Online School Programs You Never Knew Existed

Online college courses don’t have to be all work and no play.¬†Usually the first thing people think of when they hear “online course” is math, English, or business.

However, there is much more to online school than meets the eye. The benefits of being able to take classes on your own time and wherever you are make an online college education an attractive option.

Here are five online schools that specialize in areas that aren’t traditionally taught online.

1. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division
This school offers fun and lucrative programs in things like culinary management, game art and design, kitchen and bath design, fashion retail and management, interior design, and even hotel and restaurant management. These are no common programs and offer graduates an opportunity to start an interesting career.

2. Jacksonville University’s Nursing School Online
Did you realize you can complete an MSN degree or an RN to BSN degree online? This school offers programs that can help you start or continue your nursing career. If you enroll in the online RN to BSN program you can continue to work as a nurse while earning your degree.

3. University of the Rockies Online
This school offers a Master of Arts in Psychology, Sports and Performance Psychology Specialization. With this interesting program you will learn all about what it takes to work in the sports world with trainers, coaches, physical therapists, athletic management, and athletes.

4. West Virginia University Online
West Virginia University Online offers a fashion merchandising program perfect for those who love clothes, design, and business. The program includes courses on the history of fashion, textiles, global issues as they relate to fashion, merchandise planning, and fashion, the body and culture, among others.

5. Brandman University Online
This school offers a unique program where you can earn your nutrion and wellness undergraduate certificate. With this training you can land a job in many fields including sports therapy, human resources, teaching, fitness, nutritional advisement, and health care.

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Rachel is a writer who currently writes for My Colleges and Careers and focuses on website content, press releases, and blogs. In her spare time she likes to read murder mysteries, bake, play games, fish, and go to basketball games.

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  • You are right! I never knew that these existed but these are great schools! Thanks for letting me know about them. Your website has a lot of very useful information. I am looking forward to reading more!

    Comment by classycareergirl — January 2, 2011 @ 12:26 am
  • Thanks for your great comment, Classy Career Girl! We think your blog has lots of fantastic information as well! Would you be open to doing a guest blog for

    Comment by Sarah Ward — February 25, 2011 @ 1:59 pm

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