Southern Crescent Technical College

SCTC Recognized for Online Learning Excellence in Business Management and Criminal Justice

badge for best online programs in the criminal justice and business managment programs (ACO), a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings has recognized Southern Crescent Technical College for offering one of the best online learning environments in the county. "In our seventh annual survey of online learning programs across the nation, we wanted to honor the colleges and universities that are providing innovative ways for students to complete a degree," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs more accessible and affordable."

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Alvetta Thomas stated, "We are excited to be recognized for our online training in Business Management and Criminal Justice.  These are both very strong programs at the College and both extremely worthy of this recognition.  Our instructors go above and beyond for their students and program and it comes a no surprise that these programs would be recognized for their commitment and excellence."

Only accredited, public, not-for-profit institutions with at least one online program were eligible for placement in these rankings. The primary data points used to identify the best online colleges and programs for 2018 include the following:

  • Acceptance rates
  • Cost of tuition
  • Degrees awarded
  • Graduation rates

An in-depth look at Southern Crescent Technical College’s top rankings and their detailed methodology can be seen here:

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