Is "Accreditation" From An Online College Worthless?



Getting an education online may seem like a very convenient thing to do. For many of us, things such as family and work limit our options when we’re looking to further our education. That’s exactly the reason why enrollment at online universities are at an all time high. This sounds like a great opportunity for many of us, but online schools may not be everything they seem to be. Besides coming out of school with massive debt, graduates from online schools also make less money. Though many online schools will tell you they are accredited, what many of them do not tell you is that often times their programs lack specialized or program accreditation. This accreditation is a prerequisite to work in a field or to take a licensing exam in many states. This infographic will show you just exactly how for-profit online universities work and what you should look out for.

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