Online Colleges that Offer Laptops

If you are planning on attending college, online or on-campus, these days a personal computer is a necessity. Students in almost all disciplines are required to use computers not only to access information via the Internet, but also to send…

Best Accredited Online Colleges for the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Today, more than 1 in 4 college students are taking at least one of their higher education classes online. Online school offers a more flexible approach to education, often times a lower tuition rate, and allows students to work while…

An In-Depth Guide to Accreditation in Higher Education

College accreditation is a process by which schools are certified by an outside agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) or the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC), to provide quality academic…

Accredited Online Military Colleges

Before enrolling in any program, you should make sure that it has accreditation if you intend to use the benefits given by the Post-9/11 GI Bill. You can think of accreditation as approval for an education program, in this sense,…

The Complete List of Accredited Online College Degree Programs & Online Degrees for 2014

This page will walk you through the difference between accreditation for a whole institution, such as regional accreditation, and accreditation for a specific degree program or department, often called programmatic accreditation. Programmatic accreditation is particularly important for certain fields of…

Graduate Education and the "Master’s Bump" for Teaching Professionals

The State of Compensation for Teachers Much has been made of the lackluster salaries for teachers in the United States. Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics cites an average salary of $51,380 for elementary school teachers and the slightly higher…

Continuing Education Resources for Veterans

In 1944, when the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (the G.I. Bill) was created, it was meant to provide benefits to World War II veterans that could help them acclimate back into life outside of fighting. Since then, the bill has grown…

Profiles of Regional Accreditation Agencies in the United States

Accreditation of United States collegiate institutions is an old concept that first came to practice as far back as the early 1900s. The practice resulted as a response to growing uncertainty in the quality, value, and uniformity of academic standards…

Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education

Finding a sustainable, accommodating job can be difficult for someone with a disability; while the unemployment rate for those without disabilities is about 8%, for individuals with a disability, it is a whopping 15%. As with the general population, the…

Veteran Education and Accredited Online Colleges

The job market today in the U.S. is tough, particularly for those who lack the education and training needed and expected by today’s employers. While the unemployment rate, overall, hovers around 8%, for those who hold a bachelor’s degree, that…

Nationally Accredited Online Colleges

As an online student, it is essential that you pursue your degree from a college that has accreditation credentials. By studying with an accredited college, you can be sure that the education you’ll receive is of a high quality. You…

Regionally Accredited Online Colleges

We all know how important it is to receive your degree from an accredited college. By doing so, you’ll ensure that the degree you’ve worked hard to achieve will be widely recognized and accepted by employers, educational institutions, and more….