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2011-06-16 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to this week's annual eLearning Development Conference (DevCon) in Salt Lake City, Utah, learned about the creative process behind Rockies Mobile, University of the Rockies' seamless online classroom and campus app. The far-reaching learning app was designed and released for University of the Rockies students by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), the Rockies' parent company, and the retrospective analysis was presented by Cory Jones,...

2011-06-10 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has introduced a new version of its Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The degree programs at Ashford University are regularly reviewed, evaluated and refreshed as appropriate. The revamped version of Ashford's MBA program features updated curriculum that includes new courses in Financial Accounting and Statistical Analysis. Furthermore, three core courses in Organizational Behavior, Managerial Finance and...

2011-06-09 07:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Camping Association (ACA), there are more than 6,000 overnight camps and 12,000 day camps in the U.S and more than eight million children attend camp each summer. Dr. Dallas Stout, faculty member at University of the Rockies, says that while summer camps provide an atmosphere that fosters growth and an environment where children begin to develop self-esteem, they are not the only ones who benefit from summer...

2011-05-24 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing public profile of holistic, homeopathic and spiritual healthcare, interest in education and training in unconventional medicine has increased. Ashford University has introduced the Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health to serve this demand. In the most recent National Health Interview Survey, conducted in part by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National...

2011-05-23 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The modernization of medical records with electronic health data management has expanded the involvement of digital media and information in the practice of medicine. Growing interest in the academics necessary to build a career in the use, management and distribution of this data has spurred the introduction of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Health Informatics. As prescribed by the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The death of Osama Bin Laden, while viewed by many around the world as a very positive event, may rejuvenate painful memories and emotions that people experienced almost ten years ago. While news stories are focusing on the government mission and the death of Bin Laden, many people are experiencing resurfaced anxiety or, in extreme cases, PTSD, stemming from the attacks 10 years ago and are looking for ways to cope. Articles that...

2011-04-20 18:41:00

SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) today announced that Ashford University has updated its Assessment website in an effort to provide a greater level of institutional transparency. Ashford University originally created the Assessment website with the intention of providing relevant information to multiple parties, including students, educators, media, and regulators. The Assessment website discloses pertinent information about Ashford...

2011-04-18 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has introduced the Bachelor of Arts in Health and Wellness, offering another educational option for aspiring healthcare professionals. Ashford, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), created the Health and Wellness BA so successful graduates would be prepared for face-to-face jobs in the wellness industry, such as gym instructor, trainer, health coach or YMCA teacher. This degree will deliver...

2011-03-25 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Studies can provide students an expansive education in the behavior of the human brain and its processes, including the workings of learning, problem solving and decision making. The degree is also specifically designed to provide a stepping stone for students with plans to pursue teaching and graduate degrees. The faculty at Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint...

2011-03-11 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting modern trends in social and business marketing, Ashford University has developed a Bachelor of Arts in eMarketing, and will be offering it to students at their Clinton, Iowa campus, as well as online. Ashford University, an academic institution of Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), designed its eMarketing BA to deliver an all-inclusive education of essential promotional knowledge and practices. Pivotal to this degree's effectiveness is...


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