The Many Benefits of Online Coursework

At Eagle Gate College, several of our degree programs have online classes to better serve you and your busy life. Adults with full-time jobs, families, or other obligations can still pursue their dreams.  Online courses will allow you to attend class when it suits your schedule, all you need is a computer with internet access.

Our online classes have many of the elements you’d expect from a traditional class including assignments, quizzes, attendance requirements, and interactive discussions.  You can meet with your instructors and program directors on campus at any point in the semester. We also offer free on-campus tutoring upon request.

Additional benefits of our online classes include:

  • Attend class when it suits your schedule
  • Work a full time job while getting your degree
  • Attentive and experienced instructors
  • Flexible learning environment
  • Use of our Virtual Cadaver Lab
  • More time to complete assignments
  • Helpful discussion boards

The Virtual Classroom Experience

Your first day of online class at Eagle Gate College is an orientation and introduction to the online classroom. You will be provided with a course syllabus, schedule of assignments, and general expectations. You will also be given a tour of our virtual cadaver lab.

Coursework is broken up into weekly modules so you can clearly see when tasks are due.  For instance, discussion posts are typically due on Wednesdays at midnight. You will often need to post again by Sunday night to meet your attendance requirements. Throughout the week, our discussion boards will give you and your instructor an opportunity to interact with one another.

The virtual classroom is accessible 24/7 including around the clock tech support by phone, chat or email should you ever need it.

Programs with Online Classes

Eagle Gate students using a medical simulation mannequin

At Eagle Gate, we offer online classes in several of our degree programs to better serve our students. These currently include the following:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): With a BSN degree, Registered Nurses (RNs) can create a foundation for career advancement, management positions, and higher salaries. Our accelerated BSN program will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam in as little as 36 months. Not only will you gain invaluable skills, but you’ll benefit from the convenience of completing various courses online. In essence, we provide an alternative solution for working adults and full-time parents.

BSN-trained nurses can potentially find jobs in the following fields:

+ Nurse Manager

+ Clinical Research Nurse

+ Case Management Nurse

+ Hospice Nurse

+ Burn Care Nurse

+ Orthopedic Nurse

+ Psychiatric Nurse

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): At Eagle Gate College, our MSN program is taught entirely online. This master’s degree emphasizes research, analysis, and the development of critical-thinking skills. Graduates with this advanced level of learning can move into higher levels of care and leadership across a variety of healthcare settings.

MSN graduates can also pursue a wide variety of nursing jobs and specialties, such as:

+ Clinical Nurse Leader

+ Nurse Educator

+ Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

+ Clinical Nurse Specialist

+ Certified Nurse-Midwife

+ Nurse Practitioner

Master’s Entry Program in Nursing: Developed with non-nursing students in mind, our hybrid online Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) is an excellent choice for busy adults who would like to change careers. In as little as 22 months, you can pursue RN licensure and your dream career.

Medical Assisting Program: If you’re looking for an online Medical Assisting program, Eagle Gate College offers a dynamic MA program that can be completed in as little as 10 months with all courses currently offered online. Our students learn through a combination of virtual instruction, hands-on lab exercises, and supervised externship hours.