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It looks like the law profession has taken one more step into the digital age. The Franklin Pierce School of Law at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) just became the fourth online/hybrid law program to be granted full accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA).

The UNH program is the first accredited online law program to specialize in a specific area of law: intellectual property and technology law.  Sound like something you might be interested in? Here's what you need to know.

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If you've been looking for an accredited online law school, chances are you've come up with some serious roadblocks. While online law programs have existed for quite some time, the American Bar Association (ABA) has refused to fully accredit any of them. That meant that graduates of these programs were not allowed to sit for the bar to become a practicing attorney.

Until now. The landscape of online law programs is changing rapidly.
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Most MBA students are able to double their income within three years of graduation compared to their pre-MBA salaries. That’s a pretty powerful incentive to enroll in an MBA program ASAP. However, going to grad school when you’re already working full-time can present significant challenges.

That’s why many professionals are turning to online MBA programs—and these days, there are a host of excellent programs to choose from. Even better, there are a good number of programs that will allow you to get a waiver on graduate admission testing, removing at least one significant barrier to earning your MBA.

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Has fear of student loan debt kept you from pursuing your master's in computer science? If so, we have some pretty fantastic news for you: Not only can you get your master's for well under $10,000 (in fact, way less!), but you can also get it from a top-tier school.

Future students: Do yourselves a favor and check out what's going on at Georgia Tech.

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If you're going to spend the time and money to earn your degree online, you probably want to make sure that your investment in your education is going to pay off. That's a smart impulse, especially if you need to take out student loans to finance your education. 

Thankfully, with so many reputable online degree programs available these days, there are plenty of careers to choose from that will help you build a solid financial future. Here, we present 30 degrees that can be earned entirely or mostly online - and each of the following has the potential for a bright future. 

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Let’s be frank: That headline sets up a pretty big promise. But the promise is a real one—it is possible to get a free master’s degree online. Of course, it won't be as easy as snapping your fingers and collecting your credential—this strategy will take some work and planning, but you probably already assumed that. 

However, if you can increase your value in the workplace without accruing thousands of dollars of debt, then the effort may be far outweighed by the reward. 

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