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How to list TESU degree on resume?
#1
How do you list your TESU degree on your resume?  I have:

BA with emphasis in Social Science, 2021 | Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ - is this correct?  

Or do I need to say:

BA with emphasis in Social Science, 2021 | Thomas Edison State University, online

Thank you.
Universal Life Church- PhD Philosophy in Religion (This was a funny vanity degree)
WGU- MS Management and Leadership- 2021
TESU- BALS concentration Social Science & ASNSM Computer Science- 2021
Red Rocks CC- Associates of General Studies
U of California- Project Management - 2021
Texas A&M Extension Engineering Service- Death Investigation, Information Risk Management, Disaster Recovery for Information Systems, Cyber Incident Analysis & Response, Disaster Recovery for Information Systems, Cyber Ethics, Cyber Law &White Collar Crime, Information Security for Everyone- 2016
State of Nevada- TAM & Alcohol Awareness Certification- 2015 
Allegra Learning LLC- Food, Nutrition, and Health- 2015
Dept of Homeland Security- Continuity of Operation, Protecting Your Home or Small Business from Disaster, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Effective Communication, Leadership & Influence- 2008
FAA- certified Flight attendant
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#2
You do not need to say that it was online.
In progress:
Pierpont - AAS BOG
TESU - BA Computer Science; BSBA CIS; ASNSM Math & CS; ASBA


Completed:
Sophia (30 courses), The Institutes (old), Study.com (5 courses)
ASU: Human Origins, Astronomy, Intro Health & Wellness, Western Civilization, Computer Appls & Info Technology, Intro Programming
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#3
I don’t think you need to list the location.
BA, Sociology 
Certificate, Paralegal Studies
Certificate, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Other coursework done on Sophia, Saylor Academy and ENEB.  
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(05-31-2021, 09:45 AM)collegechick Wrote: How do you list your TESU degree on your resume?  I have:

BA with emphasis in Social Science, 2021 | Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ - is this correct?  

Or do I need to say:

BA with emphasis in Social Science, 2021 | Thomas Edison State University, online

Thank you.

You would use Trenton, NJ, not online. Use the location of the school’s home office, even for fully online institutions. Of course, location can be left off if the school’s name will is totally unambiguous like TESU is.
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#5
There are so many ways to write this, it's all personal preference and it depends on how you want it to show up.  For me, I write it in two different ways... either to put emphasis on the degree or the school (relatively speaking, it depends on what position I am looking to apply for).  Here's how I do it:

If it's for a position that just requires a degree, I list it with the institution in bold and the degree underneath.

Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ - 2016
BA in Liberal Studies (Social Science Concentration)

If it's for a position that requires a specific degree, I list it with the degree in bold and the institution below.

BA in Computer Science (double major in Biology) - expected 2021
Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ

You can compare what others do online by doing a search on resume writing and see what matches how you want it.  What I like, or the way I list it may not be something you would do, so you can compare what's out there and see which one is a better fit for you, and you can further change it if needed.
In Progress: Walden MBA | TESU BA Biology & Computer Science
The Basic Approach | Plans | DegreeForum Community Supported Wiki
~Note~ Read/Review forum posts & Wiki Links to Sample Degree Plans

TESU ASNSM Biology, BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
Universidad Isabel I: ENEB MBA, Big Data & BI, Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Business & IT Certs: 6Sigma/Lean/Scrum, ITIL | Cisco, CompTIA, MTA | Coursera & Udacity
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#6
I put the degree as the major factor, with the school after not emphasized. Because I don't care that much - the degree is way more important in the HR/Business world than the school.
TESU BSBA/HR 2018 - WVNCC BOG AAS 2017 - GGU Cert in Mgmt 2000
EXAMS: TECEP Tech Wrtg, Comp II, LA Math, PR, Computers  DSST Computers, Pers Fin  CLEP Mgmt, Mktg
COURSES: TESU Capstone  Study.com Pers Fin, Microecon, Stats  Ed4Credit Acct 2  PF Fin Mgmt  ALEKS Int & Coll Alg  Sophia Proj Mgmt The Institutes - Ins Ethics  Kaplan PLA
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#7
Thank you everyone for your responses. Appreciate it!
Universal Life Church- PhD Philosophy in Religion (This was a funny vanity degree)
WGU- MS Management and Leadership- 2021
TESU- BALS concentration Social Science & ASNSM Computer Science- 2021
Red Rocks CC- Associates of General Studies
U of California- Project Management - 2021
Texas A&M Extension Engineering Service- Death Investigation, Information Risk Management, Disaster Recovery for Information Systems, Cyber Incident Analysis & Response, Disaster Recovery for Information Systems, Cyber Ethics, Cyber Law &White Collar Crime, Information Security for Everyone- 2016
State of Nevada- TAM & Alcohol Awareness Certification- 2015 
Allegra Learning LLC- Food, Nutrition, and Health- 2015
Dept of Homeland Security- Continuity of Operation, Protecting Your Home or Small Business from Disaster, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Effective Communication, Leadership & Influence- 2008
FAA- certified Flight attendant
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