Ask yourself these questions:
If you answered "yes" to most of these questions, then you will probably do just fine.
The Web site www.elearneradvisor.com offers a more detailed list of questions that may be helpful as you decide if online learning is right for you.
During the 15-week fall and spring semesters, a typical student should expect to devote 9-12 hours per week to each 3-credit hour graduate online course. Those who are new to graduate study or who have difficulties with critical reading and writing or who have technical difficulties may find it necessary to devote more than 12 hours per week. Those with a background in the subject area and strong academic skills might average near the lower side of this estimate.
Shorter semesters require more time per week. A 3-credit hour course in a 5-week summer session, for example, is presented in one-third the time. Therefore, the class would likely take 27- 36 hours per week for those 5 weeks.
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