Frequently Asked Questions

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GENERAL/POPULAR FAQS

Anything and everything you’d want to know about online schooling…

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TRADE SCHOOLS


Trades schools are HOT right now…for good reason. You can obtain a skill that will last you a lifetime without the need for General Education classes that seem to have nothing to do with your future… on top of THAT, you can obtain these certifications ONLINE? WOW! Talk about saving time, money and stress!

And, we are here for you! The first few questions are some General FAQs about attending an online trade school, then we’ve listed several popular online options for you to educate yourself further before making that leap.

Online Appliance Repair Trade Degree Schools

What kind of career and salary can I expect in the field of Appliance Repair?

What kind of certifications are available in Appliance Repair?

What kind of education do I need to become an Appliance Repair Technician?

Should I work an apprenticeship while training to be an Appliance Repair Technician?

How do I begin my own Appliance Repair business?

Online Auto Repair Trade Degree Schools

What qualities do I need as an Auto Repair Technician?

What kind of education is required to be an Auto Repair Technician?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online certificate in Auto Repair?

What areas of specialization can I focus on in Auto Repair?

What sort of certification do I need to be an Auto Repair Technician?

Online Carpentry Trade Degree Schools

How do I become a carpenter?

What does a career in carpentry entail?

Should I work an apprenticeship while learning the Carpentry trade?

What kind of salary can I expect in the field of Carpentry?

What areas of specialization might I consider in the field of Carpentry?

Online Culinary Trade Degree Schools

Can I attend culinary school through an online program?

How do I begin a career as a caterer?

What are the educational requirements for a career in the Culinary Arts?

What important qualities do I need to be successful in the culinary field?

What kind of career and salary can I expect in the culinary field?

Online Court Reporting Trade Schools

What important qualities and skills do I need to be a good Court Reporter?

Do I need a formal degree to be a Court Reporter?

What sort of career and salary can I have within the field of Court Reporting?

What sort of licensure or certification do I need in Court Reporting?

What types of transcription methods do I need to know as a Court Reporter?

Online Dental Hygienists Trade Schools

How do I become an Advanced Dental Hygienist Practitioner?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online Associate degree in Dental Hygiene?

What kind of degree do I need to become a Dental Hygienist?

What kind of licenses are required to become a Dental Hygienist?

Can I obtain an Associate degree as a Dental Hygienist through an Online Program?

Online Gunsmithing Trade Schools

What does a career in Gunsmithing entail?

What kind of education do I need to be a Gunsmith?

Where can I work as a Gunsmith and what kind of salary can I earn?

What areas of specialization are available in Gunsmithing?

Should I work an apprenticeship while earning my online certificate in Gunsmithing?

Online HVAC-R Tech Trade Schools

What does a career as a HVAC-R Technician entail?

What kind of education is required to be a HVAC-R Technician?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online certificate in HVAC-R repair?

Should I work an apprenticeship while becoming a HVAC-R Technician?

What types of certifications are needed to work in HVAC?

Online Locksmithing Trade Schools

Is a career as a Locksmith for me?

How can I earn a degree online for locksmithing?

What kind of a career and salary can I have in Locksmithing?

What will I learn in an online certificate program for Locksmithing?

How do I start my own business as a Locksmith?

Online Medical Coding and Billing Trade Schools

Why should I get a medical billing and coding degree?

Which Medical Billing and Coding program is best for me?

What kind of certification exam is required of a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist?

How do I become a Medical Billing or Coding Specialist?

Should I work an Internship while earning my Certification in Medical Billing and Coding?

After earning my certification as a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, what other career opportunities are available?

Online Pharmacy Tech Trade Schools

How do I become a Pharmacy Tech and are online programs available?

What kind of certificate is available to me as a Pharmacy Technician?

What kind of salary and job setting can I expect with an online certificate in Pharmacy Technology?

Should I work at a retail or a hospital pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician?

What are the responsibilities of a Pharmacy Tech?

Online Photography Trade Schools

What kind of career and salary can I expect in Photography?

What areas of specializations are available through photography?

What are the educational requirements for being a photographer?

How do I become a Fashion Photographer?

What kind of equipment do I need to begin a career in photography?

Online Real Estate Trade Schools

Can I Get A Real Estate Certificate Online?

What is the difference between a licensed real estate agent, a realtor and a licensed real estate broker?

How long will it take to become certified as a real estate agent?

What kind of salary can I expect with a real estate agent certification?

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ASSOCIATES, BACHELOR’S and MASTER’S DEGREES

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X |
Y | Z

Accounting

MASTER’S

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

 

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

MASTER’S

How do I become an Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist?

How do I earn an online Master’s degree in Autism Spectrum Disorder?

How do I obtain certification in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder?

What does a career in Autism Spectrum Disorder consist of?

What kind of career and salary can I expect to earn with my online Master’s degree in Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Aviation/Aeronautics

BACHELOR’S

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?

Business Administration

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn an online Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration?

What are the advantages of earning an online Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration?

What career and salary can I pursue with my online Bachelor of Business Administration degree?

What kind of certifications are available to add to my online Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration?

Should I work an internship while earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration?

Communications

BACHELOR’S

Do online schools offer degrees for the less traditional careers in Communications?

What kind of salary can I expect to earn with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications?

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

Can I earn an online Bachelor’s degree in Communications for Writing or Broadcasting?

Should I intern while earning my online Communications degree?

Construction Management

BACHELOR’S

Can a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management be earned through an online program?

How do I earn my online Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with my online Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management?

What are the job responsibilities of a Construction Manager?

What will it be like to work an internship in Construction Management?

Criminal Justice

BACHELOR’S

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a career in Criminal Justice?

What is the difference in an online Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science and which one is right for me?

Does an online Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice prepare me for a career in Homeland Security?

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

What kind of salary can I expect to earn with an online Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice?

Early Childhood Education

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn my online Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education?

What sort of certification will I need in addition to my online Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education?

What career and salary can I expect with an online Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education?

What job responsibilities will be expected of me with my online Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education?

What sort of student teaching component will be expected of me while earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education?

Elementary Education

MASTER’S

How do I earn my online Master’s degree in Elementary Education?

Can I complete my Master’s degree in Elementary Education through an online program?

How will earning my online Master’s degree in Elementary Education help me in my career?

What are the different types of online Master’s degrees in Elementary Education?

What careers and salaries are available with an online Master’s degree in Elementary Education?

Finance

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn my online Bachelor’s degree in Finance?

What are the advantages of earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Finance?

What career and salary can I expect with an online Bachelor’s degree in Finance?

What kind of certification will I need in addition to my online Bachelor’s degree in Finance?

What three sectors of finance should I consider while earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Finance?

Game Design

BACHELOR’S

What are the different types of Game Designers?

How do I earn an online bachelor’s degree in game design?

What are the advantages of working an internship while earning my Online Bachelor’s degree in Game Design?

What is the difference in a Game Designer and a Game Developer?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online Bachelor’s degree in Game Design?

Geographic Information Systems

 

MASTER’S

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

 

 

 

Gerontology

MASTER’S

Can I earn a Master’s in Gerontology degree through an Online Program?

What kind of career can I have as a Gerontologist?

What kind of degree do I need to be a Gerontologist?

What kind of salary can I expect to earn with an Online Master’s Degree in Gerontology?

How do I become a Certified Geriatric Care Manager?

Graphic Design

BACHELOR’S

Is there a high job demand for people with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design?

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

What kind of salary can you expect to make with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design?

What is the difference between a Bachelors of Arts, Bachelors of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science Degree?

Are there internship positions available in Graphic Design and should I apply while earning my Bachelor of Arts degree?

Healthcare Administration

MASTER’S

Can I earn a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration degree through an Online Program?

What kind of degree do I need to become a Healthcare Administrator?

What sort of career can I expect as a Healthcare Administrator?

What kind of salary can I expect with my Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration?

Can I transition from being a Registered Nurse into a career in Healthcare Administration?

Health Informatics

What is Health Informatics?

What is the difference in a Health Informatics degree program and a Health Information Management degree program?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with my online Bachelor of Health Informatics degree?

How do I earn an online Bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics?

How do I become a Health Informatics IT Consultant?

Human Services Manager

MASTER’S

How do I become a Human Services Manager?

What is the difference in Human Services and Human Resources?

What kind of career can I have in Human Services?

What kind of degree do I need to have a career in Human Services?

What kind of salary can I expect with my Online Master’s Degree in Human Services?

Interior Design

Is a career in Interior Design the right choice for me?

What are the duties of an Interior Designer?

What are the areas of specializations that I should consider in the field of Interior Design?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design?

What sort of educational requirements do I need to be an Interior Designer?

International Relations

MASTER’S

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

How do I obtain a Master’s degree in International Relations?

Should I work an Internship while earning my online Master’s degree in International Relations?

What is the most popular career choice within the field of International Relations?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online Master’s degree in International Relations?

Law

MASTER’S

What are my career options with a law degree?

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

 

 

Marketing

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn my online Bachelor’s degree in Marketing?

What career and salary can I expect with an online Bachelor’s degree in Marketing?

What are the advantages and disadvantages to earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Marketing?

Should I specialize in Digital Media Marketing while earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Marketing?

What sort of career responsibilities will be required of me with my online Bachelor’s degree in Marketing?

Music

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn a Bachelor’s degree in Music?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with my online Bachelor’s degree in Music?

Can I earn a Bachelor’s degree in Music online?

Should I work an Internship while earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Music?

How can I use my Music degree to help others, specifically as a Teacher or a Therapist?

Nursing

ASSOCIATES

What can I do with an Associate degree if my career goal is to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

What can I do with an Associate degree if my career goal is to become a Registered Nurse (RN)?

BACHELOR’S

What can I do with an online Bachelor’s degree in Nursing if my career goal is to be a Registered Nurse (RN)?

MASTER’S

What can I do with an online Master’s degree in Nursing?

DOCTORATE

What can I do with an online Doctorate degree in Nursing?

GENERAL NURSING QUESTIONS

Is a nursing degree the right choice for me?

Can I earn a Nursing degree through an online program?

What types of possible careers can I have within the field of nursing?

What sort of salary can I expect with my online nursing degree?

What can I do with a certificate from a nursing program?

What kind of Licensure do I need to be a Nurse?

What is the difference in the ADN, ASN and AAS degrees?

What is the difference in the BSN and MSN degrees and which one is right for me?

What are the Legal Responsibilities of being a Nurse?

How do I become a Certified Nurse Midwife?

How do I become a Clinical Nurse Specialist?

How do I become a Critical Care Nurse?

How do I become a Forensic Nurse?

How do I become a Neonatal Nurse?

How do I become a Nurse Anesthetist?

How do I become a Nurse Educator?

How do I become a Nurse Practitioner?

How do I become a Traveling Nurse?

Organizational Management

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn an online Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management?

What does a career in Organizational Management consist of?

What are good qualities to have as an Organizational Manager?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with my online Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management?

What minor should I consider to complement my online Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management?

Political Science

BACHELOR’S

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

How do I earn an online Bachelor’s degree in Political Science?

What does a Political Scientist do and what kind of degree do I need?

How can I combine my online Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor degree?

What kind of salary can I expect with my online Bachelor’s degree in Political Science?

Social Work

 

MASTER’S

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

Sociology 

BACHELOR’S

What does a career in Sociology consist of?

How do I earn my online Bachelor’s of Sociology degree?

What careers and salaries can I expect with my online Bachelor’s of Sociology degree?

What areas of specialization can I pursue through my online Bachelor’s of Sociology degree program?

Will participating in an internship program help me while earning my online Bachelor’s of Sociology degree?

Special Education

BACHELOR’S

How do I earn a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with my online Bachelor’s degree in Special Education?

How do I become a Special Education Teacher with my online Bachelor’s degree in Special Education?

What would my responsibilities be as a Special Education Teacher in an Inclusion Classroom setting?

Will there be a student teaching requirement while earning my online Bachelor’s degree in Special Education?

Veterinary

ASSOCIATE’S

What is the difference between being a veterinary assistant, technician, or technologist?

What salary potential can I expect as a Veterinary Assistant, Vet Technician, or Vet Technologist?

What can I do with a veterinary tech degree?

Should I Intern While Acquiring My Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology?

Web Design

BACHELOR’S

What are the main differences in Web Design, Web Development and Graphic Design?

What is a Web Design Internship?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with my online Bachelor’s degree in Web Design?

What kind of degree do I need to become a Web Designer?

With a Bachelor’s degree in Web Design, what programming languages will I learn?

DOCTORATE and Ph.D DEGREES

Doctor of Business Administration

How do I earn my online Doctoral degree in Business Administration?

How can earning my online Doctorate degree in Business Administration help my career?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with an online Doctorate degree in Business Administration?

Will a dissertation be required through an online Doctorate in Business Administration program?

What is the difference in a PhD and a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) degree program and which one is best for me?

Doctor of Counseling

What types of counseling can I pursue with my online Doctorate of Counseling degree?

How do I earn an online Doctorate of Counseling degree?

What are the advantages of earning an online Doctorate of Counseling degree?

What are the top three careers available to those with a Doctorate of Counseling degree?

Should I pursue a career as a Clinical Psychologist?

Doctor of Education

How can I earn my online Doctorate of Education degree?

How will earning my online Doctorate degree in Education help my career?

What kind of career and salary can I have with my online Doctor of Education degree?

Can I pursue a career as a Dean of Students with my online Doctorate degree in Education?

Should I get an EdD or a PhD degree in Education?

Doctor of English

How do I earn an online Doctorate degree in English?

Should I earn my Doctorate of English degree through an online program and will it help my career?

What other career options, besides teaching, are available with an online Doctorate of English degree?

Do I need to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to apply for an online Doctorate of English program?

What careers and salaries are available with my online Doctorate of English degree if I’d like to remain in the field of academics?

Doctor of Ministry

How do I earn my online Doctor of Ministry degree?

How will earning my online Doctor of Ministry degree help me in my career?

What is the difference in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree?

What salary can I expect with my online Doctor of Ministry degree?

Which branches of ministry would best serve me and my congregation with my online Doctor of Ministry degree?

Doctor of Pharmacy – PharmD

How do I become a Pharmacist?

What is the difference in the PharmD degree and the PhD degree in the Pharmacy field?

What kind of career and salary can I expect with a PharmD degree?

What kind of testing is required when becoming a Pharmacist?

Doctor of Psychology

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

 

 

Doctor of Public Administration

Can I earn a Doctorate of Public Administration degree through an online program?

How do I earn an online Doctorate of Public Administration degree?

What sort of career and salary can I earn with my online Doctorate of Public Administration degree?

Will earning my online Doctorate of Public Administration degree help my career?

How do I become a City Planner?