|Motto||Dito Cum Scientia|
|Motto in English||Empower through science|
|Location||Norcross, Georgia, USA|
|Colors||Maroon and White|
Ashworth University or Ashworth College is a for-profit distance education institution based in Georgia, USA that offers several different types of higher education and secondary education. Ashworth College occupies a 32,000-square-foot facility that houses all departments of the College and is located at 6625 The Corners Parkway in Norcross, Georgia.
Since its founding in 1987, Professional Career Development Institute (PCDI) has developed a large selection of distance-learning programs and has enrolled over 2 million students in its high school, career, and degree programs.
James Madison High School (JMHS) was established in 1996 to aid students who need an alternative approach to a high school education. JMHS provides the curriculum needed for students to complete one to four years of high school course work leading to a high school diploma. The JMHS program enrolls students from all over the world.
In 2000, PCDI established Ashworth College to offer associate degree programs to students who need a relaxed approach to a college education. Ashworth College started offering master’s degree programs in 2004 and bachelor’s degree programs in 2007.
In 2007, all schools under PCDI merged under the Ashworth College umbrella. Today, they offer 3 high school programs, 10 career certificates, over 60 career diplomas, 15 undergraduate certificates, 30 associate's degrees, 7 bachelor's degrees, 6 graduate certificates, and 10 master's degrees. 
Accreditation and licensing
Ashworth College is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. DETC is recognized as an accrediting agency by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. Ashworth College is also authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission to offer instruction in career programs, associate's degree, bachelor's degree and master's degree programs. 
Although Ashworth College is not itself regionally accredited, it operates James Madison High School which is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
Ashworth's programs are non-synchronous, meaning they can be started at any time. 
Areas of study
- Construction Management
- Criminal Justice
- General Studies
- Health Care
- High School
- Human Resource
- Trades 
The Ashworth Community gives students the opportunity to participate in online study groups, clubs and organizations and receive tutorial assistance, career advice and student support. Students connect through discussion threads, email, chat and webinars. The Ashworth College student body includes students from all 50 states and many countries. These student ranges from home-schooled students, working adults, members of the U.S. Speedskating Team, the military and military spouses.
Starting in 2007, Ashworth began a yearly graduation ceremony in Atlanta.
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