Army Distance Learning
By now you know that a considerable benefit of distance learning is that you can take classes anytime, anywhere.
The military realized this years ago and began giving its soldiers access to online degree programs. The Army distance learning program is one of the most robust of all the military online learning programs.
They give their soldiers access to GoArmyEd, which they market as a benefit of enlisting. GoArmyEd is a portal to online college courses for the Army’s active duty soldiers. A user of the system can request Tuition Assistance and take distance learning courses any time — no matter where they’re stationed — and track progress towards their degree.
With the implementation of eArmyEd the Army and its soldiers were able to go nearly paperless. Need help with tuition? Just go online and fill out the electronic forms. Interacting with counselors is easy too. Soldiers use the system as a one-stop-shop for all things related to continuing education.
GoArmyEd provides soldiers with easy access to a wide range of accredited colleges and universities, from all over the country, and more than 1,000 college degrees as well as certificate programs.
The Army hasn’t cornered the market on distance learning. The Marines distance learning program and Navy College Program are both excellent too.
A soldier’s life can be exceedingly stressful, with many spending months or years away from home in combat zones. Pursuing an online bachelors degree can provide a mental escape, boost self-esteem and morale, and help prepare soldiers for life after the military.