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A Beginner’s Guide to Starting an Online Program

You will need a computer with high-speed internet access.

You don’t have to have the latest and greatest, but you do need something that works and is reliable. You will also need to know the basics of operating a computer, including email, attachments, and navigating in a browser. Frequent internet access is also needed. 

How to Choose an Online Degree Program

When you evaluate the best online degree programs, you will know when you have found the one that’s right for you. Here are some guidelines:

College is Worth it: New Key Findings About Going to College

If you are wondering if college is worth it, the answer is that it more important now than ever before. The Pew Research Center has recently released new key findings about going to college.

Are Online Degrees Respected?

Today, more than 6 million students in the U.S. are earning credits online. As the popularity of online learning has grown, we have seen a shift in public perception. Online students are reporting that their courses are challenging. Three-fourths of academic leaders now believe that online education is as good as or better than face-to-face learning.

How to Become a Successful Online Student

With the advent of online education it is easier than ever to start or restart your education.

But what exactly do you need to become a successful online student? 

How Online Graduate Degrees Can Transform Your Career

The decision to continue your education is a big one. There are many factors that must be considered. Fortunately, the benefits can greatly outweigh the investment. Take a look at some of the reasons people choose to pursue an online graduate degree.

Eastern Kentucky University Recognized for Excellence in Teacher Education

Eastern Kentucky University has been recognized as a top college for teacher education. Online Colleges Database has named EKU among "Colleges Shaping the Next Generation." The report honors the post-secondary institutions in the state that graduated the most education and teaching professionals in 2012.

Fall Enrollment Up 37% for EKU Online Degree Programs

Nearly 2,000 students are earning their degrees online from Eastern Kentucky University, an increase of 37 percent since last fall.