Getting a degree online is a relatively new way to learn but acceptance has grown quickly among most employers. In general, online degrees from regionally accredited colleges are widely accepted, while those from other providers may not be, especially if you are seeking public employment or work in licensed professions. To be on the safe side, check with your employer or prospective employer in advance. In addition, check with your institution to see if the word “online” will be included on your diploma.
Article by Margo Colalancia, WICHE Director of Student Exchange Programs
Students — and parents who are bankrolling their kids’ education — are often amazed to learn that they can afford an undergraduate education outside of their home state, thanks to a program called “WUE” that’s been around for almost 30 years. Some say it’s like winning the lottery.