Graduate Outcomes

Online Graduate Outcomes

Our school prides itself on the many positive online graduate outcomes reported by our successful alumni. Our goal is to prepare students for successful careers and greater job satisfaction, and based on recent surveys, we are achieving these goals. Every day we receive success stories about online student outcomes. Online education works!

Grads Reach Their Goals YES
"I achieved or will achieve the goals I had when I started this program." 96%
"I am satisfied with the studies I received." 96%
"I would recommend these studies to a friend." 96%

Source: As reported to DEAC based on 2015 survey of Ashworth College and PCDI Career Program students and graduates.

PCDI Grads Are Ready For Work

  • 77% of academic leaders rate the learning outcomes for online education as the same or superior to those for face-to-face methods.*
  • A recent poll of human resource managers showed that 79% of organizations have hired job applicants with online degrees in the last 12 months.**
  • 55% of human resources managers said that if two applicants with the same level of experience applied for a job, whether the job candidate‚Äôs degree was earned online or at a brick-and-mortar university would not make a difference.**

*Source: 2013 Survey of Online Learning, Babson Survey Research Group
** Source: Hiring Practices and Attitudes: Traditional vs. Online Degree Credentials, Society for Human Resource Management