Value Added Education via an Online College Degree

July 7, 2011 by  
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Value Added Education via an Online College Degree

If you consider the cost involved with earning a college degree from a traditional college and broke it down by way of hour then you will probably find that your college degree has cost you a ridiculous amount. If also consider the cost per hour directly relevant to the lectures that you sat in where you learned nothing while doing your college degree then you will probably look at that college degree in disgust when you think of the cost in terms of your time and money. This is why an online college degree is probably the smartest option in regards to the hour versus value cost of receiving a college education.

Because you work on your online college degree in the time that you have spare – meaning you don’t actually have to work on it full time then you can really see where the credit of this system lies. To the credit of the traditional college education system, they push people pretty hard to ensure that they get through the course. On a lighter note, that doesn’t excuse the lectures that you have likely attended hour after hour for days on end where you have not really learned anything. The traditional college degree credit (where this is specific to what you have learned) per hour cost of undertaking the course may seem high compared to that of doing the course online.

If you are going back to earn a second college degree then doing it online is the way to go as you can utilize the qualification earned from your first degree to earn money and possibly pay for the degree that is relevant to the field you want to move into. So it is not all bad – every cloud has a silver lining. Doing college course online to earn that second degree also means you only need to do an hour or two worth of work a day to get the credit for the course. You might also look at which units you have already taken in your first course that can be transferred to your new degree to lower the cost of the course.

It can cost a lot less to earn a college degree online. You will still receive credit for the course in much the same manner that you would in a traditional setting. You won’t need to focus on the course as much as you would if you were doing it internally (an hour or two a day should suffice) and the degree will be just as good as that earned in a traditional college setting.

Elijah James
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