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
Northwood University-Michigan Yes 68% 98% 56%
Lamar State College-Port Arthur Yes 100% 85% 16%
ITT Technical Institute-Miami Yes 70% 87% 37%
Centenary College Yes 89% 98% 49%
Oakwood University Yes 44% 100% 35%
College of Southern Idaho Yes 100% 86% 19%
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Yes 50% 82% 70%
Bridgerland Applied Technology College Yes 100% 44% 52%
University of Alabama at Birmingham Yes 72% 88% 48%
Fort Hays State University Yes 81% 96% 42%
Wake Technical Community College Yes 100% 75% 15%
Ottawa University-Ottawa Yes 96% 100% 40%
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Yes 69% 95% 48%
University of Minnesota-Crookston Yes 73% 91% 47%
University of Alabama in Huntsville Yes 64% 88% 47%
Georgia College & State University Yes 66% 83% 57%
Barclay College Yes 100% 100% 41%
Strayer University-Delaware Yes 100% 100% N/A
Pittsburg State University Yes 79% 86% 52%
Edison State Community College Yes 100% 79% 26%

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.