Take a Lake Land College course at convenient times and locations for you through online learning. We know that travel and class times don’t always fit your schedule. You may have family, work and other obligations that make attending class in a traditional setting difficult. If that sounds like you, Lake Land College offers you opportunities to reach your educational goals through online learning.
Online classes can offer you flexibility to work toward your goals. Often, online courses are a great solution to balance family life, work and school. These courses might be for you if you have:
Course materials, syllabi, lessons and discussions are shared among faculty and students through a software program called Canvas. You can expect the same caring, personal environment Lake Land College is known for whether you are taking your class online or face-to-face.
Our online majors and courses are accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and are recognized throughout the state for quality. Most recently, BestColleges.com named the Medical Coding Specialist program seventh in the nation for top online medical billing and coding certificate programs.
Lake Land College’s online courses are an affordable option. One three-hour class taken online at Lake Land College will cost about one fourth of the cost of a class taken online at other colleges. One of the greatest benefits to you, regardless of where you reside, is that you pay the same tuition rate for online classes as an in-district resident. We have students from across the street and across the world enrolled in our online classes.
Lake Land College also offers textbook rental which equates to additional savings to you. The college Bookstore offers a delivery service, allowing online students to take advantage of the rental system.
Lake Land College offers around 200 courses online each semester. You can supplement your schedule with one or two online courses or take all, or most, of your classes online. We also offer several courses in a “hybrid” format, meaning you may have to come to campus a few times throughout the semester for face-to-face instruction, presentations or lab work.
Visit lakelandcollege.edu/schedules to browse current online opportunities and search for courses by selecting “WEB” under Location.
Lake Land College offers five majors that can be earned completely online.
This degree allows you to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in business and either transfer to a university or enter the workforce upon graduation. Options to complete a bachelor’s degree online are available at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, the University of Illinois-Springfield and Indiana State University.
This degree prepares you for management positions in the health information field. You will study medical ethics, coding, information technology, statistics, management and medical reimbursement.
This certificate presents a comprehensive study of both diagnostic and procedural medical coding using nationally recognized ICD9CM, CPT and HCPCS coding. It prepares you for employment as a coding specialist in hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, long-term and home health care facilities.
This certificate prepares students for entry level positions in supervision and management. You can position yourself with the skills needed to advance in your career and/or update your management and supervisory skills.
This certificate prepares you for entry level positions in account management, sales, retailing and marketing. You can position yourself with the skills needed to advance in your career and/or update your marketing skills.