Charles Town, W.Va., and Dallas, TX, August 26, 2017 — American Military University (AMU) and Medisend College of Biomedical Engineering Technology today announced a partnership to help reenter the civilian workplace with the education and credentials to pursue careers in the rapidly-growing industry.
“Veterans can complete an accelerated Associate of Applied Science in Technology in Medisend’s General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program and enhance their credentials once employed by then completing a bachelor’s degree in IT or technical management, fully-online at AMU,” said Nick Hallack, president and CEO of Medisend .
“As the leading educator of servicemen and women and a top choice of, AMU was our natural partner to create a flexible, fast-track degree path to provide robust STEM programs for that best leverage their experience and provide additional paths for career development,” added Hallack.
AMU’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Technical Management builds upon prior education and work experience gained through Medisend’s AAS while the B.S. in Information Technology Management focuses on the problem-solving skills and techniques needed to provide computer-based solutions to practical problems.
“Our respective programs are ideally suited to the unique needs and skills of our nation’s service members,” said Gen., USAF (ret.), former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, chairman of the Medisend Board of Trustees and president, University. “This collaboration will help provide both the technical and business and management expertise necessary for a broad variety of -related careers.”
“Working adults and employers alike are increasingly seeking and benefiting from stackable, career-relevant credentials,” said APUS President Dr. Karan Powell. “We’re very honored to partner with Medisend and General Myers to provide versatile programs designed to help veterans succeed professionally in their transition to the civilian workforce.”
About Medisend College
Medisend is a rapid pathway to jobs in the of Biomedical industry through specialized accelerated education and . School objectives include in all technologies utilized in modern medical facilities, as well as emphasizing the critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills essential to a wide range of -related careers. For further information, visit www.medisend.org or call 214.575.5006, ext. 112.
About American Public University System
American Public University System, recipient of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education and five-time recipient of the OLC Effective Practice Award, offers more than 200 online degree and certificate programs through American Military University and American Public University. More than 70,000 alumni worldwide have benefited from APUS’s relevant curriculum, affordability, and flexibility in pursuing and earning in such areas as business, information technology, and security and global studies. For further information, visit www.apus.edu.