"Online classes typically have the same semester scheduling as
face-to-face classes, with the same applying to assignments and tests.
Recorded lectures and easy accessibility to professors and advisors are
also part of the programs." continues Chron.com.
Completing a degree can be a daunting task that may seem impossible, but with the increased popularity of online courses at nearly every college, it can become a reality.
In addition to completing a bachelor's degree, students also have the chance to progress in their career with master's and Ph.D. degrees online now as well.
Employers continue to seek prospective employees with degrees, both at the bachelor's level and advanced. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a 12.1 percent increase in jobs requiring a bachelor's degree between 2012 and 2022. Jobs typically requiring a doctorate or a professional degree for entry is projected to increase by 20 percent between 2010 and 2020.
Getting started with online learning is easy to do with a little research.
The website, www.thebestcolleges.org detailed the 10 Popular Degrees Online, which pointed to graphic design, accounting, information systems management, marketing, web design and development, medical assistant, health care administration, engineering, paralegal, and electronic and computer technology (engineering).
Online classes typically have the same semester scheduling as face-to-face classes, with the same applying to assignments and tests. Recorded lectures and easy accessibility to professors and advisors are also part of the programs.
Students can enroll in as few as three hours a semester to get started. Paying for online college is the same as a typical college education as well, with financial aid and personal payment.
The positives of attending college online are endless, said T. Scott Marzilli, assistant vice president, academic innovation and student success, at University of Texas-Tyler. Within the past year, his school implemented ZOOM, a conferencing-type software for students, teachers and advisors to be able to interact.
For additional information, go online to www.uttyler.edu.