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See how these online degrees could help you advance - on your schedule.
By Chloe Jenkins-Sleczkowski
Do you want to further your education, but need a flexible option that will let you juggle your work and family life?
Great news: You could upgrade your education by studying online.
Nearly 30 percent of higher education students took at least one online class in 2009, according to a 2010 report by the Sloan Consortium, a professional leadership organization focused on online education.
Are you ready to take advantage of this flexible option? Keep reading to learn more about six popular online bachelor's degrees.
Online Degree #1 - Bachelor's in Business
Can you see yourself one day running your own business or managing others? If so, earning your bachelor's degree in business online could help you reach those goals - without having to give up your life.
This was the most popular online degree in 2009, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. And it's no wonder why...
According to The Princeton Review, a standardized test-prep organization, graduates of this degree "will be a whiz on how to budget, organize, plan, hire, direct, control, and manage various kinds of organizations - from entrepreneurial-type start-ups to multi-million-dollar corporations."
Potential opportunities: A bachelor's in business - online or not - could potentially open doors in advertising, marketing - maybe even management - says the College Board, an educational organization that administers aptitude tests like the SAT.
Online Degree #2 - Bachelor's in Communication
Love interacting with others? Do you have a knack for words and media? An online bachelor's degree in communications could provide the flexibility - and knowledge - you need to boost your career.
Rated one of the top 10 in-demand online degrees by Eduventures, a research and consulting organization, an online bachelor's in communications could prepare you to use the range of mediums present in...