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Any benefit to taking anatomy online at a university vs community college?

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I'm trying to decide if there is any benefit to spending $2,000 on a Summer anatomy class at the university vs $200 at the community college?

it depends. In a really high demand area for teachers, the university can usually afford better quality. In most areas, it won't really make a difference.

Just be careful with community college classes, most schools have a minimum number of credits that you have to take at that school to be able to get a degree. So anything you take at a community college has to still leave you getting up to that minimum.

1 hour ago, TheDudeWithTheBigDog said:

it depends. In a really high demand area for teachers, the university can usually afford better quality. In most areas, it won't really make a difference.

Just be careful with community college classes, most schools have a minimum number of credits that you have to take at that school to be able to get a degree. So anything you take at a community college has to still leave you getting up to that minimum.

Yes, I know what you are saying. I have to take this couse to meet the prereqs for university. The university I am attending doesn't care. It can be just one class. The situation is the community college started on Monday and for some reason they can't enroll me in the class. Make no sense, but they said I can call tomorrow and have a on the spot meeting with a counselor to unlock whatever holds. I'm 3 days late to class now and I'm thinking that may be tough to catch up. I have until next Monday to get in though. The other option is to forget the community college and enroll in University class instead. Its actually $1500 now that I got the bill sent to me, but I can actually enroll for July start date.

Edited by truckinusa

I would go through portage learning (Geneva college) before I would spend 2k on one class.

9 minutes ago, anewmanx said:

I would go through portage learning (Geneva college) before I would spend 2k on one class.

The dilemma is they only accept John Hopkins and Univeristy of Phoenix I found out and none of those will work. The ones I have found are only online because of the COVID and schools being online in California.

48 minutes ago, truckinusa said:

The dilemma is they only accept John Hopkins and Univeristy of Phoenix I found out and none of those will work. The ones I have found are only online because of the COVID and schools being online in California.

You may just be stuck waiting then, unless they can get you in.

Hard to believe the school only accepts online courses from two schools, one of them being the Phoenix school. Apparently you don't have time to go through the hoops to get the school to accept a proposed alternative. UNE offers open enrollment and you can accelerate completion of the course, however the course costs $1200 or $1400 or so. UNE is accepted by most medical, nursing, and other professional programs.

2 minutes ago, caliotter3 said:

Hard to believe the school only accepts online courses from two schools, one of them being the Phoenix school. Apparently you don't have time to go through the hoops to get the school to accept a proposed alternative. UNE offers open enrollment and you can accelerate completion of the course, however the course costs $1200 or $1400 or so. UNE is accepted by most medical, nursing, and other professional programs.

I could have done that one also since its regionally accredited, but the time frame is going to pass August 17th which is the deadline. Its so stupid how they literally called me last Friday and dropped this on me and didn't tell me way before Summer sessions started so actually had options. In a normal non-covid year I bet California wouldn't even be an option.

Forget California. They will put up more roadblocks than you can imagine. If you can afford it, I would enroll in the UNE course and move your rear to finish the course in time. That seems your best option at this point.

3 minutes ago, caliotter3 said:

Forget California. They will put up more roadblocks than you can imagine. If you can afford it, I would enroll in the UNE course and move your rear to finish the course in time. That seems your best option at this point.

Any reason you say that? How difficult is the UNE course? I emailed them and they said at best it would be 8-9 weeks and doesn't start until July.

No idea that they had postponed until July, guess because of Covid. Not any easier or harder than anywhere else that I know of. The instructor has changed from the original one who developed the online version of the course years ago. I just see it as being more accessible because of open enrollment and the student's ability to complete the course faster than the 16 weeks normally allotted (one year time limit, unless that has changed). It has been some time since I looked at the site description.