Modern students everywhere are increasingly seeking education that incorporates the powerful and flexible benefits of online technology. They want to learn while working, traveling, or raising a family, and they demand 24–hour access to an accredited institution and the best faculty. Today’s students need educational solutions that fit their lives. When choosing a university, be informed and ask—is online learning right for me?
Students in an online setting collaborate with culturally and geographically diverse peers. Imagine connecting with finance, marketing, management, human resource professionals and entrepreneurs around the world. Since many working professionals choose online learning, there tends to be opportunity to network with established experts working in the field. This unique advantage can actually enhance the quality of the course discussion and improve collaboration. It also helps students to develop a global perspective.
Learn Anytime, Anywhere
Online learning is accessed 24–7 from any location. The convenience is unmatched compared to classroom learning. If you’re a working professional or if you have an inconsistent schedule, online education is available when you’re available. Perhaps you’re someone who learns and retains information better by studying in the morning or late at night? For some, this flexibility can actually improve educational performance.
Set Your Own Pace
Online learning is self-paced. It gives you the freedom to balance your course load with work-life obligations. For example, American Public University offers 8- and 16-week sessions that start monthly so you can plan your own schedule versus being tied to a traditional semester system.
Online learning can be an affordable option. In addition to competitive tuition rates, students aren’t burdened with overhead costs for room and board, books, and commuting. In fact, American Public University offers a book grant at no cost to degree-seeking undergraduates. This can translate into significant savings without sacrificing academic quality.
Quality online universities draw faculty from a talented pool of professionals holding top academic credentials. As a result, students have access to “on the ground” practitioners. These instructors practice what they teach and provide unparalleled insight into how academics are being implemented in the field. Students aren’t limited to preset office hours so they can send questions, communicate online, and receive additional guidance.
>> A global community of more than 100,000 scholars
>> 100% online
>> More than 170 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates
>> 1,700 faculty and growing
>> More than half of our students transfer in credit
—American Public University is part of American Public University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org, 312-263-0456). To learn more about quality online learning, visit www.StudyAtAPU.com/eLearning.