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Looking for an Online Master's Degree Program

Donelle O'Brien dobrien917

There are hundreds of masters degree programs to choose from. What has your experience been? Any recommendations?

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Hi Donelle! I highly

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Hi Donelle! I highly recommend Walden University. I'm working on my master's degree right now, and it has been a very positive experience.
Good luck!
Kim :)

Middle School Math

I am also enrolled at Walden,

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I am also enrolled at Walden, and recommend it. For my first class I have to join a blog. It is definitely outside my comfort zone, but that's how we learn. I'm sure that blogging is going to be a very positive experience for me, and I'm glad I was 'forced' to do it. (For you it will obviously be very easy!) :)

Western Governors' University

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www.wgu.edu has a several online Master's Degree's. I had a friend who went through their program and finished quickly.

Charter High School Math Teacher & Community Outreach Coordinator, NM

Online Master's Ed Admin

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While I wish that we didn't have to keep earning degrees to progress through the educational system, I have found a pretty neat program.

University of Texas in Arlington is offering an 18-month online program for less than $5,000.

I have to admit that I didn't think that I'd be able to do this and work and stay sane, but I am. Who'd da thunk it?? : )

You take one course for five weeks, get a one week break and then start again. 12 classes in all and an internship project over the whole time period.

Check it out.

Electives teacher (drama, TV, Future City)

Capella University

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I have heard many good things about Walden University and Western Governors, but also would suggest that you take a look at Capella. I am currently finishing up a degree with Capella and have felt challenged and supported by their program.

Instructional Designer | Canisius College

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It might be beneficial to check with your potential employers before you start to scout out an online program. I know from experience many only deal with a certain type of accreditation.

Also, what type of online program are you looking for? An interactive one with webinars, chat, and multimedia or a text-based one? At most online colleges, the classes are pre-designed, and the instructors are only facilitators so they don't have much say in the design or delivery. These are things to think about....

Virtual School Coordinator

Do you have a link for this

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Kelli,

Do you have a link for the Univ. Of TX Arlington program?

High School Physics teacher, Educational Technology Specialist

Online Master's Degree

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I did my online Master's Degree at Walden University (www.waldenu.edu). I thought it was a great program and I learned a lot. It was easy to apply to and they scheduled the classes in a specific order and sent you any materials you needed (books, readings) before each class started.

I thought it was just as rigorous and challenging as the in-person Master's in Management I did.

http://www.waldenu.edu/Colleges-and-Schools/College-of-Education-and-Lea...

Edu Consultant. Blogger & Social Media Marketing at Edutopia

Online Masters Degree

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I attended ULV, but they have a great online program as well~>http://laverne.edu/catalog/0910/tuition-and-fees/online/

Principal at Distance Education High School

I highly recommend the

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I highly recommend the University of Maryland University College. There are many different programs and fields of study. I completed my Master of Distance Education degree last year, after taking one course at a time over a 4-year period. The classes are mostly small, lots of reading from original sources, lots of interaction with excellent professors, fully accredited, connection with a brick-and-mortar state university. I am not from MD, so I had to pay out-of-state tuition, but it was such a rigorous program that was applicable to my daily work and yet offered so much theoretical underpinning, that I absolutely felt it was worth it.

http://umuc.edu/programs/graduate.shtml

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