Frequently Asked Questions

faq

General

Is online schooling the right choice for me?

Will my online degree be the same as the traditional degree?

Are all online schools accredited?

What are some of the advantages/disadvantages of taking classes online?

What are some of the challenges surrounding online courses?

Would beginning at my local community college be the best place for me?

Will I have help available taking online courses or am I on my own?

Do online courses cost more or less?

Is financial aid available if I choose an online school?

What computer requirements are needed to take online classes?

Can I start a course at any date/time?

What is the difference between a Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor or Art (BA) degree of the same subject?

How could having multiple degrees help me break into the career I want? 

Many university systems have multiple locations. Do all universities offer the same online programs at each location? 

What is a Massive Open Online Course and how can I benefit from this type of course work?

How long will it take for me to complete an online degree?

What extra study resources are available to me as an online student?

What’s the deal with tuition-free schools?

How do online schools keep students from cheating?

What is a degree completion program?

Is a minor just as important as my major?

Is double majoring a good idea with an online degree?

Can I complete my high school degree online?

How can online programs accommodate me if I have disabilities?

What’s the best way to set up a place to study when learning online?

How can procrastination hurt online studies?

What sort of degree should I pursue if I want to go into business for myself?

What are micro credentials and how can they boost my education?

What’s the difference between an associate of arts (AA) and associate of science (AS) degree?

What’s the quickest I can graduate from an online program?

What kind of degrees do online trade schools offer?

How tech savvy are most online programs?

How do online Doctorate programs differ from traditional university programs?

Are there religion-based online universities?

Are graduation rates higher for students who attend online universities?

How do graduation rates differ between online and traditional schools?

How can I consolidate student loan debt?

Degree Specific

What kind of career options do I have with a Master’s degree in International Relations?

What sort of career can I have with a Masters in Gerontology?

What’s the best degree to get if I want to be a nurse?

What kind of career can I have with a Doctor of Psychology degree?

What are my career options with a law degree?

Why should I get a Master’s degree is Social Work?

What sort of career can I have with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications?

What degree should I get if I want to be a dental hygienist?

What degree should I get if I want to be a private investigator?

What can I do with a veterinary tech degree?

What can I do with a Master’s degree in Law?

When should I pursue a Master’s of Accounting degree?

What kind of career can I have with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science?

What can I do with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design? 

What is a Fire Science degree? 

Why would a Master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems be a good option? 

What kind of a career can I have with a Special Education degree?

How could a Master’s degree in Human Services help my career? 

Can I pursue a music degree online?

Trade Schools

Why should I get a medical billing and coding degree?

What can I do with a HVAC tech degree? 

What can I do with an auto repair degree?

How can I earn a degree online for locksmithing?

What should I look for in a school when pursuing a degree in culinary arts?

Aviation/Aeronautics

What kind of career can I have with a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics and Aviation?

What options are available within the Aviation Degree programs?

Can I earn an Aeronautics and Aviation degree online?

What kind of salary can I expect with a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics and Aviation?

How do I become an Airline Pilot?