Ontario College of Management and Technology Partners with StraighterLine to Provide Flexible and Affordable Online Courses
Washington-Baltimore/Ontario, Canada (April 18, 2022) — StraighterLine, the leading provider of affordable, online college courses, has partnered with Ontario College of Management and Technology (OCMT), a post-secondary and post-graduate college, to provide a low-cost and flexible way for adult learners to take essential classes needed to complete their degree. OCMT will now accept credits earned from StraighterLine online courses including accounting, business communication, business law, financial management, human resources management, humanities, and professional standards and ethics.
“We are committed to the success of our students, from the time they begin a diploma program to when they are placed into a job,” said Yomi Olalere, founder of OCMT. “We want students, no matter where they are located, to be well-prepared to enter the workforce with the skills they need to succeed. Our partnership with StraighterLine allows our students the opportunity to take key courses they need as it fits their schedule.”
OCMT is a fully registered and approved college under the "PCC Act, 2005," and proud to offer skill-based postsecondary, and postgraduate education that meets today’s dynamic labor market needs, and entrepreneurial mindset of a rapidly evolving economy. The results of OCMT’s efforts are evident from the institution's impressive 94% employment placement rate.
OCMT is located in Ontario and offers both remote and on-campus classes, attracting students from Canada and internationally. OCMT is committed to meeting students where they are by offering the opportunity to earn a diploma with the flexibility and convenience of not needing to leave their home.
OCMT offers high-in-demand undergraduate, and postgraduate Diploma programs in Management and Technology faculties. Some of their programs include, Business Administration, Accounting and Business Finance, Cybersecurity and Intelligence Engineering, Digital Innovation, Transformation and Cloud Technology, Brand Promotion and Media Technology, Cybercrime Investigation and Threat Intelligence Technology, Cloud Computing, and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, and upcoming programs in Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, Software Development Technology, Game Design, Robotics and Development, Global Business Management
“We are excited to partner with Ontario College of Management and Technology to provide high-quality, affordable online courses to help students earn the credits they need for their degrees,” said StraighterLine CEO Heather Combs. “Our mission at StraighterLine is to serve the learners of today to build the workforce of tomorrow, and that is the core of what OCMT is about.”
OCMT is the first international higher education institution to become a StraighterLine partner with more soon to follow.
Built and managed by educators, StraighterLine’s alternative pathway programs offer higher education institutions a flexible, affordable way for students to take general education courses online that easily transfer via a credit articulation and referral partnership. With no upfront or ongoing costs to the school, partnering with StraighterLine allows schools to allocate their resources where they are needed most. Pathways are specifically tailored to consist of only the course selections that meet the institution’s needs. Schools can choose from 60+ American Council on Education (ACE) Credit recommended general education courses.
In addition, students who take courses through StraighterLine receive free eTextbooks, live student support, and 24/7 free on-demand tutoring and writing help online.
“One of the greatest benefits of taking online courses through StraighterLine is our wraparound student support,” said Combs. “We provide students with all the resources, tutoring, tools, and flexibility they need to succeed.”
About Ontario College of Management and Technology
Ontario College of Management and Technology (OCMT) is a post-secondary and post-graduate college offering accelerated diploma and graduate diplomas in management and technology programs. Registered as a private career college under the “Private Career Colleges Act, 2005,” OCMT is proud to offer skill-based education that meets today’s dynamic labor market needs and fast-changing economy.
OCMT is committed to the success of its students. The school encourages collaboration while acknowledging individual unique talents. Students are introduced to unconventional training styles and skills that strengthen their natural curiosity for advanced knowledge. OCMT graduates are rigorously prepared to take on challenges in the workforce and add value to their future employers.
StraighterLine is a student success company and the category creator for providing scalable solutions to deliver affordable, effective, and accelerated learning pathways to formal degree programs and widely recognized industry credentials. The StraighterLine platform supports over 45,000 new students a year, including directly through the straighterline.com website as well as through the company’s growing network of university and employer relationships. Visit straighterline.com or partners.straighterline.com for more information.
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