Online education is increasingly the option of choice for many people in search of a college degree.
Here are some of our top online-ed articles:
The Top 25 Online Teacher Education Programs gives our ranking of the best schools and programs in the U.S. today that offer online degrees in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Why consider teaching as a career? As Martin Luther said, “We can get along without mayors, princes, and noblemen, but we can’t do without schools, for they must rule the world.” The ideas, values, and skills taught in schools are the most significant factor impacting society. But schools don’t teach students; teachers teach students. Teaching is thus the most basic profession, making education the master discipline and placing education programs that teach the art of teaching at the center of any college or university. The job market for teachers is huge, the demand for them is constant, and the salaries are competitive. For example, the annual median salary of all elementary school teachers in the United States today is about $55,000.
The 25 Best Master of Social Work (MSW) Online Degree Programs provides a ranking of the top colleges and universities in the country offering online courses toward the MSW degree. The increasingly popular online Masters of Social Work programs offer convenience and flexibility. Online MSW programs include theoretical coursework and a clinical practice, typically performed in a student’s local community. All MSW programs are required to include a mandatory clinical practice component in order to be accredited. Students can select from full-time and part-time online Masters of Social Work programs. A social work masters degree is required for jobs in clinical or public school social work. People with a master’s degree in social work typically work as counselors, social workers, or therapists.
The 10 Best Online MBA Programs ranks the top 10 programs in the country for pursuing an MBA degree online. A number of criteria have been employed in evaluating the programs and arriving at our ranking, including the evaluations of major ranking organizations, our own analysis of the schools’ MBA programs, and awards received by the schools. For each program, we provide information about its national ranking in various categories, admission requirements, tuition, concentrations, internships, and other details pertaining to its academic quality.
Top 25 Schools for Online Nursing Degrees ranks the 25 best nursing schools in the country that offer extensive online degree programs, in order of affordability. The article focuses on popular RN-to-BSN degree programs, including information on tuition per credit hour, credit hours required for graduation, prerequisities, and accreditation for each one. Links are also provided to either in-depth descriptions or web pages for each of the schools ranked.
The Very Best Online Nursing Programs provides an in-depth look at the nursing profession in the U.S. today, including the various job categories within the profession, opportunities for online study for each of these, and rankings of the top online programs in the country according to type of degree, affordability, and academic excellence.provides in-depth analysis of the nursing profession in the U.S. today.
The Best Short Course in Economics contains a discussion of what we consider to be the best concise introduction to economics as an academic subject: namely, Chris Martenson’s “Crash Course.” This course consists of 20 YouTube videos, focusing on the convergence of economics, energy, and the environment.
The Best Online Baseball (and Softball) Hitting Academy introduces you to a school that teaches one of the toughest skills to master in all of sports: the art of hitting a baseball well. Even otherwise great athletes never master this skill. However, Chris O’Leary has mastered the technique of teaching this beautiful and thrilling, but difficult, art.
Ancient Wisdom and Modern Love is a semester-long course that is the online equivalent of one of the most popular undergraduate courses at the University of Notre Dame. This course, taught by Philosophy Professor David K. O’Connor, is a uniquely thoughtful and inspiring reflection on the nature of love, drawing on both ancient and modern sources.