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Online College Degree Programs

With more and more community, state, and private colleges offering college degrees online there is a larger selection of online college degree programs available to individuals. Associates through PhD's can be earned online in just about any subject area.

Online College Costs

Some online colleges offer individuals out of state interested in their online college programs tuition costs the same as someone who is a resident. If the online college you are looking into applying for is out of the state which you reside and does not offer such a program, you may find yourself paying double to triple the costs of someone who is a resident.

Accelerated Online Degree Programs

In some instances where you already hold an existing associates or bachelors you may find some online colleges offering accelerated online degree programs. An accelerated online degree program is a program that has shorter semesters. Instead of a degree taking two years, someone taking an accelerated program may be able to earn their degree in as little as twelve months.

In other instances, individuals just beginning their studies in a major may find that their online college offers an accelerated degree program. Individuals may be able to earn their associates in as little as twelve months and their bachelors in as little as twenty four months.

Information Technology

There are quite a few online information technology degree programs available. From networking, databases, programming, information technology management, healthcare information systems and logistics are among some of the many information technology degrees available online. Outside of degree programs there are also many certifications being offered online by software and hardware vendors or third party testing sites. Become certified in Linux, NetApp, Cisco, Juniper, Microsoft, Symantec, SAP, ZEND and VMWare. If you want to become certified in a specific application first check the vendors site to see if they offer certification.


One of the most popular online business degree programs is the masters in business administration online. Individuals who hold a bachelors degree in business or another area of study may study for their MBA online. Online MBAs are not the only business degrees offered online though, individuals looking to earn their associates or bachelors in business will find there are plenty of institutions offering business degree programs online.

Health Care

A lot of institutions offer health care degrees online. From medical assisting, medical coding and billing, advanced nursing certifications, radiology and ultrasound technicians. Due to the nature of the subject and area of study, you may be required to participate in on campus meetings and labs.


Some institutions offer engineering degrees online. If you do so choose to study for your engineering degree online, you may find that you will be taking a mix of online classes and on campus classes. Any labs accompanying course work will be done on campus. A quick search of the internet for schools offering engineering classes online will return search results including schools like Stanford, Berkeley, Penn State and Purdue just to name a few.

Criminal Justice

There are quite a few big name reputable schools who offer criminal justice degrees online. Study for your criminal justice degree entirely online. In some instances you may be able to earn your bachelors of science in criminal justice online in as little as 24 months. There may be instances where you will be required to participate in on campus labs and discussions.


Are you seeking a career as a dental assistant or hygienist and want to take your classes online? You will find dental assistant and hygienist degree programs available online from many community, state and private colleges right in the area you reside.


Earn your associates, bachelors, masters or PhD in Psychology entirely online. Already an existing psychologist working in the field and looking to become certified in a special area? There are continuing education courses available for existing psychologist that will prepare you for a certification within a specific area of psychology.


Individuals looking to get into the education field or who are already in the education field and want to continue their studies in education will find plenty of online education degree programs available. Individuals just beginning their studies in education can earn their associates or bachelors online. Existing educators looking to advance their career into the front office or with a certification in a special area of education will find that there are plenty of options online. More or more reputable institutions are offering educational degrees online.

Online College Degree Programs