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An online UGA degree is a UGA degree

UGA’s online offerings reflect the same quality UGA’s residential offerings are known for. The online offerings maintain comparable standards for excellence as their traditional high quality face-to-face classes.

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UGA has a growing number of fully online graduate degrees, certificates and undergraduate programs. Current offerings include Education, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine, and new programs are under development.

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62 or older in GA? Earn your UGA degree for free!

Monica Kaufman Pearson graduated from the University of Georgia today with a masters degree from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Even though she is a very accomplished journalist with many years of experience at WSB-TV in Atlanta, she still found it important to continue her education. Any resident of Georgia over the age of 62 can earn a UGA degree for free, just like Monica Kaufman Pearson, thanks to a program from the University System of Georgia (USG).  The USG tuition assistance program for students in GA over the age of 62 includes online classes at the University of Georgia. Those who qualify are encouraged to apply for an undergrad or graduate degree at UGA online or on campus.

Five Tips to Improve Your at Home Study Space

For online students, a nice study space is a necessity. Follow these tips to increase your productivity!

1. Have a little bit of noise. Have you ever wondered why studying in your favorite coffee shop can be so productive? Surprisingly enough, a space that is too quiet is not always best for a focused task, especially one that involves creativity. So next time you need to write a paper, try this website to turn your home office into a local cafe.

Online Learning Myths Dispelled

1. Online degrees don't carry the same respect

The bottom line is employers value online degrees every bit as much as a degrees earned in a traditional setting. In fact, many business leaders believe that individuals who pursue additional education or degrees while effectively balancing job and family responsibilities showcase the intangible qualities they look for in leaders.

2. Online degrees/courses are easy and don't take as much time

Pursuing a degree online is just as rigorous as doing so in an in-person classroom environment. Online courses have assignment deadlines, mandatory participation requirements and require the same time commitment.

A Teacher Mentorship Leads to an Online M.Ed.

Lindsey Horton and Sabrina Willis met in Willis’s classroom through a teacher mentorship program as Lindsey was finishing up her B.S. in English Education at UGA.  Willis loved to mentor Horton because of her enthusiasm for teaching kids. Lindsey was doing so well that “by the end of the semester, it was really more of a co-teach thing.” said Sabrina.

UGA Online Ranked 5th Best Online School by ranks colleges every year and in 2014, UGA Online made the top 10, ranking 5th. The website searches through 7,684 different schools to determine their rankings. Acceptance rate, enrollment rate, retention rate and graduation rate were all taken into consideration when compiling the list. The university of Georgia has an exceptionally high retention rate and graduation rate of 94% and 83%, respectively.


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