List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

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Online degrees are available in over 80 popular subjects that cover 21,917 unique programs from online schools. They are available at the associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate levels. Every school on our website is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education. This list provides the number of online colleges offering degrees in every subject as well as any program-specific accreditation students should pay attention to and average salary statistics.

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A Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Accounting Schools 221 Degree Programs 565 Annual Salary $108,018 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Agriculture Schools 36 Degree Programs 114 Annual Salary $80,938 Accreditation Institutional
Anthropology Schools 15 Degree Programs 22 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Architecture Schools 17 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $84,575 Accreditation NAAB
Art & Design Schools 126 Degree Programs 318 Annual Salary $68,530 Accreditation NASAD
Aviation Schools 26 Degree Programs 52 Annual Salary $97,344 Accreditation AABI
B Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology Schools 46 Degree Programs 82 Annual Salary $102,912 Accreditation Institutional
Business Schools 78 Degree Programs 1,174 Annual Salary $97,202 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
C Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
CAD/Computer Aided Drafting Schools 4 Degree Programs 6 Annual Salary $93,498 Accreditation Institutional
Child Development Schools 17 Degree Programs 22 Annual Salary $80,294 Accreditation APA
Christian Counseling Schools 18 Degree Programs 45 Annual Salary $65,567 Accreditation ACPE
Civil Engineering Schools 37 Degree Programs 70 Annual Salary $107,350 Accreditation ABET
Communications Schools 178 Degree Programs 488 Annual Salary $80,434 Accreditation ACEJMC
Computer Science Schools 150 Degree Programs 508 Annual Salary $108,322 Accreditation ABET
Conflict Resolution Schools 33 Degree Programs 68 Annual Salary $84,664 Accreditation Institutional
Construction Management Schools 44 Degree Programs 59 Annual Salary $93,947 Accreditation ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling Schools 152 Degree Programs 456 Annual Salary $66,112 Accreditation CACREP
Creative Writing Schools 24 Degree Programs 41 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Criminal Justice Schools 267 Degree Programs 831 Annual Salary $81,735 Accreditation Institutional
Criminology Schools 29 Degree Programs 50 Annual Salary $66,802 Accreditation Institutional
Cyber Security Schools 83 Degree Programs 173 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Dental Assistant Schools 8 Degree Programs 13 Annual Salary $85,167 Accreditation CODA
Dental Hygiene Schools 21 Degree Programs 26 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
E Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education Schools 15 Degree Programs 45 Annual Salary $59,818 Accreditation CAEP, NAEYC
Economics Schools 50 Degree Programs 89 Annual Salary $122,956 Accreditation AACSB
Education Schools 47 Degree Programs 451 Annual Salary $63,692 Accreditation CAEP, CEA, NCATE
Educational Leadership Schools 242 Degree Programs 777 Annual Salary $63,686 Accreditation NCATE
Electrical Engineering Schools 57 Degree Programs 135 Annual Salary $123,840 Accreditation ABET
Elementary Education Schools 127 Degree Programs 294 Annual Salary $55,140 Accreditation CAEP, NCATE, TEAC
Emergency Management Schools 86 Degree Programs 200 Annual Salary $65,000 Accreditation Institutional
Engineering Schools 258 Degree Programs 1,593 Annual Salary $115,221 Accreditation ABET
English Schools 100 Degree Programs 186 Annual Salary $82,082 Accreditation Institutional
Environmental Science Schools 105 Degree Programs 249 Annual Salary $82,464 Accreditation Institutional
ESL Schools 107 Degree Programs 200 Annual Salary $59,398 Accreditation CEA, NCATE
Exercise Science Schools 24 Degree Programs 45 Annual Salary $47,010 Accreditation Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Fashion Schools 15 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $78,466 Accreditation Institutional
Finance Schools 213 Degree Programs 458 Annual Salary $124,308 Accreditation AACSB
Fire Science Schools 26 Degree Programs 50 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
Forensic Accounting Schools 10 Degree Programs 16 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Forensic Psychology Schools 19 Degree Programs 38 Annual Salary $59,376 Accreditation APA
Forensic Science Schools 44 Degree Programs 54 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Geographic Information Systems Schools 47 Degree Programs 88 Annual Salary $82,759 Accreditation Institutional
Graphic Design Schools 34 Degree Programs 56 Annual Salary $72,110 Accreditation NASAD
Gunsmithing Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary $60,895 Accreditation Institutional
H Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Health Education Schools 135 Degree Programs 251 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation NCATE
Healthcare Administration Schools 52 Degree Programs 188 Annual Salary $76,390 Accreditation CAHME
Healthcare Information Systems Schools 19 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $76,321 Accreditation CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management Schools 48 Degree Programs 136 Annual Salary $84,270 Accreditation CAHME
History Schools 14 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $92,774 Accreditation Institutional
Homeland Security Schools 104 Degree Programs 246 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
Hospitality Management Schools 67 Degree Programs 142 Annual Salary $89,841 Accreditation ACPHA
Human Resources Schools 214 Degree Programs 519 Annual Salary $89,925 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services Schools 225 Degree Programs 801 Annual Salary $67,906 Accreditation CACREP
HVAC Schools 5 Degree Programs 7 Annual Salary $81,543 Accreditation Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Information Technology Schools 276 Degree Programs 1,172 Annual Salary $87,520 Accreditation ABET
Interior Design Schools 10 Degree Programs 15 Annual Salary $66,331 Accreditation NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism Schools 35 Degree Programs 56 Annual Salary $82,368 Accreditation ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design Schools 8 Degree Programs 9 Annual Salary $84,708 Accreditation LAAB
Law Schools 86 Degree Programs 207 Annual Salary $84,434 Accreditation Institutional
Law Enforcement Schools 65 Degree Programs 97 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
Liberal Studies Schools 357 Degree Programs 1,352 Annual Salary $83,870 Accreditation Institutional
Library Science Schools 110 Degree Programs 226 Annual Salary $68,825 Accreditation ALA
M Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Management Schools 502 Degree Programs 3,937 Annual Salary $92,993 Accreditation AACSB
Marketing Schools 35 Degree Programs 108 Annual Salary $90,294 Accreditation AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy Schools 42 Degree Programs 108 Annual Salary $80,032 Accreditation COAMFTE
Mathematics Schools 88 Degree Programs 154 Annual Salary $107,337 Accreditation Institutional
MBA Schools 298 Degree Programs 1,516 Annual Salary $61,690 - $101,650 Accreditation AACSB, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering Schools 40 Degree Programs 65 Annual Salary $119,811 Accreditation ABET
Medical Assistant Schools 25 Degree Programs 41 Annual Salary $85,167 Accreditation Institutional
Medical Billing & Coding Schools 47 Degree Programs 75 Annual Salary $84,750 Accreditation Institutional
Music Schools 38 Degree Programs 56 Annual Salary $67,576 Accreditation NASM
N Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration Schools 49 Degree Programs 93 Annual Salary $75,512 Accreditation ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Schools 87 Degree Programs 279 Annual Salary $89,960 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE
Nursing Schools 300 Degree Programs 1,281 Annual Salary $88,225 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE, NLNAC
Nutrition Schools 8 Degree Programs 13 Annual Salary $71,574 Accreditation ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Safety Schools 14 Degree Programs 30 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Occupational Therapy Schools 16 Degree Programs 22 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools 7 Degree Programs 9 Annual Salary $78,387 Accreditation AOTA
Organizational Leadership Schools 270 Degree Programs 916 Annual Salary $93,756 Accreditation AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal Schools 52 Degree Programs 102 Annual Salary $73,753 Accreditation Institutional
Personal Training Schools 12 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $31,720 Accreditation Institutional
Pharmacy Schools 35 Degree Programs 76 Annual Salary $107,761 Accreditation ACPE
Pharmacy Technician Schools 13 Degree Programs 19 Annual Salary $76,321 Accreditation ACPE, ASHP
Philosophy Schools 15 Degree Programs 20 Annual Salary $78,616 Accreditation Institutional
Phlebotomy Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $87,935 Accreditation NAACLS
Photography Schools 4 Degree Programs 6 Annual Salary $70,933 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Education Schools 34 Degree Programs 46 Annual Salary $69,056 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Therapy Schools 18 Degree Programs 28 Annual Salary $78,387 Accreditation APTA
Physician Assistant Schools 6 Degree Programs 9 Annual Salary $87,935 Accreditation ARC-PA
Physics Schools 19 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $114,584 Accreditation CAMPEP
Political Science Schools 57 Degree Programs 107 Annual Salary $104,373 Accreditation Institutional
Project Management Schools 121 Degree Programs 278 Annual Salary $93,756 Accreditation AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology Schools 221 Degree Programs 696 Annual Salary $80,418 Accreditation APA
Public Administration Schools 212 Degree Programs 708 Annual Salary $87,687 Accreditation NASPAA
Public Health Schools 137 Degree Programs 362 Annual Salary $80,032 Accreditation CEPH
Public Relations Schools 62 Degree Programs 102 Annual Salary $81,423 Accreditation Institutional
R Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Radiology Schools 30 Degree Programs 40 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation JRCERT
Religious Studies Schools 11 Degree Programs 160 Annual Salary $68,707 Accreditation ACPE
Respiratory Therapy Schools 20 Degree Programs 29 Annual Salary $85,996 Accreditation CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
School Counseling Schools 45 Degree Programs 64 Annual Salary $62,494 Accreditation CACREP
Secondary Education Schools 103 Degree Programs 248 Annual Salary $62,857 Accreditation CAEP, NCATE, TEAC
Social Work Schools 89 Degree Programs 194 Annual Salary $63,915 Accreditation CSWE
Sociology Schools 70 Degree Programs 91 Annual Salary $77,015 Accreditation Institutional
Software Engineering Schools 53 Degree Programs 92 Annual Salary $106,780 Accreditation ABET
Sonography Schools 4 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $87,935 Accreditation Institutional
Spanish Schools 24 Degree Programs 31 Annual Salary $59,731 Accreditation Institutional
Special Education Schools 194 Degree Programs 555 Annual Salary $60,134 Accreditation ASHA, CAEP
Sports Management Schools 17 Degree Programs 47 Annual Salary $68,109 Accreditation Institutional
Statistics Schools 22 Degree Programs 39 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling Schools 52 Degree Programs 84 Annual Salary $80,032 Accreditation CACREP
Supply Chain Management Schools 83 Degree Programs 149 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
T Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching Schools 254 Degree Programs 1,152 Annual Salary $64,764 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
V Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Veterinary Technician Schools 12 Degree Programs 16 Annual Salary $79,731 Accreditation AVMA COE
Video Game Design Schools 12 Degree Programs 21 Annual Salary $58,510 Accreditation Institutional
Vocational Schools 74 Degree Programs 214 Annual Salary $92,894 Accreditation Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design Schools 36 Degree Programs 53 Annual Salary $85,366 Accreditation Institutional

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

1,400
Degrees Available
201
Online Schools
$13,354
Avg. Annual Tuition
255,270
Graduates

Online associate degrees typically can be completed in two years and are available for a variety of programs. Graduates of an associate degree program will often be more competitive in the job market, especially in technical and vocational fields, compared to those with only a high school diploma or GED. Online associate degrees are also a solid stepping stone for those looking to continue on to more advanced degrees.

Bachelor’s Degree

5,231
Degrees Available
465
Online Schools
$18,299
Avg. Annual Tuition
$57,899
Average Salary

Bachelor’s degree programs can usually be completed online in four years. Bachelor’s programs are available online in almost any area of study imaginable, from popular subjects such as engineering, to less common subjects such as personal training or Christian counseling. Graduates of an online bachelor’s degree program will find themselves to be qualified for a wide-range of jobs, and may advance their studies by pursuing a master’s degree if they so desire.

Master’s Degree

9,019
Degrees Available
517
Online Schools
$22,253
Avg. Annual Tuition
$74,929
Average Salary

Online master’s degree programs are a valuable option to students hoping to pursue graduate level education at a flexible pace, as many programs are designed to allow students to continue working while completing their studies. Online master’s degrees typically take two years to complete, and are available online in most subjects. Many schools, such as Dallas Baptist University, Liberty University Online, and Southern New Hampshire University Online offer over 100 different online graduate degree options.

Doctoral Degree

1,020
Degrees Available
199
Online Schools
$20,579
Avg. Annual Tuition
$93,843
Average Salary

Obtaining a doctoral degree is one of the ultimate ways to achieve excellence in a field, and there are a variety of online doctorates available. Time required for completion of these degrees varies, and many degrees are available at a reasonable rate from highly recommended institutions, such as George Washington University and Texas A & M University-College Station. Prospective doctoral students can explore degree offerings in business, psychology, computer science, and a wide variety of other subject areas.

Certificates

5,210
Degrees Available
466
Online Schools
$21,631
Avg. Annual Tuition
$106,867
Average Salary

Certificates are available online for students at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Online certificates can serve as a supplement to a degree, or as a standalone qualification. There are over 5,000 online certificate programs to choose from, many leading to job opportunities as physical therapy assistants, occupational therapy assistants, dental assistants, and veterinary technicians.

Popular Areas of Online Study

Business

297
Associate Degrees Available
1,495
Bachelor's Degrees Available
1,829
Master's Degrees Available
163
Doctoral Degrees Available

Online business degree programs aim to develop overall analytic, writing, and project management skills as well as an understanding of how organizations work. Those interested in accounting will find 561 online programs to choose from, at all degree levels, and may be qualified for jobs ranging from auditor to accountant upon graduation. Finance is another popular specialty for those seeking an online business degree and 211 schools offer fully online finance degrees, potentially leading to careers in financial management, budget analysis, and financial advising. Students hoping to pursue business careers related to management or administration might be interested in learning more about online human resources or management degrees.

Criminal Justice

88
Associate Degrees Available
366
Bachelor's Degrees Available
229
Master's Degrees Available
24
Doctoral Degrees Available

Are you interested in pursuing a career related to law enforcement, the correctional system, the courts, or perhaps all three? If so, an online degree in criminal justice, or related subjects such as forensics, corrections, and criminology may be of interest to you. Learn about crime from a social perspective with an online criminology degree, of which there are multiple levels available, even an online doctorate. Or, take a more hands-on approach to dealing with crime by studying law enforcement online, and preparing for career in the police force or police administration. Those interested in cracking cases might be interested in exploring available online options for degrees in crime scene investigation or forensic science.

Art & Design

34
Associate Degrees Available
83
Bachelor's Degrees Available
126
Master's Degrees Available
2
Doctoral Degrees Available

Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 316 degrees and 124 colleges that offer fully online degrees in art & design related areas. Graphic design degrees are a popular route for online art & design students, with 54 online graphic design degrees available at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and certificate levels. Prospective online art students will also find a number of fine arts degrees available, as well as degrees in music and film production. An online art & design degree can lead to a wide variety of career opportunities, from positions in art education, to roles in advertising, web design, and media. Whatever your talents and interests, Guide to Online Schools has information about the online degree programs best suited to meet your career goals as an artist, fashion designer, or even architect.

Education

96
Associate Degrees Available
292
Bachelor's Degrees Available
2,459
Master's Degrees Available
293
Doctoral Degrees Available

If you are passionate about teaching, pursuing an online education degree will equip you will the skills necessary to make a difference in the lives of others through education. Of the 4,468 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 294 elementary education degrees, 379 early childhood education degrees, 463 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 777 online degrees in administration and leadership, 247 higher education degrees, 232 reading and literacy online degrees, and 555 online degrees in special education to choose from, students picking an online degree program in education should keep their career goals in mind. There are also online degree options available at every level, from associate to doctoral. Pursuing a degree in online education degree will help students realize their dreams of becoming teachers, principals, higher education administrators, and more.

Liberal Studies

210
Associate Degrees Available
672
Bachelor's Degrees Available
323
Master's Degrees Available
6
Doctoral Degrees Available

Whether you are drawn to a specific subject, or hoping to broaden your worldview and develop stronger critical thinking and communication skills, an online degree falling under the umbrella of liberal studies may be for you. The field of liberal studies includes a wide array of subjects, from English to anthropology, physics to mathematics, psychology to music. 210 associate degrees, 672 bachelor’s degrees, 323 master’s degrees, 6 doctoral degrees, and 141 certificates in liberal studies subjects are available in a fully online format. Because career paths for graduates with a liberal studies degree vary widely depending on program of study, looking over our more specific subject pages will help you learn what to expect.

Engineering

94
Associate Degrees Available
226
Bachelor's Degrees Available
764
Master's Degrees Available
47
Doctoral Degrees Available

If your goal is to apply scientific skills to real world problems, engineering is a field you should explore. Online engineering programs are available at the introductory level for new students, with a number of options at both the associate and bachelor’s level. For those more experienced in the field, online master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering are available as well. Interested students should also research what engineering specializations appeal them, as online programs are available in areas such as electrical engineering, civil engineering, software engineering and mechanical engineering. Graduates of an online engineering degree program may find work at research labs, governmental agencies, large corporations, construction sites, or small companies.

Healthcare

39
Associate Degrees Available
220
Bachelor's Degrees Available
302
Master's Degrees Available
31
Doctoral Degrees Available

A wide range of healthcare related degrees are available online, including programs in nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, personal training, public health, respiratory therapy, healthcare administration and medical and dental assisting. These online degree programs prepare students interested promoting health and wellness to ensure others maintain healthy lives. Careers in healthcare vary from hands-on positions, like working as a dental assistant, to more administrative positions, such as working behind the scenes to provide others with exceptional care. Online degrees in healthcare related fields are available at all levels, with a variety of associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate degrees to choose from.

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