With more and more people looking to go into higher education, it's no surprise that many are looking at studying their degree online as a viable option. But how to employers view online degrees? Are they considered in the same way as traditional degrees?
The three important factors seen during the interview by the employer is Accreditation of university, Traditional campus and Established Brand.
Online students can be better retained, experience greater course satisfaction and learn more in less time and greater ease and confidence when an online course is linked to an academic support system and is designed with activities and information that assist them to become a collegian group and learn more effectively and efficiently.
In this infographic Drexel University Online visualises their research on the subject, showing that if three key criteria are met then online degrees are considered equal to traditional degrees