LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to career and economic matters, the benefits of higher education are common knowledge. Advanced College has improved the prospects of countless individuals by offering nontraditional students outstanding online classes and a path to improving their prospects -- without disrupting crucial job and family commitments. Intriguingly, a study published in the journal Health Affairs underlines just how deep the benefits of that additional education can run. As reported by U.S. News and World Report, a study by the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society has found a clear and dramatic correlation between longevity and years of education.
While there are innumerable factors that play into an individual's lifespan, years of education seem to make such a dramatic difference in the overall quality of our life that it dramatically impacts how long we live. The important thing to remember is that, thanks to Advanced College, the benefits of higher education are more within the reach of people of all ages and lifestyles than ever before. Through its online college, the Southern California institution offers associates degree programs in such fields as field as Accounting and Business Administration. It also offers Surgical Technology, Medical Assistant, and Healthcare Management associates program as well as certificate programs in the high-tech field, medicine.
With programs that place them among the finest trade schools in Los Angeles and around the world, and its outstanding associates programs, Advanced College offers a number of ways that students with busy work and family lives can improve their chances for a successful and healthy life. Among other unique benefits, students who complete Advanced College degrees can take advantage of the college's articulation program with Kaplan University. In this way, they can receive a 10 percent discount on all Kaplan courses and complete their bachelor's degree in as short a period as 1.5 years.
Clearly, education can be a lifesaver in a multitude of ways. Advanced College is dedicated to spreading the benefits of learning beyond traditional spheres and into the lives of busy people who otherwise would never be able to consider a college or vocational school. By allowing students numerous options that work with – not against – other commitments, Advanced College is helping people all over the world to improve their lot in life. More than one student has said that the college itself is a true lifesaver.
For more information, you can visit www.advancedcollege.edu or call 1 (562) 408-6969.
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