Distance Education Company is the owner and operator of two online schools, the New York Institute of Photography and the New York Institute of Art and Design, based in New York City. Both schools are licensed by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), and accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
We are committed to providing the highest quality online education to students all over the world. Our courses are convenient and affordable, allowing students to pursue their passion anywhere, anytime, and at their own pace.
At DEC, we strive to be the leading non-traditional academic institution educating people motivated to improve their lives. We empower students to achieve their self improvement goals through flexible, convenient, affordable, and highly relevant educational programs.
Access - We believe anyone who wants to learn should have access to affordable, quality education any time, any place.
Accountability - We set measurable goals and are accountable to students, and to each other, for our actions, performance and results.
Integrity - We operate with the utmost integrity, and treat both our fellow colleagues and our students with dignity and respect.
Passion - We believe we can make a difference in people’s lives and want to help all students, faculty and staff members realize their individual potential.
Teamwork – we believe collaboration and communication among students, faculty, and staff are essential to achieving great outcomes for students and our company.
Excellence – we strive to uphold high standards in our academic programs, student experience, and support services, and are continually seeking ways to improve each of these areas.
Our goal is to provide the best educational experience possible for students all over the world, and to make our courses affordable and accessible to everyone. We are interested in partnering with companies who can help us accomplish that goal.
If you are interested in partnering with one or more of our schools in any of the following ways, we want to hear from you. Partnership agreements vary and can include:
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New York, NY 10016