Hybrid Accreditation

Most people are eager to improve their situations whether it be in life, relationships, or their careers. As far as careers go, the best path to a successful steady position in an established company, or finding your own firm is to attend an institution of higher learning. Colleges provide students with the knowledge they need to enter their field of choice and earn a significantly better salary than they could hope for out of high school.

While it seems to be common knowledge that college is the primary method for achieving career success, the question of choosing a school still remains. Accrediting agencies ensure that a college's curriculum meets the needs of the modern academic arena. They employ professionals in the industry to assess a school's classes, professors, and facilities for conformity to the standards they set. The approval of an accreditation agency legitimizes your education, allowing you to use it in your job pursuits.

A type of accrediting agency is the hybrid accrediting agency. The distinction between these types of accrediting agencies and others is somewhat minor but remains to be mentioned. These organizations, unlike others, review individual programs and components of a post-secondary school as well as vocational or specialized schools. The difference between this and other accrediting agencies is that the others review an entire college for its comprehensive curriculum. A hybrid accrediting agency's stamp of approval is an important measure, but there are some factors to consider with it. Credits from a school approved by a hybrid agency may not transfer to other universities if that agency is the sole accrediting source. This means you must be quite comfortable with the school you are enrolling in to ensure that you can take advantage of all the resources it provides.

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Online Schools (26)

Below please find www.ValueOfADegree.com's list of accredited Online Colleges. Click on the school of your choice and fill out the form to request free information.

Strayer University Program offerings:
  • Accounting Concentration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting Concentration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting Emphasis (Post-master's certificate)
  • Accounting Information Systems Concentration (Master's degree)
  • Accounting Information Systems Emphasis (Post-master's certificate)
Kaplan University Online Program offerings:
  • AAS in Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Business Administration (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Criminal Justice (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Fire Science (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Fire Science (Associate Degree)
Walden University Program offerings:
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Doctor's degree)
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Master's degree)
  • Adult and Continuing Education Administration (Doctor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Doctor's degree)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Master's degree)
  • Accounting and Finance (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting and Finance (Master's degree)
  • Advertising (Bachelor's degree)
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects (Bachelor's degree)
  • Fashion Merchandising (Bachelor's degree)
  • Graphic Design (Associate Degree)
  • Graphic Design (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Associate Degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Design and Visual Communications, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Master's degree)
  • Accounting & Finance (Master's degree)
  • Applied Psychology (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Associate Degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years)
  • Construction Management (Associate Degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Associate Degree)
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General (Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years)
Ottawa University Online Program offerings:
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (Master's degree)
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other (Master's degree)