We live our entire lives online these days: Americans spend an average of 24 hours a week online. So, why shouldn’t we learn online, too? There’s no reason at all why we shouldn’t, actually, because learning online, and even earning degrees via the web, is a perfectly reasonable thing to do in 2018.
That’s not to say that you haven’t heard many bad things from those who don’t understand how such a thing is possible, though! No doubt you have heard more than your fair share of negative opinions on the subject.