“Debt-Free” applies to individuals in the Pearson Accelerated Pathways Program who would not need to take federal or private loans to pay for tuition, fees, books or course materials in connection with their enrollment in one of the eligible degree programs at designated Pearson partner schools. To qualify for the Debt-Free Associate’s degree, students are required to:
- Comply with all program terms, conditions and guidelines;
- Complete and submit all required paperwork;
- Submit all requested documentation relating to prior coursework and transcripts;
- Apply for all tuition assistance and/or reimbursement benefits from their employer;
Comply with all terms and conditions for eligibility set forth in their employer’s benefits policies, including satisfaction of grade criteria for each course.