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Updated on July 13, 2008

Want To Participate In An Accredited Online Degree Program?

Why should look for an Accredited Online Degree Program and not the Non Accredited Ones? What is an accredited online degree program actually? There are numerous of universities offering online degree programs. However, a large number of them are not accredited, which means they are not recognized by the state government as a functional institute to conduct an accredited online degree program. When you opt not to get an accredited online degree program, you run the risk that your degree not to have any value in the eyes of many institutions, employers, or other universities should you want to study further.

Learn the Facts

How do you make sure your school is accredited and that it offers an accredited online degree program? If you do a little research on the internet as you are already online looking for education programs, you will be able to get a full list of universities that are accredited by the government, thus minimizing your risks. You can also always ask the university or institution that you wish to study with if the degree is an accredited online degree program before you begin the course.

Advantages of Studying Online

Online studying is not necessarily easier than a traditional study but very convenient as you have many advantages such as, flexible hours, studying when you have time without having to go to class and commute, learning at your pace rather then one imposed on you. However, online degrees are not frowned upon with doubtful eyes.

Importance of accreditation

The main reason why your online degree program should be accredited is that you may very well be verified by the next employer you present it to. Another major reason to follow an accredited online degree program is your own peace of mind. Fraud possibility in online schools is very high just like any other online based business. By getting into an accredited online degree program you don't face the risk of fraud and thus relax. Rest assured that no fraudulent university will have their programs accredited

Why should you look for an accredited online degree program?

To be certain that your efforts are not in vain; at the end of your online course, after you spent time and money, you find out that you degree is not valid but a big scam! An accredited online degree program commands lots of respect and is appreciated as any traditional obtained degree. No matter what kind of degree you pursue, an accredited online degree program is serious and offers quality higher education. This will give you value for your expenses. Look for accredited online degree programs to finish or complete your education or simply enhance your knowledge and don't be led into believing that getting a non-accredited version will give you the same value. It's waste of time and money.

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    • Hammerj profile image

      Hammerj 

      9 years ago from Cebu City

      Distance learning is nice in the sense that you are the one making your time to study the lesson..but some facts that a distance learning is an disadvantage because of you will depend on the information that they give..but not all who study distance learning...there are advantage and disadvantage of having making distance learning...

      but your hubs is great..

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      Hammerj 

      9 years ago from Cebu City

      this is very informative one..up for the article that he made..

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      blondepoet 

      9 years ago from australia

      Great info I have been considering going this way.Just have to sort my time-tables out LMAO

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