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Distance Learning Education Degree Fits Into Schedule
By: Scott Fromherz
Many people, for many reasons, may not have had the opportunity to achieve a college education and, whether for employment
advancement or just for personal satisfaction, are seeking to attain a degree. While time may not be available to attend a tradition
college, a distance learning education degree may fit into their lifestyle.
Maybe a person had to work to help their family right out of high school or lacked appropriate resources and found employment that
did not require a college degree. Faced with a possible obstacle of not being able to advance in their current career due to a lack of
a degree, they can turn to a distance learning degree to achieve that goal.
Verify School's Credibility Before Paying
Accreditation is the key to choosing an online host from which to earn a distance learning education degree. There are many
unscrupulous facilities, widely known as diploma mills, which are willing to sell you a degree that has to credibility among most
major employers. They may claim being accredited, but deeper digging may reveal their accreditation certificates are just as
There are six regional accrediting agencies that grant accreditation to schools and universities, both public and private, and without
their approval, the paper earned may not be worth anything, except the money paid for it. A distance learning degree may look
good on a wall, but without proper accreditation, it's nothing more than a decoration.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and Middle States Association
of Schools and Colleges cover the states in about half of the country as well as some foreign schools and their accreditation also
covers distance learning education degree programs.