Distance Learning Degree Programs

Accredited colleges and universities offer these distance learning degree programs in Accounting, Paralegal, Healthcare, Business Management, Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Marketing, Hospitality Management and more.

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Penn Foster Career School
Established in 1890, Penn Foster Career School is one of the oldest and largest distance learning institutions in the world. Students can study online, in print, or a combination of each-you decide which method best suits your learning style.

  • Associate Degrees
    • Accounting
    • Criminal Justice
    • Industrial Engineering Technology
    • PC Repair
    • PC Specialist
    • Veterinary Technician
  • Diploma Programs
    • Appliance Repair
    • Auto Body Repair Technician
    • Auto Detailer
    • Auto Repair Technician
    • Bookkeeping
    • Child Psychology
    • Court Reporter
    • Dental Assistant
    • Diesel Mechanics
    • Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor
    • Drafting with AutoCAD
    • Electrician
    • Floral Design
    • Furniture and Cabinet Maker
    • Gunsmith
    • HVAC Technician
    • High School
    • Home Inspector
    • Interior Decorator
    • Jewelry Repair Technician
    • Medical Coding and Billing
    • Medical Office Assistant
    • Medical Transcriptionist
    • Motorcycle Repair Technician
    • PC Fundamentals
    • Paralegal
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Professional Bridal Consultant
    • Professional Locksmith
    • Programming in BASIC
    • Small Engine Repair
    • TV/VCR Repair Technician
    • Teacher Aide
    • Telecommunications Technician
    • Travel Agent
    • Veterinary Assistant
    • Visual C#.net Programmer

Penn Foster Career School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools for high school and vocational-technical programs, and by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). Penn Foster Career School is affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement. Many Penn Foster programs are approved for U.S. Armed Forces veterans training benefits.

Penn Foster Career School offers affordable, all-inclusive pricing-among the lowest of all career schools-and 0% interest financing and customized payment plans for those who qualify.


Ashworth University - Master's Degrees
Ashworth University offers nationally accredited master's degrees through convenient distance learning. Masters degree programs offered include:

  • Master of Business Administration
    This challenging, in-depth graduate degree program provides a foundation for professional advancement in management careers. Through activity-based assignments, you'll develop competency in essential business skill areas. Topics covered include productivity planning; strategic decision making; international business; financial statement analysis; managerial accounting; marketing; legal issues of employment; corporate ethics; leadership and motivation; project management; and much more.
  • Master of Criminal Justice
    This fascinating, comprehensive graduate degree program provides an excellent foundation on which to advance your career in corrections, policing, the courts, legal compliance, investigation, security, and more. Project-based assignments in each course challenge you to closely examine how proven principles and concepts of criminal justice apply to real-world situations. Topics include terrorism and homeland security, criminal law and procedure, corporate crime, ethics and justice, comparative criminology, survey research, police administration, social policy, and more.

Students receive authoritative texts and comprehensive course materials by mail, and study in the comfort of home, at their own pace. Lesson exams and proctored semester achievement exams are open-book; some exams may be taken online. Personal guidance is available via mail, phone, fax, or e-mail. Monthly tuition is affordable and interest free. Students may enroll online, year-round.

Ashworth University offers easy payment plans: you can get started with a low down payment of $5.00, and monthly payments are interest-free.

All of the home study programs at Ashworth University are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for distance learning schools.


Ashworth University
Ashworth University offers nationally accredited associate's degrees through convenient distance learning. Associate Degree programs offered include:

  • Associate of Science / Criminal Justice
    This program offers courses in psychology, government, and communications, criminal law procedure, policing, investigation, corrections, juvenile justice, domestic violence, incarceration and the penal system, parole and probation, report writing and more. The courses are highly focused and in depth, designed to teach you the social, legal, and ethical issues relevant to the criminal justice profession today.
  • Associate of Science / Healthcare Management
    This program includes courses in business principles, business communications, psychology, medical office management, medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, managing health records, medical billing and coding procedures, basic accounting, personnel management, Microsoft Office XP applications, and more.
  • Associate of Science / Accounting
    This program offers courses in business, communications, social sciences, principles of accounting and bookkeeping, personal finance, and fundamentals of spreadsheets and income tax. You'll also learn about financial statements, journals, ledgers, payroll, payables, receivables, banking procedures, tax preparation considerations, T accounts, inventory control, cash flow, debts, and much more.
  • Associate of Science / Computer Information Management
    This program offers courses in business principles, business communications, psychology, the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office XP applications, selecting and maintaining PCs, Visual Basic, Web site design, JavaScript programming, database, systems analysis and design, and much more.
  • Associate of Science / Paralegal Studies
    This program includes courses in business, communications, social sciences, civil litigation, business law, real estate law, torts, family law, and the law of wills, trusts, and estates. These are highly focused paralegal studies courses that allow you to learn six of the most important areas of the legal field. Additional courses cover important aspects of paralegal careers, such as how to: support a supervising attorney, interview clients and witnesses, investigate facts, draft documents, do legal research, make preparations for court, and more.
  • Associate of Science / Business Management
    This program includes courses in leadership, communications, human psychology, entrepreneurship, marketing planning and implementation, finance, budgeting, money management, human resource management, organizational behavior, and much more.

Students receive authoritative texts and comprehensive course materials by mail, and study in the comfort of home, at their own pace. Lesson exams and proctored semester achievement exams are open-book; some exams may be taken online. Personal guidance is available via mail, phone, fax, or e-mail. Monthly tuition is affordable and interest free. Students may enroll online, year-round.

Ashworth University offers easy payment plans: you can get started with a low down payment of $5.00, and monthly payments are interest-free.

All of the home study programs at Ashworth University are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for distance learning schools.


National Universities Degree Consortium
The National Universities Degree Consortium (NUDC) is a nationwide collaborative of eight respected higher education institutions, all offering fully accredited courses and degrees designed for distance learners. Visit http://nudc.org to learn about 111 degree and certificate programs and hundreds of courses delivered online, by correspondence and other media. NUDC's member universities: Colorado State University, Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Minnesota, University of Missouri, University of Nevada-Reno, University of South Carolina and Washington State University.

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