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Radford University & Academic Partnerships Team Up to Offer Quality, Affordable Online Programs in Nursing and Business

RADFORD, Virginia Jan 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Radford University has signed an agreement with Academic Partnerships (AP) to offer its highly sought-after and affordable degree programs throughout Virginia and beyond. The partnership will support the delivery of existing programs in an expanded online format, beginning with Bachelor of Nursing (RN to BSN), Master of Science in Nursing Administration, and Master of Business Administration.

Through this partnership, Radford University will also expand its reach of the Vinod Chachra IMPACT Lab by offering cybersecurity and geospatial intelligence certificates to help individuals accelerate their careers in technology, with additional certification programs planned in the future to meet the growing demands of the workforce in Virginia and beyond. The expanded programs will also help combat the impact of COVID-19 on the economy by providing working adults with affordable and easily accessible degree programs in critical high-growth fields.

President Brian O. Hemphill Ph.D. Said: " Radford University is proud to be involved in this important collaboration with Academic Partnerships, a well-known and highly-recognized company that has helped institutions to reach new student markets by implementing and supporting fully online programs that are both in demand and of high quality. The important work associated with this new partnership will be driven by our world-class faculty with a strong support from various administrative areas. The Radford family looks forward to welcoming new mountaineers to participate and learn in fully online environments now and in the future. "

Which helps facilitate This quality, affordable delivery model is Academic Partnerships (AP), a leading online facilitator in the United States based in Dallas, Texas . AP is a partner with more than 50 universities across the country, primarily regional public universities, which help those institutions expand access to high-quality, affordable, and workforce-relevant education.

"We at Academic Partnerships are proud to help Radford University expand access to their high-quality degree programs," said Rob Ganji CEO. "At AP, we are passionate about the positive impact of affordable education for students and their families, and we look forward to helping provide more opportunities for students in Virginia and the surrounding states. We design our business model to ensure that our university partners such as Radford University and Academic Partnerships play different roles and use each of our core competencies to deliver a high-quality student experience and enable student success. "

"Under the terms of our working relationship, Radford and his faculty continue to drive academic quality by monitoring all aspects of online programs, such as teaching, curriculum, and course content, admissions, student qualification, financial aid and accreditation, "said the Chancellor and Vice President for Academic Affairs Lyn Lepre Ph.D. "It was very important to us that the programs were led by faculty from Radford while AP works in partnership with our faculty to convert their courses to an online format and recruit and help retain students through completion of the program. In this way, we are aligned to help ensure that student success is paramount throughout the duration of the program. "

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