Many top universities around the world offer distance learning programs for motivated students who want to advance their education and careers. We have detailed reviews of many of them in our education blog, and also a directory of distance learning schools by state. The distance learning universities on this site are accredited and reputable, teaching everything from accounting to audio production, cosmetology to criminal justice, culinary arts to media arts, insurance to nursing and much, much more.
Here are some popular distance learning universities. Each of these schools is highly accredited and offers dozens of degrees in a wide variety of fields. You can earn Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctor’s degrees from most of these schools.
(1) Westwood College. This highly-regarded online college provides course study in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Game Software Development, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Interior Design, Visual Communications and Paralegal Training. It’s a varied and diverse curriculum.
(2) Keiser University. Keiser is one of the bigger online schools. It teaches students many different Business Administration courses (everything from finance to marketing), Health Sciences, Information Technology, Nursing and a course of study that may not have existed ten years ago, Homeland Security.
(3) Everest University. Students “attend” this university to obtain an undergraduate degree in such fields of study as Accounting, Computer Science, Criminal Investigations, Paralegal Training, Criminal Justice and more. The school also helps students earn their MBA in many of the courses noted.
(4) International Academy of Design and Technology. This school teaches a “laundry list” of subjects, everything from Advertising to Fashion Merchandising, Game Production to Graphic Design (Commercial Art), Web Design to Web Development and much more.
(5) Devry University. Welcome to one the largest and best-known online schools. Devry invests a lot in advertising itself. Their commercials appear regularly on TV and in print. And their curriculum is extensive. The school teaches Business Administration courses covering about a dozen areas of expertise. It does the same for those interested in Computer Information Systems. And, because it is well-known, graduating students stand a good chance of jump-starting their careers quickly.
Of course, there are still many more prominent online schools that you can attend, such as Penn Foster (one of the largest on the internet
One of the most popular distance learning schools on our site is The University of Phoenix, which is available online in countries around the world.