How to identify a fake online degree programme

Study International | July 25, 2019

Now, earning a degree is more accessible than ever, and students can receive a qualification from virtually anywhere in the world, even the comfort of their home. One of the greatest perks of online education lies in the fact that students can gain an education from a reputed international university, without having to set foot overseas. But the popularity of online degree programmes has also driven the growth of illegitimate qualifications that students must look out for. It can be difficult to discern which ones are fraudulent as their marketing tactics can be very persuasive. If you’re planning to apply for an online degree, here are some red flags to look out for: You should only apply for an online degree at a university that is accredited. This means that the university has been validated by an agency or the Ministry of Education in that particular country. The university will typically display or reference this accreditation on their website. You can also do a search on Accreditation.org. If you suspect the university is displaying fake accreditation, you can always call the agency and ask.

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