholders as they review and select opportunities for their professional development,” said PHSC Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. Stanley Giannet.

About American College of Education
ACE is an accredited, completely online college specializing in affordable programs in education, leadership, healthcare and nursing. Headquartered in Indianapolis, ACE offers more than 50 innovative and engaging programs for adult students to pursue a doctorate, master’s or bachelor’s degree, along with micro-credentials and certificate programs. In addition to being a leader in online education, ACE is a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations are leaders of a global movement to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

About Pasco-Hernando State College
PHSC is an accredited state college offering associates and bachelor’s degrees. The college, located in Tampa Bay, is comprised of six campuses in two counties: Pasco and Hernando. Along with offering a wide range of traditional college courses, it offers workforce certifications to help get people back into the workforce much sooner than a traditional degree pathway. PHSC is also known for being one of the most affordable colleges in Florida and its nursing program is widely considered to be one of the best in the state. PHSC prides itself on community involvement and helping our students achieve success.

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