Accreditation helps to ensure employers will accept your online degree.
At each school, new entrants during the 2015-2016 school year were an average age of at least 38, U.S. News data show.
Many completion, or “2+2,” programs allow students to pursue an associate degree locally and then a bachelor’s online.
Online programs vary widely in how they organize courses throughout the year, experts say.
Programs might offer course demos or classes to determine whether online learning is a fit.
Despite balancing full-time jobs with an education, many online MBA students still find the time to network.
Prospective online MBA students should consider whether they will regularly interact with their classmates, experts say.
Experts answered questions about financial aid, fees, scholarships and loans for online students.
Many employers accept online degrees, but most don’t know a lot about competency-based education, experts say.
Get expert advice on how to determine total costs and apply for financial aid.