It seems like an obvious statement, but an online course will require your time. Yet, a common misconception among prospective students is online learning requires less time than a brick and mortar class. The reality is you will save time in some areas, but spend more time in others.
Yes, there are time savers. The beauty of an online course is you can do it on your time with deadlines throughout the week. You also do not have to travel to be at a desk. However, you will spend time in other areas you did not expect.