List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

Online degrees are available in over 133 popular subjects that cover 30,327 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 245 645 $112,431 AACSB, ACBSP
Aerospace Engineering 31 80 $119,876 ABET
Agriculture 45 217 Not Reported Institutional
Anthropology 20 33 $80,857 Institutional
Architecture 31 46 $65,166 NAAB
Art & Design 80 192 $69,322 NASAD
Art History 12 15 Not Reported Institutional
Aviation 26 57 $99,153 AABI
B Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology 77 227 $106,694 Institutional
Business 522 5,343 $99,620 AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
C Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
CAD/Computer Aided Drafting 4 5 $94,602 Institutional
Chemical Engineering 17 28 $129,352 ABET
Child Development 14 26 $82,942 APA
Christian Counseling 29 106 $52,631 ACPE
Civil Engineering 44 154 $110,226 ABET
Communications 244 855 $90,699 ACEJMC
Computer Engineering 48 126 $113,297 ABET
Computer Science 160 588 $110,849 ABET
Conflict Resolution 38 95 $86,647 Institutional
Construction Management 49 87 $96,238 ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling 201 716 $66,112 CACREP
Counseling Psychology 53 99 Not Reported Institutional
Creative Writing 38 66 Not Reported Institutional
Criminal Justice 274 991 $77,351 Institutional
Criminology 66 111 Not Reported Institutional
Cyber Security 151 450 $77,370 Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Data Science 109 226 $113,436 Institutional
Dental Assistant 5 6 $84,666 CODA
Dental Hygiene 20 29 Not Reported Institutional
E Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education 182 475 $59,382 CAEP, NAEYC
Economics 75 147 $128,968 AACSB
Education 483 6,344 $66,247 CAEP, CEA
Educational Leadership 296 1,218 $69,182 Institutional
Electrical Engineering 73 224 $128,208 ABET
Elementary Education 177 481 $55,838 CAEP, TEAC
Emergency Management 106 298 $65,000 Institutional
Engineering 288 2,215 $119,022 ABET
Engineering Management 99 233 Not Reported Institutional
English 143 317 $85,136 Institutional
Environmental Science 137 563 $97,964 Institutional
ESL 132 268 $59,876 CEA
Exercise Science 31 76 $47,010 Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Fashion 15 28 $80,492 Institutional
Finance 245 604 $126,596 AACSB
Fire Science 30 68 $77,370 Institutional
Forensic Accounting 22 40 Not Reported Institutional
Forensic Psychology 25 80 $61,167 APA
Forensic Science 63 212 $77,370 AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Geographic Information Systems 59 128 $85,942 Institutional
Graphic Design 33 58 $67,240 NASAD
Gunsmithing 1 1 $60,744 Institutional
H Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Health Education 140 279 Not Reported Institutional
Healthcare Administration 50 223 $86,240 CAHME
Healthcare Informatics 25 52 $74,932 CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management 55 162 $84,270 CAHME
History 90 203 $95,527 Institutional
Holistic Medicine 10 17 $82,343 CNME
Homeland Security 105 399 $77,370 Institutional
Hospitality Management 79 165 $91,358 ACPHA
Human Resources 226 589 $91,774 AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services 45 362 $67,692 Institutional
HVAC 3 5 $84,066 Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Industrial Engineering 51 123 $112,807 ABET
Information Technology 274 1,444 $89,403 ABET
Interior Design 11 18 $66,683 NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism 79 171 Not Reported ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design 6 6 Not Reported LAAB
Law 99 288 $89,972 ABA
Law Enforcement 92 151 $77,370 Institutional
Legal Nurse Consulting 2 2 Not Reported Institutional
Liberal Studies 346 1,313 $86,591 Institutional
Library Science 80 237 Not Reported ALA
M Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Management 528 5,084 $94,996 AACSB
Marketing 52 165 $92,412 AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy 47 147 $74,138 COAMFTE
Mathematics 124 267 $113,354 Institutional
MBA 359 2,052 $61,690 - $101,650 AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering 45 103 $122,137 ABET
Medical Assistant 22 35 $84,666 Institutional
Medical Billing & Coding 31 51 $89,944 Institutional
Medical Office Administration 26 40 $89,944 Institutional
MFA 12 24 Not Reported Institutional
MSW 59 133 $60,900 CSWE
Music 60 137 $66,799 NASM
N Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration 54 88 $75,587 ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) 140 616 $89,960 ACEN, CCNE
Nursing 339 1,929 $90,593 ACEN, CCNE
Nutrition 6 13 $73,148 ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Safety 27 59 Not Reported ABET
Occupational Therapy 26 39 Not Reported Institutional
Organizational Leadership 372 1,427 $96,261 AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal 44 71 $77,557 Institutional
Personal Training 15 30 $31,720 Institutional
Pharmacy 29 81 $110,792 ACPE
Pharmacy Technician 13 18 $74,932 ACPE, ASHP
Philosophy 27 35 $84,037 Institutional
Phlebotomy 1 1 $91,592 NAACLS
Photography 7 15 $68,087 Institutional
Physical Education 51 93 $71,709 Institutional
Physical Therapy 23 34 $78,796 APTA
Physician Assistant 3 3 $91,592 ARC-PA
Physics 23 41 $114,871 CAMPEP
Political Science 77 218 $106,103 Institutional
Project Management 147 381 $96,116 AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology 287 1,112 $83,100 APA
Public Administration 254 996 $70,172 NASPAA
Public Health 163 537 $79,404 CEPH
Public Relations 72 117 Not Reported Institutional
R Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Radiology 27 49 Not Reported JRCERT
Real Estate 24 41 $96,146 Institutional
Religious Studies 6 132 $73,387 ACPE
Respiratory Therapy 27 45 $89,299 CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
School Counseling 67 106 $49,685 CACREP
Secondary Education 168 524 $63,328 CAEP, TEAC
Social Work 107 280 $65,796 CSWE
Sociology 83 154 $65,166 Institutional
Software Engineering 78 141 $111,463 ABET
Sonography 7 11 Not Reported Institutional
Spanish 23 37 $59,731 Institutional
Special Education 245 904 $62,128 CAA, CAEP
Speech Pathology 20 27 Not Reported CAA
Sports Management 135 301 $69,258 Institutional
Statistics 49 91 Not Reported Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling 56 113 $74,138 CACREP
Supply Chain Management 122 249 Not Reported Institutional
Systems Engineering 68 183 $113,933 ABET
T Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching 330 2,010 $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 20 31 $58,510 Institutional
Vocational 52 129 $91,833 Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design 51 70 $85,461 Institutional
Web Development 56 106 $75,587 Institutional

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

1,012
Degrees Available
194
Online Schools
$17,989
Avg. Annual Tuition
145,383
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

7,117
Degrees Available
515
Online Schools
$21,455
Avg. Annual Tuition
$59,900
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

13,672
Degrees Available
567
Online Schools
$25,602
Avg. Annual Tuition
$77,079
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, and Southern New Hampshire University Online offer over 100 different online graduate degree options.

Doctoral Degree

1,892
Degrees Available
280
Online Schools
$24,792
Avg. Annual Tuition
$97,105
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 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.

Certificates

6,633
Degrees Available
474
Online Schools
$26,129
Avg. Annual Tuition
$109,667
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

214
Associate Degrees Available
1,718
Bachelor's Degrees Available
2,543
Master's Degrees Available
173
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 645 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 246 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

70
Associate Degrees Available
454
Bachelor's Degrees Available
329
Master's Degrees Available
36
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

11
Associate Degrees Available
70
Bachelor's Degrees Available
63
Master's Degrees Available
0
Doctoral Degrees Available

Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 192 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 58 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

62
Associate Degrees Available
380
Bachelor's Degrees Available
3,522
Master's Degrees Available
476
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 6,344 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 481 elementary education degrees, 475 early childhood education degrees, 777 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 1,218 online degrees in administration and leadership, 408 higher education degrees, 349 reading and literacy online degrees, and 904 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

162
Associate Degrees Available
797
Bachelor's Degrees Available
259
Master's Degrees Available
1
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. 162 associate degrees, 797 bachelor’s degrees, 259 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.

Engineering

60
Associate Degrees Available
330
Bachelor's Degrees Available
1,234
Master's Degrees Available
69
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

24
Associate Degrees Available
270
Bachelor's Degrees Available
521
Master's Degrees Available
73
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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