“This new initiative directly supports the University’s strategic priority to enhance teaching, learning and research,” said Provost and Chief Academic Officer Wayne A.I. Frederick, M.D., MBA. “It builds faculty capacity to enhance our instruction delivery to meet the needs of the 21st century learner as well as our reach beyond our Washington-based campus to the world through our new partnership with Pearson.”
Howard University Online (HU-Online) enables the prestigious university to offer in-demand degree and certificate programs and expand the reach of Howard’s faculty beyond the campus to students around the world.
“We are honored to be working with Howard University to expand the institution’s online program offerings and reach both non-traditional and international students,” said Don Kilburn, vice chairman of Pearson Higher Education. “To remain competitive in today’s environment, institutions increasingly need to offer high-quality online degree programs to reach students who need flexibility. This HU-Online, partnership will do just that.”
Pearson (NYSE:PSO) is the world’s leading learning company, providing educational materials and services and business information through the Financial Times Group. Pearson serves learners of all ages around the globe, employing 41,000 people in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.pearson.com.