Article published by : grace on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - Viewed 474 times

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How are Online Universities Accredited

There are many advantages to the getting an online degree from an accredited college; for onece, and a student is more likely to the earn a higher salary because of their higher education. Additionally, with a online schooling we can work at your own pace and dedicate a few hours a night to school and college, and still have the time for a full time day job. For international students are the busy with a their professional jobs and do always have time for further studies, then online study holds the solution and can help such students obtain their a degrees and certificates. There are several online universities and online programs available all over the world for a international students are desirous of obtaining the Bachelors and post graduate degree. The students do not need to be physically present in academic classes to attend lectures. They can easily take lectures from their homes, offices etc as the lecture materials are shared with them via a technology platform. It is the important to a understand the regionally accredited and Nationally accredited colleges mean.
When looking for an online college to attend, the most important thing to verify is whether the school is a accredited. To do so, you can search the U.S. Department of Education's database of accredited postsecondary institutions and programs. There, you can also find in-depth information on regional and national accrediting agencies that are recognized by the U.S. secretary of education as reliable authorities on the quality of education. Not all online colleges are accredited, and many legitimate schools are either too new to be granted accreditation or they choose not to pursue it. If you find out that the online college you are interested in is not accredited, then you should investigate further to verify that it is a legitimate school and offers a quality education. According to a Peterson's article, called Colleges' and Universities' Accreditation Credentials, you should start your research with the regional accrediting agency that covers the state in which the school is located. They can tell you whether the school has a legitimate charter. Next, check to see whether there are specialized accrediting agencies that handle the particular program you're interested in.
The most widely recognized form of the university accreditation comes from the regional accreditation boards. Then harvard University is regionally accredited. Ohio University is regionally accredited. There has been a big boom in state approved" schools offering degrees via distance learning, especially from Alabama and California. Many states regulate private trade schools by putting them through a state approval process. State approval or state licensing is not the same as online school accreditation. Sometimes state approval simply means that a license to do business has been granted. A state approved distance learning college may provide sound training, but degrees earned from state approved online colleges are unaccredited degrees; and degrees earned from unaccredited universities are not widely accepted in the academic and corporate world.

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