The amount of time you will need to earn your degree depends on several factors, including:
Learners can contact faculty members and advisors via e-mail as long as they are registered in UC courses. In some UC MS and all PhD programs, students participate in residential colloquia, which offer an ongoing opportunity to receive in-person support from faculty.
Not at all-using the online course room is similar to using e-mail, your computer at work, or any basic software program. For most degree programs, the first course you will take is an introduction to UC's course room and online learning in general. The Learner Success Lab is designed to provide new learners the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their online degree programs. The lab course familiarizes learners with the online environment and support resources provided to ensure success. Learners build skills in the selection and use of methods, techniques, and library resources. Working with their academic advisors, learners will develop a Degree Completion Plan that outlines a path to earning a UC University degree online.
Log-in to your online course room. You can view and print assignments, as well as discuss them with your classmates. The course room also allows you to submit your assignments, either in Zip files or Microsoft Word documents
E-learners find that one of the most exciting advantages to our e-learning environment is the ongoing opportunity to interact online, by phone, and in person with instructors and other learners.
Any time, day or night, you can access your class and participate via our online course room, as long as you have an Internet connection. Students usually need to log in 2-5 times each week, but there is no set class schedule so you can "attend class" anytime. You can expect to spend 10-15 hours each week per course.
Yes, each UC course has a designated start and end date. Most courses run quarterly lasting about three months. Some courses are six weeks in length, and a few courses are one month in length.