On this page you will find helpful information from one of our alumni homeschool graduates. She has a masters degree and is currently a doctorate candidate. Please meet Deputy Director, Kaitlyn Bajek.
She walked the talk and am proud to say she excels in anything and everything she does. Her cheery and positive disposition is infectious and encouraging. She has a passion for helping others and encouraging others especially anyone with special needs.
This page is dedicated to Future Planning Resources and Services for homeschooled high school member families by Kaitlyn Bajek.
For more details about her homeschool counseling services, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is “online college”?
Today, you can earn a degree from several universities from the comfort of your home or anywhere with an Internet Connection!
What sort of degrees can I earn online?
You can earn anything ranging from an associates degree to a doctoral degree! Can I earn college credits online as a non-degree seeking student? Absolutely! You can earn college credit as a non-degree seeking student through an online college. Additionally, you can also earn ACE credits online (we will discuss ACE credits on a later slide).
Can I earn college credits while I am still in high school?
Yes! Lots of online colleges offer dual enrollment for homeschoolers.
Questions to Ask Yourself when Deciding on an Online College
Deciding what online college is the best fit for you can be overwhelming. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you consider your choices:
Do they offer the degree that I am interested in?
Do they offer scholarships?
Do I want to attend a secular or Christian online college?
Do I want a competency-based program?
Do I want to attend a school that does not require the SAT/ACT?
Questions to Ask Online Colleges
Here are some questions to ask when you are talking to online colleges: Are you nationally or regionally accredited?
Do you require the SAT/ACT?
What is your transfer credit policy?
What is your transfer credit policy?
Will my degree say “online”?
Are your exams proctored?
What are my Online Colleges Options?
A secular online college is one that does not include biblical integration to their curriculum.
A Christian online college includes biblical integration to their curriculum. Competency-Based
A competency-based online program is a self-paced option that allows you to move at your own pace instead of having deadlines and due dates. Additionally, competency based degrees typically do not have quizzes/exams.
Deputy Director’s Top Online Secular College Picks
University of Florida (https://ufonline.ufl.edu/)
University of Virginia (https://online.virginia.edu/)
Berklee College of Music (https://online.berklee.edu/)
Deputy Director’s Top Online Christian College Picks
Liberty University (https://www.liberty.edu/online/)
Regent University (https://www.regent.edu/online/)
Colorado Christian University (https://www.ccu.edu/ccu/online/)
Indiana Wesleyan University (https://www.indwes.edu/adult-graduate/programs/) Regis University (https://www.regis.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/index)
Point University (https://online.point.edu/online-programs/)
Deputy Director’s Top Competency-Based College Picks
University of Maine Presque Isle (https://online.umpi.edu/what-is-your-pace.aspx) Southern New Hampshire University (https://www.snhu.edu/about-us/college-for-america) Capella University (https://www.capella.edu/capella-experience/flexpath/) Western Governors University (https://www.wgu.edu/)
Northern Arizona University (https://nau.edu/online-innovative-educational-initiatives/self paced-personalized-learning/)
ACE Credits FAQ
What are “ACE” credits?
ACE credits are self-paced college credits.
Can homeschoolers complete ACE credits?
Yes! Homeschoolers can complete as many ACE credit courses as they would like. Also, they may count towards the high school graduation requirements in your state. What type of courses can I complete utilizing ACE credits?
You can complete anything ranging from general education requirements (English, math, science, etc.) to abnormal psychology!
Can they be transferred to my college of choice?
You will have to reach out to your college of choice and ask if they accept ACE credits. Typically, on the ACE credit website it will show a list of their partner schools.
Deputy Director’s Top Picks for Earning ACE Credits
Sophia Learning (https://www.sophia.org/)
Study.com (https://study.com/academy/goal/transferable-credit/online-college-credit.html) Straighterline (https://www.straighterline.com/)
Be Unbound (NOTE: this option is listed as “regionally accredited” on students’ transcript) (https://beunbound.us/)
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If you have any additional questions about earning ACE credits, online college, or future planning please email our deputy director, Kaitlyn Bajek, her email address is LHAKaitlyn@gmail.com
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