There are a lot of business of online college
*flexibility to study where and when you want
*flexibility to self direct your study
*depending on the type of course, you benefit from the collective knowledge of the group through shared postings and discussions (very powerful)
*You can practice your writing and critical thinking skills
*You learn how to flex your muscles to prepare for participating in the knowledge economy.
One thing, make sure you chose an accredited institution. Not all online programs or colleges are created equal.