Every online instructor has slightly different expectations for coursework, time commitment, student participation and the use of online tools. Understanding what’s expected of you, grading policies, and how to participate in your course(s) can reduce stress and improve online learning.
Tips to help you be the best student you can be:
Using Proper Netiquette
Common courtesy and appropriate behavior in everyday life is referred to as etiquette. Appropriate behavior online is known as Netiquette. The key to netiquette is to remember that the people with whom you are communicating cannot see you, read your body language or hear the tone of your voice. No one can tell if you are smiling, scowling, or just joking. Therefore, it is important to be professional and courteous when communicating online.
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and working.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Most of our programs do not require onsite visits, but there are a couple of exceptions.
If you are interested in pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Midwifery, you will have two skills intensives that take place on campus. The Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program has one onsite visit that occurs during the first semester of psych-specific classes.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
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