Would-Be Online Students Have Spoken, Signaling Most Popular Online Degree Programs

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Business, Criminal Justice and Psychology Programs Lead the Way at eLearners.com: As thousands of students graduate from college, thousands more are signing up - and many are signing up online.

What many people don't realize is how many online options exist

As thousands of students graduate from college, thousands more are signing up - and many are signing up online. By next year, 1 in 10 college students will be enrolled in an online degree program, according to Eduventures, the leading research and consulting firm for the education industry. eLearners.com, a leading website that connects prospective students with online learning opportunities, is confirming a spike in the interest in online education by virtue of the number of prospective students visiting the site--which hit record highs. The most popular online degree programs people are seeking are:

Associate degree programs:
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Accounting

Bachelor's degree programs:
Criminal Justice
Business Administration
Psychology
Health Administration

Master's degree programs:
Business Administration
Psychology
Counseling
Health Administration

This data, which was collected from eLearners.com from April 1 to May 29, 2007, reveals online business degrees and online criminal justice degrees continue to be high demand areas of interest among prospective online students. This is not surprising when considering that more than 20% of college students get a degree in business, according to the U.S. Department of Education. And the supply is there to meet the demand.

eLearners.com offers more than 630 accredited online business and online MBA degrees from more than 70 accredited online colleges and universities. The same can be said for criminal justice with eLearners.com offering nearly 170 accredited online social sciences degrees, including criminal justice, homeland security, law and online psychology degree programs, just to name a few.

"What many people don't realize is how many online options exist," said Terrence Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer at eLearners.com. "eLearners.com offers more than 2,000 online degrees and certificates and more than 6,000 courses; there really is a high-quality online education option for everyone."

About eLearners.com LLC
Since 1999, eLearners.com® -- Where Learning Begins -- has been successfully connecting learners to online education, including degree and certificate programs, specialized training, and a variety of courses. For prospective students, eLearners® provides a powerful search engine of online offerings as well as extensive educational resources, available at no cost. For colleges and universities, eLearners® performance-based marketing services offer a low-cost, high quality method to increase enrollment and exposure to their programs. For more information on eLearners.com LLC., visit http://www.elearners.com.

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