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Online and correspondence schools are an alternative form of higher education. Commonly called “distance learning,” the materials for each subject are posted online, and students interact via telephone or email, or through an online message board.
No. States will often issue a license for businesses that are educational in scope. So some schools can say with all honesty that they are licensed by the state. That does not mean they are accredited. It means the state recognizes that they are an educational enterprise. If you transfer to another…
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In 2009, the University of Phoenix was ranked #28 out of 44 ranked Colleges and Universities that offer online degree programs by OEDb. Also, the University of Phoenix is ranked #63 in the World [*based on popularity of its name in search engines only] ...surpassing many state universities in the US…
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It depends upon the field of study that the on-line degree covers as to whether or not an employer really considers it as an "education".It also depends on the firm who would be hiring the candidate,and how established the firm is....
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In the US, all legitimate accreditors are approved by either or both of the US Department of Education (USDE) and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). USDE and CHEA group the accreditors into four types... generally they are "Regional" accreditors, and then "national faith-relat…
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Answer I'm afraid that you can't achieve a degree in that area on-line, as that discipline is one that requires a lot of face to face training and peer review. Psychology is NOT an exact science like math or chemistry, It requires a lot of "getting to know the way" that it is conducted. Answer…
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There are a lot of companies that will pay for you to go to school, mostly larger companies. Independence Blue Cross will pay for any degree you want, Aetna will reimburse most of your tuition as well. Typically companies will pay for your career advancement considering you're already in an accounti…
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According to their website, the University of Phoenix has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association since 1978. The NCA is the accrediting organization for a large number of schools including all of the Big Ten and most of the Big Twelve schools. Some of the …
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Belford University is an organization offering online unaccredited degrees for "life experience". The organization maintains a post office box in Humble, Texas, but its certificates are mailed from the United Arab Emirates. Belford University is not accredited by any accrediting agency recognized by…
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Don't get this confused with Baker College which is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and also offers online education. This is a different school - Baker College Online - is not accreditedBoth websites are similar in looks and colors A Former Student's Answer Stay away from Baker Colle…
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Both are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, both are members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and both are highly ranked in the online distance learning community. That said, Walden is older, larger, and more diverse in its programs.
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Most online colleges that are regionally accredited are geared towards adult workers and will work with you to help you complete your bachelor's degree. This includes looking at your credits from past college experiences. Legitimate credit earned can often be transferred. Each college is different.…
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Whether online or on campus the degree is the same. Colleges and universities do not even indicate on their transcript whether courses were taken online or in the classroom. Many individuals have misconceptions about online course work. They feel it is sub-standard, and I can tell you through ex…
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Answer ever hear of Google? tons will pop up Answer Some reputable universities are offering completely online bachelor's degree programs. Look into University of Illinois - they offer BAs in business, math, computer science, and in a variety of other areas that are completely online.You can …
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Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IowaGuelph University, Canada Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan
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It probably depends on the person, but in general I would say they have about the same reputation, since they are both for-profit Universities. I have worked for both, and I prefer DeVry, but that doesn't mean it would be the same for everyone. Most for-profit Universities have a majority of part-ti…
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The degrees differ greatly. They are two fundamentally deferent schools. The University of Phoenix is a for profit school and more than likely would not make the list of top 100 schools in the US. The advantage for the University of Phoenix, is convenience and number of degrees offered.
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Yes on line Universities are being recognized more and more everyday. There is a couple of things that you have to keep in mind though. 1. Make sure that the school is Accredited, check with the Department of Education and CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) Check out the sources…
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You can use the Internet to check if a school is accredited by a legitimate organization at a database of accredited academic institutions, posted by the U.S. Department of Education at www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation. (There are a few legitimate institutions that have not pursued accreditation.) To f…
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The question is a little too nebulous to have any real answer. On the minus side, the University of Phoenix has gotten some criticisms for its business practices and for the quality of its education (its MBA program in particular has been characterized as "MBA Lite").On the plus side, it is regional…
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You can obtain this information by going to www.collegeboard.com/splash/ and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or you can also click on the related links below which will take you directly to the site. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or b…
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Yes it is i currently got my career diploma for hospitality management and got employed on my first application
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You need to look up the rules for what you need implement in your school in order to be eligible for accreditation. You then need to apply for accreditation with the relevant agency.
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whats up ? dont knowsethshadow- a stage and some lighting for the stage and a few students to keep the lights on and get some money in your wallet
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Hi I did a search for International Correspondence School and there are many of them. There is this one, which is in Canada: http://www.icslearn.ca/ and there is one in Scotland: http://www.arts.hobsons.com/microsite/512/contactDetails/international_correspondence_school so whether they are all rela…
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DeVry University is a 'for-profit' institution, meaning they were established to make money rather than educate the public like most colleges. A degree from a 'for-profit' institution is likely less valuable than one from a community college. There is no ranking system for 'for-profit' institutions.…
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The MBA itself is worth it. Reasons for pursuing an MBA are indicated below. The following was written by Wharton College Pennsylvania. This should help. Why an MBA The MBA is not an end in itself, but a means to an end. It is a degree designed to give you the ability to develop your career t…
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University of Liverpool. The University of Birmingham have also recently launched a new online MBA too.
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Yes several accredited online colleges do offer accelerated programs in education (master degree in education).
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Answer Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE) and as such it is listed by the US Department of Education as an approved and accredited institution on their website. Likewise according to Strayer University's website its current graduation rate is…
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The school is now called Ashworth University and is accredited by the DETC (Distance Education and Training Council (See the Related Link below)
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You must contact the office of the registrar at the university, and make your request.
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For colleges and universities within the United States and its territories, you can obtain this information by clicking on the related links section (College Board) indicated at the bottom of this answer section and using the College Board site College MatchMaker search engine. You can research coll…
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In the beginning, I must admit many organizations were skeptical about online degrees. However, as the online courses continue to evolve, their validity as a bona fide degree is becoming more and more accepted. Most all colleges and universities are now building up their online offerings. Remember a…
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To answer this question accurately, we need to know which kind of automotive engineering you are referring to. If you are referring to automotive technology, there are many community colleges that now offer an Associates of Applied Science degree in this area. It is a very hands on career oriented…
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It's so easy! In correction, it is typical to use feedback in a way that shows the learner has made a mistake, but allows the learner to attempt to correct it themselves. Facial expression, body language, gesture and intonation can all be used to give this type of feedback to speaking. Correction co…
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Contact the institute involved.
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Colorado Technical University has a regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission's North Central Association of Colleges and Schools which is good. Some of its degree programs have further accreditations, from state nursing boards and specialty associations (see the related links for…
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When taking an online degree, it is not differentiated from on-campus degrees. The transcript and degree are the same. The only way some one would know, is if you attended a strictly online institution, or you disclosed the information to them.
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The website can be found in the Related Link below.
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Distance learning is studying away from the campus. Study can be online, by reading assignments, etc.Distance learning is where students work on their own at home or at the office and communicate with faculty and other students via e-mail, electronic forums, videoconferencing, chat rooms, bulletin b…
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Of course yes! You can earn a marketing degree entirely online.
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Capella University and Walden University are both regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. A regional accreditation is the one you should be looking for in a college or university. Thus, their degrees will be noted as valid by other colleges and universities, a…
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Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School is not an accredited school. IT does not meet government standards and the diploma will not be accepted by any state colleges, universities or military service. The Diploma issued by Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School is not valid for entry into …
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One that offers the flexibility and connivence in earning a degree within the comfort of your own home. It's important that classes offered through online university's create a strong classroom structure online. This means that students are able to access an interactive forum where they can not only…
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It actually means this. condition of being accountable.
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Strayer university is a regionally accredited college which means the degree will be recognized which is good. Depending on what you are looking for from a college it will be a good school. Reviews do say that the financial aid is not superb but the pro is that the classes can be done to fit around …
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Yep. When you register and all that, I would suggest taking (if you're going to take 2 or more classes & receive financial aid) one class online and one class on campus... It balances out your schedule really well...
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While it is difficult to rank colleges definitively, some organizations have come up with a meaningful approach to the problem. US News and World Report publishes an honor roll of the top online bachelor's programs. A program makes their honor roll if it is ranked in the top third for each of their…
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They're both accredited by one of the US's six big "regional" accreditors approved by the US Department of Education (USDE), and the USDE-sanctioned Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).  Therefore, they're both "regionally" accredited; and most in academia agree that "regional" ac…
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No, going to a real college has far more importance and credibility.
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Yes they are available from accredited online colleges. You can get a degree in early childhood, elementary education, secondary and other specialization, based on your education background and interests.
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Online education promotes the opportunity to meet the needs of students unable to attend the traditionnal on-campus classes. Because it offers flexibility in learning, online education is commonly used to reach underserved and advanced students, to reach learners in different geographic locations …
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The Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) is the unit of Boston University that offers after-hours and distance learning courses and degree programs.
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Use a search engine - We have a question linked below for creative writing colleges. For your local college, I'd say just pick up the phone and call them.
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The name of this phenomenon is conduction.
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Penn Foster High School is a private high school that was founded in 1890. The school is located in PA and offers online courses as well as paper courses.
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NYUBYUUSCColumbiaSyracuse DepaulLoyola Chicago Boston CollegeNorthwesternStanford Missing is Boston University, which I believe might rank No. 3 (based upon the size of the student body)
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It may be possible as long as the college or university has the appropriate accreditation.
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The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs, an international organization that recognizes and supports teaching excellence, accredits the University of Phoenix a nationally accredited program.
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English and Journalism use the computer as well as spelling for younger students. Computers help children get higher scores.
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Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School is not an accredited school, it does not meet government standards and the diploma will not be accepted by any state colleges or universities. Refer to related question below for more information and address
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Yes. It is known as a diploma mill according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and they give it a grade of "F" for it's business practices. Also, the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and U.S. Department of Education (USDE) consider its accreditations of BOUA and UCOEA as fake or un…
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Rochville university does not have a physical address since it is an online university.
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Ashwood is an accredited online university, and accredited universities are recognized in the United States. Ashwood University claims to accredited by the Board of Online Universities Accredidation (BOUA) and the World Online Education Accrediting Commission (WOEAC) both of which are recognized age…
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You can reduce your travel time significantly or completely. Say I want to take a class from a college that is 100 miles away. I can take it via "distance learning" from a college campus just down the street or sometimes from home. Other possible benefits include: reduced tuition costs or flexible s…
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There is definitely a difference between online degree and traditional degree. But with the change in time, we are looking at the shifts in perception and mindset. Now employers have started accepting people with online degrees. But the problem is that they do not accept it from just any random univ…
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Rochville is not a fully accredited and recognized university, that has been awarded the status of accreditation by various official and semi-official institutions around the world. The accreditation granted to Rochville University are from Board of Online Universities Accreditation (BOUA) and Unive…
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Answer 1:  I love it when this question is asked because despite the fact that University of Phoenix (UOP) is "regionally" accredited by one of the US's big six "regional" accreditors approved by both the US Department of Education (USDE) and the USDE-sanctioned Council for Higher Education Acc…
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You can go to education-portal and search for undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, career education and online degree programs. You can obtain this information by going to collegeboard and using the site's College MatchMaker search engine. You can research colleges and universities by name, or …
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Distance learning is a style of learning that is appropriate for some children. Some children learn the best individually, and by the aid of the computer.
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Do you mean a bachelors degree in accounting? Most online colleges offer accelerated courses where you can complete the course within a shorter time than the scheduled 3 or 4 years. To be sure of the duration, why don't you request information from several of the online accounting degree colleges? T…
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Online school usually does not have a general medical school (with all specialty), but offer a specific specialty medical program/course. Depends on what specific area you are interested in medical school, the range of the program/course could vary a lot. I've searched the online school directory t…
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Most online degrees are completely accepted by employers and are more weighty if you have experience to go with. The online degrees that one should stay away from are ones that don't have legitimate accreditation. It doesn't hurt to read student reviews either. If you're looking for online degrees i…
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I used to wear them in the early 90's when I was on a swim team in Europe (we lived on a US Military base). I also would wear them at the beach when we came back to the US when I was 14. I remember getting some weird looks and stares but I didn't care because they were comfortable and dried really q…
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As long as you are taking the program of study through a college or university that has a regional accreditation it is no different than attending on campus courses. Now, I have never heard of a free online degree. There are online high schools that offer free education to the students. You can sear…
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An online university does not have a campus. They may or may not have offices in one or many cities across the countries. But these offices are used for administration purposes only. Online universities do not invite students to those offices because usually people who work there are technicians, co…
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There are many colleges who offer online courses. Now the point is how will you grade a college expert? That depends on the course materials, variety of courses, the faculty, from where they are providing you the certificates, etc. On this note you can do a research. If you have someone who have alr…
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Most universities accept accredited degrees. However, depending on where you are applying you might be asked to get your academic credentials verified by the institute that issued them. Most universities gladly provide verification services so it will be easy. ----------------------------- Accredita…
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Biola University is a private, Evangelical Christian, liberal arts university.  It is located in La Mirada, California, and they also offer classes online.  Schools at the university include the School of Education, School of Arts & Sciences, Crowell School of Business, Cook School of …
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Answer You can obtain this information by going to www.collegeboard.com/splash/ and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or click on the related link below. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or by geographical location, size, or combina…
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Answer 1: Yes. But make sure that if you do sign up for an online school that it is creditable and does not give fake diplomas. How reliable is the diploma, I mean if you take the diploma will people hire you or will Universities and colleges still accept your diploma?  yesAnswer 2:  Answe…
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You can obtain this information by going to www.collegeboard.com/splash/ and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or you can also click on the related links below which will take you directly to the site. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or by…
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Both universities have the appropriate regional accreditation, and both are good schools. Walden is a much smaller institution. The issue that concerns me about this school is that not much is said about the faculty, their background, degrees, and qualifications. The University of Phoenix is a very …
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I'm not sure I understand the question. If you are attempting to explain the advantages of why you are taking courses through distance learning, then here are some. Flexibility (time management) Work from comfort of home or any other place Acquire a national and global perspective from students…
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For online university rankings you can trust go to GetEducated.com. They list 3,000 screened accredited online degrees and you can order, sort and rank them all by cost/affordability, student satisfaction, and public/employer perception. This is a consumer research agency.
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The Advantages: easy access to shopping, different kinds of restaurants, and cultural events. Plenty of people to choose from in finding friends. Usually good hospitals/medical care. Travel is easier - airports, trains, etc. Laws usually control things like loose dogs and prohibit inappropriate land…
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Well, it's been around 10 years already!electronic-classroom-of-tomorrowIs a school where a lot of kids and workers do work and is going on 11 years as of 2010 and has less distratcions that kids in regular school hope this help if you need more info contact me and I will tell you more because I am …
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Ashworth College holds a national accreditation which is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) which can be verified at their website chea.org. The same standards that regional accredited institutes are subject to, also applies to the national accredited institutes. The…
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When online degrees first came on the scene, there might have been some skepticism about its worth. Today, its an entirely different perception with most all accredited colleges and universities offering online courses and degrees. As long as your taking the degree through a regionally accredited in…
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"Distance Education" is used interchangeably with "Distance Learning" which is defined by Moore and Kearsley (1996) as "the planned learning that normally occurs in a different place from teaching and as a result requires special techniques of course design, special instructional techniques, special…
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Rochville University is not accredited by any accreditation bodies recognized by the United States. Stay away from this institution!<><>It has no campus in the US and as an offshore institution, our laws do not apply, for protection.
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Homeschooling Programs for High School The homeschooling allowance for high schoolers has been calculated based on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln program. A student has to complete 5 courses (basically a year) through the school, combined with other credits, to receive a diploma. Programs are l…
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Answer Online bachelor degree equals a degree acquired from a traditional college, but make sure if you choose to take an online bachelor degree, the college you choose is accredited. Answer There's no difference as long as you are taking the degree from a regionally accredited college or un…
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You won't be able to get the appropriate credits to apply to vet school in the United States online - there are requirements for labs associated with the classes that have to be taken in a physical laboratory.
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TOP ONLINE SCHOOLSNova Southeastern University Regent University Champlain College Upper Iowa University LeTourneau University Liberty University Grand Canyon University Dickinson State University Western Governors University Salem International University Keiser University Fisher College …
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NETWORKING is key in most businesses but VERY important in an online business. Think about it, you have a question it's Saturday afternoon, and there is no one around to help....no support staff to call, no tech help, nothing. What are you to do? I would suggest that you go here because you get paid…
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I think Capella University and Walden top the list.
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You can obtain this information by going to www.collegeboard.com/splash/ and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or click on the related links section below to go directly to the site. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or by geographical locat…
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Of course you can get an associate degree entirely online. Make sure to choose an accredited college so you can be sure you're getting credible education. It's good to compare different colleges first to see their tuition and course offering before you commit to one so check out several of them.
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Penn Foster Career School is located at the following address: 925 Oak Street Scranton, PA 18515
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