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Has anyone attended an online university? - Was it worthwhile? How do you find the best "accredited" Univ?

I am in my junior year of college, have been going part time for years. Now I have moved to another state - out of state tuition and transfer of credits is no fun, and there's a baby on the way! Online ed sounds good but I don't know whether to trust it - will I be able to get a job with the resulting degree?

Asked By: Scott D - 8/11/2006
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Most "online" schools don't have good reps. Consider your options carefully... More
Answered By: RoaringMice - 8/11/2006
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Answered By: Sapphyre - 8/11/2006
 
Lots of state universities are offering "distance" courses that you can take online, by video, etc. Id check out a state school, or really research online options. There are so many fake ones out there, so be carefull! Good luck!
Answered By: maeknits - 8/11/2006
 
I'm looking into online doctorate programs. It so hard to actually attend the class with so much going on in our lives. But you have to ask yourself whether you will be disciplined and vigilant enough to actually to do the work at home, because I'm sure you know that there just as many distractions at home... More
Answered By: Sassafrass - 8/11/2006
 
you found the right person. some of these online schools are not online at all; walden, u of phoenix, capella, strayer, kaplan are acreditted like any other college/u and require 4 wk "colliqiums" from time to time which are on campus and expensive - like, where would you stay? instead of sat's and gre's, they want... More
Answered By: paris_capulet - 8/11/2006
 
Since you have at least 2 years of college done, I'd try your hardest to finish at a traditional school. Most online schools are only regionally accredited by a single accreditor. Most traditional schools are nationally accredited by most, if not all, of the accrediting bodies... More
Answered By: eqmidnite - 8/11/2006
 
Regarding the PHD programs, Argosy University has a very good doctorate program in Education and in Psychology and they offer these programs on campus and/or online.
Answered By: nosloc - 8/11/2006
 
Yes. I earned my MBA and almost finished my PhD through hybrid programs. Most of the course work was done via asynchronous online methods. If you think about graduate work is mostly research... More
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