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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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MSW@Denver
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MSW@Denver is an online Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW).

  • Program Categories: Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Master
(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.)

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
  • Degrees: Associate
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

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

Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education.

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

Wilkes University’s School of Nursing offers CCNE-accredited online degrees and certificate programs ideal for working health care professionals, instructed by experienced, respected faculty dedicated to mentoring and personalized support for every student.

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

A Rutgers business education prepares students for success – not just in their chosen fields but also in their lives.

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

The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Master
(Offerings vary by location; please request additional info.)

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

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

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

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