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The Online Degree Resource Center is essentially what it sounds like: a place for potential and current online students to find out what they need to know. When researching online or on-campus degree programs, it is important that you ask the right questions to maximize your learning experience. Is the school accredited? Are student loans available? What is it like to take an online class? Can I work while I am enrolled in an online degree program? How do I take tests online? The list of questions running through your mind probably goes on and on, especially if you're not familiar with online learning. Well have no fear, Degree.net features a consistently-refreshed resource center featuring dialogue and answers from current and past online students, professors, business leaders, and more. Access the Resource Center today to get the answers you need.

Careers


Why Becoming a Plumber Should Be More Than Just a Pipe Dream Why Becoming a Plumber Should Be More Than Just a Pipe Dream
by Shannon Lee
February 25, 2011

Working as a plumber may offer good job security even when the economy is faltering. How do you start? Online schools can help you get your foot in the door.


Cook Up a Hot Culinary Career with Online Schools Cook Up a Hot Culinary Career with Online Schools
by Shannon Lee
February 7, 2011

Online degree programs in culinary arts can open the door to a sweet new career path. Here are just a few of the delicious options online schools can offer.


Dispense a Pharmacy Career with Online Schools Dispense a Pharmacy Career with Online Schools
by Shannon Lee
December 22, 2010

Become a pharmacist and do much more than just fill prescriptions!



Degree-level


Online Schools: High School Diploma Programs Online Schools: High School Diploma Programs
by Shannon Lee
February 25, 2011

Today's tough economy has made it clear how valuable an education can be. If you don't have your high school diploma, online schools can help you get there.


Why Should You Get an Associate's Degree? Why Should You Get an Associate's Degree?
by Shannon Lee
February 9, 2011

Earning your associate's degree through online schools can kick open the door to a new career or advancement along your current career path. Here's why an associate's degree pays off.


What Can Earning a Certificate Do For Your Career? What Can Earning a Certificate Do For Your Career?
by Shannon Lee
December 21, 2010

A degree program can work wonders for your career, but what about certificate programs? When you are ready to show off your special skills, certificates might be a good answer.



Degree-subject


Online Vocational Degree Programs: Kick Your Career into Gear Online Vocational Degree Programs: Kick Your Career into Gear
by Shannon Lee
February 25, 2011

Vocational degree programs through online schools can be a great way to launch a promising new career. Which of these vocational programs might be right for you?


Make a Difference With a Special Education Degree Make a Difference With a Special Education Degree
by Shannon Lee
February 15, 2011

Step into the world of special education with an accelerated teaching degree from online schools. Earning that degree can help you give your best to special students who need patience and understanding.


Rev up your educational engine with an online degree Rev up your educational engine with an online degree
by Shannon Lee
February 9, 2011

The first vehicles were simple enough that anyone could repair them--all it took was a good manual and a little elbow grease. Today's engines require a professional to get the job done. Online degree programs can help you start your engines.



Financial-aid


Financial Aid for Military Personnel at Online Schools Financial Aid for Military Personnel at Online Schools
by Shannon Lee
February 9, 2011

One of the perks of being in the military is the financial aid offered for colleges, universities, and online schools. Here is what you need to know to get started on your online degree programs.


Financial Aid for Online Schools: Where to Begin Financial Aid for Online Schools: Where to Begin
by Shannon Lee
December 17, 2010

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid will help determine how much financial aid you can receive.


Understanding the Expected Family Contribution Understanding the Expected Family Contribution
by Shannon Lee
December 16, 2010

Whether you choose a traditional classroom or online schools, the FAFSA is an important point of planning your financial aid.



General-information


Online Schools Bring the Classroom to You Online Schools Bring the Classroom to You
by Stanley Rubenti
February 5, 2010

Education is a lifelong process, but an online school can be the fastest way to get it. Online schools can give you the flexibility you want and the training you need.
The Future of IT: Combining Business and Information Systems The Future of IT: Combining Business and Information Systems
by Elizabeth Buckner
August 4, 2009

The next wave for information technology involves merging business and information systems. Learn more about how to integrate these two skill sets to jump start your career.


All About Online Degree Programs All About Online Degree Programs
November 30, 1999

Want to learn a bit more about how online degree programs have evolved over the years? See the important role the Internet and technological innovation has played in opening up the doors of education to people with an Internet connection across the world.



Online-learning


Expand your horizons with these 5 international MOOCs Expand your horizons with these 5 international MOOCs
by Rob Sabo
November 11, 2013

MOOCs have given students the chance to study at colleges the world over. Here are 5 MOOCs from foreign universities that are sure to enhance your perspective on other countries and cultures.


Accreditation and Online Schools: What Does it Mean to be Accredited? Accreditation and Online Schools: What Does it Mean to be Accredited?
by Shannon Lee
February 9, 2011

When narrowing down your options for online schools, accreditation should be a serious consideration. What is accreditation, and why does it matter for your online degree program?


Want to Succeed in Online Schools? Discipline is the Key Want to Succeed in Online Schools? Discipline is the Key
by Shannon Lee
February 7, 2011

Online schools offer a great deal of freedom to learn at your own pace, but that also requires a significant amount of self-discipline. Stay dedicated and earn your online degree!