Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.

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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If you're considering going back to school online to advance in your career, you probably want to make sure that your investment in your education pays off. 

Two popular degree options are the master's in computer science and the MBA. But which is the better choice? There's a lot to consider, but the fast answer is that there may be more immediate job openings with higher starting salaries in tech. However, the MBA may be easier to complete online for certain people. Let's discuss.

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What's the most affordable way to get a bachelor's degree online? One of the easiest - but often overlooked -paths may be right in your backyard. 

Here's the simple formula: Get your associate's degree online from your local community college and then finish up with an online degree from a state school where you can pay in-state tuition.

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With so many exciting online degree options available (and more on the horizon), you may be wondering if earning your marketing degree online will be worth the investment.

The good news is that many employers don't differentiate between degrees earned online and those earned on-campus, as long as the institution is reputable and accredited. That means that earning your undergrad or grad marketing degree online may be the key that can open new doors for your future. 

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If you're thinking about getting your degree accounting degree online, you're probably wondering what your career outlook might be on the other side of your diploma.

The good news is that job prospects are solid for people who graduate with accredited online accounting degrees. With the recent explosion of online school options, including some from highly respected brick-and-mortar schools, online degrees have lost much of the stigma they had several years ago. Key: Make sure your degree is from a properly accredited school in order to make the most of your career opportunities. 

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