Should You Take Online or Onsite Pharmaceutical Courses? How to Choose the Best Option for Your NeedsMarch 21, 2017
Are you considering enrolling in pharmaceutical courses? If so, the future looks promising. The pharmaceutical industry in Canada and around the world is growing, opening up many opportunities for new graduates to start their careers. Taking courses at a top pharmaceutical school makes all the difference. AAPS is known for producing well-rounded, qualified, and capable students. As a result, our graduates, whether they study online or onsite, have the highest employment rate in the entire industry.
If you’re trying to decide whether to enroll in online or onsite classes, read on to learn more about how to choose the best option for your needs.
Do you Need Flexibility During Your Pharmaceutical Courses?
Many students find balancing a job, family, and other responsibilities with education to be challenging. If you already work a full-time job or you’re unable to physically be on campus most weekdays, enrolling in online courses could be the ideal solution.
Online classes allow you to complete your coursework more flexibly and on your own terms. Course content is uploaded to an online platform which you can access from home, work, or even a coffee shop. While some assignments and projects have deadlines, online courses give you more flexibility with your schoolwork.
If time is less of a concern for you, and you want drug safety training to be your sole focus, then attending onsite classes may be better. With onsite classes you can take advantage of face-to-face interactions with your instructors, participate in interactive class discussions, get access to career support services, and more.
Are You Located Conveniently Close to Campus?
When deciding whether to enroll in onsite or online classes, it’s important to consider how convenient it is for you to be on campus. If you live far away, can’t access public transportation, or don’t have a car, you may want to consider enrolling in online classes.
While studying online, you don’t have to worry about commuting to school. You can do all your work from wherever you’re most comfortable. Online classes can also be an ideal option for students who travel often. You can work on your studies from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection.
On the other hand, if you can access campus easily, then you may want to consider attending onsite pharmaceutical courses. By opting for onsite courses, you can take advantage of our modern facilities. Our laboratories and equipment are newly built and are up to date with the latest technology, providing you with the best quality hands-on training possible.
In addition, to make commuting easier, our campus is conveniently located near Highway 401. AAPS is also located close to gyms, banks, a mall, and several restaurants, meaning that attending courses on campus can be a convenient addition to your routine.
Do You Prefer Self-Directed or Structured Learning for Pharmaceutical Courses?
If you’re a learner who likes to work at your own pace, then you may prefer learning online. Our online courses give you the freedom to learn in a way that suits you. We provide you with all the necessary content, assignments, and support you’ll need, and it’s up to you to direct your learning in whichever way you see fit. Many students enjoy the freedom online classes provide.
If the idea of self-directed learning isn’t for you, we would encourage you to consider onsite classes. Learning on campus is more structured and gives you direct access to our experienced and supportive instructors. Whichever option you choose, you can rest assured you’re receiving the top-notch career training AAPS is known for.
Are you interested in learning about the pharmaceutical industry or earning a pharmacovigilance certificate?
Contact AAPS today!