Online Associates Degree

1. An online associates degree is a type of undergraduate program.

Associates degree programs are undergraduate programs that require a minimum of 60 semester credit hours. They typically take two years to complete. Full time study is equivalent to 4 semesters or 2 years of study. These programs can be general in nature or highly specialized in a chosen field.

2. Online associates degrees are not available from four year universities.

An associates degree can be granted by some four-year universities. However, most are granted by a community, junior or technical college. These colleges usually also offer a Masters program, but exclude the offering of a Bachelors. The regulations to become accredited to grant a bachelor degree are stricter than that of any two year diploma. Many students proceed to a four year university after obtaining their 2-year education requirements.

3. Online associates degrees consist of three parts of study.

An associates degree consists of three parts: general education, major and elective requirements. These educational programs typically incorporate live class discussion boards as well as classroom forums. Many people get a degree to help them find a higher paying job, or they use it to transfer into a four-year university. To decide on the college you want to attend courses through, you must first decide on your major and do a search on the Internet. You can use a college that is located just about anywhere.

4. Getting an online associates degree is impossible.

Educations on the Internet allow you to work around your schedule or at your own pace. There are many accelerated and regular paced classes to choose from. Online diplomas and certificates can be completed full or part time, depending on the students speed of course completion. Before signing up, make sure your computer meets all of the course system requirements and that you have a reliable Internet connection.

5. When deciding to pursue an associates degree, it is wise to get counsel on the best program for you.

Proverbs 19:20 - Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

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