Nearly all colleges and universities, whether traditional institutions or online schools, offer a valuable benefit beyond what you’ll learn in your day-to-day coursework. That benefit is the opportunity to join an honor society related to a particular discipline or field of study. Not all students are eligible, and societies generally extend invitations to students who meet rigorous academic and sometimes leadership standards. That’s why it’s an honor to belong. Beyond recognizing academic excellence, honor societies offer other advantages to members, whether they are studying for a bachelor’s, a master’s, or a doctoral degree. Here are just a few:
If you are interested in taking online courses and earning an online degree at home, honor society membership is still an option. Walden, an accredited university, is affiliated with a number of national and international honor societies:
Honor societies can be an important part of your college education or your postsecondary education, so be sure to explore the organizations that are in line with your educational and career goals.
Walden University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, www.hlcommission.org.