By DeVry University
February 21 2022
6 min read
February 21 2022
6 min read
With online college programs becoming more widely available, it's no surprise that people have questions about them. At DeVry, we've spent more than 20 years providing students with access to high-quality online college programs, and in that time, we've heard just about every question.
In this article, we'll take a look at some of the frequently asked questions about online college degree programs and explore some of the reasons why an online education might be right for you.
Cyber security degree programs teach students about the various skills that are required for pursuing careers in cyber security. Cyber security can be a great choice for people who want to enter this growing career field1 and are interested in protecting data and keeping it secure from cybercriminals.
Medical Billing and Coding:
Medical billing and coding is an important part of the healthcare system. These professionals help to keep the billing and treatment process running smoothly by accurately tracking patient and treatment information. A medical billing and coding certificate program can teach students the basics of this field, to help them prepare to pursue a career or to earn additional professional credentials.
Master of Business Administration (MBA):
MBAs are a great option for those who work in the business world. MBA programs teach high-level business concepts and can help students prepare for management roles. Online MBA programs can help both younger generations and seasoned professionals return to school and earn their MBA online, helping them add another credential to their resume.
Is the field growing? When a new career field emerges or a field starts to grow, programs in that area may become popular as more students pursue careers in that industry.
Does the program have good reviews from students? If a program is well-regarded by students, it can increase the chance that other students may choose that degree program.
Does the field cover a variety of interests? Certain fields such as business or liberal arts contain several subjects within them, which can make them a popular choice for people who are interested in developing a broad skillset.
Has the program has produced any notable graduates? When someone graduates from a specific degree program and becomes successful enough to attract attention, it can reflect positively on their degree program and may generate interest amongst others.
1 Growth projected on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm
2 Growth projected on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/most-new-jobs.htm
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In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org. The University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Arlington Campus: 1400 Crystal Dr., Ste. 120, Arlington, VA 22202. DeVry University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, www.tn.gov/thec. Lisle Campus: 4225 Naperville Rd, Suite 400, Lisle, IL 60532. Unresolved complaints may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education through the online compliant system https://complaints.ibhe.org/. View DeVry University’s complaint process https://www.devry.edu/compliance/student-complaint-procedure.html Program availability varies by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.
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