HANOVER, Md., March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) today announced that the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for six of its Parrot Labs proficiency-based Cyber Mission Training courses. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research and program initiatives.
“These credit recommendations represent KeyW’s continued investment in advancing proficiency-based Cyber Mission Training and we’re honored to become one of the few companies to receive ACE credit recommendations in this discipline,” said John Sutton, KeyW’s chief operating officer. “More importantly, our customers value the potential for their students to earn college credits while gaining proficiency in critical skills that support national security initiatives.”
ACE CREDIT helps adults gain academic credit for courses and examinations taken outside traditional degree programs. The ACE CREDIT Network of participating colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability of coursework and examination results to their courses and degree programs.
For more than 30 years, colleges and universities have trusted ACE CREDIT to provide reliable course equivalency information to facilitate their decisions to award academic credit. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website at www.acenet.edu/credit.
KeyW’s Parrot Labs’ offers a total of six cyber mission training courses that have been recommended for college credits by ACE CREDIT. For a complete listing of these courses, please visit the Parrot Labs’ page on the ACE website.
Founded in 1918, ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, representing more than 1,600 college and university presidents and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy. For more information, please visit www.acenet.edu or follow ACE on Twitter @ACEducation.
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