Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation

Library | SearchERIC | Test Locator | ERIC System | Resources | Calls for papers | About us



Degrees Online

Previously, earning degrees online used to carry a certain sort of stigma about them many people did not take them seriously, and employers were doubtful about their credibility. Here is a look at how valuable degrees online can be to you.

Earning degrees online can offer a variety of benefits to students. Since the mid-1990s, the number of students enrolled in degrees online has been on the rise. Over two-thirds of traditional schools now offer degrees online, many with bachelors or even masters programs. In order for a potential employer to take your degrees online seriously, you need to do some research. This includes the field that you want to study and the different types of schools that offer degrees online in that field.

Unfortunately, many students fail to do this research, and opt to choose the fastest or the cheapest online degree programs. Some of these turn out to be scams, with worthless diplomas, causing many employers to be skeptical of the value of all degrees online. The majority of employers feel that degrees taken online from established universities to be more credible than those received from online-only universities. While this may be an unfair judgment of online-only schools, it is a fact that the student needs to consider when making their choice. Plus, sometimes the name recognition of an established school is enough to lend more credibility to your degree.

With time, as online schools and their programs gain popularity, their recognition rate may as well. Some increases in credibility of degrees online can be seen in company incentive programs. Some employers offer incentives for students returning to school, in the forms of tuition reimbursement or paid time off for classes. This can be a big benefit for students wanting to move up in their current career field. There is also an increase in the number of employers who are willing to hire students who earned degrees online, furthering the credibility of this form of schooling.

More information:

Administration Degree
Alternative Medicine Degrees
Associate Degree
Associate Degree at Home
Associate Degree Online
Associate Online Degree Programs
Associates Degree Computer
Associates Degree Distance Education
Bachelors Degree
Business Administration Degree
College Degree Online
College Degrees
College Degrees On Line
Behavioral Science Degree
Correspondence Degrees
Criminal Justice Degree
Degrees Online
Distance Education Degree
Distance Education Master Degree Online
Distance Learning Associate Degree
Distance Learning Business Degrees
Distance Learning Degrees
Earn a Degree Online
Earn Associate Degree Online
Earn Bachelor Degree Online
Education Degree Online
Electrical Engineering Degrees Online
Engineering Degree Online
Engineering Degrees Online
Internet Associate Degree
Law Degree
Law Degree Online
Master Degree Online Programs
Masters Degree
Masters Degree Online
Medical Degrees
Nursing Degree
Nursing Degree Online
Online Nursing Degree Programs
Online AA Degree
Online Accounting Degrees
Online Accredited Degree Programs
Online Accredited Degrees
Online Associate Degree Program
Online Associates Degree
Online Associates Degree Program
Online Associates Degrees
Online Bachelor Degree
Online Masters Degree
Online Masters Degree Programs
Online MBA Degrees
Online Nursing Degree Programs
Online Nursing Degrees
Online Paralegal Degree
Online Psychology Degree
Online Seminary Degrees
Online University Degree
Online University Degrees
Psychology Degree
Quick Online Degrees
RN Degree Online
Social Science Degree
Technology Associates Degree
University Degree
University Online Degrees
Careers in Radiology
Careers in Travel and Tourism
Child Day Care Certificates
Defensive Driving Classes
Health Administration Programs
Humanities Certificate Programs
Online Certificate Programs
Online College
Online College Courses
Online College Courses
Online Colleges
Online Computer Science Programs
Online Mathematics Programs
Online Religious Programs
Online Web Design Program

Degree Articles

Learning Articles

Education Articles

Lesson Plans

School Articles


 Full-text Library | Search ERIC | Test Locator | ERIC System | Assessment Resources | Calls for papers | About us | Site map | Search | Help

Sitemap 1 - Sitemap 2 - Sitemap 3 - Sitemap 4 - Sitemap 5 - Sitemap 6

©1999-2015 Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation. All rights reserved. Your privacy is guaranteed at ericae.net.

Under new ownership