eCollege and Corinthian Colleges Extend Partnership
“Our online programs have achieved record growth over the years,” said David Moore, chairman and CEO of Corinthian. “Renewal of an agreement with eCollege will allow us to continue to focus on building our online programs and ensuring a high-quality student experience.”
Corinthian has built a strong and growing online operation, serving a diverse group of students. Corinthian’s online programs emphasize real-world training to prepare students for successful employment in the workplace. Corinthian’s online programs center around marketable fields and include associate’s degrees in business administration, criminal justice, accounting and legal assistant/paralegal disciplines; bachelor’s degrees in business administration, criminal justice and accounting; and master’s degrees in business administration and criminal justice.
“In meeting the strong demand for its online programs, Corinthian has done an excellent job providing valuable course offerings that are relevant to the needs of its students,” said Oakleigh Thorne, chairman and CEO of eCollege. “We are proud to play a role in Corinthian’s online strategy, and we look forward to supporting Corinthian in driving growth effectively and efficiently through the continued success of its programs.”
About Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, and serves the large and growing segment of the population seeking to acquire career-oriented education to become more qualified and marketable in today’s increasingly demanding workplace. Corinthian’s colleges offer master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and diploma programs in a variety of fields, with a concentration on careers in healthcare, business, criminal justice and technology. Corinthian operates 88 colleges and two continuing education centers in 21 states and 45 colleges and 15 corporate training centers in Canada.
eCollege [Nasdaq: ECLG] is a leading provider of value-added information services to the post-secondary and K-12 education markets. The Company’s eLearning Division designs, builds and supports some of the most successful, fully online degree, certificate/diploma and professional development programs in the country. The Company’s Enrollment Division, Datamark, Inc., helps institutions build new enrollments and increase student retention. Customers include publicly traded for-profit institutions, community colleges, public and private universities, school districts, and state departments of education. eCollege was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Denver. Datamark was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City. For more information, visit www.eCollege.com and www.Datamark.com.
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