Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey is one of the only colleges in the United States to offer higher education geared specifically for adults. The school offers programs and certificates in over 100 areas with flexible scheduling. The school offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.
Programs at the school include Anthropology, Foreign Language and Public Administration. The school also offers many ways to earn the credit including online classes, “flash track” classes and 12-week guided study classes.
Thomas Edison offers a Bachelor’s degree in Air Traffic Control. This 120-credit program is designed from standards written by the FAA. Courses in this program include meteorology, navigation and physics.
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trial Management was designed by pharmaceutical and research organization specialists in the clinical research field. The 12 credit program can transfer easily into a Master of Science in Management or the Liberal Studies Program.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is offered through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UNDNJ). Designed for those employed in the allied health field, the degree requires students to hold some professional licenses. Students accepted into this program must pay UMDNJ tuition rates and must complete their requirements.
The Associate Degree in Surveying is a 60 credit program designed for people already in the field. Graduates can easily transition to other bachelor of Science Programs.
Thomas Edison State College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The RN program is accredited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
Edison has pioneered a program called the Prior Learning Assessment. The program assesses knowledge that adults have learned in their experiences outside the college classroom. Students may use this assessment to gain college credit through their experience.