Directory of Accredited Adult Continuing Education Programs Online Makes Finding Schools Safer, Easier

January 28, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
People interested in earning an education now have an easy, safe way to find their ideal college program and receive helpful college advice.

Two leading education organizations are advocating for their industry by creating (, a free, informative directory of accredited adult continuing education programs online.

The site was created by the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) and Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU) to provide students with access to a trustworthy array of on-campus and online associate, baccalaureate, graduate and certificate programs.

“UCEA works to increase access to high quality continuing education programs for all students,” says Roger Whitaker, UCEA president and dean of the College of Professional Studies at The George Washington University. “ will help us further this mission by providing a trusted resource for prospective students to locate credible programs that meet their interests.”

The goal of this accredited adult continuing education programs online directory is to ease the often arduous process of finding the right program with the right degree by offering vital information on schools that have earned the highest level of accreditation.

“This is an exciting time for continuing one’s education because there are so many options available,” says Lori Faunce, site manager. “The trick is in finding the right school with the right opportunity that will offer the right degree. We hope will make this task easier, and that potential students who come to the site will feel secure knowing that every program has earned the highest level of accreditation available.”

To insure fairness, every UCEA member can have its programs listed on for free, creating an extensive collection of continuing education programs.

Anyone interested in earning a solid education should go to Once there, potential students can search via degree level, format, subject and, if applicable, zip code, and this new accredited adult continuing education programs online directory will also offer helpful advice.

University Continuing Education Association

Founded in 1915, UCEA promotes excellence in continuing higher education and works to increase awareness of the importance of lifelong learning. Member institutions, which include public and private accredited colleges and universities and nonprofit organizations with a significant commitment to higher education, are committed to extending opportunities to the expanding population of nontraditional students seeking continuous learning. Accredited adult continuing education programs online directory users are able to access the site and its database at no charge.

Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.

Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU) has been at the forefront of educational marketing since its inception in 1995. With a mission to be the bridge between students and educators, EDU provides online directories such as,,, and and, as well as, a service allowing graduate school and study abroad administrators to pro-actively search through a database of student profiles. The company also recently created EDU Internet Strategies, a consulting group focused on helping clients improve their websites, marketing strategies and database solutions. Based in suburban Philadelphia, EDU's steady growth has led to its inclusion in the Philadelphia 100, Inc. Magazine/ICIC Inner City 100 and Inc. 500 lists of fast growing businesses.