Presentation on theme: "Important Steps in Choosing an Online Degree. These days, anyone who is looking for a career boost would be smart to look into online degrees. An estimated."— Presentation transcript:
These days, anyone who is looking for a career boost would be smart to look into online degrees. An estimated 1.5 million students were enrolled in online college courses in the USA in 2006. There have been distance learning programs for a long time, but what is distinct today is that more and more distance learning programs have become accredited. So now they are as good as, and as well perceived as conventional schooling in terms of professional licensing and certification. Distance learning is fast-becoming the preferred method for gaining higher education, and online universities and colleges are eager to enrol students from around the world. Online schools offer most of the subjects and degrees that conventional universities offer - certification, associate, bachelor, master, and even doctorate degrees in some disciplines.
Allows for learning when it is convenient for the student who may be working a full time job or is otherwise unable to attend an on-campus school. The period of study to attain a certificate or degree can be shortened by months or years, depending on the dedication of the student. Tuition cost is generally less through online degree programs, because there is less overhead than with traditional, campus-based universities. You maintain the security of your present job while pursuing your course. It is safer and more reliable as an learning tool than conventional schooling. The experience is genuine and real, too.
1. One must know what purpose the degree would serve. For instance, if one expects to get a better job or a raise by pursuing an online degree in business administration, that’s great. 2. Research for the online schools and universities and jot down how much each of them would cost you for a particular program. It is a big factor to be considered always. 3. What respect does the degree hold. To know this, check out the reviews available on different websites, or the passed-out students can be contacted. 4. The time duration is a very important factor. One must know in advance how long a degree would take. 5. Any financial help offered by a university is an added advantage. Such schools should be given priority. ……cntd
6. Check out the eligibility criteria for the course. Different universities might put different conditions for admission. 7. It is important to check whether the instructors are reachable or not. The mode via which they can be contacted holds due relevance. 8. The placements that the institute offer, lays the foundation of a bright career ahead.