Molding Your Career In A Digital Classroom

As our digital world continues to grow and evolve, opportunities for college student to obtain a college degree completely online becomes a possibility. At one time digital classrooms used to be a thing of pure fantasy - now there are multiple online courses available to help students earn a variety of degrees.

Online colleges are gaining traction and respect across the nation. The Sloan Survey of Online Learning showed that online degree programs and digital classrooms are reaching new heights. In the fall of 2009, 5.6 million students were enrolled in at least one online course - representing nearly 30 percent of all college students.

online collegeWhy Obtain a College Degree?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that two-thirds of America's jobs in 2018 will require post-secondary education. Translation - if you're thinking about enrolling in a degree program, now is the time to do it. Not only will you gain the knowledge and skills necessary for career success, but you'll position yourself to for a higher earning potential. The BLS conducted a survey which showed that on average, Bachelor's degree holders made about $21,000 more a year than those who had only a high school diploma, and Associate's degree graduates make an average of $7,000 more a year than people without a post-secondary education.

Why Online College?

Now that you have read the benefits of obtaining a college degree, you can choose to take the steps you need to get the ball rolling toward a rewarding career. If you're motivated to go back to school as a professional, a stay-at-home parent, or as someone who wants to take control over their own education, an online degree program could be exactly what you're looking for. Online courses will allow you to schedule your learning when it's convenient for you. You won't have to worry about not fitting into the college scene or having to commute to classes, but you'll have all the student support you need to do well in your degree program.

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