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Leaders in Higher Ed Choose UPCEA Membership

UPCEA members have access to a wealth of resources focused on supporting quality professional, continuing, and online education programs. Whether through timely online publications addressing cutting-edge trends and topics, frequent webinars on actionable subjects, or access to professional development through conferences and seminars, UPCEA has the resources you need. Learn more about membership and all of its benefits!

Benchmarking & Research Studies

The UPCEA Center for Research and Strategy offers the gold standard of research and benchmarking information in the professional, continuing, and online education field. Under the experienced leadership of Jim Fong, the Center conducts several free studies per year on timely issues for the benefit of the UPCEA membership at large, in addition to numerous custom studies for individual members that are considerably more affordable than the private sector.

Online Education is Pivotal for Modern Universities

UPCEA is uniquely focused on the factors that are crucial to a successful online enterprise: leadership strategy, financial models, marketing and program development, student services, and effective partnerships. UPCEA has leading experts in online education whose insights are transforming the way institutions leverage online education as a critical strategic asset.

News & Blogs

Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Now Heutagogy

September 28, 2018

Online: Trending Now #142 Teaching adults is not the same as teaching children; done well, it affords the adults a…

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Millennial Managers: The Gateway Toward Alternative Credentials

September 28, 2018

Society has jeered Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1994 or roughly being between 22 and 37 years of age)…

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Google Curriculum, College Credit (Inside Higher Ed)

September 26, 2018

Google made its first substantial foray into postsecondary education in January, with the creation of a new online certificate program aimed at…

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The Seven Deadly Sins Of Digital Badging In Education (Forbes)

September 16, 2018

An academic institution’s digital badging initiative is getting off the ground and students are “earning” badges, or micro-credentials, but are…

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UPCEA Issues Comments on Proposed Negotiated Rulemaking September 2018

September 15, 2018

UPCEA recently commented on the vast undertaking of the rulemaking committee that was proposed by the Department of Education. We…

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Why Join UPCEA?

The growth of the adult market and online learning is transforming higher education. Are you ready to lead the transformation at your college or university? Is your institution poised to capitalize on the opportunities these challenges present? Are you ready to join the only organization in North America focusing on professional, continuing and online education programs?

UPCEA has the knowledge and resources colleges and universities need to serve the nontraditional market.

Want to Learn More?

UPCEA is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education. Founded in 1915, UPCEA now serves more than 400 institutions, including most of the leading public and private colleges and universities in North America. For 100 years, the association has served its members with innovative conferences and specialty seminars, research and benchmarking information, professional networking opportunities and timely publications.

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