The pending arrival on July 1 of the new state-authorization rule will force any college that offers online degree programs or classes to “gain approval from every state in which they have a student.” This means that no matter the amount of students in a state, even as few as one, the college must earn [...]
Earning a criminal justice degree can help you find a rewarding career, but many prospective students interested in the field are unable to commit to a traditional ground school degree program, for one reason or another. Beginning this fall, Valdosta State University (VSU) in Georgia will offer a fully-online criminal justice degree to undergraduate students.
A new legislative measure in Congress proposed by the Education Department could force colleges and universities with online components to get state approval to operate in every state they are in. If they do not seek approval, the colleges will be forced to shut down in that state. The new regulation, called the “state-authorization rule” will take effect July 1.
Online learning in many forms, from separate online colleges, online degree programs and individual online classes have taken the higher education world by storm. While most colleges and universities have already started to embrace this, there are many that think it has happened too late and is not changing fast enough to meet the demands of [...]
These days, more and more students are appreciating the benefits of earning an online university degree. Marshall University is one such place where higher enrollment numbers in their online courses have been changing the way both students and teachers view online education overall. Previously, the Sloan Consortium Survey, a research body that tracks the advancement [...]
For those that have any skepticism about the learning quality of school online, perhaps you can rest easier knowing that several studies have shown that students who attend school online actually perform better and are able to retain more information. Studies conducted by several institutions, including the U.S. Department of Education, concluded these findings in [...]
When you hear the word “engineering,” you may think of construction careers on roads or bridges. What may surprise you is the huge world of engineering possibilities that can open up to you with an online engineering degree. The field of engineering is a vast one and has a myriad of specialties. The fields below can have many subcategories; as you get more experience in a certain field, you may find yourself drawn to a particular subject. An online engineering degree can help you jumpstart your career into any number of these specialties.
With flexible scheduling and direct interaction with technology, online doctoral degrees give you the edge you need over competitors. There is a need for doctoral candidates with real-world experience and the education to back it up. Businesses of all types need capable and well-educated leaders for top positions within organisations to run them efficiently, drive [...]
The world of education is a vast one, with differing specialties and age groups. In all grade levels of education, however, specialized teachers are needed to help students that require extra attention due to a learning or behavioral disability. Some more common ones include speech or language impairments to the more severe cases such as traumatic brain injuries. A teacher that has taken online education classes, or even traditional classes, that offers a degree in special education opens the doors to many more opportunities in the job market. With more focus on teachers than ever before and the need for more as our population continues to grow, those that have added degrees give themselves a competitive edge over those that do not. Not only that, special education can be a very rewarding career, since the education of a student with disabilities relies solely with the teacher trained to help them.
Doctoral programs are the last stop for many in higher education. In all cases, it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance in order to be able to complete a doctorate program of any kind. More and more people all over the world are turning their sights to online doctoral programs as a means to further themselves professionally. Before you start the application process, you may need to spend some time researching and carefully thinking about what program would be a good fit. Sure, you did this for all your other degrees, but doctoral programs are much more rigorous and time consuming than a master or bachelor degree program.