Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges & Programs in Missouri 2021

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve compiled a list of best distance learning colleges, universities, and institutes in Missouri. Here, readers will find the following details – rankings, list of distance education colleges, their address, type of institute, fees/cost, degrees and awards, distance learning majors/degrees and more.

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Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges in Missouri for 2021

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1 City Vision University $3,452 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 1100 E 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106-3028
2 St Charles Community College $3,673 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, Missouri 63376-0975
3 State Fair Community College $4,179 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri 65301-2199
4 Crowder College $5,111 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850
5 Ozarks Technical Community College $6,294 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802
6 Moberly Area Community College $6,744 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 101 College Ave, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1304
7 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City $6,997 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 3200 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2429
8 Saint Louis Community College $7,269 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 3221 McKelvey Road, Bridgeton, Missouri 63044
9 Jefferson College $7,366 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050-2440
10 East Central College $7,524 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084
11 Missouri State University-West Plains $7,663 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715
12 University of Missouri-St Louis $7,977 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400
13 Three Rivers College $8,549 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 2080 Three Rivers Blvd, Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901
14 North Central Missouri College $8,679 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 1301 Main St, Trenton, Missouri 64683
15 Lincoln University $8,711 4-year, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
16 Urshan College $8,937 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree 1151 Century Tel Drive, Wentzville, Missouri 63385
17 Mineral Area College $9,051 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000
18 Missouri Southern State University $9,810 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595
19 Missouri Western State University $10,383 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507
20 Harris-Stowe State University $10,551 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree 3026 Laclede Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2136
21 Saint Louis Christian College $10,591 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 1360 Grandview Dr, Florissant, Missouri 63033
22 Southeast Missouri State University $12,350 4-year, Public One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate One University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
23 Drury University-College of Continuing Professional Studies $12,720 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65802
24 Northwest Missouri State University $12,765 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001
25 Truman State University $12,912 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 100 E Normal Avenue, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221
26 University of Central Missouri $13,098 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 108 W South Street, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093
27 Central Christian College of the Bible $13,831 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 911 E Urbandale Dr, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1997
28 Missouri University of Science and Technology $13,954 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 300 W.13th Street, Rolla, Missouri 65409
29 Ranken Technical College $14,686 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 4431 Finney Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63113-2811
30 Park University $14,695 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795
31 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City $14,849 2-year, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 10301 Hickman Mills Dr., Kansas City, Missouri 64137-1659
32 University of Missouri-Kansas City $14,921 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, Missouri 64110
33 Ozark Christian College $15,101 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 1111 N Main St, Joplin, Missouri 64801
34 Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies $15,196 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198
35 University of Missouri-Columbia $15,850 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211
36 Calvary University $15,887 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64147-1341
37 Logan University $15,911 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1851 Schoettler Rd, Chesterfield, Missouri 63017
38 Missouri State University-Springfield $16,134 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 901 S National Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65897
39 Fontbonne University $16,953 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098
40 Avila University $17,048 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698
41 Midwest Institute $17,872 2-year, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree 2 Soccer Park Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026
42 Lindenwood University $17,891 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695
43 Southwest Baptist University $18,344 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596
44 American Business and Technology University $18,755 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 1018 W St Maartens Dr, St Joseph, Missouri 64506
45 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary $19,012 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 5001 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64118-4697
46 Missouri Valley College $19,465 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340
47 Drury University $19,597 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 900 N. Benton Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791
48 Bryan University $19,672 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 4255 Nature Center Way, Springfield, Missouri 65804
49 Missouri Baptist University $20,481 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698
50 Hannibal-LaGrange University $20,687 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401
51 Culver-Stockton College $21,096 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299
52 Evangel University $22,045 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802-2125
53 Stephens College $22,604 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215
54 Rockhurst University $22,688 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561
55 Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences $23,068 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 624 Westport Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64111
56 Webster University $23,265 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice|Doctor’s degree – other 470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194
57 William Woods University $23,663 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship One University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-2388
58 Cox College $24,746 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 1423 N Jefferson, Springfield, Missouri 65802-1917
59 Columbia College $25,065 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216
60 St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton $25,784 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 1297 North Highway Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026
61 Concorde Career College-Kansas City $25,884 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 3239 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2407
62 Washington University in St Louis $27,108 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899
63 Maryville University of Saint Louis $29,357 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299
64 Saint Louis University $31,098 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice One North Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097
65 A T Still University of Health Sciences NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
66 Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice|Doctor’s degree – other 4483 Duncan Avenue, Mailstop 90-36-697, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
67 Concordia Seminary NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – other 801 Seminary Place, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3196
68 Covenant Theological Seminary NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 12330 Conway Road, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8609
69 Nazarene Theological Seminary NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree 1700 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-1246
70 Research College of Nursing NA 4-year, Private for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 2525 E. Meyer Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri 64132-1199

 

For ranking colleges, we have used the ‘affordability’ factor. With each passing year, cost of higher-education is rising. Keeping this fact in mind, we have decided to rank institutes on the basis of cost/expenses and affordability.

 

Best Online/Distance Learning Programs & Majors

Here are some popular distance learning programs/majors –

  1. Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

    • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services
    • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
    • Agricultural Business and Management
    • Agricultural Mechanization
    • Agricultural Production Operations
    • Agricultural Public Services
    • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
    • Agriculture, General
    • Animal Sciences
    • Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services
    • Food Science and Technology
    • International Agriculture
    • Plant Sciences
    • Soil Sciences
  2. Architecture and Related Services

  3. Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies

    • Area Studies
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  4. Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  5. Business, Marketing, Management, and Related Support Services

    • Accounting and Related Services
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations
    • Business Operations Support and Assistant Services
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
    • Business/Commerce, General
    • Business/Corporate Communications
    • Business/Managerial Economics
    • Construction Management
    • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
    • Finance and Financial Management Services
    • General Sales, Merchandising, and Related Marketing Operations
    • Hospitality Administration/Management
    • Human Resources Management and Services
    • Insurance
    • International Business
    • Management Information Systems and Services
    • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methocs
    • Marketing
    • Real Estate
    • Specialized Sales, Merchandising, and Marketing Operations
    • Taxation
    • Telecommunications Management
  6. Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

    • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians
    • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
    • Communications Technology/Technician
    • Graphic Communications
  7. Communication, Journalism, and Related programs

    • Communication and Media Studies
    • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
    • Journalism
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
    • Publishing
    • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
  8. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
    • Computer and Information Sciences, General
    • Computer Programming
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Software and Media Applications
    • Computer Systems Analysis
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
    • Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management
    • Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications
    • Data Processing
    • Information Science/Studies
  9. Construction Trades

    • Construction Trades, General
    • Construction Trades, Other
  10. Education

    • Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education, General
    • Education, Other
    • Educational Administration and Supervision
    • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
    • Educational/Instructional Media Design
    • International and Comparative Education
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
    • Special Education and Teaching
    • Student Counseling and Personnel Services
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
    • Teaching Assistants/Aides
    • Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language
  11. Engineering

    • Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Biochemical Engineering
    • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
    • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
    • Cermic Sciences and Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Construction Engineering
    • Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering
    • Electromechanical Engineering
    • Engineering Chemistry
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Engineering Physics
    • Engineering Science
    • Engineering, General
    • Engineering, Other
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Forest Engineering
    • Geological Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
    • Metallurgical Engineering
    • Mining and Mineral Engineering
    • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Ocean Engineering
    • Operations Research
    • Paper Science and Engineering
    • Petroleum Engineering
    • Plastics Engineering
    • Surveying Engineering
    • Systems Engineering
    • Textile Sciences and Engineering
  12. Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields

    • Architecture Engineering Technicians
    • Civil Engineering Technicians
    • Computer Engineering Technicians
    • Construction Engineering Technologies
    • Drafting Engineering Technicians
    • Electrical Engineering Technicians
    • Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technicians
    • Engineering Technicians, Other
    • Engineering Technology, General
    • Engineering-Related Fields
    • Engineering-Related Technologies
    • Environmental Control Technicians
    • Industrial Production Technicians
    • Mechanical Engineering Related Technicians
    • Mining and Petroleum Technicians
    • Nanotechnology
    • Nuclear Engineering Technicians
    • Quality Control and Safety Technicians
  13. English Language and Literature/Letters

    • English Language and Literature, General
    • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
    • Literature
    • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies
  14. Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

    • Apparel and Textiles
    • Family and Consumer Electronics Related Studies
    • Family and Consumer Sciences Business Services
    • Family and Consumer Sciences, General
    • Family and Consumer Sciences, Other
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services
    • Housing and Human Environments
    • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
    • Work and Family Studies
  15. Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

    • African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • American Sign Language
    • Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
    • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Persian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services
    • Middle Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Modern Greek Language and Literature
    • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
    • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Southeast Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Turkic, Uralic-Altaic, Caucasian, and Central Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  16. History

  17. Legal Professions and Studies

    • Law
    • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
    • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
    • Legal Support Services
    • Non-Professional General Legal Studies (UG)
  18. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities

  19. Library Science

  20. Mathematics and Statistics

    • Applied Mathematics
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
    • Statistics
  21. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians

  22. Military Technologies and Applied Sciences

  23. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  24. Natural Resources and Conservation

    • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences Management
    • Forestry
    • Natural Resources and Conservation
    • Natural Resources and Conservation and Research
    • Natural Resources Management and Policy
    • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
  25. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
    • Outdoor Education
    • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management
    • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies
    • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  26. Personal and Culinary Services

    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services
    • Culinary Arts and Related Services
    • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
    • Personal and Culinary Services, Other
  27. Philosophy and Religious Studies

    • Philosophy
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
    • Religion/Religious Studies
  28. Physical Sciences

    • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    • Chemistry
    • Geosciences
    • Materials Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Physical Sciences, Other
    • Physics
  29. Precision Production

  30. Psychology

    • Psychology, General
    • Psychology, Other
  31. Public Administration and Social Service Professions

    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • Human Services, General
    • Public Administration
    • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
    • Public Policy Analysis
    • Social Work
  32. Science Technologies/Technicians

  33. Social Sciences

    • Demography and Population Studies
    • Economics
    • Geography and Cartography
    • International Relations and National Security Studies
    • Political Science and Government
    • Rural Sociology
    • Social Sciences, General
    • Social Sciences, Other
    • Sociology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
  34. Theology and Religious Vocations

    • Bible/Biblical Studies
    • Missionary Studies
    • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries
    • Religious Education
    • Religious Music
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  35. Transportation and Materials Moving

    • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
  36. Visual and Performing Arts

    • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
    • Design and Applied Arts
    • Fine and Studio Arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General
    • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

 

Come, let us take a close look at the admission process and requirements –

 

Admission Requirements

While evaluating candidates who’ve applied for admission, colleges take the following factors into consideration –

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • ACT/SAT test scores
  • TOEFL
  • Other relevant tests

 

The factors mentioned above are divided into the following groups – Admission considerations that are ‘Required/Mandatory’, admission considerations that are ‘Recommended’ and admission requirements that are ‘Considered but not required’.

 

Admission requirements may vary from one college to another. Most of the colleges rely on secondary school GPA, secondary school record, ACT/SAT scores and TOEFL (as mandatory considerations). Community colleges usually have an open admission policy.

 

Online/Distance Education Degrees

Depending upon the level of the program, Degrees or Awards can be classified into the following types –

  • Certificates
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degrees

 

Certificates

  • Less than one year certificate: The duration of the program is less than one year.
  • One but less than two years certificate: The duration of the course is 1 year (or more, but less than 2 years).

 

Associate’s Degree

Associate’s Degree program is two years long. After completing this program, you’ll obtain an Associate’s Degree from the college/university/accrediting body.

 

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree program is four years long. After completing this program, you’ll obtain an Associate’s Degree from the college/university/accrediting body.

 

Advanced Degrees

Here are some of the popular advanced degrees –

  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctor’s Degree
  • Post-master’s certificate
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