US-based, benefits eligible employees, your Pearson Employee Tuition Assistance* includes advising and courses through Accelerated Pathways.

If you're planning to use tuition assistance to fund your bachelor's degree, keep reading! If you’re interested in this offering for family and friends, go HERE instead.

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* This benefit applies to US-based employees who are eligible for tuition assistance and are pursuing a bachelor's degree from US-based institutions.

We're committed to you

This offering expands upon the lifelong learning opportunities we’re dedicated to providing Pearson employees. Accelerated Pathways aligns with our digital-first learning strategy and makes earning your degree even more convenient. We hope this offering enables you to make better decisions about college—not only for yourself, but for your family as well.


Start anytime and study at your own pace.

Student Centered

You can count on our on-demand support, success coaching, and world-class academic guidance.


Study from anywhere you have internet and a webcam.


Follow your plan and pay as you go instead of worrying about high annual tuition payments. It’s a smart way to avoid years of debt.

How It Works

The process is quick and easy, plus we're here to help every step of the way!

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An advisor will be in touch with you shortly!

Receive a custom degree plan
Choose the bachelor's degree program you like best, and we’ll customize it with low-cost courses (building savings right into your degree). We’ll also recommend the best course timing to help you graduate on your schedule. 

Start studying
Now, the power is in your hands. Purchase your courses and start studying at any time. 

Graduate with your bachelor's
Once you’ve completed your online college courses through us, we’ll help you transfer into the college you chose, so you can graduate debt free.

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Why you'll love Pearson Accelerated Pathways

100% online

Study from anywhere. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.

Hundreds of majors

Major in a field you're passionate about. We support almost every major.

Over 2,000 regionally accredited colleges

Graduate from the college of your choice. Courses taken through Pearson Accelerated Pathways are offered by regionally accredited institutions to provide maximum transferability.

Flexible start dates

After you apply and are approved for tuition assistance, you can register for your courses and start studying whenever you’re ready—many of our courses have no waiting

Personalized support

Our team of experts helps you know exactly what courses to take and when to take them, and your success coach will help you navigate the challenging landscape of studying while working.

Affordable courses

These courses are some of the most affordable available on the market—plus, as a Pearson employee, you get an added discount!

18 credits per year—Eligible for Reimbursement

Pearson's tuition assistance program allows you to take up to 18 credits per year.

Study at your own pace

We offer both self-paced and instructor-led courses, giving you the flexibility to complete your coursework in the mode that works best for you.

Student Testimonials

"Accelerated Pathways gave me a step by step process to get my degree at a pace that works for me! The degree plan has been a way for me to look at my future schooling and to get excited for what comes next."

Lacey R., Verizon

"Accelerated Pathways made me feel comfortable [about going back to school], gave me positive reinforcement, and at the same time gave me direction."

James B., UPS



How is this AP offering changing the TAP policy?

We’ve enhanced the policy to reimburse advising and courses through Accelerated Pathways. 
To read more about it click here

Who is this offering for?

This offer is for U.S. based, benefits eligible employees interested in earning a bachelor’s degree.

What if I’m interested for my friends or family?

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Cost Breakdown


Advising Fee 

Self-Paced Course

Instructor-Led Course 

Out-of-Pocket Cost








You Pay




*Incurred when you pay for your first course.

**Pearson employees are eligible for a 20% discount.

† After reimbursement, up to 18 credits per year following Pearson’s U.S. Tuition Assistance policies

Interesting in earning a graduate certificate?

Our graduate certificate programs are designed to help you develop the professional knowledge and academic credentials to advance your career. You’ll be able to set yourself apart in the workforce with certified knowledge of best practices in leadership, marketing, HR and finance methodology and tools—all while earning credit that counts toward a master’s degree.

Pearson employees receive a 10% discount and can start courses for only $1! Additionally, graduate certificate courses may be eligible for Pearson tuition assistance benefits. Please refer to the TAP Policy for more information.