Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges & Programs in Tennessee 2021

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve compiled a list of best distance learning colleges, universities, and institutes in Tennessee. 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.

Distance Learning Tennessee

Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges in Tennessee for 2021

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens $3,894 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1635 Technology Way, Athens, Tennessee 37371-0848
2 Walters State Community College $4,130 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899
3 Southwest Tennessee Community College $4,370 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103
4 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro $4,576 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 265 Elkins Rd, Jacksboro, Tennessee 37757
5 Roane State Community College $4,924 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748
6 Volunteer State Community College $6,181 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188
7 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston $6,229 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 740 Hi Tech Dr, Livingston, Tennessee 38570
8 Northeast State Community College $6,506 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246
9 Chattanooga State Community College $6,821 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097
10 Nashville State Community College $7,168 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515
11 Motlow State Community College $8,124 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 6015 Ledford Mill Road, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388
12 Baptist Health Sciences University $10,088 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1003 Monroe Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
13 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown $10,359 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 821 W Louise Ave, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-2094
14 John A Gupton College $10,439 2-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 1616 Church St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203-2954
15 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville $11,152 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 910 Miller Avenue, Crossville, Tennessee 38555
16 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton $11,180 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 426 Highway 91, Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643
17 Tennessee State University $11,460 4-year, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561
18 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro $11,655 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1303 Old Fort Pky, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129-3311
19 The University of Tennessee-Martin $11,673 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 554 University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238
20 Middle Tennessee State University $11,964 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 1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
21 Tennessee Wesleyan University $12,043 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303
22 South College $12,748 4-year, Private 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|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000
23 Austin Peay State University $13,440 4-year, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044
24 University of Memphis $13,481 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice Southern Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38152
25 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga $13,927 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598
26 East Tennessee State University $14,696 4-year, Public 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 1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
27 Bethel University $15,649 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201
28 Tennessee Technological University $16,634 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – other 1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001
29 Bryan College-Dayton $16,650 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, Tennessee 37321
30 Freed-Hardeman University $16,760 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399
31 Lee University $16,949 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311
32 Tusculum University $17,533 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743
33 Trevecca Nazarene University $18,036 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210
34 Carson-Newman University $18,531 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760
35 Johnson University $18,921 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 7900 Johnson Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37998
36 Martin Methodist College $19,207 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799
37 Christian Brothers University $19,802 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 650 East Parkway South, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
38 Hussian College-Daymar College Murfreesboro $20,190 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 415 Golden Bear Court, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128
39 Milligan University $20,223 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan, Tennessee 37682
40 Lincoln Memorial University $20,374 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900
41 Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville $20,877 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 2691 Trenton Road, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
42 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville $21,024 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
43 Hussian College-Daymar College Nashville $21,069 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 560 Royal Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee 37214
44 Welch College $21,329 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 1045 Bison Trail, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-8460
45 King University $22,098 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699
46 Strayer University-Tennessee $22,257 4-year, Private 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 2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100, Memphis, Tennessee 38118
47 Visible Music College $22,880 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 200 Madison Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38103
48 Southern Adventist University $23,623 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370
49 Vanderbilt University $25,855 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 2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240
50 Williamson Christian College $25,910 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 274 Mallory Station Rd., Franklin, Tennessee 37067
51 Lipscomb University $26,013 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951
52 Cumberland University $26,787 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 1 Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087
53 Union University $31,980 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697
54 Huntington University of Health Sciences NA 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 118 Legacy View Way, Knoxville, Tennessee 37918-8230
55 Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting NA 2-year, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree 1507 County Hospital Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37218
56 Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 315 Hospital Drive, Madison, Tennessee 37115
57 Pentecostal Theological Seminary NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree 900 Walker St NE, Cleveland, Tennessee 37320-3330
58 Richmont Graduate University NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Master’s degree 1815 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404
59 The University of Tennessee Health Science Center NA 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice , Memphis, Tennessee 38163

 

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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