If you want to further your education and employability in today’s job market, a Master’s degree may be the option for you.
There are hundreds of higher education institutions to choose from, and a dizzying number of Master’s programs that are offered online.
Within the Central Florida area, there are varies colleges that offer over 122 online graduate programs and certificates. These include the University of Central Florida, Everest University, the University of Phoenix, Ashford University, DeVry University, Adventist University of Health Sciences, and Full Sail University. Subject areas range from education, business administration, and criminal justice, as well as nursing.
Of course, you don’t have to choose from these programs or colleges. There are others that offer online programs without having to step foot into a classroom or have a minimum “residency” requirement. Maybe you want to attend an Ivy League school like Harvard, but are unable to move because of work. Don’t worry – you can! Harvard University offers eight online graduate degrees and six professional certificates. Perhaps you want to attend Penn State. You can! Penn State over 80 online degree programs with a quarter of those being graduate related. A few other Ivy League schools are also offering online graduate and certificates programs, such as Dartmouth College, Cornell University, and Columbia University.
This list is by no means exhaustive and does not include all college campuses or programs or those that operate solely online.
Whichever university you chose, do your research first. Remember to ascertain that it is accredited by the appropriate organizations. For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Accreditation in the United States website for a list of agencies.