In online learning, we talk about being present. Just like in a face-to-face classroom, you have to “show up.” This doesn’t mean just physically being in the classroom, but also being attentive and participating in class discussions and activities. In the online environment, you need to participate in the same manner, using discussion boards, chat and email.
Following are a few ways to be present in your online course:
Online education can be more beneficial than going to a traditional classroom. The sharing of experiences through discussion boards has been the best learning experience ever.
‒ Rhonda, Health Information Management
Be disciplined and make the most of your time. Online learning can be a real advantage if you manage it well.
‒ Stephanie, Health Information Systems
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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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