How do I sign up for courses?
You can register on our secure
website, by clicking Register Now. You may also call our office at
610-584-4200 or 877-493-8500. Registrations are also accepted by fax at
610-584-7888. Simply print out a fax form located in the forms section
on our home page. You also have the option to mail your registration
form. Please make checks payable to Gratz College and send to the
How are your online courses set up?
The online courses in our program are 8 weeks long, organized into weekly modules. There are certain readings, assignments and forum posts that are to be completed by the end of each week before moving on to the next unit. Online collaboration with the instructor and other participants through these forums allows for valuable insight and feedback. There is also a culminating assignment due at the end of the course, in which work is done within each weekly section. There are no specific times that you must be logged in (Skype discussions, webinars, etc.) You have the convenience of working at your own pace within these modules.
How do I access my online courses?
Once your registration has been processed, your student status will be uploaded into the Gratz College online learning system. You will receive an email from Gratz directly with a user name, log-in instructions and other helpful information. Log in by visiting gratz.ethinkeducation.com or you may use the link on the Gratz College website. The course(s) you are enrolled in will be displayed on your “dashboard” the first scheduled day of class.
Who teaches these courses?
All classes are taught by adjunct professors employed by Gratz College. These dedicated individuals are experts in their respective fields, providing valuable real life experience. The diverse backgrounds of our instructors include classroom teachers, police officers, social work, lawyers, etc. For detailed instructor bios, click the staff heading on our homepage.
Do these courses count towards ACT 48?
Each 3.0 credit class earns you 90 ACT 48
hours. In order to receive ACT 48 credit, you must provide your Professional
Personal Identification (PPID) number.
Do I earn graduate credit by taking these courses?
All courses, unless otherwise noted, award 3.0 graduate credits. Gratz College is the official accrediting institution. Credits can transfer to a master’s degree program in which you are currently enrolled. Please check with your institution on their policy regarding transfer credits.
How do I obtain a copy of my transcripts?
All students will receive a grade report for each course. If you require an official transcript you may obtained one electronically by visiting http://www.gratz.edu/pages/studentrecords or by calling Gratz College Student Records Department directly at 215-635-7300 x157. There is a $10 fee for the first transcript and $5 for each additional transcript.