Online Masters Degrees



1. Online masters degrees are an intermediate between a bachelors and a doctorate.

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Masters degrees are the end result of a graduate program where you study a specialized subject. The two main types of programs at the graduate level are in arts and in science. The program requires you to first have a bachelor's, which is a four-year undergraduate diploma. Many students who get an MA or MS, go on to the doctorate level.


2. Accreditation is unimportant when looking for a masters degree.

False
A masters degree from an unrecognized school can hinder your career plans. It is wise to ensure that the institution has accreditation and credentials from a recognized organization. Web research can help you determine if the graduate school you are looking at has accreditation. Contact the main office of the college by phone to find out their accreditation.


3. Online masters degrees are offered by colleges and universities.

True
Online masters degree programs are gaining popularity as the use of computers and the Internet rises. Internet programs offer a variety of educational major options. They also offer the opportunity to engage in virtual classroom environments. Many accredited colleges and universities are participating in online classes as well as the traditional classes that are offered on campus.


4. Masters degrees are very limited in the concentrations they offer.

False
Graduate programs of study are not limited in what they offer. Even Internet universities and colleges offer programs in accounting and finance, health sciences, education, social work and many more disciplines. An Internet MA or MS program offers flexibility and convenience by allowing you to learn when and where you want. Many full time professionals can have the luxury of returning to school to seek an advanced education because of the option of taking classes online which does not interfere with their work or family duties.


5. Working hard to get an online masters degree leads to profit.

True
Proverbs 14:23 - In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.


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