Degree Levels Offered for Distance Learning

Sample Free Open
Distance Learning Courses

Media Course Start Date Professor School
011 full-course 11 Academic Strategies N/A N/A Kaplan University
Learn strategies for succeeding in school, life, and the work place.
015 full-course 15 Accessibility of eLearning N/A N/A Open University
With this course, you can make elearning resources more accessible for disabled students.
000 article Education for a Digital World N/A N/A Commonwealth of Learning
This guide contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching.
006 full-course 6 Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application 2013-03-01 Spring 2013 Fatimah Wirth Georgia Tech
This introductory course studies the fundamentals of online education, discussing how educators can turn face-to-face classes into robust online courses.
000 article Introducing Distance Education N/A N/A Commonwealth of Learning
This course covers a variety of topics in distance education, including managing a distance education system and challenges and the future of distance education.
004 full-course 4 Introduction to an Online Course N/A N/A University of California College Prep (UCCP)
This course walks you through the basics of getting started in taking online courses.
006 article 6 Practitioner Research and Evaluation Skills Training 2005-03-01 Spring 2005 Charlotte Creed Commonwealth of Learning
These training resources help distance education practitioners to refine their evaluation and research skills.
000 video Supporting Distance Education Through Policy Development N/A N/A Commonwealth of Learning
This course is geared toward distance education policy makers and includes lessons in workshop preparation, post-workshop activities and an index of resources.
020 full-course 20 Teaching and Learning at Home N/A N/A Open University
Explore how young children learn in the home environment with with course from The Open University.

Accredited Online Distance Learning Degrees

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshmen Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate
Bramson ORT College Yes N/A 79% 29%
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Yes 100% 61% 14%
Salve Regina University Yes 70% 96% 72%
University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus Yes 100% 100% N/A
Arkansas State University-Beebe Yes N/A 91% 35%
Maryville University of Saint Louis Yes 67% 99% 68%
Central Washington University Yes 80% 81% 53%
Southwestern College Yes 100% 76% 15%
Stephen F Austin State University Yes 63% 87% 44%
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Yes 43% N/A 33%
Anderson University-South Carolina Yes 71% 100% 48%
Arkansas State University-Main Campus Yes 71% 95% 40%
Youngstown State University Yes 100% 96% 32%
Thunderbird School of Global Management Yes N/A N/A N/A
University of Northern Colorado Yes 73% 91% 46%
Charleston Southern University Yes 82% 99% 38%
Missouri University of Science and Technology Yes 89% 96% 67%
Columbia Basin College Yes 100% 62% 23%
Boise State University Yes 85% 88% 31%
Midway College Yes 69% 98% 60%

Distance Learning at a Glance

Number of Degrees Conferred in Distance Learning

    • 546 Bachelor's Degrees in
      Distance Learning
      • 81% Male
      • 19% Female
    • 363 Master's Degrees in
      Distance Learning
      • 59% Male
      • 41% Female
    • 16 Doctoral Degrees in
      Distance Learning
      • 56% Male
      • 44% Female


  • From National Center for Education Statistics, Table 317, 2010-2011
  • *Data not available for "Distance Learning," so data for "Technology teacher education/industrial arts teacher education" was used.