Consider an Online Degree

Posted by writer on June 2, 2011 at 12:50 am.

If you are planning to go back to college to complete a degree, you are not alone. Thousands of working people are now pursuing online education. Online degrees allow one to continue his or her studies without giving up his or her full time job. Many people are turning to universities and colleges offering online degrees because they are more flexible and convenient and they get to choose their own schedules.

Most online degrees are accredited by the same organizations that accredit and evaluate other private and state universities and colleges.  Nowadays, employers recognized the value of employees who finished their college studies. Many corporate leaders acknowledged that accredited degrees online are more intellectually challenging and more rigorous compared to traditional degree programs.

If you think that getting a degree online is easy, you could be in for a surprise since most students find the work more difficult and challenging than going to a traditional school. However, they also find it more stimulating compared to studying in a physical classroom. You will spend fifteen to twenty hours a week in an online school. With online degrees, typically an associate or graduate degree is completed within two years or less. Undergraduate programs differ depending on the number of credits one has when entering a program. Many online students transfer in with several credits under their belt, averaging about forty five credits.

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