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Alabama Online Colleges and Universities

Online Colleges in Alabama

Overview

Online education provides students with a new way to access higher education. The advantages of online degree programs include flexible scheduling and the ability to access programs that may not be available locally. This is particularly important for working professionals who have obligations during the day and cannot attend a traditional college. For people wondering how online education works, students access the classroom over the internet.

Students typically access the classroom through an online portal where they attend classes and can download lectures, assignments and handouts. To promote student-teacher and student-student interactions, online programs often have chat sessions where a minimum level of participation is required. In terms of lectures and exams, types vary by course and teacher. Some courses require students to attend lectures and take exams at set times, while other classes allow students to download lectures and finish exams at their own pace. If the online college also has a campus in Alabama, some courses allow students to access teachers on campus as well.

With the increased popularity of online education, more and more choices are available for students who want to earn their degree online. For more information, browse the list of online schools below and request information to speak with a representative from that school. Several good questions to ask an admissions counselor include: how do students access lectures, how do students take tests and how much do students interact with teachers and fellow classmates.

Accreditations and affiliations: when speaking with an admissions counselor be sure to ask about the types of accreditations and affiliations the school has completed.

Online Colleges Accepting Students from Alabama

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Program Categories: Business, Computers and Technology, Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate, Certificate
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Push Your Creativity To The Next Level

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Business, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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At Animal Behavior College (ABC), we're dedicated to helping animal lovers pursue animal careers.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate
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If you want to make the world a better place, start at the University of San Francisco. Our 21st-century mission to create a more humane and just world comes alive in our diverse learning community and is broadened by our global orientation. You are challenged to reach higher standards and to use your education to promote justice and serve the common good. At the University of San Francisco, youll find the excellence inherent in an institution established over 150 years ago, and inherent in nearly five centuries of Jesuit education.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Master
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One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Program Categories: Business, Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Master
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Program Categories: Business, Education and Teaching
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Congratulations! Your interest in Independence University is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

  • Program Categories: Business
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Program Categories: Liberal Arts, Psychology Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master, Bachelor
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

A nationally recognized leader in online education, Lamar University online tailors the on-campus degree program to a flexible, affordable format for busy professionals.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Bachelor
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)
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