The popularity of online education continues to grow as programs evolve and students look for more options to access higher education. Online degree programs allow students to take courses with flexible scheduling and to access programs that may not be offered at local colleges or universities. Online education works very similar to traditional colleges; except for the fact that courses are taken over the internet.
To access lectures, most online colleges have education portals where students attend classes and can download assignments and other handouts. For some courses, chat sessions are used to promote student-student and student-teacher interactions. In these situations, teachers will often require a minimum amount of participation to pass the course. In online education, lectures times often vary depending on the class. For some courses, lectures can be downloaded and students can study on their own time. Other courses may require students to attend lectures at specific times. Exams also vary by course and teacher. For some courses, students take exams online during set time periods, while in other courses, students submit exams through email or the education portal.
With the increased popularity of online degree programs, more and more choices are available for people who want to earn their degree online. For more information about schools that offer online degrees, see our list of online colleges below. To speak with an admissions counselor, click the request information button. Be sure to ask several questions when speaking with an admissions counselor. In terms of online education, some good questions include how do students access their classes, how much opportunity do students have to interact with teachers and fellow students and how do students typically take exams online.
Accreditations and affiliations: when speaking with an admissions counselor be sure to ask about the types of accreditations and affiliations the school has completed.
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
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Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.
You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.
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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.
For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.
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Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.
The MSW@USC is the first top-ranked MSW program offered nationally. Many online programs are limited to certain geographic areas or the availability of courses, making it necessary to travel to campus. Our program can be completed from virtually anywhere without the need to relocate to Southern California.
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