List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

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Online degrees are available in over 80 popular subjects that cover 23,020 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 217 Degree Programs 590 Annual Salary $108,018 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Aerospace Engineering Schools 28 Degree Programs 56 Annual Salary $119,725 Accreditation ABET
Agriculture Schools 36 Degree Programs 120 Annual Salary $80,938 Accreditation Institutional
Anthropology Schools 18 Degree Programs 25 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Architecture Schools 17 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $84,575 Accreditation NAAB
Art & Design Schools 121 Degree Programs 330 Annual Salary $68,530 Accreditation NASAD
Art History Schools 5 Degree Programs 7 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Aviation Schools 24 Degree Programs 54 Annual Salary $97,344 Accreditation AABI
B Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology Schools 47 Degree Programs 103 Annual Salary $102,912 Accreditation Institutional
Business Schools 494 Degree Programs 4,730 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 16 Degree Programs 21 Annual Salary $80,294 Accreditation APA
Christian Counseling Schools 18 Degree Programs 59 Annual Salary $65,567 Accreditation ACPE
Civil Engineering Schools 38 Degree Programs 71 Annual Salary $107,350 Accreditation ABET
Communications Schools 182 Degree Programs 511 Annual Salary $80,434 Accreditation ACEJMC
Computer Engineering Schools 38 Degree Programs 66 Annual Salary $108,869 Accreditation ABET
Computer Science Schools 152 Degree Programs 539 Annual Salary $108,322 Accreditation ABET
Conflict Resolution Schools 31 Degree Programs 69 Annual Salary $84,664 Accreditation Institutional
Construction Management Schools 47 Degree Programs 63 Annual Salary $93,947 Accreditation ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling Schools 153 Degree Programs 499 Annual Salary $66,112 Accreditation CACREP
Counseling Psychology Schools 27 Degree Programs 47 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Creative Writing Schools 20 Degree Programs 35 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Criminal Justice Schools 268 Degree Programs 906 Annual Salary $81,735 Accreditation Institutional
Criminology Schools 31 Degree Programs 57 Annual Salary $66,802 Accreditation Institutional
Cyber Security Schools 95 Degree Programs 233 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Dental Assistant Schools 6 Degree Programs 9 Annual Salary $85,167 Accreditation CODA
Dental Hygiene Schools 20 Degree Programs 25 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
E Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education Schools 162 Degree Programs 399 Annual Salary $59,818 Accreditation CAEP, NAEYC
Economics Schools 54 Degree Programs 90 Annual Salary $122,956 Accreditation AACSB
Education Schools 444 Degree Programs 4,694 Annual Salary $63,692 Accreditation CAEP, CEA, NCATE
Educational Leadership Schools 246 Degree Programs 847 Annual Salary $63,686 Accreditation NCATE
Electrical Engineering Schools 60 Degree Programs 139 Annual Salary $123,840 Accreditation ABET
Elementary Education Schools 129 Degree Programs 300 Annual Salary $55,140 Accreditation CAEP, NCATE, TEAC
Emergency Management Schools 91 Degree Programs 227 Annual Salary $65,000 Accreditation Institutional
Engineering Schools 257 Degree Programs 1,603 Annual Salary $115,221 Accreditation ABET
Engineering Management Schools 72 Degree Programs 158 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
English Schools 97 Degree Programs 180 Annual Salary $82,082 Accreditation Institutional
Environmental Science Schools 110 Degree Programs 288 Annual Salary $82,464 Accreditation Institutional
ESL Schools 106 Degree Programs 194 Annual Salary $59,398 Accreditation CEA, NCATE
Exercise Science Schools 23 Degree Programs 43 Annual Salary $47,010 Accreditation Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Fashion Schools 14 Degree Programs 28 Annual Salary $78,466 Accreditation Institutional
Finance Schools 219 Degree Programs 475 Annual Salary $124,308 Accreditation AACSB
Fire Science Schools 29 Degree Programs 53 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
Forensic Accounting Schools 9 Degree Programs 16 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Forensic Psychology Schools 20 Degree Programs 41 Annual Salary $59,376 Accreditation APA
Forensic Science Schools 47 Degree Programs 62 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Geographic Information Systems Schools 48 Degree Programs 91 Annual Salary $82,759 Accreditation Institutional
Graphic Design Schools 35 Degree Programs 59 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 136 Degree Programs 251 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation NCATE
Healthcare Administration Schools 53 Degree Programs 193 Annual Salary $76,390 Accreditation CAHME
Healthcare Information Systems Schools 19 Degree Programs 43 Annual Salary $76,321 Accreditation CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management Schools 48 Degree Programs 138 Annual Salary $84,270 Accreditation CAHME
History Schools 76 Degree Programs 135 Annual Salary $92,774 Accreditation Institutional
Holistic Medicine Schools 15 Degree Programs 26 Annual Salary $81,420 Accreditation CNME
Homeland Security Schools 106 Degree Programs 272 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
Hospitality Management Schools 71 Degree Programs 146 Annual Salary $89,841 Accreditation ACPHA
Human Resources Schools 216 Degree Programs 547 Annual Salary $89,925 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services Schools 40 Degree Programs 352 Annual Salary $67,906 Accreditation Institutional
HVAC Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Annual Salary $81,543 Accreditation Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Industrial Engineering Schools 45 Degree Programs 71 Annual Salary $103,845 Accreditation ABET
Information Technology Schools 273 Degree Programs 1,230 Annual Salary $87,520 Accreditation ABET
Interior Design Schools 11 Degree Programs 18 Annual Salary $66,331 Accreditation NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism Schools 37 Degree Programs 62 Annual Salary $82,368 Accreditation ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design Schools 8 Degree Programs 10 Annual Salary $84,708 Accreditation LAAB
Law Schools 87 Degree Programs 222 Annual Salary $84,434 Accreditation ABA
Law Enforcement Schools 65 Degree Programs 106 Annual Salary $78,041 Accreditation Institutional
Legal Nurse Consulting Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Liberal Studies Schools 345 Degree Programs 1,308 Annual Salary $83,391 Accreditation Institutional
Library Science Schools 116 Degree Programs 293 Annual Salary $68,825 Accreditation ALA
M Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Management Schools 501 Degree Programs 4,086 Annual Salary $92,993 Accreditation AACSB
Marketing Schools 35 Degree Programs 113 Annual Salary $90,294 Accreditation AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy Schools 41 Degree Programs 117 Annual Salary $80,032 Accreditation COAMFTE
Mathematics Schools 88 Degree Programs 152 Annual Salary $107,337 Accreditation Institutional
MBA Schools 301 Degree Programs 1,618 Annual Salary $61,690 - $101,650 Accreditation AACSB, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering Schools 42 Degree Programs 61 Annual Salary $119,811 Accreditation ABET
Medical Assistant Schools 20 Degree Programs 30 Annual Salary $85,167 Accreditation Institutional
Medical Billing & Coding Schools 46 Degree Programs 75 Annual Salary $84,750 Accreditation Institutional
Medical Office Administration Schools 38 Degree Programs 68 Annual Salary $84,750 Accreditation Institutional
Music Schools 38 Degree Programs 58 Annual Salary $67,576 Accreditation NASM
N Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration Schools 52 Degree Programs 96 Annual Salary $75,512 Accreditation ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Schools 89 Degree Programs 321 Annual Salary $89,960 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE
Nursing Schools 300 Degree Programs 1,359 Annual Salary $88,225 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE, NLNAC
Nutrition Schools 7 Degree Programs 12 Annual Salary $71,574 Accreditation ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Safety Schools 15 Degree Programs 33 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Occupational Therapy Schools 16 Degree Programs 21 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Organizational Leadership Schools 275 Degree Programs 951 Annual Salary $93,756 Accreditation AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal Schools 51 Degree Programs 98 Annual Salary $73,753 Accreditation Institutional
Personal Training Schools 12 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $31,720 Accreditation Institutional
Pharmacy Schools 37 Degree Programs 80 Annual Salary $107,761 Accreditation ACPE
Pharmacy Technician Schools 14 Degree Programs 20 Annual Salary $76,321 Accreditation ACPE, ASHP
Philosophy Schools 12 Degree Programs 16 Annual Salary $78,616 Accreditation Institutional
Phlebotomy Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $87,935 Accreditation NAACLS
Photography Schools 5 Degree Programs 13 Annual Salary $70,933 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Education Schools 34 Degree Programs 48 Annual Salary $69,056 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Therapy Schools 16 Degree Programs 24 Annual Salary $78,387 Accreditation APTA
Physician Assistant Schools 4 Degree Programs 8 Annual Salary $87,935 Accreditation ARC-PA
Physics Schools 17 Degree Programs 26 Annual Salary $114,584 Accreditation CAMPEP
Political Science Schools 59 Degree Programs 117 Annual Salary $104,373 Accreditation Institutional
Project Management Schools 123 Degree Programs 321 Annual Salary $93,756 Accreditation AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology Schools 217 Degree Programs 738 Annual Salary $80,418 Accreditation APA
Public Administration Schools 213 Degree Programs 770 Annual Salary $79,109 Accreditation NASPAA
Public Health Schools 140 Degree Programs 392 Annual Salary $80,032 Accreditation CEPH
Public Relations Schools 54 Degree Programs 89 Annual Salary $81,423 Accreditation Institutional
R Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Radiology Schools 29 Degree Programs 39 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation JRCERT
Religious Studies Schools 10 Degree Programs 194 Annual Salary $68,707 Accreditation ACPE
Respiratory Therapy Schools 18 Degree Programs 24 Annual Salary $85,996 Accreditation CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
School Counseling Schools 44 Degree Programs 62 Annual Salary $62,494 Accreditation CACREP
Secondary Education Schools 108 Degree Programs 280 Annual Salary $62,857 Accreditation CAEP, NCATE, TEAC
Social Work Schools 88 Degree Programs 205 Annual Salary $63,915 Accreditation CSWE
Sociology Schools 67 Degree Programs 94 Annual Salary $77,015 Accreditation Institutional
Software Engineering Schools 54 Degree Programs 93 Annual Salary $106,780 Accreditation ABET
Sonography Schools 5 Degree Programs 6 Annual Salary $87,935 Accreditation Institutional
Spanish Schools 23 Degree Programs 33 Annual Salary $59,731 Accreditation Institutional
Special Education Schools 196 Degree Programs 594 Annual Salary $60,134 Accreditation CAA, CAEP
Speech Pathology Schools 8 Degree Programs 10 Annual Salary $58,519 Accreditation CAA
Sports Management Schools 101 Degree Programs 187 Annual Salary $68,109 Accreditation Institutional
Statistics Schools 20 Degree Programs 35 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling Schools 56 Degree Programs 98 Annual Salary $80,032 Accreditation CACREP
Supply Chain Management Schools 84 Degree Programs 153 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Systems Engineering Schools 58 Degree Programs 103 Annual Salary $97,662 Accreditation ABET
T Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching Schools 251 Degree Programs 1,117 Annual Salary $64,764 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
V Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Veterinary Technician Schools 11 Degree Programs 16 Annual Salary $50,678 Accreditation AVMA COE
Video Game Design Schools 12 Degree Programs 22 Annual Salary $58,510 Accreditation Institutional
Vocational Schools 75 Degree Programs 215 Annual Salary $92,894 Accreditation Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design Schools 36 Degree Programs 50 Annual Salary $85,366 Accreditation Institutional

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

1,457
Degrees Available
204
Online Schools
$13,235
Avg. Annual Tuition
248,609
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

5,376
Degrees Available
460
Online Schools
$18,380
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

9,540
Degrees Available
515
Online Schools
$22,316
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

1,089
Degrees Available
201
Online Schools
$20,740
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

5,507
Degrees Available
464
Online Schools
$21,627
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

311
Associate Degrees Available
1,531
Bachelor's Degrees Available
1,926
Master's Degrees Available
167
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 595 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 219 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

99
Associate Degrees Available
388
Bachelor's Degrees Available
259
Master's Degrees Available
27
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

33
Associate Degrees Available
96
Bachelor's Degrees Available
129
Master's Degrees Available
0
Doctoral Degrees Available

Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 333 degrees and 121 colleges that offer fully online degrees in art & design related areas. Graphic design degrees are a popular route for online art & design students, with 60 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

101
Associate Degrees Available
306
Bachelor's Degrees Available
2,562
Master's Degrees Available
332
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 4,695 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 300 elementary education degrees, 399 early childhood education degrees, 495 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 847 online degrees in administration and leadership, 277 higher education degrees, 251 reading and literacy online degrees, and 594 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

213
Associate Degrees Available
639
Bachelor's Degrees Available
319
Master's Degrees Available
5
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. 213 associate degrees, 639 bachelor’s degrees, 319 master’s degrees, 5 doctoral degrees, and 132 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

96
Associate Degrees Available
230
Bachelor's Degrees Available
784
Master's Degrees Available
50
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

52
Associate Degrees Available
229
Bachelor's Degrees Available
332
Master's Degrees Available
32
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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