AcceleratED Pathways

Improve workforce development with debt-free education for your employees

Your frontline workers are your lifeblood, carrying your brand to market. But too often, they’ve been left off the learning pathways that lead to advancement.

Investing in frontline workforce development can cut the costs associated with employee retention and attracting talent, and improve employee engagement and customer satisfaction.

Learn more about AcceleratED Pathways – our online associate degree program.

Best-in-class managed education strategy

AcceleratED Pathways helps workforce development by efficiently combining existing tuition assistance with public funding and managed instruction and delivery costs.

The program promotes employee retention, increasing educational achievement and offering potentially free education for participants.

Designed for simplicity and success

AcceleratED Pathways includes program management and an academic partner network, and it’s easy to implement alongside your current tuition assistance program.

We deliver a quality online associate’s degree consistent with your internal mission, financial requirements, corporate development goals, and our shared focus on employability.

Greater education benefits lead to exceptional ROI

A recent study of Discover Financial Services by Accenture and the Lumina Foundation shows that tuition assistance programs can positively affect employees and the bottom line.

$1.44

saved for every dollar spent on tuition assistance for employees

Participants

  • 40% higher average wage increases
  • 21% more likely to be promoted
  • More likely to show up for work
  • Greater employee retention
     


Source: Talent Investments Pay Off | Cigna Realizes Return on Investment from Tuition Benefits, Lumina Foundation

Talent management that helps employees overcome barriers to success

AcceleratED Pathways focuses on alternative pathways to workforce development and employee success — and it’s potentially free for them.

Employees surveyed want and need better skills, but also face obstacles


Source: Adult Learners Sharpening Employability Skills for a Changing Workplace: A Study on Adult Learner Motivations and Expectations in 2016

Alternative pathways to employee success

In direct response to your employees’ challenges, we’ve designed AcceleratED Pathways to help them succeed.

  • Skills development to increase mastery and improve the chances
    of career advancement
  • Anytime, anywhere learning is 100% online and includes eTextbooks
  • End-to-end support with a career success coach, enrollment advisor, and tutoring
  • Prior credits applied toward degrees so employees with some college needn’t start over
  • Credits transferable to 4-year institutions for students who want to go even further
  • Potentially free for employees at any stage
  • Flexible starting times with semesters beginning every two months throughout 2017