Masters degrees are available in a variety of subjects – from Business Administration to Health care Administration to Nursing – the choices are endless. And while a traditional program can take between two to four years to complete, an online Masters Degree can be completed earlier than that depending on the commitment level you can give. As long as the online college you enroll in is accredited, there should be no problem in finding a job or getting the same career options as students who have chosen a more traditional path of education. There are several reasons to earning an online masters degree. It allows students flexibility. Students can study and fulfill other commitments they may have such as a job or commitments at home.