McNeese now accepts StraighterLine's online college courses for credit, according to Dr. Dustin Hebert, executive director of the Doré School of Graduate Studies and Extended Education. Students can now earn a McNeese degree online or on campus, using some StraighterLine courses to complete general education courses.
"StraighterLine provides courses only, so students complete the courses then seek out institutions where they can apply credits they have earned to degrees and certificates," Hebert explained. "McNeese is now one of those institutions. This partnership will provide us opportunities to help those students meet their goals."
StraighterLine's courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service. There are more than 400 universities and colleges that accept credit for StraighterLine courses for transfer to degree programs.
McNeese offers a wide range of bachelor's degrees both online and on campus, added Hebert. McNeese online degree programs include criminal justice, family and child studies, management, nursing, organizational leadership and sociology.
Hebert said McNeese has been nationally recognized by AffordableCollegesOnline.org as one of the top public institutions for offering affordable tuition and high average salary earnings for its graduates. And recently, AffordableCollegesOnline.com also named McNeese as the second most affordable school in Louisiana for online learning.
For more information, contact the McNeese Electronic Learning Office at 337-475-5126.