UMUC Forges Educational Alliance with AT&T
New agreement provides AT&T employees access to UMUC’s diverse curriculum
Adelphi, MD (December 11, 2012)—UMUC announced today that it has signed an agreement with AT&T to offer its employees, their spouses and dependents the opportunity to complete degrees or pursue continuing education at UMUC. Through the two-year agreement, employees, their spouses and dependents who are not Maryland residents are eligible for a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition rates.
“UMUC is pleased to partner with AT&T to help provide its employees, their spouses and dependents the opportunity to pursue their higher education goals by enrolling in one of UMUC’s more than 95 undergraduate, graduate or certificate* programs,” said UMUC Acting Provost Marie Cini. “This agreement furthers our mission to provide adult students with an affordable, high-quality higher education—no matter their location.”
Under the agreement, AT&T employees, their spouses and dependents can take individual courses or enroll in any of UMUC’s 95 undergraduate and graduate degree or certificate programs, most of which are available fully online. Students enrolling in UMUC’s undergraduate school may transfer credits from other universities and/or be awarded credit for prior learning if eligible under UMUC’s standard policies and procedures.
* More information about certificates, including gainful employment disclosures, is available online.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates—AT&T operating companies—are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.