925 Oak St.
Scranton, PA 18515
570-342-7701 (Phone), 570-961-4038 (Fax)

"Anytime, Anywhere Learning"



Director: Connie Dempsey
Date for Applications: N/A
Application Fee: None
Matriculation/Registration Deposit:
Interview/Visit Required: No
Tests Required:
High School Diploma/GED: Yes


# of Students: N/A Distance Learning
# of Faculty: 23 Full-time, 43 Part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: N/A Distance Learning
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/approvals: DETC
Housing: N/A
Courses Offered: Open enrollment Distance Learning


Aid Available to Qualified Students:
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Registration varies by program. A part of Thomson Corporation, Education Direct is a world leader in distance learning. Self-paced independent study, vocational avocational and degree level programs. Students provided with electronic access to school via on-line connections.

Title Length Certificate/
Applied Computer Science 71 credits ASB Degree
Industrial Engineering Tech. 65 credits AST Degree
Civil Engineering Technology 69 credits AST Degree
Electrical Engineering Tech. 66 credits AST Degree
Electronics Technology 66 credits AST Degree
Mechanical Engin. Technology 65 credits AST Degree
Bus. Mgt. w Marketing Option 67 credits ASB Degree
Business Management 64 credits ASB Degree
Bus. Mgt. w Finance Option 64 credits ASB Degree
ASB/Accounting 64 credits ASB Degree
Hospitality Management 64 credits ASB Degree
HVAC Technician 22 lessons Diploma
Appliance Repair 16 lessons Diploma
Artist 18 lessons Diploma
Auto Body Repair Technician 15 lessons Diploma
Auto Repair Technician 44 lessons Diploma
Auto Detailer 17 lessons Diploma
Bookkeeping 14 Diploma
Carpenter 22 lessons Diploma
Catering/Gourmet Cooking 25 lessons Diploma
Child Day Care Management 26 lessons Diploma
Small Business Owner 17 lessons Diploma
Computer Graphic Artist 20 lessons Diploma
Court Reporter 18 lessons Diploma
Dental Assistant 22 lessons Diploma
Desktop Publishing & Design 20 lessons Diploma
Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Truck Maintenance 28 lessons Diploma
Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor 30 lessons Diploma
Drafting (General) 34 lessons Diploma
Drafting with AutoCAD 40 lessons Diploma
Dressmaking & Design 22 lessons Diploma
Electrician 46 lessons Diploma
Electronics - Basic 40 lessons Diploma
Electronics Technician 52 lessons Diploma
Fitness & Nutrition 15 lessons Diploma
Floral Design 27 lessons Diploma
Freelance Writer 12 lessons Diploma
Furniture & Cabinet Maker 24 lessons Diploma
Gunsmith 18 lessons Diploma
High School 80 lessons/5 elec. credits Diploma
Home Inspector 17 lessons Diploma
Home Remodeling & Repair 35 lessons Diploma
Hotel/Restaurant Management 19 lessons Diploma
Interior Decorator 16 lessons Diploma
JAVA Programmer 24 lessons Diploma
Jewlelry Repair Technicain 22 lessons Diploma
Legal Secretary 29 lessons Diploma
Medical Coding and Billing 47 lessons Diploma
Medical Office Assistant 47 lessons Diploma
Medical Transcriptionist 37 lessons Diploma
Motorcycle Repair Technician 30 lessons Diploma
Occupational Therapy Aide 9 lessons Diploma
Paralegal 43 lessons Diploma
Personal Computer Repair 17 lessons Diploma
Personal Computer Specialist 29 lessons Diploma
Pet Groomer 25 lessons Diploma
Pharmacy Technician 34 lessons Diploma
Photographer 19 lessons Diploma
Physical Therapy Aide 10 lessons Diploma
Plumber 29 lessons Diploma
Private Investigator 23 lessons Diploma
Professional Bridal Consultant 14 lessons Diploma
Professional Landscaper 19 lessons Diploma
Professional Locksmithing 20 lessons Diploma
Professional Secretary 24lessons Diploma
Programming in BASIC 24 lessons Diploma
Small Engine Repair 25 lessons Diploma
Teacher Aide 17 lessons Diploma
Telecommunications Technician 61 lessons Diploma
Travel Agent 28 lessons Diploma
TV/VCR Repair Technician 38 lessons Diploma
Veterinary Assistant 38 lessons Diploma
Visual Basic & NET Programmer 15 lessons Diploma
Visual C++ Programmer 15 lessons Diploma
Web Page Designer 27 lessons Diploma
Wildlife/Forestry Conservation 20 lessons Diploma
Human Resources Development 68 credits ASB Ddegree
Criminal Justice 71 credits ASB Degree
Early Childhood Education 71 credits ASB Degree
Graphic Design 62 credits ASB Degree
Health Information Technology 63 credits ASB Degree
Internet Technology with Option in E-Commerce Administration 67 credits ASB Degree
Internet Technology with Option in Multimedia Design 66 credits ASB Degree
Internet Technology with Option in Web programming 67 credits ASB Degree
Paralegal Studies 64 credits ASB Degree
PC Maintenance Technology 67 credits Diploma
Veterinary Technician 77 credits ASB Degree

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees.

Contact school for most recent tuition and program information.
All information current as of October 2005.

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