Millersville University, a top-ranked public university located in the northeast region of the United States, has announced its collaboration with Academic Partnerships, an online facilitator that assists primarily public institutions of higher education across North America. Launching in the Fall of 2023, the online graduate programs will appeal to students seeking an alternative option to on-campus education.
Through this partnership, Millersville will offer its highly sought-after Nursing programs, Integrated Scientific Applications and Emergency Management degrees online. The online programs include:
- MSN in Nursing Education Online
- MSN in Nursing Leadership Online
- MSN in School Nursing Online
Integrated Scientific Applications
- MS in Integrated Scientific Applications – Weather Intelligence and Risk Management Online
- MS in Integrated Scientific Applications – Geoinformatics Online
- MS in Emergency Management
Speaking on the collaboration, Chief Executive Officer of Academic Partnerships, Fernando Bleichmar, said:
Academic Partnerships is honoured to partner with Millersville University as they increase access to their high-quality graduate degree programs. Millersville has a rich history of serving its students in the PASSHE system and throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We are excited to work side-by-side with Millersville as they expand their footprint and impact.
With a student-centred approach, Millersville is recognized as one of the top public universities for academics and community engagement in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Partnering with AP to make critical programs like nursing more accessible to students is aligned with MU’s mission of being a community dedicated to high-quality education at an exceptional value.
Founded over 160 years ago in historic Lancaster County, Millersville University has become one of the most highly regarded universities in the Northeast. The University is committed to offering students a high-quality, comprehensive university experience of exceptional value. Dedicated to providing nationally recognized programs that embrace the liberal arts, Millersville offers academic opportunities that are supported by outstanding faculty who are accomplished scholars and practitioners. It also gives students a supportive and enriching environment, providing everything from internships and on-campus jobs to Division II athletic teams and 170 diverse clubs and organizations.
Dr Gail Gasparich, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Millersville University, added:
Millersville University is a powerful economic multiplier. It is connected to the local community, school systems, businesses, and the labour market. This partnership with AP strengthens our standing in the local and regional community by extending our program offerings further.
Academic Partnerships aims to expand access to top-quality, affordable, workforce-relevant education, especially for working and adult students. The platform brings single-minded dedication, an integrated set of services and data-driven performance to its collaboration with university partners. It offers scalable, integrated solutions customized for institutions ready to optimize the effectiveness of their online education offerings and see their online students succeed. Since 2007, the company has helped universities develop and deliver robust and engaging online programs serving 270,000 working adult students.