Acquiring a professional degree has become a necessity in recent times for securing employment. But there are many unable to avail themselves of the education of universities. Then there was break through, with distance education or online education.
Main objective in to provide an opportunity to all those who wanted to further their education, while carrying along with their occupations. People, irrespective of their age, could imbibe the education provided by the distance education of the university.There are numerous universities in US offering online Associate, Bachelors and Masters Degree Program. Universities have launched the teaching methods through video conferencing, which helps students sitting at various places attend a virtual classroom. Student gets their doubts clear instantly by hotline attached to the university centers. These universities have earned the reputation of having the quality and efficient distance education network.
Advancement of technology has also contributed a lot in the advancement of Distance Education in USA. Most of the Distance Learning Institutes in USA offers course website, videotapes, DVDs, audiotapes, audio CDs, CD- ROMs depending on the nature of the course so that the need for face to face interaction is not felt frequently.
As distance education gains popularity among the students, more and more Universities in USA have started offering various courses through distance education. These universities’ website gives access to information about Academics, Online study material, Tuition and financial aid, Information of career-advancing degrees and certificate programs. Also there is addition of services like Library Services; Career counseling related to particular courses, information about faculty services and background is availed.
Keeping in view the demand for higher education, more and more states are opening distance education institutions. Bold experiments are being tried by making use of laboratories of regular colleges on holidays and weekend so that students can do practice work. More and more courses are being offered, whether language learning, Information technology, or management courses and various stream’s graduate and masters’ degree programs. Infact some of the deemed management colleges are designing the courses as per the potential student’s existing industry and design the course which further benefit them to advance in their career. Eventually number of student’s enrollment is increasing to improve their skills and qualifications at minimum cost.