Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2013
Directory of Schools is proud to announce that enrollment in online schools and online degree programs have shown record growth.This is exciting news, because it means that more students are choosing flexible and self-paced online degree programs as they pursue new skills and careers.
Directory of Schools has been connecting students with schools and degree programs for many years, but the online schools and online degrees show the most growth in student enrollment. With easy access to the Internet and mobile computing devices, people from all around the world can attend their online school of choice, regardless of their location.
Why have these online schools and online degree programs been growing so rapidly? Here are a few factors:
Affordability -- Because online schools don’t always have the overhead of a brick-and-mortar campus, the cost of tuition is often lower than traditional schools. Plus, there has been an increase in grants, scholarships, and loan programs for online schools and online degrees.
Easy Access -- Thanks to the Internet, faster computers, web based video conferencing capabilities, document sharing programs like Google Docs, and video tutorials, it is much easier for students to access teachers and fellow classmates when they are not physically on campus. For example, there is a record number of soldiers in the U.S. Armed Forces earning online degrees while serving on active duty.
Quest For Job Security -- Because the economy has been in flux and unemployment numbers on the rise, many students have returned to school to boost their skills or seek certificates in new careers. Students have quickly realized that they must adapt and learn new skills in order to stay employable. Online degrees give students an advantage over other job candidates who do not have completed degrees or certificates.
Scholarships Available -- Directory of Schools is offering scholarships to students who wish to pursue an online degree. There are two scholarships available: one for $250, and one for $500. Please visit this page http://www.directoryofschools.com/no-red-tape-scholarship.html to discover how you may qualify for a DOS scholarship.
If you would like to learn more about the online schools and online degrees available through Directory of Schools, we invite you to explore our website. Contact us when you are ready to get answers and get started with online schools and their online degrees.