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Arizona State Online or Harvard Extension online

mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
Hi, I'm currently looking at transferring to an online degree program. I am hoping to do marketing. ASU offers a marketing degree online and Harvard Extension school offers an extension studies degree with specialization of business admin with a minor in marketing. Any advice? I am a community college honors student looking to do online because I work full time. Many thanks for your input.

Replies to: Arizona State Online or Harvard Extension online

  • mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Also, any ideas of a great undergrad major for someone successful enough in graphic design to work as a designer in marketing at a bank? All I can come up with is "marketing degree" but maybe other people have ideas.
  • mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I'm currently enjoying calculus
  • CorbettCorbett Registered User Posts: 2,493 Senior Member
    edited September 5
    @mj415510 Note that Harvard Extension programs aren't fully online; they expect you to complete at least some coursework on-campus. This may be an issue if you don't live in the Boston area.
    You can pursue most of your degree online, if you wish. But to fully experience Harvard, you are required to complete at least 16 credits (roughly four courses) on campus. Intensive three-week and weekend on-campus options available.
    https://www.extension.harvard.edu/academics/undergraduate-degrees/bachelor-liberal-arts-degree
  • mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Yes I know. Harvard Extension school said I could complete the on-campus requirements in 4 weekends over the course of the degree
  • mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Just wondering if the value of Harvard Extension School (self-declaring as an extension school, even on the diploma) exceeds something like ASU Online (being an online extension of a state school, with less of a reputation to uphold so it awards degrees with the major declared, rather than in "Extension Studies" as with Harvard).

    I know it's all online and thus sketchier, but online is all I can practically do.
  • mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    edited September 5
    I care most about the quality of the education, even if it is online. I live next to UC Berkeley and understand that Berkeley Extension is its own animal, mainly for certificates and whatnot, and not really associated with UC Berkeley except maybe in name and record, uncertain about the rest. But it is respectable for a certificate I know.
  • mj415510mj415510 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I guess reputation matters too
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