August 30, 2014 – Cypress, CA – The Anthem Education family of schools, which includes Anthem Online, filed for bankruptcy and will cease online operations this week. The nationally accredited university is based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and served students both online and through physical campuses. This situation will affect a significant number of online students in their undergraduate and graduate level degree programs. Trident University International (Trident) has been selected as one of the preferred transfer partners for online degree-seeking students, specifically those in business and health science programs.
Due to proactive and coordinated planning and execution, as well as communication with key Anthem stakeholders, Trident quickly prepared academic paths for affected students to design transfer maps for all courses of study. This groundwork will allow many of the affected students of Anthem to seamlessly integrate themselves into the Trident community without putting their academic or professional goals on hold. With their expertise in educating working adults, Trident was able to anticipate the stress of the affected students.
Trident is ready to work with Anthem students to guide them into the programs that best fit their academic aspirations and needs. An Admissions team was available on Saturday, August 30th from 8 am to 1 pm pacific time, guiding Anthem students to the best possible solution during this confusing time. Trident’s Admissions team is regularly available Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5:30 pm pacific time.
As a 100% online university since 1998, Trident serves a diverse group of students including active duty members of the military, veterans, and professionals from the corporate community. Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the university offers a high quality education with no book fees and some of the most affordable rates among online institutions. Trident’s accreditation was recently reaffirmed for seven years in March 2013.
About Trident University
Founded in 1998, Trident University International (Trident) is a leading online post-secondary university serving adult learners. Trident developed the Trident Learning Model, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills to enhance student’s lives and careers. Trident offers high-quality bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Visit www.trident.edu Trident’s Facebook page, or call at to learn more about Trident’s wide range of program offerings.