Choosing a Distance Learning Program

There’s a lot to think about when choosing a college and a degree program. And now with the explosive growth of distance learning, you have even more options to consider. As you begin your search, you’ll find literally thousands of online institutions, programs and degrees to choose from.

How do you tackle so much research without getting frustrated or confused or both? And more importantly, how do you make the right choice?

Let the articles in this section help. They’ll provide you with information and tips on how to begin your search, what to look for, whether to choose a trade school or a school with a religious affiliation, and more.

Different Types of Continuing Education

Both trade schools and career colleges train students for specific trades, professions and careers. But there are key differences between these two types of continuing education.

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The Benefits of a Religious Education College

If you have strong religious beliefs, consider enrolling in a learning institution with a religious affiliation. They usually offer more benefits than most people realize.

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Exploring your College Degree Options

Even if you’ve already decided on a career path, take another look at your college degree options before committing to a specific learning institution and/or degree program. You might be surprised by what this action reveals.

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What’s Important in an Online Program?

Since you don’t physically attend class, you probably won’t care whether the online learning institution has a football team, student center, or dormitories. But do you know what you should care about BEFORE enrolling?

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Choosing an Online College

Should I choose my degree first, or should I choose an online learning institution first and then see what it has to offer? Sounds a lot like the chicken and the egg joke, but this is serious business. Helpful advice is waiting.

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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)