Now that you’ve made the choice to pursue a graduate degree through an online school, it’s time to decide on the individual graduate program that’s right for you.

In many top-paying fields, a formal education is not only beneficial to career prospects, it is a requirement. Your career goals may include specialization in your chosen field, which can become a reality with a graduate certificate, master’s degree, or doctoral degree from online graduate programs.

To begin understanding the different types of online learning, consider what you majored in during your undergraduate studies, and what methods of learning are best suited to your current lifestyle and work demands. Use our School Search tool to research and compare individual online graduate degree programs.

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