FAQ

Can I earn a degree through eCollegeFinder.org?

eCollegeFinder.org is strictly an informational site designed to help prospective students find the online degree program that best fits their needs. From Bachelor’s to Doctorate Degrees, eCollegeFinder.org has an option for everyone in fields like:

  • Health Care
  • Business
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Technology
  • Management and More!

How does eCollegeFinder.org work?

eCollegeFinder.org is dedicated to helping potential students find the online degree program that's best for them. It’s easy!

  1. Choose a degree or discipline you're interested in
  2. Find out which colleges offer an online degree program in that field
  3. Fill out a simple form
  4. A representative from your chosen school will be in touch with you to

What is Online Education?

Online education takes traditional classroom learning online for students interested in earning a degree with the flexibility and convenience of doing it online. Online education offers potential students an opportunity to change careers, further a present position or simply supplement their education. Accredited online colleges and universities offer distance learning options for individuals seeking Associates', Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees in fields like Healthcare, Education, Business and Psychology.

How does the admissions process work?

eCollegeFinder.org will match you with a school based on the search criteria you've submitted to find an online education program that best fits your needs. Once you have filled out the necessary information for your chosen school, an admissions counselor will contact you to start the application process. For more information on the admissions process, visit our Student Resources Page.

What is accreditation and why is it important?

Accreditation is the process online colleges and universities undergo to ensure their programs meet national education requirements in administration, financial stability, student services, and institutional resources to be considered a legitimate institution. eCollegeFinder.org is committed to helping prospective students find the online education program that best fits their needs. For that reason, eCollegeFinder.org only matches prospective students with accredited online colleges and universities. Believe it or not there are still people out there looking to get ahead at the expense of others. Earning a degree from an accredited online university ensures that you can apply for financial aid and the degree will be accepted by employers, professional associations and other schools. For more information on accreditation visit our Student Resources Page.

What kind of financial aid is available?

Federal financial aid requirements differ for undergraduate and graduate degrees. Individual universities offer a variety of financial aid options and some companies offer reimbursement for qualified employees looking to further their career. Alternative financial options include scholarships, loans and grants. For more information on financial assistance visit our Student Resources Page.

Are scholarships available to students earning an online degree?

Because scholarships are gifts, you don't have to pay them back like you would with a loan. Scholarships are available from a number of organizations for individuals. Scholarships are often available for students based on geography, ethnicity, academic ability and community service. For more information on scholarships visit our Student Resources Page.

How do employers view online degrees?

As more and more students go online to get an education, the frequency of online degrees appearing on applicant resumes in the job market continues to grow. Recent studies have found that online degrees are more acceptable in the workplace now than they were five years ago. Applicants with online degrees are just as likely to be offered a job as those with traditional brick and mortar degrees. A Vault Inc., survey revealed that 91% of employers would hire an applicant if they had everything the company was looking for accompanied by a degree from an accredited online college or university. To view future job outlooks in specific careers visit the Student Resources Page.

What are the pros and cons of online learning?

Many people think the benefits of online learning center around accessibility, flexibility and convenience. It provides individuals who are juggling work and education an alternative to full time classroom learning. Prospective students can attend class from anywhere at anytime on their computer. Course material is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Some worry that online degree programs lack the social interaction found in traditional classrooms. But online discussion boards allow students to share ideas and participate in lessons. The anonymity of online learning can be less intimidating than a classroom setting and students are able to work at their own pace.