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University of Phoenix


John Sperling, PhD, a Cambridge-educated economist and professor-turned-entrepreneur, founded University of Phoenix in 1976. He made a commitment to provide working adults with higher education at times convenient to them. Our commitment extends to our higher education innovations as well. University of Phoenix offers many conveniences for working adult students including evening classes, flexible scheduling, continuous enrollment, a university-wide academic social network, online classes, a digital library and computer simulations. In addition, University of Phoenix has over 25 years of experience in online education — a kind of education that’s research-proven to be just as effective as conventional instruction. Accreditation is your assurance that the University meets quality standards established by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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