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Top Online Degree Careers

As the number of colleges and universities that offer online classes grow, so does the number of degrees that can be earned online. This makes choosing a degree program much more difficult. However, there are some jobs that rank higher than others that students can get with their online degree. According to Online-Education.net, the top ten careers that can be attained with an online degree are:

  1. Software Engineer
  2. Information Technology Manager
  3. Actuary
  4. Network Engineer
  5. Computer Systems Analyst
  6. Information Systems Manager
  7. Lawyer
  8. Physician Assistant
  9. Database Administrator
  10. Small Business Manager

Online-Education.net offers a list of the top 101 jobs that can be attained with an online degree and lists online colleges that offer those degrees. The jobs are ranked by average salary, industry growth, and the total amount of education you need, and includes everything from associate's degrees to PhDs.


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