Some accredited correspondence schools are Murray State University, Seattle Central Community College and Oklahoma State University. All of these schools offer coursework through the mail in various subjects, such as medical terminology, accounting, literature, math and animal science.
Seattle Central Community College has over 30 courses in its correspondence education department. The courses are completed within six months of beginning. Enrollment is available for anyone who is 18 years and older. Many of the courses include credits toward a degree at the school. Courses vary from U.S. history and microeconomics, to principles of accounting, general psychology, medical terminology and oceanography.
Oklahoma State University offers correspondence courses such as fire protection management, introduction to literature, technical writing, meteorology and American government. There are also German and math courses, such as linear algebra and calculus. This school requires courses to be completed through the mail within one year. These credits are applied to degree programs.
At Murray State University, courses must be completed within 52 weeks of enrolling. Enrollment is available to all residents in the U.S. who have a GED or high school diploma. Exams are taken at an approved testing facility or on campus. Some courses offered through the correspondence program include personal health issues, foundations of public administration, American national government, animal science, and sociology of sports.