With the advent and the growth of the internet and the ready availability of computers in the home, a new option of schooling has opened up for many students.
A student seeking a college degree can almost completely study for and receive their degree online in many fields of study. These fields of study available include fashion schools and degrees in fashion.
At the advent of online schools, most people assumed, and with good reason, that an online education was inferior to a four year onsite degree at an accredited college. This idea of inferiority is now slowly changing. One reason for this change in attitude that more and more accredited and proven colleges are offering online classes and online degrees. Another reason for the change is the introduction of guidelines for online school accreditation that have helped to prove the quality of education offered online.
There are many positive aspects to receiving a degree online. One of which is convenience. A stay at home mom for instance can do all of her coursework in the comfort of her home while still being able to care for her children. A student working full time can still work evenings and weekends on their studies in essences going to school full time and working full time. Another positive aspect is being able to receive a degree from a good college in another state without the extra expenditures of housing and the inconvenience of leaving one’s home.
Online fashion schools can be found everywhere. An internet search reveals many schools to choose from in almost every state. A student in the Midwest is now able to get their degree from an accredited university in New York or Online. These two states are the cradle for fashion and fashion design. The Academy of Art University based in San Francisco offers online fashion degrees. In Florida there is the International Academy of Design and Technology. In Colorado, Westwood College Online offers degrees in the fashion industry. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh also offers a fashion degree. There are even online fashion schools based in Europe. For instance the Milan Fashion Campus based in Milano Italy.
Certainly any student wishing to receive their degree online should do their homework before choosing a school. Each student needs to check out the available programs and participating schools to be sure that the school they choose is accredited. Another item to be sure to check is their placement percentage after degrees are earned and they should also be able to give you the median salary of their graduates. Online degrees are becoming more and more feasible everyday for those students willing to take the time to do their research first. Degrees in many fields can be earned in the comfort of the student’s home and usually work can be done at the student’s convenience in a timely manner. The Internet offers many venues and much information that can be used to choose a school that is right for you.