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Distance Learning Systems Expands Online Learning Program with American Public University System Partnership

Indianapolis, IN – January 8, 2020Distance Learning Systems (DLSII) has partnered with American Public University System (APUS) to provide DLSII students with increased flexibility and affordability throughout the general education portion of their degree program. DLSII students will complete multiple American Council on Education-approved, college-level course credits transferrable into both American Public University or American Military University which will be applied to their degree program of choice. 

“Education is vital for success in today’s employment market, and we provide an online learning program that enhances and supports the educational goals of every student,” said Dave Christy, president of Distance Learning Systems. “Our APUS partnership enables our students to earn college credits in an accelerated, cost-effective environment while staying current with industry standards within their field of study.” 

Through the partnership, Distance Learning Systems’ students will have access to over 200 online degree and certificate programs in addition to robust transfer credit and prior learning assessment programs. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, APUS also holds specialized accreditation in various areas such as business, nursing, and public health. In addition, APUS offers student-centered services such as career & advising services, mentoring programs, virtual communities, and more to support every student through graduation. 

About Distance Learning Systems

Students who study with Distance Learning Systems, headquartered in Greenwood, Indiana, have reported they enjoy the ease of use and effectiveness of the learning platform provided by DLSII. DLSII students maintain a national average pass rate in the mid 90 percentile. Distance Learning Systems (DLSII) currently serves over 2,000 students nationwide, providing customizable, structured, college-level online classes. Note: The decision to accept specific credit recommendations is at the sole discretion of each college or university. For more information, visit:, call 888-955-3276 or email

About American Public University System

American Public University System, recipient of the Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) Gomory Award for Quality Online Education and five-time recipient of OLC’s Effective Practice Award, offers more than 220 online degree and certificate programs through American Military University and American Public University. More than 100,000 alumni worldwide have benefited from APUS's relevant, flexible curriculum and value, 72% completing their studies with no APUS-incurred debt*. For more information, visit

*As of Dec. 31, 2019. Includes alumni who graduated with an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree from APUS. Student loan debt is defined as student loans and private education loans used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and book costs associated with courses taken at APUS.