List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

Online degrees are available in over 133 popular subjects that cover 6,666 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 247 690 $112,431 AACSB, ACBSP
Aerospace Engineering 32 84 $119,876 ABET
Agriculture 48 228 Not Reported Institutional
Anthropology 25 50 $80,857 Institutional
Architecture 28 50 $65,166 NAAB
Art & Design 66 173 $69,322 NASAD
Art History 10 15 Not Reported Institutional
Aviation 29 65 $99,153 AABI
B Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology 72 205 $106,694 Institutional
Business 512 4,917 $99,620 AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
C Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
CAD/Computer Aided Drafting 4 5 $94,602 Institutional
Chemical Engineering 18 38 $129,352 ABET
Child Development 16 29 $82,942 APA
Christian Counseling 28 119 $52,631 ACPE
Civil Engineering 44 176 $110,226 ABET
Communications 236 904 $90,699 ACEJMC
Computer Engineering 49 131 $113,297 ABET
Computer Science 171 575 $110,849 ABET
Conflict Resolution 40 96 $86,647 Institutional
Construction Management 48 87 $96,238 ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling 198 721 $66,112 CACREP
Counseling Psychology 58 106 Not Reported Institutional
Creative Writing 36 76 Not Reported Institutional
Criminal Justice 275 1,001 $77,351 Institutional
Criminology 65 113 Not Reported Institutional
Cyber Security 170 519 $77,370 Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Data Science 129 265 $113,436 Institutional
Dental Assistant 6 8 $84,666 CODA
Dental Hygiene 22 36 Not Reported Institutional
E Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education 184 496 $59,382 CAEP, NAEYC
Economics 77 165 $128,968 AACSB
Education 491 6,579 $66,247 CAEP, CEA
Educational Leadership 298 1,240 $69,182 Institutional
Electrical Engineering 73 238 $128,208 ABET
Elementary Education 165 487 $55,838 CAEP, TEAC
Emergency Management 106 310 $65,000 Institutional
Engineering 278 2,186 $119,022 ABET
Engineering Management 96 242 Not Reported Institutional
English 152 337 $85,136 Institutional
Environmental Science 142 629 $97,964 Institutional
ESL 141 287 $59,876 CEA
Exercise Science 38 84 $47,010 Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Fashion 15 29 $80,492 Institutional
Finance 251 594 $126,596 AACSB
Fire Science 30 64 $77,370 Institutional
Forensic Accounting 24 38 Not Reported Institutional
Forensic Psychology 26 85 $61,167 APA
Forensic Science 61 214 $77,370 AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Geographic Information Systems 63 142 $85,942 Institutional
Graphic Design 31 55 $67,240 NASAD
Gunsmithing 1 1 $60,744 Institutional
H Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Health Education 148 272 Not Reported Institutional
Healthcare Administration 51 234 $86,240 CAHME
Healthcare Informatics 26 64 $74,932 CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management 59 178 $84,270 CAHME
History 94 213 $95,527 Institutional
Holistic Medicine 13 20 $82,343 CNME
Homeland Security 108 410 $77,370 Institutional
Hospitality Management 78 170 $91,358 ACPHA
Human Resources 220 624 $91,774 AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services 46 405 $67,692 Institutional
HVAC 3 5 $84,066 Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Industrial Engineering 47 124 $112,807 ABET
Information Technology 270 1,470 $89,403 ABET
Interior Design 10 18 $66,683 NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism 78 176 Not Reported ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design 5 5 Not Reported LAAB
Law 93 274 $89,972 ABA
Law Enforcement 78 130 $77,370 Institutional
Legal Nurse Consulting 3 3 Not Reported Institutional
Liberal Studies 346 1,367 $86,591 Institutional
Library Science 79 230 Not Reported ALA
M Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Management 528 4,974 $94,996 AACSB
Marketing 58 187 $92,412 AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy 46 150 $74,138 COAMFTE
Mathematics 117 255 $113,354 Institutional
MBA 364 2,083 $61,690 - $101,650 AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering 49 114 $122,137 ABET
Medical Assistant 18 29 $84,666 Institutional
Medical Billing & Coding 32 49 $89,944 Institutional
Medical Office Administration 23 31 $89,944 Institutional
MFA 11 23 Not Reported Institutional
MSW 57 141 $60,900 CSWE
Music 59 143 $66,799 NASM
N Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration 53 82 $75,587 ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) 140 612 $89,960 ACEN, CCNE
Nursing 343 1,984 $90,593 ACEN, CCNE
Nutrition 7 17 $73,148 ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Safety 24 55 Not Reported ABET
Occupational Therapy 24 38 Not Reported Institutional
Organizational Leadership 377 1,608 $96,261 AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal 42 72 $77,557 Institutional
Personal Training 12 24 $31,720 Institutional
Pharmacy 31 88 $110,792 ACPE
Pharmacy Technician 12 16 $74,932 ACPE, ASHP
Philosophy 26 33 $84,037 Institutional
Phlebotomy 1 1 $91,592 NAACLS
Photography 6 14 $68,087 Institutional
Physical Education 52 102 $71,709 Institutional
Physical Therapy 20 31 $78,796 APTA
Physician Assistant 4 7 $91,592 ARC-PA
Physics 22 44 $114,871 CAMPEP
Political Science 81 212 $106,103 Institutional
Project Management 148 417 $96,116 AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology 279 1,100 $83,100 APA
Public Administration 252 1,029 $70,172 NASPAA
Public Health 164 551 $79,404 CEPH
Public Relations 71 118 Not Reported Institutional
R Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Radiology 29 57 Not Reported JRCERT
Real Estate 22 31 $96,146 Institutional
Religious Studies 8 252 $73,387 ACPE
Respiratory Therapy 29 46 $89,299 CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
School Counseling 63 93 $49,685 CACREP
Secondary Education 143 464 $63,328 CAEP, TEAC
Social Work 111 305 $65,796 CSWE
Sociology 89 172 $65,166 Institutional
Software Engineering 77 137 $111,463 ABET
Sonography 7 11 Not Reported Institutional
Spanish 27 46 $59,731 Institutional
Special Education 250 989 $62,128 CAA, CAEP
Speech Pathology 18 24 Not Reported CAA
Sports Management 141 323 $69,258 Institutional
Statistics 39 83 Not Reported Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling 61 113 $74,138 CACREP
Supply Chain Management 125 267 Not Reported Institutional
Systems Engineering 70 209 $113,933 ABET
T Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching 322 1,727 $66,226 CAEP, TEAC
Theology 46 194 Not Reported Institutional
V Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Veterinary Technician 6 10 $74,932 AVMA COE
Video Game Design 18 29 $58,510 Institutional
Vocational 46 113 $91,833 Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design 46 68 $85,461 Institutional
Web Development 60 111 $75,587 Institutional

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

1,058
Degrees Available
191
Online Schools
$18,005
Avg. Annual Tuition
134,165
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

7,646
Degrees Available
513
Online Schools
$21,534
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

14,372
Degrees Available
563
Online Schools
$25,647
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

1,928
Degrees Available
278
Online Schools
$24,919
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

6,666
Degrees Available
471
Online Schools
$26,296
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

212
Associate Degrees Available
1,706
Bachelor's Degrees Available
2,222
Master's Degrees Available
170
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 104 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 74 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

74
Associate Degrees Available
468
Bachelor's Degrees Available
334
Master's Degrees Available
38
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

10
Associate Degrees Available
66
Bachelor's Degrees Available
57
Master's Degrees Available
0
Doctoral Degrees Available

Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 40 degrees and 36 colleges that offer fully online degrees in art & design related areas. Graphic design degrees are a popular route for online art & design students, with 16 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

57
Associate Degrees Available
392
Bachelor's Degrees Available
3,698
Master's Degrees Available
502
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 1,930 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 106 elementary education degrees, 132 early childhood education degrees, 147 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 351 online degrees in administration and leadership, 85 higher education degrees, 116 reading and literacy online degrees, and 340 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

192
Associate Degrees Available
855
Bachelor's Degrees Available
251
Master's Degrees Available
2
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. 192 associate degrees, 855 bachelor’s degrees, 251 master’s degrees, 2 doctoral degrees, and 67 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

55
Associate Degrees Available
324
Bachelor's Degrees Available
1,289
Master's Degrees Available
66
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

25
Associate Degrees Available
270
Bachelor's Degrees Available
521
Master's Degrees Available
62
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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