Best Online College English Courses

Instructor: Carrie Soucy
Many English courses are available online to help students throughout their college careers. Explore various courses and how they may give you an edge in achieving your academic goals.

Online College English Course Options

College students may take online undergraduate or graduate English courses to earn credit from many universities, help them with their in-person classes, prepare for graduate school entrance exams, or study for credit-by-exam tests.

Online Exam Prep Courses

Those seeking to earn college credit for English courses through credit-by-exam programs will find several online resources to help them prepare for their tests. These include:

Students readying for graduate school admissions tests may utilize's online prep courses to study for the English sections of their exams. For example:

ExamPrep Course English Topics Covered
GMAT GMAT Test: Online Help & Review Essay writing and revising, grammar and usage, reading comprehension
GREGRE Test Practice & Study Guide Vocabulary, reading, essay writing, editing

Online English Course Help and Study Guides

For students already enrolled in college English classes,'s help and study guide courses offer supplemental lessons to help master specific topics, including:

Online Classes for College Credit

Many schools offer online English courses for credit to currently enrolled students. Classes may be found as part of undergraduate or graduate online degree programs and, depending on the program, be self-paced or structured to be taken on the school's semester calendar.

Earning College Credit

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Transferring credit to the school of your choice

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