Universities That Offer Degrees Through Correspondence Study

by Sherry Barnhart

Many universities offer the opportunity to earn a degree through correspondence studies through the mail or Internet. Home programs are usually the same as on-campus studies. Correspondence courses have the advantages of flexible scheduling, so studying can be done at the most convenient time for you.

Troy State

Troy State University in Montgomery, Alabama, offers web based courses through a courseware management system called Blackboard. You can earn an accredited degree completely online with their eCampus program. This university is regionally credited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Degrees offered include bachelor of arts or bachelor of science in professional study. Some majors are English, history, criminal justice and political Science.

University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, offers degrees by correspondence courses worldwide. The university approves 20 degree programs that are the same as the ones on campus. Undergraduate degree programs are delivered through integrated/online compressed interactive video format.

Drexel

Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is ranked by the "US News & World Report" as one of the America’s Best Colleges. On-line degree programs offered are master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees and certificate programs. Some bachelor’s degrees include nursing, business, communication, criminal justice, education and general studies. Master degree programs include nursing and health professions, clinical research business, communication and information science/systems.

Syracuse

Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, offers degrees though correspondence studies on-line to students worldwide. The distance-learning program is the same as the campus program including curriculum, faculty, academic calendar and tuition. All degrees are accredited by the Middle States and American Library Association. Some programs offered are Master of Science in Library and Information Science and Master of Science in Information Management.

About the Author

Sherry Barnhart has been writing web content and articles since 2006. Her articles have appeared on various websites and she ghostwrites for several companies. She is in the process of expanding her writing to include blogging, flipping sites and writing informational products. Barnhart is also working on a children's book for ages 10 to 14.