We often take for granted just how easy the Internet has made our lives. No longer do we need to visit libraries for research, no postage stamps we now use email, and we can even shop for food right from our laptop.
Another improvement is the ability to get a masters degree without ever stepping foot on campus.
Until quite recently most schools would never offer a masters online because of the stigma that came from years of “correspondence school” abuse. And even if some schools would offer a masters degree, it certainly would not be a school that you had ever heard of before. Thankfully today that is changing rapidly
There are many thousands of people who have earned their degrees via distance learning and these folks have almost taken for granted the convenience this added to their lives. Because a great many of them would never have received their degrees if they had not had the freedom of completing the programs online. And now it seems that the status of online degrees is shifting rapidly as many big name colleges and universities are offering masters degrees online.
This is a tremendous help to hard working single parents who have been stuck in a n occupation because they cant get the time away to attend a college campus.
This has kept many a much better job and a much better life out of reach for many parents who would like to improve themselves and their families’ lifestyle. But now that the major universities have entered into the distance learning arena it is finally possible for single parents to raise their children and to also advance their education at the same time. Now just because these programs are online doesn’t mean they are cheap, but if you can work out student financial aide – and there are tons of programs to help – then the advantages are well worth the effort.
I remember a high school friend who was certain to move on to great academic success. She had the grades and the extra curricular resume to attend most any school she wanted. Until one incident altered her future forever. Two weeks out from our graduation she was in a car crash that confined her to a wheelchair and machines for the rest of her life.
It made the prospect of attending a university practically impossible and she never got her shot at academic stardom. Imagine if the difference a few years makes. Today with the advancements in distance learning you can earn her bachelors, masters and even a doctoral degree right from her home.
Don’t take for granted what a distance education can do for you. Your masters degree is well within your grasp, and the number of top-notch schools that are looking for you are growing yearly. There is no excuse to not getting the degree you seek.