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Pennsylvania Online Colleges and Universities

Online Colleges in Pennsylvania

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. This is particularly important for working professionals who have obligations during the day and cannot attend a traditional college. In online education, 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. Chat sessions are used to promote student-teacher and student-student interactions. For some classes, a minimum amount of participation in these sessions is required. For lectures, times vary depending on the course and the teacher. Some teachers require students to attend lectures at specific times, while others allow students to access lectures online on their own schedule. Since teachers cannot prevent students from using materials during exams, tests are often more in-depth. Students may also be required to take timed tests online during specific time periods.

As online education increases in popularity, more and more choices become available for students who want to earn their degree online. For more information about online degree programs, browse the list of online colleges below and request information to speak with an admissions counselor. When speaking with an admissions counselor, be sure to ask about how students access their classes, the typical amount of student-teacher and student-student interactions and how students take exams.

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 Pennsylvania

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

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
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Push Your Creativity To The Next Level

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Business, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

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
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

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

See What’s Possible When You Earn a Degree at Florida Tech 100% Online

  • Program Categories: Business, Computers and Technology, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)
Platt College
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Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

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

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate
(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.)

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Program Categories: Business, Communications and Media, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)
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