Going back to school is a big investment — not just of money, but also of time, effort and hope. That’s why it pays to do your homework before you sign up for an online degree program, or any college program for that matter. Click To A Select List Of Top Online Colleges & Universities
An online degree can offer great cost savings and flexible scheduling. That’s why they’ve become so popular with adult learners, particularly in the current economic environment. This year, over one million adults are taking degree or certificate programs delivered 100% online in the U.S., according to Eduventures, and the University of Phoenix reports that it’s average student is now 34 years of age. If you’re a working adult who needs a realistic way to increase your salary, a distance learning degree is particularly attractive.
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Colleges and universities are so concerned about rankings published every year that some have taken to inviting more and more high school grads to apply, even though they do not intend to accept them. It’s all part of a less than respectable marketing practice known as recruit to deny.
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Tens of thousands of Americans start college but never finish it. Here are the main reasons you could wind up as one of them.
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There’s apparently more to life than just making money. In fact, money seems to figure very little in the satisfaction level that many people place on their work lives. A new survey provides some interesting info on which careers that are truly satisfying.
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The arrival of Ebola in the U.S. has created serious dangers to nurses that the government and key health organizations seem little prepared for. Here’s an ongoing look at what key policy makers and voices in the nursing community are saying about American nurses and the Ebola outbreak.
Is The Student Debt Crisis As Bad As The Media Says?
A new study by the Brookings Institute concludes that for most young Americans, the level of education debt is not really as out of control as many say. 5 reasons the student debt crisis is overblown.
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An MBA degree can offer significant rewards, but it can be very expensive to earn. Here’s our review of most affordable online MBA programs.
RN to BSN Degree Programs With No Clinicals
Getting a BSN online can be complicated, due to the issues of having to take clinical requirements under the supervision of a preceptor. But there are some online nursing bachelor’s programs that don’t include clinical requirements.
Top Schools Specializing In Online Degrees
Iowa-based school established in 1918, Ashford offers a vast array of online degrees online across the range from associate to bachelor and masters, in addition to it’s campus-based programs. (Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wascsenior.org.) Degrees available in:
– Business Management – BA & MBA in 19 different specialties
– Early Childhood Education
– Health Care Studies
– Homeland Security
– Sports Management
Get information on Ashford’s online programs
Colorado Technical University
CTU is a large institution based on Colorado Springs with over 25,000 students. It has solid regional accreditation (the best kind) and has been ranked #1 Best for Vets in the category for online and non-traditional universities by Military Times Magazine.
Offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees online in
– Criminal Justice (multiple specialties)
– Project Management
– Information Systems (multiple specialties)
Learn more about Colorado Tech’s degree programs