Online Degree Programs
Accredited Online Certificate Programs
Certificate programs are usually less-than-two-year programs focusing on a specific job function or topic within a field. Because of the nature of these programs, they also do not have the general education requirements that other degree programs typically have. Certificates can be ideal for those looking to supplement an existing degree, update their knowledge or skills, or as formal education for a number of technical trades which do not require a full-fledged degree. For working adults or those seeking flexible options to enhance their knowledgebase, there are also a number online certificate programs available through a variety of schools.Keep Reading
Accredited Online Associate Degree Programs
An associate degree is typically a two-year program, which includes introductory topics and foundational courses often covered in the first half of a bachelor’s degree program. Associate degrees are available in a wide variety of areas, including business, liberal arts, health care, and vocational or technical trades.
Depending on the field you are interested in and the desired education in that area, graduates of an accredited associate program may still find a number of promising job opportunities, while spending less than they would have in a traditional four-year degree program. Working adults and non-traditional students can also find a number of flexible online associate degree programs that allow them to complete their course work whenever and wherever their schedule permits.Keep Reading
Accredited Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs
A bachelor’s degree is an academic award given to students that fulfill undergraduate class requirements in general areas of study ó like English, history, and science ó as well as specific class requirements in a major subject. Bachelor’s degrees usually take from three to five years to complete, depending on the student and whether he or she is enrolled part-time or full-time.
Many students complete their bachelor’s degree requirements by attending classes on a school’s physical campus. However, this traditional method is not the only option available to students. For students who work full-time, have family commitments, live far from campus, or have other obligations preventing them from enrolling in a traditional bachelor’s degree program, there is the option of earning the degree online. Though they are conducted from a distance, online degrees have course requirements and assignments that are similar to traditional degrees. An online degree is therefore just as valuable as degrees earned on a physical campus.Keep Reading
Accredited Online Master’s Degree Programs
A master’s degree is an academic award given to students who complete graduate coursework in a specific area of study. Master’s degrees can take anywhere from 18 months to three years to complete, depending on program requirements and whether the students is enrolled part time or full time. Many students complete their master’s degree programs by attending class in person.
However, not all students have that luxury. Obligations like work and family can keep students from being able to attend classes on the physical campus. For students who are in such situations, online degrees may be a better alternative, as they permit students to complete all course work on their own time and from the comfort of their own homes. Online degrees have classes, assignments, and requirements that are similar to traditional, on-campus degrees, and are therefore just as valuable.Keep Reading
Accredited Online Doctoral Degree Programs
Doctorate ñ it’s the pinnacle of higher education. For that reason alone, many people have spend years working towards one. For others, it’s a means to teaching at the collegiate level, conducting research, or advancing to the top of their field. There are doctorate degrees for nearly every discipline. Depending on your focus, an online program may be available. This is an ideal option for students who also have other demanding commitments, such as full-time work or family care, or who do not have a program of interest in their immediate area. Keep in mind, though, that some programs require teaching or residencies that must be conducted on a campus.Keep Reading