- It’s important to determine if the online degree you are considering is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. See the list of accredited colleges linked from http://www.higherlearningcommission.org
- Online student support services vary greatly from school to school. For example, does the school you’re considering provide online tutoring, advising, Library assistance, and other online support services for students?
- It’s important the online degree you’re considering focus on the same learning outcomes that it claims for its traditional, face-to-face degree. Although the learning method might differ, you want to make sure that you are going to acquire an equivalent body of knowledge during your online experience.