Thomas Edison State College

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

School type Public
Terms Other
Academic calendar (as submitted by school) Rolling basis (monthly) 12 terms.
First year of program 1995-1996

Faculty & Classes

Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Average online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 1 year online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 2 years online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 3 years online teaching experience N/A
Full-time faculty with doctorate N/A
Part-time faculty with doctorate N/A
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's N/A
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's N/A
School finances online instructor training N/A
Continuing online instruction education required N/A
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty N/A
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty N/A
Average class size N/A
Maximum class size 15

Programs

Online bachelor's degree programs 10
Online courses 263
Five most popular majors
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 18%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 10%
Business Administration and Management, General 6%
Psychology, General 5%
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician 5%
All majors
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Accounting
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Labor and Industrial Relations
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Real Estate
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Psychology
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General
Public Administration
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General
Anthropology
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Transportation and Materials Moving
Air Traffic Controller
Air Transportation, Other
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Photography
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
About the online bachelor's degree program (as submitted by school)

Thomas Edison State College programs are designed around the unique needs of adult learners.

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students No

Delivery

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live None
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. N/A
Online chatrooms N/A
Web conferencing (webinars) N/A
Skype or other visual software N/A
New-student orientation No
Review and sign ethics statement N/A
Percentage of classes with lectures None
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 4
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students Minority
Class participation graded Yes
Exams N/A
Same exams are administered only once N/A
Exams have random question order N/A
Each user has unique exam login N/A
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered N/A
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments No
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school) N/A

List of Student Assessments Administered

Academic Profile (ETS) Yes
Academic Profile results publicly available No
Adult Learner Inventory (Noel Levitz) Yes
Adult Learner Inventory results publicly available No
Other assessment Yes
Description of other assessment Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (Project SAILS; Kent State University) and in-house surveys.
Other assessment results publicly available No

Graduation & Retention

Credits needed to graduate 120
Credits that must be earned through school N/A
One-year retention rates N/A
Limited time to complete degree No
Target time to earn final 25% of credits N/A
Maximum time to earn final 25% of credits N/A
Graduation rates N/A

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