Online education is the education for working people, who cannot get through the regular courses due to their daily work schedule. Online education is the best option for working people who want to undergo higher education and enhance their knowledge to grow in their career. The online education is gaining popularity these days due to its several advantages like flexibility of time schedule, easy accessibility, online communication with mentors, cost effectiveness, availability of online study material and books.

Here we have listed some of the top online colleges and universities offering online education across the globe:-

Ashford University

Ashford began in 1918 as a junior college for women in Clinton, Lowa. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. The university offers associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees in –

  • Health
  • Education
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Human Services


Capella University

Capella University is a higher learning institute which started its education courses in 1993 at Minneapolis. The university offers 145 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level. It has 48 learning centers outside the United States. Capella University offers courses in –

  • Business
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Psychology
  • Public safety
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Administration


Full Sail University

Full Sail University was founded in 1979 as an institute of video and film production. In the beginning it started with the courses in music and sound but later other courses were introduced in its offerings. The university offers online certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in –

  • Computer Animation
  • Game Designing
  • Graphic Designing
  • Internet Marketing
  • Public Designing
  • Business Intelligence
  • Audio & Video Production


Regent University

Regent University is a private Christian research university located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States. The university was founded in 1977 as Christian Broadcasting Network University and later changed the name to Regent University. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree courses in –

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Health Care
  • Christian Studies

 It offers Master courses in Organizational Leadership and Business Administration and Doctoral degrees in Strategic Leadership.


Walden University

The Walden University was founded in 1970 aiming to provide the working professionals to pursue higher studies and attract the people who want to make a significant social change. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the university offers Certificate programs as well as Bachelor’s, Masters’ and Doctoral degree programs. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The areas of study are mentioned below:

  • Business and Management
  • Communication and New Media
  • Criminal Justice and Emergency Management
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Public Health and Health Sciences
  • Public Policy and Administration
  • Social Work and Human Service


Herzing University

Herzing University was founded in 1965 by Henry and Suzanne Herzing, as a computer programming institute in Wisconsin. Later it acquired various other schools and the name changed to Herzing College in 1996. Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and is a member of the North Central Association. It has eleven campuses in United States and an online school. Herzing university do not offer Master degree online courses. The university offers online Bachelor Degree courses in –

  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Business – Legal studies
  • Technology
  • Public Safety
  • Designing


Post University

Post University was established in 1890 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Before 1990 it was known as Post College. The university offers day, evening, and online courses, and has three satellite centers in Meriden, Danbury, and Wallingford.

Programs offered:

Master degree program in

  • MBA Degree Program
  • MBA Degree Program / Corporate Innovation Concentration
  • MBA Degree Program / Entrepreneurship Concentration
  • MBA Degree Program / Finance Concentration
  • MBA Degree Program / Leadership Concentration
  • MBA Degree Program / Marketing Concentration
  • MBA Degree Program / Multidisciplinary Concentration
  • MBA Degree Program / Project Management Concentration
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Quality, Improvement and Innovation
  • Master of Science in Human Services
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Education


Rasmussen College

Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college with 24 campuses in Minnesota, North Dakota, Florida, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas and online. Rasmussen College offers more than 54 programs across seven schools of study in a variety of convenient learning options. The college offers Bachelors degree in  –

  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Information Management
  • Accelerated Accounting
  • Accelerated Healthcare Management
  • Accelerated HR and Organizational Leadership
  • Accelerated Marketing
  • Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
  • Accelerated Finance
  • Accelerated Business Management
  • Business Management
  • Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
  • Graphic designing
  • Computer Science
  • Information Security
  • Information Technology Management


The Art Institute Online

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was founded in 1921. It helps the students explore opportunities as they prepare to launch careers in the areas of design, media arts, fashion, and culinary. It offers the degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary. Bachelor degree programs offered by the Art Institute of Pittsburgh are as:

  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Digital Film
  • Special Effects
  • Animation
  • Game Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Management


Liberty University

Liberty University is a private Christian university that was founded in 1971. The school’s online education branch enables students to earn a degree at any level (associate to Ph.D.). More than 95,000 students around the world enjoy the same quality education as Liberty’s residential students with the added flexibility of online classes. It offers the Bachelor’s degree programs in Aeronautics, Accounting, Business Administration, Healthcare, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Education and General Studies. it offers Master degree programs in Business Administration, Healthcare, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Education, Music and Nursing.