Should I Get My Degree Online?

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Now more than ever, students are examining their online learning options due to their increased availability and the convenience that they offer. Many students ask the question, "should I get my degree online?" If you’re interested in pursuing your education online but have questions about the process, then continue reading to learn the answers to frequently asked questions about earning an online degree:

How do you get an online degree?

Earning an online degree involves finding, applying and being accepted to an online school and degree program. Then, you must complete all program requirements in the same way that you would for an on-campus degree.

How do you get an online bachelor’s degree?

To earn an online bachelor’s degree, you start the process by finding online schools that offer undergraduate programs that are in line with your career goals. Then, after applying and being admitted, you must complete the degree program’s requirements, sometimes within a set timeframe.

 What online colleges are regionally accredited?

There are many regionally accredited schools that offer online degree programs, including Grand Canyon University. In addition to choosing a school with accreditation, you should consider a school that offers a program designed to prepare you for the career that you want. GCU proudly offers more than 150 online degree programs from bachelor’s degrees to doctoral programs. You should also consider faculty training and credentials, student services, student engagement and the school’s technology.

How long does it take to get a degree online?

How long it will take you to complete your online degree depends on several factors. For example, if you choose to take breaks between courses, then this will delay your program completion. Additionally, different degree programs have various course credit requirements, which can influence how long they take students to complete.

Grand Canyon University offers a broad selection of online degree programs to make it more convenient for learners to achieve their educational goals. To find out more, visit the GCU website or use the Request More Information button on this page.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Grand Canyon University. Any sources cited were accurate as of the publish date.