Despite the explosive growth in online degree programs in recent years, there are still some common myths and misinformation about the online learning experience. With answers to everything from academic rigor to opportunities to connect with peers, we’re here to set the record straight. Read about the top six myths related to earning a college degree online below.
Myth: It’s too late for me to earn a college degree.
Now is the perfect time to pursue your educational goals. Online education has leveled the playing field for learners who choose to pursue a degree later in life. Whether it’s your first time in college, you’re returning after a hiatus or you want to obtain a graduate degree to advance your career, online courses allow you to learn anytime, from anywhere.
Myth: Online degrees aren’t accredited.
Arizona State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to offer all of our online programs through ASU Online.