Online education provides students with a new way 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. For people who work during the day, online courses may be the only option to further their education. Online colleges works very similar to traditional colleges; except for the fact that courses are taken over the internet.
Most online colleges have an educational portal where students access lectures and download assignments and handouts. To foster student-teacher and student-student interactions, most online programs require a minimum amount of participation in online chat sessions. For lectures, some courses have set times that students must attend, while other courses have flexible scheduling where students can download the lectures and study on their own time. In online education, exam types also vary by course and teacher. Some teachers allow students to complete exams by a specific date, while others require students to log into the portal and take tests at specific times. If the online college also has a campus in Florida, some courses allow students to access teachers on campus as well.
Even if you live in a city with multiple college options like Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando or Tampa, colleges with online degree programs may still be a great option for you. Browse our list of local and national online colleges below. To speak with an admissions counselor, click the request information button. Several good questions to ask an admissions counselor include the different program choices available, how do students access classes and coursework and how 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.
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University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
Everest University Online
Manage your career and your life while earning your degree online.
USC School of Social Work
The USC School of Social Work’s MSW@USC offers the opportunity to earn a Master of Social Work degree through the Virtual Academic Center without relocating to Southern California.
Why ASU? At ASU, learning online is effective, flexible and smart. Every program delivered online is developed by the same excellent faculty who teach on our campuses, and is designed to engage students and professors in meaningful ways. The result? Our students are an integral part of a New American University.
Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.
Thanks to Florida Tech offering intensive degree programs 100% online, students located all over the world have the opportunity to access the same world-class education as those who attend classes on the main campus in Melbourne, Florida.
Make a difference with a graduate degree from DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management.
Baker College Online
Earn a Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master's or Doctorate for less at Baker College Online.
A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?
For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education.
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