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100% of 3 students said this degree improved their career prospects
100% of 3 students said they would recommend this school to others
By the OnlineU team | Updated 4/11/2023
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Bachelor's Degrees

Criminal Justice and Corrections $21,500 $35,154 53
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions $24,086 $47,032 38
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods $23,274 $34,526 37
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions $24,000 $28,948 35
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing $17,668 $58,362 24
Business Administration, Management and Operations $22,182 $33,951 18

Master's Degrees

Educational Administration and Supervision $15,678 $55,835 51
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing $36,144 $97,321 46
Business Administration, Management and Operations $28,909 $64,798 39
Human Resources Management and Services $27,344 $55,207 31
Education, General $19,643 $40,933 13
Health and Medical Administrative Services $19,036 $43,009 11

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Tanya Bryson

Reviewed: 6/20/2019


The Bachelor os Science in Emergency Medical Care at Western Carolina University is one of the top in the Nation. It accommodates both traditional and distance learning students and meets accreditation standards. It was the first such program in the nation and has a history and reputation as a leader in the area of Emergency medical Care. The program is also designed so that students can easily transition to graduate level studies in Science, medicine, health education, administration and management... Read More


Reviewed: 1/10/2013

Degree: Emergency Management

Non-profit schools are the ticket. A great education at an affordable price at a state supported regionally accredited institution, what a deal. The annual tuition rate is wrong on this site however. 1 credit hour is only $134.00 so you can do the math.

The Emergency Management program has 9 required classes (27 credit hours) in the program. You do have to take 30 credit hours of upper level classes at WCU so you may have to take a couple extra because EDM 250 is a lower level class and doesn't count... Read More

The remaining 87 credit hours of general education and electives classes can be taken at a community college and transferred in at an even lower cost. So you can really get the degree and only spend around $4400 for it at WCU, of course that doesn't count the community college cost. This is what I have done and its worked great.

Heidi Meiners

Reviewed: 10/23/2012


The on-line program has been well-structured to assist professional educators further their education, increase their resources and fine-tune their skills. The program makes it as doable as possible to work full-time while furthering one's education.

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