Distance Education Resources

Distance Learning: When searching for a course or degree program, keep in mind the importance of accreditation. Some accrediting agencies (such as DETC) will not transfer to other institutions. If you have any questions or concerns about the integrity of a program, please feel free to contact us at Cook County Higher Education, 218-387-3411 or ccheservices@northshorecampus.org

CCHE's Favorite Distance Links:

EduChoice - Directory of colleges and courses.

Free Practice Tests Test preparation previews for college entrance tests, GRE, PRAXIS, nursing -- just about everything! Great site to find out which skills you need to hone before taking your actual exam.

Distance Education and Training Council - Degree and Training Programs. Schools accredited by the Distance Education Training Council (DETC), while recognized as quality programs, may not transfer to other institutions.

Education Online Search - A college and career education search engine.

Graduate Programs - Distance degree programs for graduate students. Select "Distance Education Programs" from the drop-down menu under "Search by Graduate School."

Lake Superior College - On-line college courses.

Ed2Go - On-line training courses (non credit).

Mind Edge - A Directory of Courses, Training, and Degree Programs.

Minnesota Online - Distance learning courses and degree programs in Minnesota.

Lynda- Used for different software training, including graphic design, pro-tools, etc.  Some of the training programs are free.

Virtual University - Continuing Education courses covering a wide variety of topics.

College Planning Tools: 

- Determine out how much you can save by taking distance learning courses.
College Costs - Use this calculator to determine how much attending college will cost.

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