Other Things to Consider
Other Things to Consider

Quality of the Program. You should research the history and quality of any distance education program to determine its value to you. Here are some questions that you might want to ask:
  • How long has the institution been enrolling students in this program?
  • How often and through what mechanism is the program reviewed for the currency of its curriculum?
  • How does the variety of courses offered compare with similar programs at other institutions?
  • What is the average length of time it takes for a student to complete this program?
  • What have graduates of this program gone on to do, particularly in terms of transferring to other degree programs or finding employment?
  • How can I contact some of these graduates and their employers to talk about their learning experiences and their preparation for a career?
  • Where can I find evaluations of this program?
  • Will this program be recognized in my home country?