National University College Expands Online Degree Programs in Spanish to Florida

Sep 26, 2011, 10:00 ET from National University College Online

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National University College Online today announced the expansion of its online college degree programs in Spanish to Florida, offering students the opportunity to earn associate, bachelor and master degrees in fields such as business administration, criminal justice and education.

"As one of the leading higher education institutions serving Latinos, we know that many of our students excel in learning environments where they can speak to their instructors and engage in their coursework all in Spanish," says Jonathan B. Morris, acting president of National University College Online (NUCO).

"To meet the educational needs of the growing Hispanic population in Florida, NUCO is offering  competitively priced, accredited programs in Spanish through an online platform that is convenient to access," Morris adds.

NUCO is the online branch of National University College, which has offered degree programs in Spanish for more than 25 years in Puerto Rico.  National University College is a member of the EduK Group of educational institutions, one of  the primary providers of private postsecondary career education serving the Hispanic community. EduK schools include Instituto de Banca y Comercio (IBC), National University College (NUC) and Ponce Paramedical College (POPAC) in Puerto Rico and Florida Technical College (FTC) and The DAVE (Digital Animation and Visual Effects) School in Florida.

"NUCO offers students flexibility while ensuring the total college experience is available to students," says Morris.  "As well, from admissions to financial aid to career placement in Spanish, every educational resource is accessible."

The NUCO portal extends beyond computers to applications for iPad, iPhone, Blackberry and Android and other technologies as well as student communities on Facebook and other social media.

Students can enroll in NUCO degree programs in a range of high-demand fields. Criminal justice students can take online classes that will prepare them for employment in criminology, law enforcement, security and corrections. The business administration programs, with concentrations in accounting, consist of coursework that can lead to careers in accounting, business analysis, taxation, auditing and other finance sector fields. Masters of education graduates learn the skills needed to assume leadership roles within academic institutions at  the elementary, high school or college level.

For more information about NUCO offerings and enrollment, go to or contact the NUCO Office of Admissions by email at or  by calling 1-855-323-1110. New classes start every seven weeks.

About National University College Online

National University College Online (NUCO) is the online division of National University College (NUC) , an EduK Group institution which offers associate, bachelor and master degrees in a variety of fields, including healthcare, business, information technology and education. NUC, which  has more than 5,500 students across its 4 locations in Puerto Rico, is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and is pre-accredited through the regional Middle States Commission on Higher Education. EduK Group, one of the leading postsecondary education companies focused on serving the Hispanic community since 1975,   is headquartered  in San Juan, Puerto Rico. EduK Group's  institutions include Instituto de Banca y Comercio (IBC), National University College (NUC) and Ponce Paramedical College (POPAC) in Puerto Rico and  Florida Technical College (FTC) and The DAVE (Digital Animation and Visual Effects School) in Florida. For more information visit

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