COD Online Program Among Highest Enrollment in Illinois
By Mike McKissack
According to a report from Illinois Virtual Campus, the online learning program at College of DuPage has the highest enrollment of any community college or public university in Illinois. Based on information supplied by the Illinois Community College Board, the report also lists College of DuPage as having the third-largest online enrollment of any higher-learning organization in Illinois.
College of DuPage Online currently offers more than 250 online courses, which can be taken individually or used to complete one of 11 Associate degree programs or one of 29 certificate programs ranging from C++ Language Proficiency and Web Specialist to Business, Executive Assistant and Consumer Marketing to Emergency Management and Veterans Counseling. Currently, students can earn an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or an Associate in General Studies entirely online. All general education courses for an Associate in Applied Science can be completed online with A.A.S. degrees in Accounting, Administrative Support, Criminal Justice, Executive Assistance, Fire Science Technology, Library Information Technology, Management and Marketing available completely online. All distance learning courses at College of DuPage are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
In 2015, COD established the Learning Technologies department, in which instructional design experts work closely with faculty to create high-quality courses, develop multimedia content for the online classroom, and provide resources for learning and support for both students and instructors.
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