List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

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Online degrees are available in over 131 popular subjects that cover 12,896 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 246 Degree Programs 644 Annual Salary $112,431 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Aerospace Engineering Schools 31 Degree Programs 74 Annual Salary $119,876 Accreditation ABET
Agriculture Schools 46 Degree Programs 191 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Anthropology Schools 21 Degree Programs 34 Annual Salary $80,857 Accreditation Institutional
Architecture Schools 24 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $65,166 Accreditation NAAB
Art & Design Schools 89 Degree Programs 280 Annual Salary $69,322 Accreditation NASAD
Art History Schools 12 Degree Programs 15 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Aviation Schools 25 Degree Programs 51 Annual Salary $99,153 Accreditation AABI
B Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology Schools 78 Degree Programs 217 Annual Salary $106,694 Accreditation Institutional
Business Schools 544 Degree Programs 5,304 Annual Salary $99,620 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
C Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
CAD/Computer Aided Drafting Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Annual Salary $94,602 Accreditation Institutional
Chemical Engineering Schools 14 Degree Programs 23 Annual Salary $129,352 Accreditation ABET
Child Development Schools 16 Degree Programs 28 Annual Salary $82,942 Accreditation APA
Christian Counseling Schools 28 Degree Programs 96 Annual Salary $52,631 Accreditation ACPE
Civil Engineering Schools 44 Degree Programs 123 Annual Salary $110,226 Accreditation ABET
Communications Schools 259 Degree Programs 847 Annual Salary $90,699 Accreditation ACEJMC
Computer Engineering Schools 49 Degree Programs 109 Annual Salary $113,297 Accreditation ABET
Computer Science Schools 168 Degree Programs 603 Annual Salary $110,849 Accreditation ABET
Conflict Resolution Schools 37 Degree Programs 91 Annual Salary $86,647 Accreditation Institutional
Construction Management Schools 48 Degree Programs 78 Annual Salary $96,238 Accreditation ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling Schools 212 Degree Programs 706 Annual Salary $66,112 Accreditation CACREP
Counseling Psychology Schools 57 Degree Programs 89 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Creative Writing Schools 38 Degree Programs 65 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Criminal Justice Schools 288 Degree Programs 1,011 Annual Salary $77,351 Accreditation Institutional
Criminology Schools 67 Degree Programs 109 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Cyber Security Schools 138 Degree Programs 399 Annual Salary $77,370 Accreditation Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Data Science Schools 93 Degree Programs 182 Annual Salary $113,436 Accreditation Institutional
Dental Assistant Schools 5 Degree Programs 6 Annual Salary $84,666 Accreditation CODA
Dental Hygiene Schools 23 Degree Programs 35 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
E Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education Schools 189 Degree Programs 473 Annual Salary $59,382 Accreditation CAEP, NAEYC
Economics Schools 72 Degree Programs 126 Annual Salary $128,968 Accreditation AACSB
Education Schools 525 Degree Programs 6,335 Annual Salary $66,247 Accreditation CAEP, CEA
Educational Leadership Schools 312 Degree Programs 1,234 Annual Salary $69,182 Accreditation Institutional
Electrical Engineering Schools 73 Degree Programs 193 Annual Salary $128,208 Accreditation ABET
Elementary Education Schools 181 Degree Programs 453 Annual Salary $55,838 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
Emergency Management Schools 104 Degree Programs 287 Annual Salary $65,000 Accreditation Institutional
Engineering Schools 303 Degree Programs 2,095 Annual Salary $119,022 Accreditation ABET
Engineering Management Schools 100 Degree Programs 216 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
English Schools 142 Degree Programs 311 Annual Salary $85,136 Accreditation Institutional
Environmental Science Schools 136 Degree Programs 512 Annual Salary $97,964 Accreditation Institutional
ESL Schools 135 Degree Programs 261 Annual Salary $59,876 Accreditation CEA
Exercise Science Schools 33 Degree Programs 78 Annual Salary $47,010 Accreditation Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Fashion Schools 16 Degree Programs 52 Annual Salary $80,492 Accreditation Institutional
Finance Schools 247 Degree Programs 577 Annual Salary $126,596 Accreditation AACSB
Fire Science Schools 31 Degree Programs 66 Annual Salary $77,370 Accreditation Institutional
Forensic Accounting Schools 21 Degree Programs 39 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Forensic Psychology Schools 24 Degree Programs 79 Annual Salary $61,167 Accreditation APA
Forensic Science Schools 46 Degree Programs 137 Annual Salary $77,370 Accreditation AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Geographic Information Systems Schools 62 Degree Programs 132 Annual Salary $85,942 Accreditation Institutional
Graphic Design Schools 36 Degree Programs 69 Annual Salary $67,240 Accreditation NASAD
Gunsmithing Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $60,744 Accreditation Institutional
H Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Health Education Schools 153 Degree Programs 300 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Healthcare Administration Schools 57 Degree Programs 259 Annual Salary $86,240 Accreditation CAHME
Healthcare Informatics Schools 29 Degree Programs 70 Annual Salary $74,932 Accreditation CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management Schools 60 Degree Programs 184 Annual Salary $84,270 Accreditation CAHME
History Schools 95 Degree Programs 208 Annual Salary $95,527 Accreditation Institutional
Holistic Medicine Schools 11 Degree Programs 18 Annual Salary $82,343 Accreditation CNME
Homeland Security Schools 105 Degree Programs 384 Annual Salary $77,370 Accreditation Institutional
Hospitality Management Schools 75 Degree Programs 146 Annual Salary $91,358 Accreditation ACPHA
Human Resources Schools 231 Degree Programs 599 Annual Salary $91,774 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services Schools 43 Degree Programs 419 Annual Salary $67,692 Accreditation Institutional
HVAC Schools 3 Degree Programs 5 Annual Salary $84,066 Accreditation Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Industrial Engineering Schools 55 Degree Programs 112 Annual Salary $112,807 Accreditation ABET
Information Technology Schools 282 Degree Programs 1,439 Annual Salary $89,403 Accreditation ABET
Interior Design Schools 13 Degree Programs 22 Annual Salary $66,683 Accreditation NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism Schools 79 Degree Programs 171 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design Schools 8 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation LAAB
Law Schools 103 Degree Programs 275 Annual Salary $89,972 Accreditation ABA
Law Enforcement Schools 94 Degree Programs 154 Annual Salary $77,370 Accreditation Institutional
Legal Nurse Consulting Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Liberal Studies Schools 367 Degree Programs 1,397 Annual Salary $86,591 Accreditation Institutional
Library Science Schools 130 Degree Programs 329 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation ALA
M Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Management Schools 551 Degree Programs 5,033 Annual Salary $94,996 Accreditation AACSB
Marketing Schools 56 Degree Programs 185 Annual Salary $92,412 Accreditation AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy Schools 47 Degree Programs 137 Annual Salary $74,138 Accreditation COAMFTE
Mathematics Schools 127 Degree Programs 257 Annual Salary $113,354 Accreditation Institutional
MBA Schools 364 Degree Programs 1,944 Annual Salary $61,690 - $101,650 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering Schools 45 Degree Programs 88 Annual Salary $122,137 Accreditation ABET
Medical Assistant Schools 22 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $84,666 Accreditation Institutional
Medical Billing & Coding Schools 34 Degree Programs 53 Annual Salary $89,944 Accreditation Institutional
Medical Office Administration Schools 29 Degree Programs 44 Annual Salary $89,944 Accreditation Institutional
Music Schools 63 Degree Programs 129 Annual Salary $66,799 Accreditation NASM
N Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration Schools 55 Degree Programs 90 Annual Salary $75,587 Accreditation ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Schools 140 Degree Programs 536 Annual Salary $89,960 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE
Nursing Schools 352 Degree Programs 1,811 Annual Salary $90,593 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE
Nutrition Schools 7 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary $73,148 Accreditation ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Safety Schools 25 Degree Programs 51 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation ABET
Occupational Therapy Schools 26 Degree Programs 39 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Organizational Leadership Schools 371 Degree Programs 1,420 Annual Salary $96,261 Accreditation AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal Schools 47 Degree Programs 74 Annual Salary $77,557 Accreditation Institutional
Personal Training Schools 17 Degree Programs 32 Annual Salary $31,720 Accreditation Institutional
Pharmacy Schools 29 Degree Programs 78 Annual Salary $110,792 Accreditation ACPE
Pharmacy Technician Schools 12 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary $74,932 Accreditation ACPE, ASHP
Philosophy Schools 31 Degree Programs 43 Annual Salary $84,037 Accreditation Institutional
Phlebotomy Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $91,592 Accreditation NAACLS
Photography Schools 7 Degree Programs 18 Annual Salary $68,087 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Education Schools 56 Degree Programs 101 Annual Salary $71,709 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Therapy Schools 26 Degree Programs 34 Annual Salary $78,796 Accreditation APTA
Physician Assistant Schools 3 Degree Programs 3 Annual Salary $91,592 Accreditation ARC-PA
Physics Schools 25 Degree Programs 42 Annual Salary $114,871 Accreditation CAMPEP
Political Science Schools 82 Degree Programs 218 Annual Salary $106,103 Accreditation Institutional
Project Management Schools 148 Degree Programs 386 Annual Salary $96,116 Accreditation AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology Schools 300 Degree Programs 1,109 Annual Salary $83,100 Accreditation APA
Public Administration Schools 259 Degree Programs 984 Annual Salary $70,172 Accreditation NASPAA
Public Health Schools 165 Degree Programs 490 Annual Salary $79,404 Accreditation CEPH
Public Relations Schools 73 Degree Programs 117 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
R Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Radiology Schools 28 Degree Programs 48 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation JRCERT
Real Estate Schools 18 Degree Programs 31 Annual Salary $96,146 Accreditation Institutional
Religious Studies Schools 10 Degree Programs 214 Annual Salary $73,387 Accreditation ACPE
Respiratory Therapy Schools 27 Degree Programs 41 Annual Salary $89,299 Accreditation CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
School Counseling Schools 71 Degree Programs 105 Annual Salary $49,685 Accreditation CACREP
Secondary Education Schools 166 Degree Programs 485 Annual Salary $63,328 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
Social Work Schools 103 Degree Programs 262 Annual Salary $65,796 Accreditation CSWE
Sociology Schools 84 Degree Programs 154 Annual Salary $65,166 Accreditation Institutional
Software Engineering Schools 78 Degree Programs 138 Annual Salary $111,463 Accreditation ABET
Sonography Schools 8 Degree Programs 11 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Spanish Schools 25 Degree Programs 37 Annual Salary $59,731 Accreditation Institutional
Special Education Schools 259 Degree Programs 899 Annual Salary $62,128 Accreditation CAA, CAEP
Speech Pathology Schools 17 Degree Programs 21 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation CAA
Sports Management Schools 137 Degree Programs 288 Annual Salary $69,258 Accreditation Institutional
Statistics Schools 49 Degree Programs 93 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling Schools 60 Degree Programs 117 Annual Salary $74,138 Accreditation CACREP
Supply Chain Management Schools 125 Degree Programs 250 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Systems Engineering Schools 67 Degree Programs 157 Annual Salary $113,933 Accreditation ABET
T Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching Schools 351 Degree Programs 1,979 Annual Salary $66,226 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
Theology Schools 45 Degree Programs 223 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
V Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Veterinary Technician Schools 6 Degree Programs 7 Annual Salary $74,932 Accreditation AVMA COE
Video Game Design Schools 19 Degree Programs 34 Annual Salary $58,510 Accreditation Institutional
Vocational Schools 69 Degree Programs 160 Annual Salary $91,833 Accreditation Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design Schools 49 Degree Programs 72 Annual Salary $85,461 Accreditation Institutional
Web Development Schools 57 Degree Programs 103 Annual Salary $75,587 Accreditation Institutional

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

1,099
Degrees Available
206
Online Schools
$17,489
Avg. Annual Tuition
167,008
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

7,102
Degrees Available
533
Online Schools
$20,350
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

12,896
Degrees Available
602
Online Schools
$24,264
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

1,468
Degrees Available
262
Online Schools
$23,592
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

6,448
Degrees Available
503
Online Schools
$24,461
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

226
Associate Degrees Available
1,749
Bachelor's Degrees Available
2,446
Master's Degrees Available
174
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 276 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 180 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

75
Associate Degrees Available
467
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

29
Associate Degrees Available
93
Bachelor's Degrees Available
106
Master's Degrees Available
0
Doctoral Degrees Available

Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 106 degrees and 44 colleges that offer fully online degrees in art & design related areas. Graphic design degrees are a popular route for online art & design students, with 15 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

64
Associate Degrees Available
376
Bachelor's Degrees Available
3,496
Master's Degrees Available
440
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 3,496 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 245 elementary education degrees, 194 early childhood education degrees, 506 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 637 online degrees in administration and leadership, 218 higher education degrees, 212 reading and literacy online degrees, and 517 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

176
Associate Degrees Available
835
Bachelor's Degrees Available
282
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. 176 associate degrees, 835 bachelor’s degrees, 282 master’s degrees, 1 doctoral degrees, and 103 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

69
Associate Degrees Available
336
Bachelor's Degrees Available
1,114
Master's Degrees Available
59
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

29
Associate Degrees Available
283
Bachelor's Degrees Available
516
Master's Degrees Available
75
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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