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Massachusetts Online Colleges and Universities

Online Colleges in Massachusetts

Overview

Online degree programs provide students with another option to access higher education. Online education has two major advantages over traditional campus-based colleges: the ability to access programs that may not be available locally and the ability to take courses with flexible scheduling. These advantages are particularly important for people who work during the day and want to continue their education at night. For people wondering how online education works, students access the classroom 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 classes, participation in online chat session may be part of the course requirements. These chat sessions are used to promote student-teacher and student-student interactions. Lecture times vary depending on the course. For some courses, online lectures are at set times that students must attend, while others, allow students to download lectures and study on their own time. Exams types also vary by course and teacher. For soome courses, students are required to take tests during specific time periods, while others allow students to submit their work through the portal or by email. Some online degree programs are connected to a local college or university in Massachusetts. In these situations, some teachers allow students to meet with them in person during office hours.

For students who are considering online education, online colleges with campuses in Massachusetts are a great place to start. To save you time, we have compiled a list of schools with online degree programs below. For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor, click the request information button and we will send your contact information to the school of your choice. Be sure to have questions in mind when speaking with an admissions counselor. This will ensure that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision. Some good questions include: how do students access their classes, what are the typical course schedules and lecture times and how much do students interact with teachers and 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 Massachusetts

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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. 

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
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Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) recently received state approval to enroll students with little to no prior college experience. To help ensure student success, the university has created a program especially for these students who plan on starting their college experience for the first time with us.

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  • Program Categories: Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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