ACE Partners with Prince George’s Community College

News | September 01, 2021

Emily Hanka
Content Coordinator

PGCC Members Eligible for Reduced Tuition, Seamless Transfer to ACE Programs

INDIANAPOLIS -- American College of Education (ACE) has announced a new partnership with Prince George's Community College (PGCC) to provide eligible PGCC students and graduates with a seamless transfer experience into select ACE programs. Under the new partnership, PGCC students, graduates and employees are also eligible for reduced tuition via an ACE partnership grant.

Eligible students and graduates may transfer their completed PGCC credits into one of four programs at ACE: the B.S. in Applied Management and Leadership, B.S. in Healthcare Administration, RN to BSN* and RN to MSN.

“Providing a clear pathway for community college students to complete their bachelor’s or master’s degree is another way ACE stays true to its mission of making high-quality education as accessible as possible to working professionals,” said TJ Cafferty, Assistant Director of Strategic Partnerships at ACE. “We’re proud to partner with Prince George’s Community College to bring our online programs within reach of more students.”

“We are extremely enthusiastic to offer our students this wonderful opportunity to transfer to the American College of Education,” said Aundrea Wheeler, Prince George’s Community College Assistant Vice President for Curriculum, Programs, and Regulation.

“The partnership with ACE will facilitate a seamless transfer and build new bridges that will assist our students in acquisition of advanced degrees. Not only does the agreement build upon the current success of students at PGCC, employees who wish to earn advanced degrees are also eligible to continue their education under this partnership. We look forward to working with ACE to create an ongoing pipeline for both students and employees,” she added.

Learn more about ACE’s partnership with Prince George's Community College here.

*RN to BSN applicants and students are not eligible for the partnership grant.

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 70 innovative and engaging programs for adult students to pursue a doctorate, master’s or bachelor’s degree, along with micro-credentials and graduate-level 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 Prince George’s Community College

Named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security (2015-2020), Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) provides high-quality education and training for the progressive and career-oriented residents of Prince George’s County. From new high school graduates and career seekers to more seasoned professionals and senior citizens looking to enhance their skillsets, PGCC is comprised of students who represent a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and goals. Serving nearly 35,000 individuals annually, the College is the first choice for higher education for residents of Prince George’s County. Collaborative partnerships, responsive degree and training programs, and a commitment to student success enables PGCC to address diverse education and workforce development demands.

For more information, visit the College website at www.pgcc.edu. Prince George’s Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (267-284-5000); www.msche.org. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.

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