The Pioneer Post

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Compiled By Christine Hawkinson, Editor, UW-Platteville Distance Learning Center

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree has earned a Best Buy award from the research team at, a consumer group that rates and ranks online colleges for cost and credibility. The group issues report cards to online degree programs in an effort to bring transparency to the selection process in terms of cost, public perception, and verified student satisfaction.

According to Vicky Phillips, Founder & CEO of, “Any online student seeking quality combined with affordability in these hard economic times should take a serious look at UW-Platteville. Platteville’s 100% online bachelor’s in business, master’s in project management, master’s in engineering and master’s in criminal justice all rank as top values when compared to the online competition nationwide.”

Hundreds of colleges now offer online degrees, but UW-Platteville is one of a handful of American universities that have successfully combined a venerated residential history with exceptional quality and service in the online education sector.

“We are very excited about the recognition that has provided for our online programs. At a time when more and more students are searching for ways to continue their education, it is important that they have an online resource that they can trust,” says Dawn Drake, Executive Director of the UW-Platteville Distance Learning Center.



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