There are strictly online universities and colleges as well as brick and mortar institutions that offer online alternatives. Many of these institutions offer degrees in which students may all degree requirements online.
The types of degrees available include both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Post-graduate programs are also available. Some post-graduate (doctoral) programs include residency requirements for online students but the majority of the work can be completed online.
Students may earn degrees ranging from an Associates Degree to a PhD in an online environment. There are also certificate programs that students may complete at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.