List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

Online degrees are available in over 132 popular subjects that cover 28,188 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 242 634 $112,431 AACSB, ACBSP
Aerospace Engineering 31 74 $119,876 ABET
Agriculture 43 187 Not Reported Institutional
Anthropology 20 33 $80,857 Institutional
Architecture 24 36 $65,166 NAAB
Art & Design 80 264 $69,322 NASAD
Art History 11 14 Not Reported Institutional
Aviation 26 54 $99,153 AABI
B Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology 74 211 $106,694 Institutional
Business 520 5,212 $99,620 AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
C Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
CAD/Computer Aided Drafting 4 5 $94,602 Institutional
Chemical Engineering 14 23 $129,352 ABET
Child Development 15 26 $82,942 APA
Christian Counseling 29 105 $52,631 ACPE
Civil Engineering 43 122 $110,226 ABET
Communications 245 803 $90,699 ACEJMC
Computer Engineering 48 105 $113,297 ABET
Computer Science 161 567 $110,849 ABET
Conflict Resolution 36 91 $86,647 Institutional
Construction Management 47 79 $96,238 ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling 197 695 $66,112 CACREP
Counseling Psychology 53 98 Not Reported Institutional
Creative Writing 35 61 Not Reported Institutional
Criminal Justice 270 972 $77,351 Institutional
Criminology 63 102 Not Reported Institutional
Cyber Security 139 413 $77,370 Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Data Science 86 171 $113,436 Institutional
Dental Assistant 5 6 $84,666 CODA
Dental Hygiene 19 27 Not Reported Institutional
E Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education 182 460 $59,382 CAEP, NAEYC
Economics 71 122 $128,968 AACSB
Education 483 6,158 $66,247 CAEP, CEA
Educational Leadership 296 1,223 $69,182 Institutional
Electrical Engineering 72 197 $128,208 ABET
Elementary Education 175 460 $55,838 CAEP, TEAC
Emergency Management 102 285 $65,000 Institutional
Engineering 289 2,018 $119,022 ABET
Engineering Management 95 204 Not Reported Institutional
English 137 302 $85,136 Institutional
Environmental Science 126 469 $97,964 Institutional
ESL 131 260 $59,876 CEA
Exercise Science 32 77 $47,010 Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Fashion 16 52 $80,492 Institutional
Finance 242 567 $126,596 AACSB
Fire Science 31 66 $77,370 Institutional
Forensic Accounting 21 39 Not Reported Institutional
Forensic Psychology 25 81 $61,167 APA
Forensic Science 46 135 $77,370 AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Geographic Information Systems 56 119 $85,942 Institutional
Graphic Design 34 64 $67,240 NASAD
Gunsmithing 1 1 $60,744 Institutional
H Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Health Education 141 280 Not Reported Institutional
Healthcare Administration 59 252 $86,240 CAHME
Healthcare Informatics 28 67 $74,932 CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management 63 187 $84,270 CAHME
History 90 204 $95,527 Institutional
Holistic Medicine 10 16 $82,343 CNME
Homeland Security 101 370 $77,370 Institutional
Hospitality Management 74 149 $91,358 ACPHA
Human Resources 225 575 $91,774 AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services 43 402 $67,692 Institutional
HVAC 3 5 $84,066 Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Industrial Engineering 50 105 $112,807 ABET
Information Technology 271 1,386 $89,403 ABET
Interior Design 11 20 $66,683 NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism 74 165 Not Reported ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design 7 10 Not Reported LAAB
Law 98 279 $89,972 ABA
Law Enforcement 90 147 $77,370 Institutional
Legal Nurse Consulting 2 2 Not Reported Institutional
Liberal Studies 346 1,316 $86,591 Institutional
Library Science 130 326 Not Reported ALA
M Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Management 527 4,915 $94,996 AACSB
Marketing 63 199 $92,412 AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy 45 141 $74,138 COAMFTE
Mathematics 120 253 $113,354 Institutional
MBA 354 1,953 $61,690 - $101,650 AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering 44 87 $122,137 ABET
Medical Assistant 22 35 $84,666 Institutional
Medical Billing & Coding 32 52 $89,944 Institutional
Medical Office Administration 26 40 $89,944 Institutional
MSW 55 113 $60,900 CSWE
Music 59 125 $66,799 NASM
N Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration 52 86 $75,587 ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) 137 525 $89,960 ACEN, CCNE
Nursing 333 1,757 $90,593 ACEN, CCNE
Nutrition 8 18 $73,148 ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Safety 25 52 Not Reported ABET
Occupational Therapy 25 38 Not Reported Institutional
Organizational Leadership 361 1,387 $96,261 AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal 46 74 $77,557 Institutional
Personal Training 15 30 $31,720 Institutional
Pharmacy 29 77 $110,792 ACPE
Pharmacy Technician 13 18 $74,932 ACPE, ASHP
Philosophy 28 36 $84,037 Institutional
Phlebotomy 1 1 $91,592 NAACLS
Photography 8 19 $68,087 Institutional
Physical Education 50 90 $71,709 Institutional
Physical Therapy 23 31 $78,796 APTA
Physician Assistant 3 3 $91,592 ARC-PA
Physics 23 39 $114,871 CAMPEP
Political Science 78 209 $106,103 Institutional
Project Management 143 363 $96,116 AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology 285 1,086 $83,100 APA
Public Administration 250 962 $70,172 NASPAA
Public Health 158 479 $79,404 CEPH
Public Relations 69 110 Not Reported Institutional
R Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Radiology 26 46 Not Reported JRCERT
Real Estate 17 30 $96,146 Institutional
Religious Studies 12 255 $73,387 ACPE
Respiratory Therapy 27 41 $89,299 CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
School Counseling 66 103 $49,685 CACREP
Secondary Education 165 494 $63,328 CAEP, TEAC
Social Work 97 248 $65,796 CSWE
Sociology 81 145 $65,166 Institutional
Software Engineering 76 134 $111,463 ABET
Sonography 8 11 Not Reported Institutional
Spanish 22 31 $59,731 Institutional
Special Education 244 877 $62,128 CAA, CAEP
Speech Pathology 18 22 Not Reported CAA
Sports Management 133 284 $69,258 Institutional
Statistics 46 86 Not Reported Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling 56 112 $74,138 CACREP
Supply Chain Management 118 233 Not Reported Institutional
Systems Engineering 65 150 $113,933 ABET
T Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching 330 1,954 $66,226 CAEP, TEAC
Theology 44 229 Not Reported Institutional
V Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Veterinary Technician 6 7 $74,932 AVMA COE
Video Game Design 19 34 $58,510 Institutional
Vocational 54 131 $91,833 Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design 50 72 $85,461 Institutional
Web Development 54 98 $75,587 Institutional

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

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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

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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

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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, and Southern New Hampshire University Online offer over 100 different online graduate degree options.

Doctoral Degree

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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 The 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.


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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


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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 634 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 239 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

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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

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Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 264 degrees and 80 colleges that offer fully online degrees in art & design related areas. Graphic design degrees are a popular route for online art & design students, with 64 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.


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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 6,158 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 460 elementary education degrees, 460 early childhood education degrees, 756 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 1,223 online degrees in administration and leadership, 402 higher education degrees, 336 reading and literacy online degrees, and 877 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

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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. 165 associate degrees, 788 bachelor’s degrees, 268 master’s degrees, 1 doctoral degrees, and 94 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.


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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.


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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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