There are all sorts of ways to advance your career with continuing education. With work, kids, kids sport events, etc. you may think you cannot attend college to advance your career. The fact is that most of us are too busy to attend classes during conventional classroom times. Indeed, it’s tough to work a 40 hour work week and still make an 11am biology class. Fortunately, there are online colleges and courses with a more varied class schedule. Below are a couple of the benefits to continuing education with online courses.
1.) It saves time- A commute to the local university can do a number on your free time. It’s often a long drive for matriculating students and you need another 20 minutes to find a place to park your car. With phones as advanced as they are now, you can actually take classes while watching your son’s soccer practice when taking online classes. The key is to know if you are someone who can stay focused with this amount of freedom. Be honest with yourself if you will actually attend classes when you aren’t compelled to and complete your course schedule as needed.
2.) It saves money- There are a lot of costs associated with attending a conventional university. Using the lights in a building, having access to a gym, getting rid of the trash we generate, etc. all has its costs. As the student, these schools will pass this cost off to you in the form of tuition. An online school affords you the chance to save on these costs and only have to pay for the classes themselves.