Top 10 Reasons to Get an Online Degree

Why should you get an online degree?

Adult & continuing education is a hassle - so hard to fit into our already busy lives. Why bother?

Here are ten reasons why you should rethink that attitude:

  1. Any type of adult & continuing education will bring you closer to achieving your goals and dreams.
  2. You will become more qualified in your current postion.
  3. Or if you really want to "take this job and shove it" then by pursuing a higher degree you will have carved out a new path for yourself.
  4. You may become eligible for a salary increase.
  5. It is easier to find time to complete an online degree.
  6. Online degree programs are usually very flexible.
  7. You will have more time to spend with your family or at work.
  8. You may find that a program completed over the internet may be more economical and easier to afford.
  9. Potential employers now have the same level of respect for degrees earned from accredited universities online as they do in the bricks and mortar world.
  10. And finally, the boost in self confidence and pride that you will feel for completing something that you have putting off for a long time - is priceless!

Now is the time to start exploring your options! This website is filled with resources to help you in your adult & continuing education endeavors.


Is Online Education Right for You?

Don't we all envy the new high school graduate? Fresh out of school, on his or her way to college, with lots of free time and a bright future ahead. Those were the days!

Unfortunately, that ideal situation does not exist for everyone. If you are working your way through college or are a professional that is contemplating going back to college for a higher degree, another degree, or even a first degree, then you are juggling a lot of hats.

Between work and family there is little time left for anything else. If this is your situation then pursuing an online degree may be the right choice for you.

And it is even better than it sounds. In the beginning days of the internet people scoffed at the idea of earning a degree online. But the convenience factor was hard to ignore, and more and more accredited colleges and universities began to offer adult & continuing education programs as well as undergraduate courses online. Potential employers took notice and today, these virtual degrees are recognized and respected.

Online degree courses come in many flavors. Some programs can be completed online in their entirety. Others combine some classwork, internships, or other "hands on", live experience with the internet coursework. Because of the variety of offerings, the evaluation process can be time consuming.

The internet has opened doors in adult & continuing education where no doors even existed before. You now have every reason to achieve your dreams!

Welcome to Adult & Continuing Education

Today more than ever, it is easier for adults to return to college and further their degrees. With the advent of online universities, it is much easier to earn a degree over the internet - on your own time. Thus, school no longer has to interfere with your other life obligations. Adult & continuing education is affordable and achievable. What could be better?


Adult & Continuing Education was created to bring you opportunities to further your education online. Learn about the latest offerings in online studying and find out how to get more information on the career path of your choice. It is all right here. So sit back and explore this site to find out which programs are right for you.

Privacy Policy

Adult & Continuing Education recognizes that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use this site, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.

This site strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on our website. We want to help give you ideas for higher education options.

Personal Information

This site collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number.

This information is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.

Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this site about Adult and Continuing Education.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.

We may serve third party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our web site.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Release of Information

If Adult & Continuing Education is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through our website and would like that information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, please use our Contact Us page.

Updates and Effective Date

This site reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to our Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.

Terms and Conditions

Adult & Continuing Education compiles the best information possible here, but all information should be considered the opinion of the company and NOT fact. It is your responsibility to verify any information and conduct your own research before making any decisions or taking any action. Adult & Continuing Education is not liable for anything that occurs from your use of posts contained here.


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