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Associate in Science in General Studies Northwest Mississippi Community College Annual Tuition: $5,400 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #22 Northwest Mississippi Community College Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public, two-year institution in Senatobia providing online associate degree programs for adults and other non-traditional students. They offer 16 fully online majors in both academic and technical disciplines. Popular programs include criminal justice, business administration, and paralegal studies, which prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree if desired. NWCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. Tuition is the same for both on-campus and online courses. The cost per credit hour is $125 in-state and $225 out-of-state, with full-time tuition capped at $1,500 and $2,700 respectively. Online Associate Degrees (17) AA in Accountancy AA in Business Administration AA in Business and Computer Teacher Education AA in Criminal Justice AA in Elementary Education AA in General College AA in Integrated Marketing Communications AA in Liberal Arts AA in Office Administration AA in Outdoor Recreation and Management AA in Psychology AA in Secondary Education AA in Social Work AAS in Administrative Office Technology AAS in Business Management Technology AAS in Medical Office Technology AAS in Paralegal Technology Iowa Western Community College Annual Tuition: $5,568 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #23 Iowa Western Community College Iowa Western Community College is based in Council Bluffs and offers 38 affordable associate degrees that are almost entirely online. Students can earn a two-year degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, education, psychology, and more. Many students will transfer to a four-year institution to complete their bachelor s. A general studies AA or AS from IWCC allows students to fulfill general education requirements while exploring new interests before they select a major. Online classes follow a regular semester schedule, so students are expected to complete weekly work. Accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, IWCC is also completing the Academic Quality Improvement Program to provide students with an even better educational experience. Cost per credit hour is $169 in-state and $174 out-of-state. Online Associate Degrees (38) Associate of Applied Science in Accounting: Pa... Associate of Applied Science in Applied Busines... Associate of Applied Science in Applied Busines... Associate of Applied Science in Computers - App... Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood... 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In addition to a general AA degree, the following programs are available: business administration, early childhood education, fitness trainer technician, law enforcement and speech language pathology paraprofessional. These online programs were designed with working adults in mind, so coursework can be completed at any time of the day or week. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, providing students with degrees they can easily transfer into a baccalaureate college. Tuition is $195 per credit hour. LRSC charges the same tuition for students regardless of state residency. Online Associate Degrees (10) AA in Business Administration AA in Business Administration - Accounting AA in Business Administration - Management AA in Business Administration - Marketing AAS in Early Childhood Education AAS in Law Enforcement AAS in Marketing AAS in Speech Language Pathology Paraprofessional Associate in Arts Associate in Science Rowan College at Burlington County Annual Tuition: $5,952 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: MSCHE #25 Rowan College at Burlington County Rowan College at Burlington County is a public community college in New Jersey with distance learning opportunities for working adults seeking higher education. They currently offer 14 online associate degrees in areas such as liberal arts, accounting, education, business management technology, and English. Students work with an academic advisor to select their courses and plan their transfer to a school where they can complete their bachelor s degree. RCBC has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Tuition per credit hour is $111 in-county, $127 out-of-county, and $192 out-of-state. Online Associate Degrees (14) Associate of Applied Science in Business Manage... Associate of Applied Science in Cancer Registry... Associate of Applied Science in Health Informat... Associate of Arts in Education Associate of Arts in English Associate of Arts in History Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Associate of Arts in Political Science Associate of Arts in Psychology Associate of Arts in Sociology Associate of Science in Accounting Associate of Science in Business Administration Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences
  5. Great Basin College Annual Tuition: $4,447 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: NWCCU #11 Great Basin College Great Basin College is a four-year institution based in Elko, Nevada, where students can earn associate degrees fully online. The school is accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and offers associate of arts, sciences, and applied sciences degrees. Degrees from GBC are recognized in all 50 states, making it easy for students to transfer to other colleges nationwide to complete their bachelor s. The school provides a variety of online instruction courses, including LiveNet classes that meet at a specific time via the internet and interactive video classes (IAV) that use live video streaming to include remote students in on-campus lectures. Online tuition per credit hour is $98.75 for Nevada residents and $148.25 for non-residents. Online Associate Degrees (19) Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Associate of Applied Science in Computer Progra... Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justic... Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justic... Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood... Associate of Applied Science in Entrepreneurship Associate of Applied Science in General Business Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Communi... Associate of Applied Science in Human Services Associate of Applied Science in Infant/Toddler ... Associate of Applied Science in Network Specialist Associate of Applied Science in Office Technology Associate of Arts Associate of Arts in Business Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education Associate of Arts in English Associate of Arts in Graphic Communications Associate of Arts in Social Science Associate of Science in Land Surveying/Geomatics Dakota College at Bottineau Annual Tuition: $4,509 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #12 Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College at Bottineau is a community college in North Dakota offering online associate degrees in 12 disciplines. Students can earn a general AS or AA degree, or they can choose a degree with a focus, such as accounting technology, photography, or urban forest management. Any of these associate degrees will prepare the student to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor s degree. Some of DCB s associate degrees are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce, such as the administrative assistant and paraprofessional educator disciplines. DCB is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and online tuition is $150.30 per credit hour. Online Associate Degrees (11) Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts Associate in Science in Liberal Arts Associate of Applied Science in Caregiver Services Associate of Applied Science in Medical Adminis... Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science in Paraprofessiona... Associate of Applied Science in Paraprofessiona... Associate of Applied Science in Paraprofessiona... Associate of Applied Science in Photography Associate of Applied Science in Recreation Mana... Associate of Applied Science in Urban Forest Ma... Hutchinson Community College Annual Tuition: $4,512 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #13 Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Community College is a two-year institution in Hutchinson, Kentucky that provides students with the chance to earn an associate degree online. Whether a student does not have time to commute to campus or lives halfway across the country, online degrees through HCC provide the flexibility many students need to meet their academic goals. HCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers flexible start dates for courses of various lengths. Professors and staff maintain close communication with online students to ensure they succeed, even at a distance. In-state students pay $110 per credit hour and out-of-state students pay $141 per credit hour. Online Associate Degrees (10) AA in Accounting AA in Business AA in Early Childhood AA in General Studies AAS in Business Administrative Technology AAS in Criminal Justice AAS in Early Childhood Education AAS in Health Information Management AAS in Paralegal AS in General Studies Tyler Junior College Annual Tuition: $4,762 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #14 Tyler Junior College Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas offers 11 different Associate of Arts degrees that are fully online. Students who wish to study remotely can choose between the general studies track and a focus in fields such as business, criminal justice, and education. These associate degrees prepare students for the workforce or continuing their studies in a bachelor s program. TJC s core curriculum program is a 42-credit certificate which guarantees students can apply these classes to the general education requirements of any other public college or university in Texas. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Tuition per credit hour is $141. Online Associate Degrees (11) Associate in Arts in Business Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice Associate in Arts in English Associate in Arts in General Studies Associate in Arts in History Associate in Arts in Psychology Associate in Arts in Sociology Associate in Arts in Teaching - EC-12 (Special ... Associate in Arts in Teaching - EC-6 (Grades 4-8) Associate of Arts in Economics Associate of Arts in Social Work Barton County Community College Annual Tuition: $4,800 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #15 Barton County Community College Barton County Community College is a two-year institution in Great Bend, Kansas with a wide range of associate degrees that can be earned 100% online. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, they offer a general studies degree as well as 47 concentrations in the fields of business, IT, education, health professions, humanities and social sciences, and more. With flexible four, six, eight, and 16 week long classes, most BCCC students are able to complete their associate degree in about a year. The cost per credit hour is $150, making pursuing a degree at BCCC a fast and cost-effective way to work towards a bachelor's degree. Online Associate Degrees (49) AA in Anthropology Cultural Studies AA in English AA in History AA in Law AA in Liberal Studies AA in Political Science AA in Secondary Education AA in Social Work AA in Sociology AAS in Business Administrative Technology AAS in Business Management & Leadership AAS in Corrections AAS in Early Childhood AAS in Emergency Management / Homeland Security AAS in Hazardous Materials Management AAS in Medical Administrative Technology AAS in Medical Assistant AAS in Medical Laboratory Technician AAS in Networking Specialist AAS in Occupational Safety and Health AAS in Technical Accounting Specialist AGS (General Studies) AS in Accounting AS in Biology AS in Business AS in Chemistry AS in Chiropractic AS in Dentistry AS in Dietary Management AS in Early Childhood Education AS in Economics AS in Finance AS in Health Information Management AS in Liberal Studies AS in Management AS in Marketing AS in Math Education AS in Mathematics AS in Medicine AS in Nutrition and Health AS in Pharmacy AS in Physical Sciences AS in Physical Therapy AS in Physicians Assistant AS in Psychology AS in Radiology Technology AS in Secondary Education AS in Veterinary Medicine AS in Wildlife Science Metropolitan Community College Annual Tuition: $4,800 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #15 Metropolitan Community College Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska, is a two-year institution offering online associate degrees. They have 25 associate degree programs in the fields of accounting, business, computer technology, criminal justice, health information management systems, IT, liberal arts, and office technology. Many of these options are Associate in Applied Science degrees, which prepare individuals to begin a technical career. Others are intended for transfer to a four-year institution. Classes start and end on a regular semester schedule, but students can complete their weekly coursework on their own time. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Tuition per credit hour is $64 in-state and $96 out-of-state, which includes international students. Online Associate Degrees (12) Associate in Applied Science - Business Adminis... Associate in Applied Science in Accounting Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justic... Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justic... Associate in Applied Science in General Studies Associate in Applied Science in Information Tec... Associate in Applied ScienceHealth Data and Inf... Associate in Arts - Business Transfer Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts/Academic Tran... Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts/Academic Tran... Associate in Science in Computer Technology Tra... Associate in Science in Computer Technology Tra... Pratt Community College Annual Tuition: $4,800 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #15 Pratt Community College Pratt Community College is a two-year public institution in Kansas offering online associate degrees through cooperation with EDUKAN, an association of participating colleges. Through EDUKAN, students can earn an associate degree from PCC in accounting/business administration, secondary education, elementary education, liberal arts, or applied sciences. Students can use these degrees to begin their vocation or transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor s degree. PCC and EDUKAN are accredited through the Higher Learning Commission. Cost per credit hour is $150 regardless of state residency. Online Associate Degrees (7) Associate of Applied Science Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Powe... Associate of Arts in Elementary Education Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Associate of Arts in Secondary Education Associate of Science in Accounting Associate of Science in Business Administration Spokane Community College Annual Tuition: $4,846 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: NWCCU #18 Spokane Community College Spokane Community College in Washington offers a variety of online associate degrees that prepare students for an entry-level career or transfer to a four-year institution. Students can pursue programs in accounting, business, software management, and more, earning a degree from an institution accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Some classes are flexible, letting students work whenever is convenient, while others have scheduled online class times. The school hosts an active online student community, where distance learners can interact with their peers and find valuable learning resources. Online students also have access to early registration and student success coaches. Online Associate Degrees (5) Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Assistant Associate of Applied Science in Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science in Business - General Associate of Applied Science in Business Software Specialist Associate of Applied Science in Library and Information Services Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana Annual Tuition: $4,947 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #19 Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana Ivy Tech Community College in central Indiana is a two-year institution with affordable distance learning options for non-traditional students. They offer 19 different associate degree programs that are fully online, including accounting, criminal justice, entrepreneurship, and software development. Online student support services include 24/7 tutoring provided by Tutor.com. The school is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and charges $140.61 per credit hour for in-state tuition. Out-of-state students save money when they attend online classes, paying $164.90 per credit hour instead of the $275.08 charged for on-campus classes. Online Associate Degrees (20) Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Associate of Applied Science in Business Admini... Associate of Applied Science in Business Operat... Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security/... Associate of Applied Science in Database Manage... Associate of Applied Science in Informatics Associate of Applied Science in Information Tec... Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing P... Associate of Applied Science in Software Develo... Associate of Applied Science in Supply Chain Ma... Associate of General Studies Associate of Science in Business Administration... Associate of Science in Computer Science - TSAP Associate of Science in Criminal Justice - TSAP Associate of Science in Cyber Security/Informat... Associate of Science in Database Management and... Associate of Science in Informatics - TSAP Associate of Science in Library Technical Assis... Associate of Science in Software Development Associate of Science in Supply Chain Management Minnesota State College Southeast Annual Tuition: $5,018 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #20 Minnesota State College Southeast Minnesota State College Southeast is a community college providing distance learning options for students looking to earn an associate degree from home, before entering the workforce or transferring to another school to complete a bachelor's. In addition to online technical programs and certificates, they currently offer nine different associate degrees in the fields of accounting, administrative support, computer aided design, cyber security, education, medical support, and software development. Students log on to the online classroom each week, participate in class discussions, and submit homework as outlined in the syllabus. MSCS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and does not charge out-of-state tuition, so all students pay $167.29 per credit hour. Online Associate Degrees (11) AAS in Accounting AAS in Accounting & Networking Specialist AAS in Administrative Assistant AAS in Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafting Tec... AAS in Cyber and Information Security AAS in Early Childhood Education AAS in IT Support AAS in Medical Administrative Assistant AAS in Software & Web Development AS in Accounting - Transfer Pathway AS in Business - Transfer Pathway
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Kansas City Kansas Community College Annual Tuition: $2,728 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #2 Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College offers 24 affordable online associate degrees and is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Distance students taking online classes are expected to log in at least three times per week, and spend at least six hours per week on each course. Class content is accessible 24/7 but most courses are not self-paced and do have set deadlines. Online programs include associate degrees in accounting, science, general studies, and other subjects. Associate degrees are between 60 and 67 credits in length, and usually take two years of full-time enrollment to complete. Tuition is $88 per credit hour. Online Associate Degrees (8) Associate in Applied Science in Accounting Associate in Applied Science in Administrative ... Associate in Applied Science in Business Admini... 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A dedicated eHelp center provides technical assistance to students having trouble logging into school web pages. Online Associate Degrees (16) Associate of Applied Science in Business Techno... Associate of Applied Science in Business Techno... Associate of Applied Science in Business Techno... Associate of Applied Science in Business Techno... Associate of Applied Science in Health Informat... Associate of Applied Science in Information Tec... Associate of Arts in Business Administration - ... Associate of Arts in Business Administration - ... Associate of Arts in Business Administration - ... Associate of Arts in Information Technology - ... Associate of Arts in Information Technology - C... Associate of Science in Agricultural Science Associate of Science in Business Administration... Associate of Science in Business Administration... Associate of Science in Business Administration... Associate of Science in Computer Science Albany State University Annual Tuition: $3,540 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #4 Albany State University Albany State University offers 22 affordable online degree programs at the associate level. Each program requires an average of 62-65 credits for completion. At a cost of $118 per credit hour, the total cost for completing these associate degrees is between $7,316 and $7,670. An online support specialist is available to help each prospective student apply their transfer units and map their courses and schedule. While most of the associate degrees are 100% online, some associate degrees only offer core courses online and require in-person attendance for the remainder of the units. Distance associate degree programs are offered in biological science, health information technology, medical laboratory technology, and additional subjects. Online Associate Degrees (23) Associate of Applied Science in Histological Te... 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Georgia State University Annual Tuition: $3,630 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #5 Georgia State University Georgia State University is an Atlanta-based institution offering affordable online associate degrees through Perimeter College Online. Students can choose between 17 different majors, including business administration, general studies, journalism, social work, and world languages. Accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), an associate degree from GSU/PCO prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution to complete their studies. Tuition per credit hour is $121 regardless of whether students live in-state. Online Associate Degrees (40) Associate of Arts - Film and Media Studies Pat... 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Southeast Community College Annual Tuition: $3,667 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #6 Southeast Community College Southeast Community College is a low-cost, two-year school offering both technical and academic programs. Students can choose from online associate degree programs in computer information technology, business administration, respiratory care, and several other subjects. The business administration degree has been online for over 15 years and was one of the original online degrees for the university. The radiologic technology, respiratory care, and surgical care AAS programs each allow qualified students to attend clinical labs in their vicinity, though students may have to spend a few days on campus during their course studies. Online Associate Degrees (17) Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcemen... Associate of Applied Science in Adult and Juven... Associate of Applied Science in Business Admini... Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justic... 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The school is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and offers general studies degrees, as well as concentrations in criminal justice, business, criminology, and early childhood education. Earning an associate degree online through ANC prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor s degree in their chosen discipline, though students looking to pursue immediate entry-level employment can do so through the criminal justice program. Credit hours cost $70 in-county, $80 out-of-county, and $129 for out-of-state and international students. Online Associate Degrees (13) Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Associate of Arts Associate of General Studies Associate of General Studies - Computer Technol... Associate of General Studies - Fine Arts/Perfor... Associate of General Studies - Humanities/Socia... Associate of General Studies - Mathematics/Scie... Associate of General Studies - Pre-Allied Health Associate of Science in Business Associate of Science in Criminology Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Associate of Science in Early Childhood Educati... Associate of Science in Early Childhood Educati... Northeast Community College Annual Tuition: $4,035 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #8 Northeast Community College Affordability and quality are the hallmarks of education at Northeast Community College. Online students will find that they are supported by a plethora of web-based services, including academic support and advising, counseling, disability, and career services. A number of two-year associate degrees are available online, including an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business. Most associate degrees require about 60 credits for completion, with core courses accounting for roughly one-third of those credits. Financial aid advisors assist each student as necessary to help them fund their education. Online Associate Degrees (18) Associate of Applied Science in Administrative ... Associate of Applied Science in Business Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood... Associate of Arts - Academic Transfer Associate of Arts in Accounting Associate of Arts in Administrative Professional Associate of Arts in Agriculture - College Tran... Associate of Arts in Behavioral Science Associate of Arts in Business Administration Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice - Correct... Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice - Law Enf... Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education ... Associate of Arts in Education - Elementary Associate of Arts in General Studies Associate of Arts in Library and Information Se... Associate of Arts in Social Science Associate of Science - Academic Transfer Associate of Science in Agriculture - College T... Lone Star College System Annual Tuition: $4,040 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #9 Lone Star College System Lone Star College System is a public community college in northern Houston, Texas, offering affordable online associate degrees. Their open enrollment policy provides nearly all students with the chance to pursue higher education. The school has 15 different associate degrees in areas such as teaching, business, computer programming, web design, and more. Some courses prepare students for the workforce, whereas others are designed to be academic transfer degrees. LSCS is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. Students pay per credit hour at rates of $96 in-district, $191 out-of-district, and $252 out-of-state or international. Online Associate Degrees (12) Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Associate of Applied Science in Business Admini... Associate of Applied Science in Business Admini... Associate of Applied Science in Computer Progra... Associate of Arts Associate of Arts in Business Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Associate of Arts in International Studies Associate of Arts in Speech Communication Associate of Arts in Teaching Associate of Science Associate of Science in Computer Science Cochise College Annual Tuition: $4,256 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #10 Cochise College Cochise College is a two-year public institution in Arizona offering 17 online associate degrees. The community college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, with available majors including economics, English, social and behavioral sciences, business management, and computer programming. Online classes take place on a typical semester schedule with weekly assignments. Cochise College partners with all three of Arizona's state universities and numerous other four-year institutions to provide a seamless transfer for those wishing to complete their baccalaureate studies. Tuition per credit hour for online courses is $118 in-state and $133 out-of-state. Online Associate Degrees (16) Associate of Applied Science in Computer Progra... Associate of Applied Science in Intelligence Op... Associate of Arts in Economics Associate of Arts in General Requirements Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies - English Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies - Humanities Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies - Philosophy Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Scie... Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Scie... Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Scie... Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Scie... Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Scie... Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Scie... 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  7. 21. Lehigh University — College of Business and Economics Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics provides students with undergraduate, graduate and professional programs built on over a century of business education tradition. The college features several research centers; these centers include the Center for Supply Chain Management and the Center for Financial Services. The college serves the needs of its diverse student population with flexible program options, field experience opportunities and professional development resources. The College of Business and Economics offers an online MBA degree program designed to meet the needs of driven professionals who seek career advancement. The online MBA flex-format lets students complete the program on a part-time or accelerated basis. Students can also choose to take courses entirely online or both online and in-person. Students can choose from six concentration paths: Corporate Entrepreneurship Finance International Business Marketing Project Management Supply Chain Management Students are prepared to pursue or advance in their a variety of careers which include: Chief executive Organizational manager Management consultant Supply chain manager Marketing manager The online MBA program requires 36 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Introduction to the Organization and its Environment Managing Financial and Physical Resources Managing Information Managing Products and Services Managing People Integrative Experience Students must complete a capstone project and attend a weekend-long on-campus orientation. Lehigh University Applicants to the online MBA program must have at least two years of work experience and submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Lehigh University is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE). Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 22. Syracuse University — Martin J. Whitman School of Management Syracuse, New York Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has eight departments which provide undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The school engages in research through several centers; these centers include the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship. Whitman School students enjoy numerous benefits, which include online program options, professional development resources and field experience opportunities. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management offers an online MBA degree program for professionals who seek career advancement through graduate education. Students can choose from one of the following six specializations: Accounting Business Analytics Entrepreneurship Finance Marketing Management Supply Chain Management The curriculum combines both in-depth core online college courses and specialized online college courses with hands-on experience. Students enhance their skills in leadership roles and develop advanced knowledge in areas such as: managerial accounting, ethical decision-making, economics marketing. Students prepare to advance in a variety of careers, which include: Chief executive officer Chief operations officer Chief marketing officer Chief financial director The online MBA program requires 54 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Data Analysis and Decision Making Financial Accounting Global Entrepreneurial Management Introduction to IT and E-Commerce Leadership in Organizations Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Managerial Accounting Managerial Finance Marketing Management Microeconomics Operations and Supply Chain Management Strategic Management Students in the online MBA program must complete a capstone. Students must also complete three residencies; these residencies are in major U.S. and international cities as well as the Syracuse New York campus. The program can be completed in two years. Applicants to the Syracuse online MBA must have at least one year of full-time work experience and must submit GRE or GMAT scores. Accreditation Syracuse University is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE). Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 23. University of Arizona — Eller College of Management Tucson, Arizona The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management has six departments which offer a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The college has flexible program options, professional partnerships, research and outreach programs and professional development resources. These provide traditional and nontraditional students with plenty of benefits. Through the UA Online Platform, the Eller College of Management offers an online MBA degree program which is designed for professionals who want to take their careers to the next level. Students can choose from six concentration options: Entrepreneurship Healthcare Finance Management and Organizations Management Information Systems Marketing The program’s students develops the necessary foundational skills and specialized knowledge for business success. Students engage with the core principles of business administration, which include: Marketing Statistics Strategy Operations management Ethics Students prepare for a variety of careers, which include: Chief executive Management consultant Marketing manager operations manager The online MBA program requires 45 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Applied Business Statistics Business Strategy Communication for Managers Economics for Managers Introduction to Financial Accounting Introduction to Managerial Accounting Leadership in Organizations Managing Ethics in Organizations Market-Based Management Marketing of Innovations Operations Management Strategic Management of Information Systems Survey of Finance as Analyst Survey of Finance as Corporate Manager The program can be completed in as few as 14 months or may take up to four years. The college offers six start dates each year and courses are in eight-week sessions. Applicants to the University of Arizona online MBA must have at least two years of professional work experience and must submit GMAT scores. Accreditation The University of Arizona is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 24. Washington State University — Carson College of Business Pullman, Washington Washington State University’s Carson College of Business provides a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional business studies programs. The college approaches business education with a global perspective. The college prepares students for professional success with its many resources, such as online programs, field experience opportunities, and research outlets like the Carson Center for Student Success. The Carson College of Business offers an online MBA degree program for students who seek to pursue or advance in their business leadership positions. The program’s students develop their entrepreneurial instincts as well as their problem-solving, critical-thinking and decision-making skills. The online MBA program provides either a general track or four concentration options: Marketing Finance Hospitality Business Management International Business the program’s online MBA students take online college courses that identify and evaluate business’s global, ethical and societal implications. Graduates of the program are prepared to advance in positions such as: Chief executive Management consultant Marketing manager Operations manager The online MBA program requires 32 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Administrative Control Business Analytics: Transforming Data into Decisions Financial Management Information Systems Analysis Managerial Leadership and Productivity Marketing Management Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design Students in this online MBA program must complete a capstone and a directed study or examination. Students can elect to pursue an international field study. Applicants to the Washington State University online MBA can apply for a GMAT waiver. Accreditation Washington State University is regionally accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Washington State University’s Carson College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 25. Rochester Institute of Technology — Saunders College of Business Rochester, New York The Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs built on over a century of experience. The college serves first-year students and seasoned professionals through its online program options, professional development resources, field experience opportunities and variety of centers; these centers include the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship, the Saunders Leadership Enterprise, and Venture Creations. Through the its online platform, the Saunders College of Business offers an online executive MBA degree program for business professionals who want to advance their careers through education. The program incorporates in-depth online college courses with hands-on experience. This online MBA curriculum has students exclusively focus on key aspects of business administration in order to develop advanced knowledge and skills. Students engage with a variety of concepts, which include: Practical and theoretical approaches to leadership Statistical analysis Marketing strategy International business concerns Students prepare to advance in a variety of positions, which include: Chief executive officer Chief operating officer Company vice president Director The online MBA program requires 47 credit hours and includes the following courses: Accounting and Organizational Goals Financial Planning and Analysis International Business Leadership Leadership Development Managing Technology, Innovation and Research Marketing Strategy Statistical Analysis for Managers Team Building and Ethics Students in the online MBA program must complete a capstone. Students must also complete one week-long international trip and three on-site residencies over the course of the program. The Rochester Institute of Technology online MBA can be completed in 17 months; each course lasts six weeks. Applicants must have a minimum of seven years full-time professional experience. Accreditation Rochester Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The Saunders College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
  8. 11. Penn State World Campus — Smeal College of Business University Park, Pennsylvania Penn State World Campus is the online and global wing of Pennsylvania State University, and it specializes in online education at all levels. Working with the Smeal College of Business, Penn State World Campus offers numerous online business degree programs which are designed to serve nontraditional students who need flexible options for business education. The Smeal College of Business and Penn State World Campus offer an online MBA degree program which is designed for busy professionals who want to advance their careers without interrupting their work schedules. The program was redesigned in Fall 2017 to offer students greater flexibility, more concentration choices and an enhanced learning experience. Students can now choose from the following 14 different concentrations: Accounting Foundations Advanced Accounting Business Analytics Business Architecture Business Sustainability Strategy Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Finance General Management Human Resource Management Marketing Analytics Negotiation and Influence Project Management Strategic Management Supply Chain Management The program gives students the necessary foundational knowledge and skills for successful business administration. The curriculum covers the following key topics: Accounting Communications Analytics Managerial strategies Marketing in a global environment Students prepare to advance in a variety of careers, which include: Chief executive officer Chief operations officer Chief marketing officer Financial director The online MBA program requires 48 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Data Analysis for Decision Making Economics for Business Strategy Ethical and Responsible Business Leadership Financial Accounting Financial Management Global Strategic Management Leadership Communications and Change Management Managing and Leading People in Organizations Managing in the Digital Economy Managing Supply Chains in Global Markets Marketing in a Global Environment Team Performance Students in the online MBA program must complete a five-day, on-campus meeting at the beginning of the program. Students can also elect to complete a one-week global immersion experience. The Penn State Online MBA also provides GMAT or GRE waivers for highly qualified candidates. Accreditation Penn State World Campus is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Penn State Smeal College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 12. Rowan University — Rohrer College of Business Glassboro, New Jersey Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business has three departments which provide undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs. The college serves first-year students as well as seasoned professionals. It has benefits like online program options, internships, scholarship opportunities and professional development resources. The Rohrer College of Business collaborates with the Global Learning and Partnerships division to offer an online MBA degree program for students who seek to advance in a variety of leadership positions. The program uses theoretical and practical approaches; this provides students with a strong foundation in business administration. The curriculum includes in-depth online college courses in areas such as: Marketing Accounting Developing and implementing business strategy Ethical and legal concerns Graduates of the program are prepared to advance in many positions, such as: Chief executive Management consultant Marketing manager Operations manager The online MBA program requires 36 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Designing, Developing and Leading High Performance Organizations Financial Decision Making International Business and Society Issues in Management Information Systems Managerial Accounting Managerial Decision Making Tools Managing Organizational Strategy Marketing Management Professional, Legal and Managerial Responsibilities The Rowan online MBA uses an eight-week course model, with two courses per semester. The program can be completed in 24 months. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Rowan University is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Rohrer College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 13. East Carolina University — College of Business Greenville, North Carolina East Carolina University’s College of Business provides a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in various business fields. College of Business students benefit from online program options, field experience, scholarship opportunities and professional development resources. Students also have access to a variety of research and outreach programs, such as the Bureau of Business Research. The College of Business offers an online MBA degree program for students who want to advance in business leadership positions. The program develops the necessary knowledge and skills for professional success in the business sector. The curriculum covers key business administration topics, which include financial management, marketing strategy and operations management. Students are equipped to pursue a variety of careers, such as: Chief executive officer Chief operations officer Chief marketing officer Financial director The online MBA program requires a minimum of 33 credit hours or a maximum of 54 credit hours, and it includes the following online courses: Accounting for Decision Making Delivering Business Value Through Information Systems Financial Management I Financial Management II Management Science Marketing Strategy Operations and Supply Chain Management Organizational Behavior Strategic Management Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores. The ECU online MBA allows for course waivers if certain qualifications are met. Accreditation East Carolina University is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). ECU’s College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 14. Villanova University — Villanova School of Business Villanova, Pennsylvania Villanova University’s Villanova School of Business has five departments which provide a range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs in business studies. Founded in 1922, the school has a century of experience in business education. School of Business students enjoy a variety of benefits, which include online program options, field experience, global study opportunities, scholarship options and professional development resources. The Villanova School of Business offers an online MBA degree program for professionals who want to advance their careers through graduate education. The program has five options for specialization: Analytics Finance International Business Marketing Strategic Management Students develop a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The curriculum blends in-depth coursework, hands-on project experience and immersive field experience. Students prepare for careers such as: Financial manager Chief financial officer Marketing manager Operations manager Project manager The online MBA program requires 48 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Analyzing and Leveraging Data Business Operations in the 21st Century Corporate Finance Performance Measurement and Reporting Fundamentals: A Global Accounting Perspective Strategic Marketing Management Team Leadership and Group Dynamics Students in the online MBA program must complete the following: A social entrepreneurship consulting practicum A global practicum which requires a seven-day international immersion A global strategic management capstone The Villanova online MBA can be completed in two years. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Villanova University is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The Villanova School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 15. University of Maryland, College Park — Robert H. Smith School of Business College Park, Maryland The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park provides a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs. The school provides numerous benefits to ensure student development and success; these benefits include online program options, internship pathways, scholarship opportunities and professional development resources. The Robert H. Smith School of Business offers an online MBA degree program for students who seek professional advancement through education. Students can chose a general track, or choose from five specialization tracks Accounting Finance Information Systems and Business Analytics Marketing Supply Chain Management Through a comprehensive curriculum, students develop high-level analytical and communication skills. They also explore the financial and ethical challenges of doing business in the global marketplace. Students gain expertise in the following: Marketing Accounting Finance Information systems Management Students are prepared to pursue or advance in their a variety of careers, which include: Chief executive Organizational manager Management consultant Supply chain manager Marketing manager The online MBA program requires 44 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Corporate Finance Data Analysis Decision Modeling Entrepreneurship Introduction to Financial Accounting Leadership and Teamwork Managerial Accounting Managerial Economics Marketing Management Strategic Information Systems Supply Chain Management The Global Economic Environment Students must complete a capstone residency as well as a three-day on-campus experience at the start of the program. The program can be completed in two years. Most courses use an asynchronous delivery model. Applicants to the University of Maryland online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The University of Maryland, College Park is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The University of Maryland, College Park’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 16. Johns Hopkins University — Carey Business School Baltimore, Maryland Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School provides a range of graduate and professional business programs. Dating back to 1916, the school maintains its dedication to the professional success of its students through its flexible program options, professional development resources and opportunities to engage with current research. The Carey Business School offers an online MBA degree program with four concentration options: Financial Business Healthcare Management Leading Organizations Marketing The same professors who teach the on-campus courses also teach the online college courses; this ensures the quality of the online program. The online MBA flex-format allows students to complete the program at their own pace; the average program completion time is three-and-a-half years. The program develops the necessary knowledge and skills for success in a variety of leadership roles. Students prepare to pursue or advance in careers such as: Chief executive Business analyst Management consultant Organizational manager The online MBA program requires 54 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Accounting and Financial Reporting Business Communications Business Law Business Leadership and Human Values Corporate Finance Decision Models Economics for Decision Making Information Systems Investments Leadership in Organizations Marketing Management Negotiation Operations Management Statistical Analysis The Firm and the Macro-economy Each course lasts eight weeks. The courses use both asynchronous and synchronous delivery methods. Three courses require on-site weekend residencies once in their eight-week cycle. Applicants to the Johns Hopkins online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Johns Hopkins University is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The Carey Business School is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 17. Oregon State University — College of Business Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University ’s College of Business offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs. Through numerous resources, which include online programs, internships, scholarship options and research centers, the college serves the needs of traditional and nontraditional students alike. The College of Business offers an online MBA degree program for busy professionals who seek to advance their careers and education without interrupting their work schedules. Students can choose from four 100 percent online track options: Business Analytics Marketing Organizational Leadership Supply Chain and Logistics Management The program incorporates theoretical and practical approaches to business administration as it studies the following topics: Legality and ethics Corporate finance Marketing and market valuation Organizational leadership Business analytics The program prepares its students for a variety of careers, such as: Chief executive Management consultant Marketing manager Business analyst operations manager The online MBA program requires 60 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Advanced Information Systems Advanced Strategic Management Business Legal Environment Corporate Finance Creating Value in Exchange Financial and Cost Analysis Managerial Decision Tools Managing Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Marketing Management Markets and Valuation Operations Management Organization Leadership and Management Practical Business Analysis Supply Chain Management Students in the online MBA program must also complete a capstone project. The OSU online MBA can be completed in two years. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Oregon State University is regionally accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Oregon State University’s College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 18. Florida State University — College of Business Tallahassee, Florida Founded in 1950, the Florida State University’s College of Business has built its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs on over half a century of tradition. Through online program options, field experience opportunities, internships and scholarship options, the college serves the needs of traditional and nontraditional students alike. The College of Business also engages in research through a variety of on-campus centers; these centers include the Center For Risk Management Education and Research. The College of Business offers an online MBA degree program with three specialization options: management information systems, real estate, and risk management and insurance. The program develops an advanced core of necessary knowledge and skills for business success in a variety of fields. The Florida State online MBA curriculum covers key topics, such as: Leadership models Ethical and legal concerns IT management Financial management Specialized elective coursework Students prepare for a variety of careers, which include: Chief executive officer Management consultant Marketing manager Operations manager The online MBA program requires 39 credit hours and includes the following core courses Business Conditions Analysis Financial Reporting and Managerial Control Information and Technology Management Marketing Strategy in the Global Environment Operations Management Organizational Behavior Problems in Financial Management Strategy and Business Policy The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Students can complete the FSU online MBA in about two years. Most courses use an asynchronous delivery model. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Florida State University is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Florida State University’s College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 19. Rutgers University, New Brunswick — Rutgers Business School New Brunswick, New Jersey The Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University, New Brunswick provides a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional business studies programs. With flexible online program options, professional partnerships, research and outreach programs and professional development resources, the school serves traditional and nontraditional students alike. The school also houses numerous research centers; these centers include the Center for Research in Regulated Industries. Through the Rutgers Online platform, the Rutgers Business School offers an online MBA degree program for students who seek professional advancement in business leadership roles. The program’s approach to the study of business blends theoretical and practical. The curriculum includes online college courses in key areas, such as: Finance and accounting Statistics and analysis Management strategies Operations management Marketing management The program offers flexible scheduling. This allows students to complete their requirements on a full-time or part-time basis. Students prepare for advanced careers in positions like: Chief executive Operations research analyst IT manager Management analyst Financial analyst HR specialist The online MBA program requires 60 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Accounting for Managers Managerial Economic Analysis Business, Ethics and Society Financial Management Organization Behavior Marketing for Decision-Making Operations Analysis Applicants to the Rutgers online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Rutgers University, New Brunswick is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The Rutgers Business School is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 20. University of Cincinnati — Carl H. Linder College of Business Cincinnati, Ohio The University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Linder College of Business provides students with a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Founded in 1906, the college is built on over a century of experience. College of Business students enjoy a variety of benefits, which include online program options, professional development resources and field experience opportunities. The Carl H. Linder College of Business offers an online MBA degree program for students who seek professional advancement in leadership positions. The program offers an accelerated, 12-month track for students with business administration bachelor’s degrees and a standard 24-month track for those with non-business bachelor’s degrees. Students can pursue a general MBA or choose from one of seven concentration options: Corporate Taxation Healthcare Administration Healthcare Finance Healthcare Policy and Regulation Individual Taxation Marketing The program develops the following qualities: Leadership and decision-making skills An understanding of legal issues Ethics and social responsibility A comprehensive grasp of key administrative concepts Graduates of the program are prepared for positions such as: Chief executive Management consultant Marketing manager Operations manager The online MBA program requires 34–48 credit hours (this depends on the student’s prior qualifications) and includes the following online college courses: Accounting for Managerial Decisions Corporate Legal and Social Responsibility Decision Models Financial Management Information and Technology Management Leadership and Organizations Management of Operations Managerial Economics Marketing for Managers Strategic Management Students in the online MBA program must complete a capstone. The university offers several start dates each year. Applicants to the University of Cincinnati online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Linder College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
  9. Many consider the Master of Business Administration (MBA) one of the most valuable degrees available to students and professionals today. In addition to serving as an advanced academic credential, the MBA gives graduates a wider range of career options and much greater earning potential. Graduates of MBA programs enjoy a higher level of job security, and the degree can help fast track already-working professionals into upper management positions in their fields. Read on to explore online MBA basics, see which colleges offer stand-out programs and discover which advanced degree option is the right fit for you. 1. University of Florida — Warrington College of Business Gainesville, Florida The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business offers diverse undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs. Warrington College is comprised of three schools: the Heavener School of Business, the Fisher School of Accounting and the Hough Graduate School of Business. Warrington students enjoy a variety of benefits, such as online program options, field experience opportunities, scholarship options and access to research centers like the International Business Center. The Hough Graduate School of Business offers an online MBA degree program which is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals who seek career advancement. The program blends in-depth coursework with hands-on experience. Students learn both practical and theoretical approaches to key business administration concepts, which include: Accounting Analytics Legal issues Business ethics Communication Organizational management Marketing With this curriculum, students develops the skills and knowledge required for global business in the 21st century. Students prepare for advance positions, such as: Chief executive officer Chief operating officer Chief financial officer Business management consultant The online MBA program requires 48 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Corporate Finance Economics of Business Decisions Financial Accounting Financial Management Global Strategy International Finance Introduction to Managerial Statistics Legal Environment of Business Managerial Accounting Operations Management Organizational Behavior Problems and Methods in Marketing Management Professional Writing Students in the online MBA program must complete an on-campus residency elective course or a global immersion experience. Students can complete the program in 24 months. The program has an accelerated five-week course schedule. Applicants to the University of Florida Online MBA must have two years of full-time, professional work experience. Applicants must also submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The University of Florida is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 2. University of Virginia — Darden School of Business Charlottesville, Virginia Founded in 1955, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business offers graduate and professional programs which are built on over half a century of business education experience. The school uses its online program options, professional development resources, field experience and scholarship opportunities to serve the needs of traditional and nontraditional students. The Darden School of Business offers an online MBA degree program for students who seek to professionally advance and maintain their current career. The program includes a balanced curriculum which covers business administration fundamentals like: Finance Marketing Economics Management Strategies Analytics Students gain the ability to navigate the business complexities of the global marketplace, and they prepare to advance in careers such as: Chief executive Marketing manager Management consultant Human resources director The online MBA program requires 60 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Accounting for Managers Business Ethics Decision Analysis Financial Management and Policies Global Economies and Markets Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship in Action Leading Organizations Management Communication Marketing Operations Management Strategic Thinking and Action Applicants to the University of Virginia Darden Online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The University of Virginia is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The Darden School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 3. University of Minnesota – Twin Cities — Carlson School of Management Minneapolis, Minnesota The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities’s Carlson School of Management offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs for traditional and nontraditional business students. The school dedicates itself to its student success mission by offering a number of benefits, which include online program options such as professional development services, field experience opportunities and scholarships. The school houses several research centers, such as the Center for Integrative Leadership. The Carlson School of Management offers an online MBA degree program for working professionals who seek to advance their careers through graduate level education. The program blends in-depth online college courses with hands-on experience to develop advanced knowledge and leadership skills. The curriculum focuses on key subjects, such as: Ethical decision-making Communication Data analysis Finance and accounting Marketing Operations management Students emerge ready to for leadership roles in corporate business, finance, investment and government agencies. The online MBA program requires 52 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Data Analysis Data Driven Age Financial Accounting Financial Management Leading Others Managerial Economics Marketing Management Strategic Management Supply Chain and Operations Students in the online MBA program must choose two immersions during the program. The program can be completed in about two-and-a-half years. Applicants to the University of Minnesota online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores and have a minimum of two years of full-time professional experience. Accreditation The University of Minnesota — Twin Cities is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Carlson School of Management is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — Kenan-Flagler Business School Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School provides a variety of business education programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. The school serves both traditional and nontraditional students through flexible online program options, field experience, global immersion opportunities, scholarship options and professional development resources. The school houses numerous research centers, such as the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Global Business Center. The Kenan-Flagler Business School offers an online MBA degree program for busy professionals who seek to advance their careers. Students can select one of five concentration tracks: Consulting Data Analytics and Decision Making Entrepreneurship Finance Marketing and Strategy UNC’s online MBA uses a blend of in-depth online college courses and hands-on experience. Students participate in a variety of domestic and international immersion experiences. UNC’s curriculum develops the necessary knowledge and skills for students to succeed in the 21st century global market and workplace. Students are prepared to advance in a wide range of occupations, which include: Chief executive officer Chief operating officer Chief financial officer Business consultant The online MBA program requires 66 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Analytical Tools Business Communication Business Strategy Developing Management and Leadership Skills Economics Financial Accounting Introductory Finance Marketing Strategy, Analysis and Development Operations Management Students in the online MBA program must choose two immersions during the program. The program can be completed in 18 to 36 months, although 24 months is the average. Applicants to the University of North Carolina online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores and have a minimum of two years of full-time professional experience. Applicants with over seven years of professional experience can be able to have the test score requirement waived. Accreditation The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 5. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Gies College of Business Champaign, Illinois The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Gies College of Business offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in several business fields. One of nine colleges at the university, the Gies College of Business serves traditional and nontraditional business students through a variety of resources. These resources include professional development services, online program options, internship opportunities and scholarship options. The Gies College of Business offers an online MBA degree program which is designed to meet the needs of busy, working students who seek professional advancement through education. The program features a comprehensive curriculum, which consists of four core areas of study: Strategic leadership and management Managerial economics and business analysis Value chain management Financial management Additionally, students can choose two of the following three focus areas: digital marketing, entrepreneurship and strategic innovation or global challenges in business. To earn the University of Illinois Online MBA, students must complete at least six of the seven areas of study outlined above. The program develops the necessary knowledge and skills for student success in business administration roles. Students prepare to pursue a variety of positions, such as: Chief executive Organizational manager Management consultant Personnel manager The online MBA program requires 72 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Business Statistics, Data Analysis and Decision Making Designing and Managing Organizations Everyday Leadership Financial Accounting Firm-Level Economics Managerial Accounting Marketing Management Process Management Strategic Management Students in the online MBA program must complete a capstone project for each area of study. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Gies College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 6. University of Southern California — Marshall School of Business Los Angeles, California The Marshall School of Business is one of the 22 colleges at the University of Southern California, and it offers a full, diverse array of undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs. Marshall School of Business students enjoy a variety of benefits, which include online program options, field experience opportunities and scholarship options. The school houses several research centers; these centers include the Center for Global Innovation and the Center for Effective Organizations. Through the USC Online platform, the Marshall School of Business offers an online MBA degree program for working professionals who seek to earn a graduate level education without interrupting their jobs. USC’s online MBA blends practical and theoretical approaches to teach its students a balanced foundation of business administration knowledge and skills. Students engage with in-depth online college courses and get hands-on experience. The program’s curriculum covers topics such as: Managerial strategy Team and organizational management Communication Analytics Accounting Students are prepared to advance in a variety of career positions, which include chief executive, personnel manager and business management consultant. The online MBA program requires 51 credit hours and can include the following core courses: Business Environment and Leadership Fundamentals of Business Managing Inside the Firm Managing Outside the Firm Opportunity Recognition and Development Role of the Manager Students in the online MBA program must complete a one-week on-campus residency at the beginning of the program. The program uses a synchronous delivery model; the program can be completed in 21 months. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores and have a minimum of two years of full-time professional experience. Accreditation The University of Southern California is regionally accredited by The WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The Marshall School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 7. North Carolina State University at Raleigh — Poole College of Management Raleigh, North Carolina The Poole College of Management is housed at North Carolina State University at Raleigh. The Poole College of Management provides undergraduate, graduate and professional program options in a variety of business areas. The college serves over 3,000 traditional and nontraditional students by offering a variety of benefits, which include online program options, field experience opportunities, scholarship options and professional partnerships. The Poole College of Management offers an online MBA degree program for busy professionals who seek to advance their careers through graduate education. Students can choose from six concentrations: Biosciences Management Financial Management Innovation Management Marketing Management Supply Chain Management Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization The NC State online MBA develops necessary foundational knowledge and skills with its in-depth online college courses and hands-on experience. The curriculum covers topics such as: Managerial accounting Operations and supply chain management Applying analytics Critical thinking in management Students prepare to advance in positions like the following: Chief executive officer Chief operating officer Chief financial officer Business management consultant The online MBA program requires 40 credit hours; it is made up of the following elements: Core courses Concentration courses Analytical and quantitative skills development Experiential learning Electives Students in the online MBA program must complete a practicum, as well as a pair of three-day, on-campus residencies. Students can choose between accelerated or flexible program completion options. The accelerated option leads to graduation in as few as 21 months, while the flexible option gives students up to six years to graduate. The college offers two start dates each year. Applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores and have a minimum of two years of full-time professional experience. Accreditation North Carolina State University is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 8. University of Nebraska – Lincoln — College of Business Lincoln, Nebraska The College of Business at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln provides diverse undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs. The college has built its programs around its mission of professional preparedness and excellence; this mission dates back to the College’s establishment in 1913. In addition to a variety of on-campus academic programs, the College of Business offers traditional and nontraditional students a variety of benefits, which include online program options, internships, study abroad opportunities, personal outreach and research programs. Through the University of Nebraska Online platform, the College of Business offers an online MBA degree program which prepares students for a variety of leadership roles in many areas of business. Students can choose one of five specialization tracks: Business Analytics Finance International Business Marketing Supply Chain Management The curriculum blends in-depth core online college courses with courses in a chosen area of specialization; this combines both theoretical and practical approaches to business administration. The coursework covers the following key topics: Developing and implementing business strategy Marketing Finance Accounting Supply chain management Students emerge ready to occupy leadership roles in areas such as corporate business, finance and investment, and government agencies. The online MBA program requires 48 credit hours and includes the following core courses: Business Analytics Financial Accounting Introduction to Business Strategy Managerial Economics Managerial Finance Managerial Marketing Organizational Behavior Strategic Human Resource Management Strategic Management and Business Policy Supply Chain Management Strategies Applicants to the University of Nebraska online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The University of Nebraska — Lincoln is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The University of Nebraska — Lincoln’s College of Business Administration is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 9. Stevens Institute of Technology — School of Business Hoboken, New Jersey The Stevens Institute of Technology’s School of Business provides a variety of options for those who want to study business at the undergraduate, graduate or professional levels. The School of Business serves traditional and nontraditional students by offering the following benefits: online program options, professional development resources, internships, scholarship opportunities and corporate partnerships. The School of Business offers an online MBA degree program with four specialization options: Corporate Innovation Finance Information Systems Project Management Each of these programs develops the necessary core knowledge and skills for successful business leadership. The curriculum examines topics in areas such as: Business in the global marketplace Operations management Marketing Finance Developing and implementing business strategies Students emerge ready to pursue or advance their careers in a variety of professional settings, which include: Corporate business Marketing firms Management consultation Business analytics The online MBA program requires 48 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Applied Analytics Business Analytics: Data, Models and Decisions Discovering and Exploiting Entrepreneurial Opportunities Global Business and Markets Integration and Application of Technology Management Leader Development Managerial Judgment and Decision Making Marketing Management Operations Management Strategic Management Students in the online MBA program must complete a capstone. Applicants to the Stevens Institute of Technology online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation Stevens Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Stevenson’s School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). 10. George Washington University — GW School of Business Washington, D.C. George Washington University’s GW School of Business offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs through its eight departments. In addition to benefits like online programs and internship opportunities, the school houses numerous research centers and institutes; these centers include the Center for International Business Education and Research. The GW School of Business offers an online MBA degree program for students who seek to advance in business administration roles. The curriculum is evenly divided between required and elective courses. Students can complete a general track or pick up to two of the following concentrations: Consulting Finance Global Management Information Systems and Technology Management The program develops global awareness and problem-solving abilities as well as the skills needed for critical thinking, leadership and communication. The program’s students will gain insight into the inner workings of major financial institutions through GW’s relationships with the State Department, the Treasury Department and the World Bank. Students prepare for a variety of careers, which include chief executive officer, chief financial officer and chief operating officer. The online MBA program requires 55.5 credit hours and includes the following online college courses: Business Ethics and Public Policy Decision Making and Data Analysis Finance Financial Accounting Global Perspectives Managerial Accounting Marketing Microeconomics for the World Economy Operations Management Organizations and Human Capital Strategic Management Students in the online MBA program must complete a four-day, on-site residency. The program uses 14-week semesters and can be completed in three years. Applicants to the George Washington University online MBA must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Accreditation The George Washington University is regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE). The George Washington University’s GW School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
  10. Georgetown University Annual Tuition: $20,175 Median Salary: $113,100 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: MSCHE #21 Georgetown University Georgetown University offers a number of affordable online degrees that deliver the same academic content as degrees obtained on campus. Some classes are asynchronous, so students can complete and watch coursework on their own time, allowing for a more flexible environment. Other classes are synchronous, so students must log in and participate in the lecture at a designated time. The Executive Master of Professional Studies program has 2 specializations: Emergency & Disaster Management and Global Strategic Communications. The Master of Professional Studies program has 12 specializations, including Real Estate, Sports Industry Management, Cybersecurity Risk Management, and Higher Education Administration, among others. 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Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse-Midwifery/... Master of Science in Nursing - Women’s Health N... Masters of Studies in Law - Taxation The University of Texas at Dallas Annual Tuition: $30,992 Median Salary: $114,500 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #22 The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at Dallas offers a variety of online Master in Science degrees, including Accounting, Information Technology and Management, Management Science, and Marketing. Courses are fully administered online with a curriculum similar to what is taught in on-campus classrooms. Students can view lectures whenever and wherever is convenient for them. Their online Accounting program has 2 possible options: their Accounting Flex or Accounting Cohort program. The Accounting Flex program allows students to take their courses at their own pace and the Accounting Cohort program allows students to finish their degree in 20 months. 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Students use GGU s online platform to access course materials, watch multimedia content, and participate in class activities. The classes are identical to those on campus, and are taught by the same faculty, with the same academic standards. Courses are asynchronous, so students can complete their coursework with some flexibility. Tuition is calculated based upon the total course cost for a three-unit course (four-unit for executive and doctoral programs) and varies by program. Current rates for a three-unit graduate course are between $3,150 and $3,600 and most graduate degree programs are between 30 and 54 units in length. Online Master's Degrees (56) Executive Master of Public Administration Executive Master of Public Administration in Ge... Executive Master of Public Administration in Ju... Executive Master of Public Administration in La... Executive Master of Public Administration in Ur... Master of Accountancy Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting &... 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Faculty are available to support students with logistics issues, registration, course selection, and degree planning. Courses are offered in standard length terms and most degree programs require 10 courses or 30 credit hours to complete. The M.S. in Data Science degree is priced at $1,704 per credit hour, while the remaining degrees are $1,350 per credit hour. Active duty military members receive a discounted rate of $675 per credit hour. Online Master's Degrees (44) MA: Sustainability and Development MA: Sustainability and Development - Sustainabl... MA: Sustainability and Development - Sustainabl... MBA: Analytics and Leadership MS: Civil Engineering MS: Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering MS: Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering MS: Civil Engineering - Transportation Systems ... 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The master's degrees take between 30 and 43 units to complete. Tuition for graduate and post baccalaureate degrees is priced between $19,717 and $29,408 per year (depending on students housing) with additional fees between $6,218 and $9,230 (based upon full or part-time education), and $396 per unit for non-California residents. Online Master's Degrees (5) Master of Archives and Records Administration Master of Library and Information Science Master of Public Health (MPH) Master of Public Health - Community Health Education Master of Science in Criminology - Global Criminology Purdue University - Main Campus Annual Tuition: $19,530 Median Salary: $115,400 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #15 Purdue University - Main Campus Purdue University offers associate degrees, professional development programs, graduate certificates, and master's degree programs to students looking to further their education online. Their online programs provide the same faculty and curriculum that is found on campus, so distance learners receive the same education and degrees as their on campus peers. Purdue offers their graduate programs in both fully online and hybrid formats and classes are asynchronous, so students can complete coursework at their convenience. Purdue has been recognized for having one of the top online graduate education programs, and many of their graduate degrees have earned their own accolades. Most of the graduate degree programs are around 30 credit hours and the tuition rates, which vary by program, can be found on their website. Online Master's Degrees (56) Dual MS Agricultural Economics + MBA Dual MSE+MBA Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineer... Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineer... Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineer... Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineer... 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Some of these services include academic support, career services, and resources for veterans. They offer 12 online master's degree programs and 10 graduate certificates. Tuition fees for Virginia state residents are $818.50 per hour, while out-of-state residents are charged $1,595.25 per hour. Some master's degree programs charge additional fees, and these are outlined on their website. Online Master's Degrees (20) Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Appl... Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Educ... Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Envi... Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Food... Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Lead... Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Plan... Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Ins... Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Ins... Master of Arts in Foreign Languages, Cultures, ... Master of Arts in Foreign Languages, Cultures, ... 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They offer 18 professional graduate programs and their master's degrees range between 30 and 45 credits to complete. Tuition is $717 per credit, with an additional fee of $95 per term for distance learners. Online Master's Degrees (26) Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration in Accounting Master of Business Administration in Finance Master of Business Administration in Informatio... Master of Business Administration in Marketing Master of Business Administration in Supply Cha... Master of Chemical and Life Sciences Master of Engineering in Bioengineering Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Enginee... Master of Engineering in Fire Protection Engine... Master of Engineering in Project Management Master of Engineering in Reliability Engineering Master of Information Management Master of Library & Information Science Master of Library & Information Science in Dive... Master of Library & Information Science in Indi... 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Some of their master's degree programs are offered fully online, whereas others are blended and require some on campus presence. Online students are able to watch live courses, interact with professors, and earn their degree on their own schedule. They are also provided the same resources and and staff support that on campus students receive. Tuition for their Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree is priced at $667 per credit hour for in-state, out-of-state, and international students. Online Master's Degrees (19) Dual Master of Engineering in Computer Science/... Dual Master of Science in Electrical Engineerin... Master of Arts in Journalism Entrepreneurship Master of Engineering in Engineering Management Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Scie... Master of Science in Business Analytics Master of Science in Computer Science (Course B... Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - E... 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They deliver master's degree programs in the fields of business, education, engineering, interdisciplinary, and nursing via their learning management system. Classes are recorded live and students have access to the lectures and any content presented in class, including slideshows, media clips, and drawings. Courses are taught by UAH instructors and are asynchronous, so students can access them as their schedule allows. The course tuition rates for online graduate programs range between $412 and $596 per hour. Online students have access to the full suite of UAH support and academic services, including online learning communication tools, the UAH library and technical support. Online Master's Degrees (12) Master of Education - Elementary Education Master of Education - English Speakers of Other... Master of Science in Engineering - Engineering ... Master of Science in Engineering - Industrial E... Master of Science in Information Systems Master of Science in Operations Research Master of Science in Software Engineering - Par... Master of Science in Software Engineering - Pro... Master of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics... MSN - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practi... MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid) MSN in Nursing Administration George Mason University Annual Tuition: $17,825 Median Salary: $113,400 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #20 George Mason University George Mason University, the largest public research university in Virginia, offers over 50 hybrid and fully online courses, certificates, minors, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs. Their online courses are identical to those offered on campus and maintain the same high academic standards, ensuring online students receive a comparable education with the added convenience of a flexible schedule. All students, whether they be on campus or distance learners, are provided with a range of resources including academic and career services, access to the library, student health and wellness services, and opportunities to engage in university life. Online graduate tuition rates vary between $489 and $1,850 per credit (plus fees), depending upon the program and the student's residency. Program lengths also vary and range between 30 and 48 credits. Online Master's Degrees (25) Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration: Business Ana... Master of Education in Curriculum and Instructi... Master of Education in Curriculum and Instructi... Master of Education in Curriculum and Instructi... Master of Education in Education Leadership Master of Education in Education Leadership - I... Master of Education in Special Education, speci... Master of Education in Special Education, speci... Master of Health Administration in Health Syste... 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  12. Stanford University Annual Tuition: $50,703 Median Salary: $150,200 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: WASC WSCUC #1 Stanford University Stanford University has a robust online program offering graduate degrees, graduate and professional certificates, executive education programs, and free courses designed to help students reach their goals. Students have access to classes, lectures and other learning tools created by Stanford s world class faculty. They offer 11 online engineering master's degree programs, but not all of these programs can be completed entirely online and most require a minimum GPA. The master's degree programs require 45 units to complete, and the tuition is $1,352 per quarter unit. Stanford also charges a one-time transcript and document fee of $125, plus a student fee for each quarter of enrollment (except for summer). Part-time students typically complete their degrees in three to five years, with a maximum of five years allowed. Online Master's Degrees (17) Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics Master of Science in Chemical Engineering Master of Science in Civil and Environmental En... Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Computer Science - Artific... Master of Science in Computer Science - Biocomp... Master of Science in Computer Science - Compute... Master of Science in Computer Science - Human-C... Master of Science in Computer Science - Informa... Master of Science in Computer Science - Mobile ... Master of Science in Computer Science - Real-Wo... Master of Science in Computer Science - Softwar... Master of Science in Computer Science - Systems Master of Science in Computer Science - Theoret... Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Master of Science in Management Science & Engin... Capitol Technology University Annual Tuition: $9,045 Median Salary: $126,500 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: MSCHE #2 Capitol Technology University Capitol Technology University offers technology-related certificates, classes for undergraduates, master's degrees, and doctorates for people looking to further their education. Their accelerated master's degree programs are all fully online, with eight and 16-week courses available. Many of their degrees come in a flexible, asynchronous format, allowing students to complete their work when their schedule allows. Some programs offer a live, virtual classroom in which students can interact with their instructor and peers. All live classes are recorded and available to be viewed at the students convenience. The master's degrees require between 30-39 credits to complete, and the tuition for graduate courses is $603 per credit, plus fees. They offer a discounted rate to active duty military members and there is no application fee. Online Master's Degrees (18) Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Aviation Master of Science in Aviation Cybersecurity Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Computer Science - Advance... Master of Science in Computer Science - Informa... Master of Science in Computer Science - Network... Master of Science in Critical Infrastructure Master of Science in Cyber Analytics Master of Science in Cybersecurity Master of Science in Engineering Technology Master of Science in Unmanned and Autonomous Sy... MBA - Technology Management Law and Policy MBA - Information Assurance MBA - Information Technology MBA - Leadership Technical Master of Business Administration in ... Technical Master of Business Administration in ... University of Southern California Annual Tuition: $19,872 Median Salary: $125,000 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: WASC WSCUC #3 University of Southern California The University of Southern California has been offering remote education since 1972 and currently offers over 100 online graduate and executive programs. Students taking online classes receive the same distinguished education as on campus students and face similar, demanding standards. Their online courses offer convenience and flexibility, and also include real time virtual discussions with faculty and classmates. Admission requirements for online programs are typically the same as for on campus students, though international students may face additional stipulations. Online tuition is billed at the standard USC rate, with graduate tuition currently estimated at $27,660 per year, though the price will vary depending on program and length. USC is a top ranked university and has received numerous awards for its online graduate programs. Online Master's Degrees (84) Dual Degree: Aerospace Engineering, M.S./Engine... Dual Degree: Electrical Engineering, MS/Enginee... Dual Degree: Mechanical Engineering, MS/Enginee... Dual Degree: Petroleum Engineering, MS/Engineer... Executive Master of Health Administration Executive Master of Urban Planning Master in Community Oral Health Master in Community Oral Health - Community Hea... Master in Community Oral Health - Vulnerable Po... Master of Academic Medicine Master of Aging Services Management Master of Arts in Gerontology Master of Business Administration Master of Business Taxation Master of Communication Management Master of Construction Management Master of Education in Learning Design and Tech... Master of Laws Master of Long Term Care Administration Master of Management in Library and Information... 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Master of Social Work Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing Master of Studies in Law Georgia Institute of Technology Annual Tuition: $1,700 Median Salary: $122,500 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #4 Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Tech has been delivering online learning programs to adult learners for over 40 years. They offer nine online Master of Science degrees and three hybrid professional master's degrees, all based on their challenging on-campus programs. Online students are provided with a renowned faculty, top quality classes, digital learning tools, and a nationally ranked curriculum. Their online programs are a cost-effective way for working professionals from all over the world to further their education and careers. Courses are typically taught asynchronously, but there may be virtual office hours with faculty and teaching assistants that students need to attend at a set time. Georgia Tech s online master's degrees vary in price from $275 per credit hour to $1,100 per credit hour and typically take two to three years to complete. Online Master's Degrees (19) Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Master of Science in Analytics Master of Science in Analytics - Analytical Tools Master of Science in Analytics - Business Analy... Master of Science in Analytics - Computational ... Master of Science in Computational Science & En... Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Computer Science - Computa... Master of Science in Computer Science - Computi... Master of Science in Computer Science - Machine... Master of Science in Cybersecurity Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Energy Sys... Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Informatio... Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Policy Track Master of Science in Electrical and Computer En... Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Medical Physics Master of Science in Operations Research University of California - Berkeley Annual Tuition: $29,296 Median Salary: $123,800 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: WASC WSCUC #5 University of California - Berkeley UC Berkeley has an extensive online learning program offering courses, certificates and degrees to adults wishing to further their education. The Berkeley School of Information offers two fully online master's degree programs, the Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) and the Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS). A Master of Public Health is also available online. While the coursework can be completed online, some programs require an on-campus immersion visit. The program length and tuition will vary by program, but the MIDS and MICS are each 27 units and cost $66,150 and $69,984 respectively, plus additional fees. Online students receive personalized support throughout the program and career resources aimed at helping them gain employment after degree completion. Online Master's Degrees (8) Master of Information and Cybersecurity Master of Information and Data Science Master of Public Health Master of Public Health - Community Health Science Master of Public Health - Epidemiology and Bios... Master of Public Health - Global Health Master of Public Health - Health Policy & Manag... Master of Public Health - Spatial Data Science The George Washington University Annual Tuition: $14,620 Median Salary: $120,800 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: MSCHE #6 The George Washington University Founded in 1821, George Washington University is based on President George Washington's wish for a national university. This private research institution is organized into 14 colleges and now serves students, both domestically and internationally, through its distance learning program, GW Online. George Washington University remains one of the largest private universities with students in more than 130 countries including 15,000 graduate students, many of which are enrolled in one of the 60 online master's degrees. Online graduate programs are offered in a range of subjects including cyber security policy and compliance to strategic public relations. With alumni that include presidents, prime ministers, royals, and diplomats from around the globe, George Washington University offers all eligible students access to its world-class educational tools including famous programs in government affairs and journalism. Online Master's Degrees (67) Doctor of Nursing Practice in Health Policy (po... Dual Degree: BSHS in Clinical Research Administ... Dual Degree: BSHS/MSHS in Clinical Research Adm... MA in Education and Human Development in Educat... MA in Education and Human Development in Educat... MA in Education and Human Development in Interd... MA in Education and Human Development in Organi... MA in Education and Human Development in Specia... MA in Educational Leadership and Administration MA in Rehabilitation Counseling Master of Arts in Secondary Special Education &... Master of Health Administration (MHA) Master of International Policy and Practice Master of Public Health Master of Science in Nursing (Hybrid) Master of Tourism Administration Master's in Political Management MBA MBA in Healthcare ME in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health MPH in Epidemiology and Public Health Research ... MPH in Global Health MPH in Health Communication MPH in Health Policy MPH in Program Planning and Evaluation MPS in Cybersecurity Strategy and Information M... 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Johns Hopkins University Annual Tuition: $21,250 Median Salary: $121,400 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: MSCHE #7 Johns Hopkins University One of the most renowned healthcare and medical universities in the country, John Hopkins University offers students a world-class education through traditional on-campus courses and distance learning degree programs. The university offers 97 online master's programs. With an annual tuition rate of $21,250 and more than 24,000 students throughout its various programs, Johns Hopkins provides programs across various disciplines including the humanities, business, and natural sciences. Built through unprecedented philanthropic contributions, Johns Hopkins is considered the first research university in the United States basing its model on the German model. After 142 years, this university remains one of the top prospects for degree-seeking students and working adults requiring a flexible education option. 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Illinois Institute of Technology Annual Tuition: $24,480 Median Salary: $121,400 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #8 Illinois Institute of Technology The Illinois Institute of Technology is a private research institution based in Chicago where it has served students since 1940 in the technical fields of engineering, natural sciences, industrial technology, information technology, and various liberal arts programs. This university also offers distance learning master's programs for domestic and international degree-seeking students in almost every academic college in both fully online and blended options for those close to campus. These programs are lead and designed by the same instructors, so distance learning Illinois Institute of Technology students get the same education with the benefit of a more flexible schedule. 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Master of IP Management & Markets Master of Network Engineering Master of Power Engineering Master of Science in Biology Master of Science in Biology - Biochemistry Master of Science in Biology - Biophysics Master of Science in Biology - Cell and Molecul... Master of Science in Biology - Computational Bi... Master of Science in Biology - Microbiology Master of Science in Biology with Specializatio... Master of Science in Computer Engineering Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Master of Telecommunications and Software Engin... Master of VLSI and Microelectronics Missouri University of Science and Technology Annual Tuition: $18,000 Median Salary: $118,600 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: HLC #9 Missouri University of Science and Technology Colloquially referred to as Missouri S&T, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been ranked as one of best options for students pursuing online master's degrees. It offers distance learning students a flat tuition fee that is consistent regardless of a degree-seeking students' residence at about $1,200 per credit for master's level programs and $550 per credit hour for undergraduate options. This leading public land and space grant university specializes in STEM programs and offers distance learning and working students fully online options like master's programs in geotechnics, technical communication, and various engineering fields. 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MS in Manufacturing Engineering MS in Mechanical Engineering (Non-Thesis Option) MS in Mechanical Engineering (Thesis Option) MS in Mining Engineering MS in Systems Engineering (Non-Thesis Option) MS in Systems Engineering (Thesis Option) MS in Systems Engineering - Big Data Analytics ... MS in Systems Engineering - Complex Adaptive Sy... MS in Systems Engineering - Computational Intel... MS in Systems Engineering - Infrastructure Systems MS in Systems Engineering - Model Based Enginee... MS in Systems Engineering - Modeling and Simula... MS in Systems Engineering - Quality and Reliabi... MS in Systems Engineering - Risk Modeling and A... MS in Systems Engineering - Statistics MS in Systems Engineering - Structures MS in Systems Engineering - Systems Architecting MS in Systems Engineering - Systems Design Opti... MS in Technical Communication Texas A&M University-College Station Annual Tuition: $12,087 Median Salary: $117,100 School Type: Non-Profit Accreditation: SACS COC #10 Texas A&M University-College Station Texas A&M University is one of the top public universities in the country, with 68,000 current students. While it is often known for a vibrant campus culture centered around its successful athletics department, this Division I institution has continued to make a name in the world of academics with cost-effective degree programs offered to traditional and non-traditional students through an exceptional distance learning program. Texas A&M University offers more online degree options than all but two other institutions in the nation. The school's virtual options include graduate programs in 11 of its academic colleges and span all degree levels. Online master's degrees at Texas A&M can cost as little as $12,000 per year in tuition. 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Offered through the university’s Strome College of Business and the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences, the program is broad and addresses topics like network engineering, e-business, software engineering, systems analysis and design, and database management, for instance. Enrolled students will take business core classes like Business Policy and Strategy, Contemporary Organizations and Management, and Legal Environments of Business. They will also take courses in the Information Systems and Technology concentration, including Enterprise Information Architecture, Strategic IT Administration, Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming, and Introduction to Information Systems. Course delivery consists of a blend of synchronous and asynchronous elements. Upon receiving their low-cost online bachelor of computer and IT degrees, graduates will pursue careers as computer systems analysts, IT project managers, database administrators, computer systems engineers, and web developers, for example. Old Dominion University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. U.S. News & World Report has recognized ODU as a top national university and a top public school. It has also ranked its online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 75 in the country. Net Price: $15,213 #37—Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona Online BS in Computer Information Technology School Profile Student to Faculty Ratio: 19:1 Points: 6 The cheap online bachelor of computer and IT degree program from Northern Arizona University is a 120-credit hour BS in Computer Information Technology. The curriculum for the program is comprehensive and addresses topics in IT such as enterprise architecture, information technology foundations, IT business operations, information security and policy, leadership in IT, software engineering, and telecommunications, for instance. Students will take major courses such as Foundations of Hardware and Operating Systems, Introduction to Programming for the Web, Design and Analysis of Data Structure, and Business Systems Software Development. Career opportunities for graduates include job titles like network administrator, IT project manager, software technician, technical program manager, IT security analyst, database administrator, and business analyst, for example. NAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award this low-cost online bachelor of computer and IT degree. U.S. News & World Report has named it a top national university and has ranked its online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 60 in the country. Net Price: $14,901 #36—Bellevue University Bellevue, Nebraska Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Online Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 40:1 Points: 6 The low-cost computer and IT bachelor’s online program from Bellevue University is a 127-credit hour Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. The curriculum for the program is comprehensive and spans topics like information technology communication, legal and ethical issues in IT, and IT best practices, for instance. Required courses for the major include Computer Server Environments, Administration of Data Storage Technologies, Computer Hardware and Software Management, and Cloud Computing and Governance. Students will also choose from elective classes like Ethics for IT Professionals, Linux I, and Information Technology Project Management. Graduates of the program are prepared for a variety of IT positions, including help desk technicians, system administrations, hardware and software support technicians, and network administrators, for example. Bellevue University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award this cheap online bachelor of computer and IT degree. U.S. News & World Report has ranked its online bachelor’s degree programs among the best in the nation. Net Price: $11,359 #35—Columbus State University Columbus, Georgia Bachelor of Information Technology Online Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Points: 6 Columbus State University offers a cheap online bachelor of computer and IT degree through its Turner College of Business and the TSYS School of Computer Science. The curriculum for the program emphasizes communication and quantitative skills and features core courses such as The Enterprise and Information Technology; Database Design, Development, and Deployment; Data Communications and Networks; and Architecture and Operating Systems. This plan of study prepares graduates to fill roles as network managers, database administrators, business analysts, network and security specialists, and systems analysts, for example. Columbus State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award this low-cost bachelor of computer and IT degree online. U.S. News & World Report has named CSU a top regional university in the South and has ranked it among the top 50 public schools in the nation and the top 20 most innovative schools. The publication has also placed the school’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the best in the country. Net Price: $11,334 #34—Regis University Denver, Colorado BS in Information Technology Online Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Points: 7 Regis University offers an affordable online bachelor of computer and IT degree from its College of Computer and Information Sciences. The robust curriculum for the program features foundational major courses such as Ethics for the IT Professional, Fundamentals of Security Management, Introduction to Programming, and Foundations of Cyber Security. Students will also take upper division classes like Management of Enterprise Networks, IT Audit and Risk Management, Human-Computer Interaction, and Systems Administration. Elective offerings include Ethical Hacking and Defense, Management Information Systems, and Cyber Crime and IT Compliance. In addition to major coursework, students may also opt to select a minor. Career opportunities for graduates of the program include positions as information technology directors, network engineers, systems developers, systems administrators, and information technology managers, for instance. Six start dates per year make it convenient for students to begin work on their low-cost online bachelor’s computer and IT degrees. Regis University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, and this IT bachelor’s offering enjoys special accreditation by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the ABET. U.S. News & World Report has named it a top 35 best value school and has ranked its online bachelor’s degree programs among the best in the country. Net Price: $25,615 #33—Northwest University Kirkland, Washington Online BA in Information Technology School Profile Student to Faculty Ratio: 8:1 Points: 7 Northwest University’s affordable online computer and IT bachelor’s program is offered through the school’s College of Business. The program emphasizes practical, hands-on learning and approaches topics in IT from a Christian perspective. Enrolled students will take IT major courses such as Introduction to Data Management, Online Business Technologies, Information Technology Program Management, and Operating Systems and Networks. They will also take management classes like Group and Organizational Dynamics, Business Leadership, Project Management, and Business Law. Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and its low-cost computer and IT bachelor’s online program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). U.S. News & World Report has called it a top 50 regional university in the West and one of the 25 best colleges for veterans. It has also placed the school’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the best in the nation. Net Price: $22,547 #32—Penn State University-World Campus University Park, Pennsylvania Online Bachelor’s in Information Sciences and Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1 Points: 7 The low-cost online bachelor’s in computer and IT program from Penn State University-World Campus is a Bachelor’s in Information Sciences and Technology offering with concentrations in Integration and Application and Information Systems: Design and Development. Prescribed courses for the program include Information Sciences and Technology Integration and Problem-Solving, Introduction to Application Development, Networking and Telecommunications, and Foundations of Human-Centered Design. Students enrolled in the Integration and Application concentration will also take classes like IT Project Management and Fundamentals of Systems and Enterprise Integration while those pursuing the Information Systems concentration will study Object-Oriented Design and Software Applications, Distributed-Object Computing, and Intermediate and Object-Oriented Application Development. The program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as web administrators, network managers, application programmers, systems designers, and web designers, for instance. PSU-World Campus is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education to award this affordable bachelor’s in computer and IT degree online. U.S. News & World Report has ranked it among the top 60 national universities and the top 20 public schools. Net Price: $18,194 #31—Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, Georgia Bachelor’s Information Technology Online Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 21:1 Points: 7 The affordable online bachelor of computer and IT degree from Kennesaw State University is offered through the school’s College of Computing and Software Engineering and the Department of Information Technology. The 121-credit hour program features four content tracks: Enterprise Systems, Health Information Technology, Information Assurance and Security, and Mobile and Web. Enrolled students will take lower division courses such as Programming and Problem Solving, Discrete Structures for Computing, and Advanced Programming Principles as well as major courses, including Hardware and Software Concepts, Operating Systems Concepts and Administration, and Software Acquisition and Project Management. Depending on the track they choose, students will take additional classes like Health Information Security and Privacy, Mobile and Casual Game Development, Network Configuration and Administration, and Ethical Hacking for Effective Defense. Kennesaw State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award this low-cost bachelor’s in computing and IT online. U.S. News & World Report has named it a top national university and has ranked it among the top 50 most innovative schools. Net Price: $17,929 #30—University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin Online Bachelor of Information Science & Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Points: 7 The affordable online computer and IT bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a BS in Information Science and Technology. Offered through the university’s School of Information Studies, the program features core courses such as Introduction to Information Science, Human Factors in Information Seeking and Use, Web Application Development, and Database Information Retrieval Systems. Enrolled students will also choose from elective classes like Electronic Information Retrieval Systems, Legal Aspects of Information Products and Services, and Data Analysis and Visualization for the Information Professional. A senior capstone is required, and internship, independent study, and study abroad opportunities are available for interested students. The program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as computer systems analysts, software developers, database administrators, information security analysts, computer support specialists, and web developers, for instance. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission to award this low-cost computer and IT bachelor’s online. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the school’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 50 in the nation. Net Price: $14,445
  18. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the field of computer and information technology is growing faster than average and is on track to add over half a million new jobs to the economy by 2026. Students interested in breaking into this burgeoning occupation can do so conveniently through an affordable online bachelor’s in computer and IT degree program. In this ranking, we’ll explore the top 50 such offerings. Types of degree programs covered in this ranking include the following: Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BS) Online Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) Online Bachelor of Information Technology Security (BITS) Online Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (BCIS) Online Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology Management (BA) Online Bachelor of Business Administration: Information Systems and Technology (BBA) Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (BS) Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Development and Management (BAS) Rating and Ranking Methodology To develop this ranking of the top low-cost online bachelor of computer and IT programs, our editors began with an initial pool of nearly 70 different schools and programs. Using data from the National Center for Educational Statistics, Payscale.com, and each school’s website, we applied the rating and ranking methodology below. In cases of a tie, the most affordable program was awarded the higher ranking. Tuition* • Net Price Below $10,000: 4 points • Net Price Below $15,000: 3 points • Net Price Below $18,000: 2 points • Net Price Below $20,000: 1 point *In cases where the net price was unavailable, we substituted the school’s undergraduate tuition. Student to Faculty Ratio • Less than 20:1: 1 point • Less than 15: 1: 2 points • Less than 10: 1: 3 points Return on Investment (ROI) According to Payscale.com • Top 500: 1 point • Top 300: 2 points • Top 150: 3 points Flexibility of the Program (asynchronous course delivery, hybrid options, part-time/full-time schedule, etc. ) – 1 point per item Online Student Support Network (faculty mentors/advisors, etc.)— 1 point per item Concentrations/Specializations – 1 point per item Accreditation (School-Wide and Program-Specific) – 1 point per item “Wow” Factor – 1 point #50—Brandman University Irvine, California Online BS in Computing Technology: Information Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Points: 4 The affordable online bachelor of computer and IT degree from Brandman University is a BS in Computing Technology with a concentration in Information Technology. The program is flexible and can be completed either fully online or via a hybrid format. Core courses for the major include Introduction to Computing Systems Organization, Systems Quality Assurance and Testing, Leadership and Professional Ethics, and Organizational Information Systems. Students will also take classes in the IT concentration, including Data Communications and Computer Networks, Structured Systems Analysis and Design, Network Implementation, and Database Management. After earning their affordable online computer and IT bachelor’s degrees, students will go on to pursue careers as information security analysts, database administrators, computer network support specialists, web developers, and computer user support specialists, for instance. Brandman University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission. U.S. News & World Report has named it one of the top 10 most innovative schools and has ranked its online bachelor’s degree programs one of the top 100 nationwide. Net Price: $26,055 #49—California Baptist University Riverside, California Online BS in Computer Information Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Points: 4 The affordable online bachelor’s computer and IT degree offering from California Baptist University is a fully online BS in Computer Information Technology. Offered through the Division of Online and Professional Studies, the program is an accelerated degree completion option, enabling students to earn their degrees within just 16 months. Once enrolled in the program, students will take lower division courses such as Computer Programming in C++ and Data Structures. They will also take upper division classes like Systems Analysis and Design, Foundations of Information Systems, Enterprise Architecture, and E-Commerce Systems Development. Additional program requirements include Overview of the Bible and Foundations of Christian Thought. California Baptist University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges to award this online computer and IT degree. U.S. News & World Report has called CBU a top regional university in the West and has ranked it a top 20 best value school and a top 10 most innovative school. The publication has also placed the university’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 50 in the nation, and the top 30 for veterans. Net Price: $25,714 #48—National University La Jolla, California Online BS in Information Technology Management Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 19:1 Points: 4 The affordable online computer and IT bachelor’s degree program from National University is a BS in IT Management. Offered through the university’s School of Engineering and Computing, the program emphasizes project-based learning and can be completed entirely online. Enrolled students will take prerequisite courses such as Office Productivity Software, Computer Hardware and Software, and Computer Network Overview. They will also take major classes like Database Concepts and Data Models, IT Servers Using Linux, Wireless LAN Administration, and The Role of Programming in IT, for instance. Monthly start dates are available for added flexibility, and students will take one 4-week course at a time. Career opportunities for graduates include various positions in IT project management, client and server administration, information security analysis, and network and systems support. National University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission to award this low-cost online bachelor’s in computer and IT degree. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the school’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 150 nationwide and the top 100 for veterans. Net Price: $23,232 #47—Point Park University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Online BS in Information Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Points: 4 The affordable bachelor’s in computer and IT online offering from Point Park University is a BS program in Information Technology. The 121-credit hour program features major courses such as Networking and Security, Introduction to Programming, Server Management, and Business Analytics. Students will also choose from elective classes like Web Application Development, Survey of Programming Languages, Electronic Commerce, and Digital Security. Courses are eight weeks in length, and the program can be completed within two to four years, depending on course load. After earning their degrees, students are qualified for careers as network architects, systems analysts, information security analysts, computer systems administrators, computer programmers, and database administrators, for instance. Point Park University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education to award this low-cost bachelor’s in computer and IT online degree. U.S. News & World Report has placed the school among the top regional universities in the North. Net Price: $21,832 #46—Ashford University San Diego, California Online BS in Information Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 14:1 Points: 4 Ashford University offers a low-cost online bachelor of computer and IT program through its distinguished Forbes School of Business & Technology™. A BS option in IT, the program addresses topics such as mobile and web applications, information assurance and security, project management, networking technologies, and data management. The curriculum is comprised of fundamental IT courses such as Information Technology Strategy and Management, Web Design and Development, Fundamentals of IT and Literacy, and Mobile Application Design and Development. Students will also take computer technology classes like Data Structures, Algorithms, and Designs; Fundamentals of Programming Languages; Computer Organization and Architecture; and Database Systems and Management. Courses are five weeks in length, and transfer students may bring up to 90 approved credit hours to the program to accelerate their completion. Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. Net Price: $18,469 (Average Net Price 2016-2017) #45—Herzing University Madison, Wisconsin Bachelor of Information Technology Online Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Points: 5 The affordable online computer and IT bachelor’s degree program from Herzing University features an optional concentration in Data Analytics. Students enrolled in the program will take core courses such as Transition to Technology Concepts, Computer Architecture and Troubleshooting, Information Technology Project Management, and Network and Server Operating Systems. Elective offerings include Applied Routers and Switches, Business Systems Analysis, and Technology and Innovation, for example. Students in the Data Analytics track will also take classes like Foundations of Data Analytics, Data Presentation and Visualization, and Statistics for Data Analytics. A capstone project or internship is also required prior to graduation. An accelerated track is available for students who plan to pursue an MBA. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission to award this online bachelor of computer and IT degree. U.S. News & World Report has named it a top regional university in the Midwest and has ranked its online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 100 in the United States and among the top 75 for veterans. Undergraduate Tuition*: $25,531 #44—Franklin University Indianapolis, Indiana Online Bachelor’s in Information Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1 Points: 5 Franklin University offers an affordable online bachelor of computer and IT degree program designed to be completed in just under four years. This flexible offering can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis, and there are multiple start dates per year. The curriculum for the program is broad and encompasses topics like network and systems administration, infrastructure management, info security, database administration, and IT project management. Students will take major area courses such as Virtualization and Cloud Computing; Computer Networks: Switching, Routing, and Wans; and Information Systems Architecture and Technology. Students will also take technical courses, including Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Introduction to Computer Science and Object-Oriented Programming, Database Management Systems, and Principles of Computer Networks. They will also choose from major electives such as Security and Risk Management, Introduction to Analytics, and Communications and Network Security. Upon graduation, students are prepared for roles as help desk technical specialists, database administrators, IT project managers, IT support generalists, network administrators, and web security administrators. Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission to award this bachelor’s in computer and IT degree online. Net Price: $24,779 #43—Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, Alabama Online Bachelor’s Information Technology Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 65:1 Points: 5 The low-cost online computer and IT bachelor’s degree from Columbia Southern University is a comprehensive 120-credit hour Bachelor’s in Information Technology. The program addresses fundamental topics in information tech such as information systems management, organizational communication, internet and network security, microcomputer systems, web design and development, and IT evaluation and implementation. Core course titles include Systems Analysis and Design, Introduction to Data Communication, Database Design and Implementation, and Programming Concepts and Problem Solving. The university also offers a BS in Information Systems and Cybersecurity with a specialization in Homeland Security. Columbia Southern University is accredited by the Distance Education Accreditation Commission to award this affordable online bachelor’s in computer and IT degree. Net Price: $11,061 #42—Campbell University Buies Creek, North Carolina Online Bachelor of Information Technology Security Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Points: 6 The affordable online bachelor’s in computer and IT program from Campbell University is a BS in IT Security with an optional Management track. The curriculum for the program emphasizes the evolving role IT plays in modern society. Major courses include Systems Analysis, Design, and Development; Networking and Telecommunications; Fundamentals of Information Technology; and Information Security and Countermeasures. Students enrolled in the Management track will take additional classes like Database Management, Internet Applications, and Windows Operating Environment. The program is designed to be completed within four years, and all coursework can be taken online. Campbell University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award this low-cost bachelor’s in computer and IT degree online. U.S. News & World Report has named it one of the top 30 regional universities in the South and one of the 20 best colleges for veterans. The publication has also lauded the school for its innovation and called it a best value school. Net Price: $25,503 #41—Saint Leo University Saint Leo, Florida Online Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Points: 6 The affordable online bachelor’s computer and IT degree program from Saint Leo University is a 120-credit hour Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems. The curriculum for the program addresses critical topics in the IT field, including information security, IT project management, internet applications, programming, and systems analysis. Major requirements include course titles like Database Concepts and Programming, Web Design and Information Resources, Programming in Java, and Network Theory and Design. Internships are available for students who desire an experiential learning component. Graduates of the program will go on to work as computer programmers, IT security analysts, web developers, chief information officers, technical support specialists, and IT auditors, for example. Distance students have the opportunity to join student organizations such as the Computing Club and the Computer Gamers Club. Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. U.S. News & World Report has named the school a top regional university in the South and has ranked it among the top 50 best colleges for veterans and the top 15 best value schools. Net Price: $20,552 #40—Concordia University- St. Paul St. Paul, Minnesota Online BA in Information Technology Management Website Student to Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Points: 6 The affordable online bachelor of computer and IT degree program from Concordia University- St. Paul is a highly flexible BA option in Information Technology Management. Coursework can be taken fully online or via a hybrid model, and course delivery is asynchronous. Required course titles include Business-Driven Information Systems and Security, Analytics and Technology, Strategic Project Management for IT, and Bridging the IT Business Gap for Innovation. The program prepares students for careers as IT strategists, project managers, security architects, systems analysts, infrastructure architects, business analysts, and operations managers, for instance. Students can complete this accelerated degree program within just 18 months. Concordia University- St. Paul is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission to award this low-cost computer and IT bachelor’s online degree. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the school among the top 100 regional universities in the Midwest. It has also placed the school’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 150 nationwide. Net Price: $19,714
  19. #4 –West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 13 Students earning their affordable bachelor’s online at West Texas A&M University benefit from programs that are designed to be adjustable to their needs. Courses can be synchronous or asynchronous, allowing students to achieve a balance between flexibility and meaningful interaction with instructors or peers. While students are welcome to visit campus, it is not required. Programs that include a practicum or other experiential learning component allow students to select a location in their own town instead of traveling to campus. Points: 13 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $295 #3 –Florida International University Miami, Florida Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 42 Distance students at Florida International University can choose from over 40 affordable online bachelor’s degrees. Notable majors include Internet of Things, Sustainability and the Environment, and Public Administration. This wide range of degrees ensures that almost all students can find a major that closely relates to their desired career. FIU makes accommodating adults with full-time jobs and other responsibilities a priority, so students never have to come to campus, and most activities and assignments are asynchronous. Interaction with other students and faculty occurs primarily through message boards and email. Points: 13 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $247 #2 –Fort Hays State University Hays, Kansas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 36 Fort Hays State University offers 36 different affordable bachelor’s degrees online, including options in agricultural business, technology leadership, and medical diagnostic imaging. Most majors don’t include many opportunities for content customization, but each program is specialized enough that students often don’t need to worry about focus areas and further specialization. The ratio of asynchronous and synchronous activities depends heavily on the instructor, but most professors structure their class so that it is primarily asynchronous in order to accommodate students who work full-time. Points: 14 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $213 #1 –Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 23 Oregon State University’s E-Campus offers affordable bachelor’s online programs in a wide variety of fields, including rangeland science, sustainability, horticulture, and economics. An Exploratory Studies Program is also available to students who are not sure of which major they wish to pursue when they start their degree. Most degrees can be completed entirely online. However, some programs require one or two science or education courses that must be completed at a physical location. The majority of course activities are asynchronous, so students with busy or unusual schedules do not have to worry about logging on at specific times. Points: 16 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $208
  20. #9 –American Public University Charles Town, West Virginia Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 47 American Public University offers almost 50 different affordable bachelor’s online programs across a wide range of disciplines. Unique offerings include degree programs in space studies, fire science management, Middle Eastern studies, and reverse logistics management. All programs, with the exception of the BS in electrical engineering, require 120 credits to complete. Up to 90 credits can be transferred towards the online bachelor’s degree, and there are many options to maximize transfer credits, such as community college agreements and credit for life and work experience. Points: 12 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $270 #8 –University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 6 As the state’s flagship institution of higher education, the University of Arkansas is committed to providing affordable online bachelor’s programs that are not only convenient, but also high-quality. Courses are designed and taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, and the U of A is an active participant in the nationally-recognized Quality Matters Program. All programs offered can be completed entirely online in two to four years. Students also have the option to take some self-paced courses, which provide even more flexibility compared to the university’s traditional online courses. Points: 12 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $246 #7 –Eastern Oregon University La Grande, Oregon Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 17 Eastern Oregon University offers 17 affordable bachelor’s degrees online, including offerings in emergency medical services administration, communications, and early childhood education. Students who find that none of the available majors meet their need can build their own major through the three available integrative studies plans. Students may even choose to create a major that involves partnering with another university. Most programs require no visits to campus and are primarily asynchronous, making them great options for busy and faraway students who cannot make it to campus. Points: 12 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $232 #6 –University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, Kentucky Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 13 The University of the Cumberlands offers its distance students several affordable bachelor’s online programs in fields such as technology, religious studies, business, and education. All programs can be completed entirely online with no visits to campus for labs or orientations. Courses that include an experiential learning component allow students to complete that component at locations in their own communities. Coursework and materials are typically delivered asynchronously, though some instructors may require students to participate in some live activities such as discussions. Points: 12 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $199 #5 –University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 20 The University of Central Florida’s affordable bachelor’s online degrees are designed to accommodate students from a variety of educational backgrounds, whether they’re first-time freshmen or returning adult students. There are 20 different available majors for distance students to choose from, including anthropology, health informatics and information management, and social sciences, for example. There are also a wide variety of minors for students to choose from. Courses come in a variety of formats, so students can expect to participate in both synchronous and asynchronous activities. Points: 13 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $300
  21. #14 –New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, Rhode Island Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 4 The New England Institute of Technology is the only school in Rhode Island to be ranked in the top 20 schools for affordable online bachelor’s degrees by U.S. News and World Report, and its individual programs are also highly ranked by other publications. Courses are delivered in a variety of formats, including asynchronous, synchronous, and blended delivery. Some visits to campus may be required, but the programs are still primarily online and designed to accommodate students with full-time jobs or family obligations. Points: 11 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $230 #13 –Sam Houston State University Huntsville, Texas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 9 Sam Houston State University offers affordable online bachelor’s programs in fields such as sociology, business administration, and criminal justice. All programs are delivered primarily online and asynchronously in order to accommodate busy and working students. However, some courses may require minimal visits to campus for labs or other activities. There are no separate concentration tracks, but students have plenty of opportunities to customize their education through their electives and the many minors available online. Some programs also include opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience by working with organizations in their own city. Points: 11 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $228 #12 –Valley City State University—Edwardsville Edwardsville, North Dakota Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 11 Valley City State University – Edwardsville offers 11 affordable online bachelor’s programs, including offerings in music, technology education, business integration management, and social science. These programs are designed to accommodate students who have full-time jobs or live far from campus. For most programs, students are not required to make any trips to campus unless they want to, and the majority of coursework is asynchronous, so students don’t have to worry about logging on at specific times. VCSU does not have a limit on how old previously-earned credits can be, making it easy for older students to complete their degree even if they started it years ago. Points: 11 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $177 #11 –College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick, Georgia Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 5 Students who choose to earn their affordable bachelor’s online at the College of Coastal Georgia enjoy a balance of flexibility and interactivity. Courses use both synchronous and asynchronous formats to give students the opportunity to engage in discussions and collaboration, similar to their on-campus counterparts. Online degrees offered include workforce management and leadership, French language and literature, and non-profit management. Most of these top affordable online bachelor’s programs allow students to customize the content of their degree through separate concentration tracks or a wide range of electives. Points: 11 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $136 #10 –CUNY School of Professional Studies New York, New York Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 14 The CUNY School of Professional Studies provides affordable bachelor’s programs online to students who have already earned at least 24 credits at another accredited institution. Available degree completion programs include bachelor’s offerings in disability studies, information systems, and liberal studies. CUNY SPS is extremely transfer-friendly. Not only can students transfer in college credits, but they can also earn credit for work and life experience through subject-area exams and portfolio evaluation. In total, students can transfer up to 90 credits towards their affordable online bachelor’s degrees. Points: 12 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $285
  22. #19 –Western Illinois University (TIE) Macomb, Illinois Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 11 Distance students at Western Illinois University can choose from 11 affordable online bachelor’s programs across a wide range of subjects. Notable programs include a BS in Fire Protection Services, a BS in Geography and Geographic Information Science, and a BS in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. Flexibility in scheduling is a priority, and most of these degrees require no visits to campus. Coursework is primarily delivered in an asynchronous format, but some professors may include some live discussions and other synchronous activities. Points: 10 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $285 #19 –University of Maine- Augusta (TIE) Augusta, Maine Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 11 The University of Maine – Augusta’s affordable bachelor’s online programs are flexible not only in terms of scheduling but also content. Many of these offerings feature different concentrations for students to choose from, and even those without separate concentration tracks include other opportunities for customization, such as open electives. Courses are delivered in a wide range of formats, including hybrid, synchronous, and asynchronous formats. Students outside of Maine can complete their degrees anywhere they have access to a computer and internet connection, but students living in Maine also have the option to attend synchronous courses and take exams at one of over 30 off-campus sites throughout the state. Points: 10 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $285 #18 –Lamar University Beaumont, Texas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 9 Lamar University offers nine affordable bachelor’s programs online across six different areas of study, including education, nursing, business, and political science. All programs can be completed without any visits to campus. Convenience and flexibility are a priority. A primarily asynchronous format makes it easy for busy adults to earn their degree without compromising their other responsibilities. However, these benefits do not come at the cost of quality. All courses are taught by the same faculty who teach on-campus, and students are held to the same high academic standards. Points: 10 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $248 #17 –Lee University Cleveland, Tennessee Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 6 Lee University’s affordable bachelor’s online degrees are offered through its Division of Adult Learning and are developed specifically for busy adult workers. While first-time college students are allowed to apply, admissions requirements include three years of experience beyond high school. Coursework is completely asynchronous, and students need only meet weekly deadlines. Tests are not proctored, and students are not required to make any visits to campus. Courses use an accelerated pace to allow students to earn their degree efficiently even while juggling other responsibilities. Points: 10 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $214 #16 –University of North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 22 The University of North Dakota offers an impressive 22 different affordable online bachelor’s degrees in fields such as chemical engineering, computer science, petroleum engineering, and social work. Several programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs that allow students to earn both an undergraduate and a graduate degree in just five years. Most coursework is completed online, but depending on their specific degree program, students will likely need to make some visits to campus for activities such as labs and simulations. Points: 11 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $300 #15 –Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, Missouri Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 13 Students earning their affordable bachelor’s online at Southeast Missouri State University can choose from 11 degrees in subject areas such as healthcare administration, technology management, and criminal justice. All of these degrees vary in terms of customization options and specific requirements, but all of them are designed to be both rigorous and flexible. Courses are delivered in either eight or sixteen-week periods. All course activities are asynchronous, so students with busy or unusual schedules don’t have to worry about logging on at specific times for lectures or discussions. Points: 11 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $273
  23. #24 –Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 3 While Georgia Southern University only offers three of its affordable bachelor’s degrees online, students who choose to earn their degree with GSU enjoy a high-quality and flexible education. Most courses are completely online and asynchronous for maximum flexibility. However, some courses, particularly in the nursing program, include some live sessions that may or may not have asynchronous alternatives. Students are free to combine online and on-campus courses to create a hybrid program, and all programs include both part-time and full-time options. Points: 8 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $204 #23 –University of West Georgia Carrollton, Georgia Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 5 Five of the University of West Georgia’s affordable online bachelor’s programs can be completed entirely online with no visits to campus. Students looking for a hybrid degree program have even more degrees to choose from. For all programs except the BS in Organizational Leadership, students have the option to take a combination of online and on-campus classes. Online courses are asynchronous and intended to accommodate students with busy schedules. No matter what ratio of online and in-person courses students choose, they can expect a high-quality education and a low teacher-to-student ratio. Points: 8 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $199 #22 –University of North Florida Jacksonville, Florida Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 1 The University of North Florida is a fantastic choice for nursing students who want to earn an affordable bachelor’s online. UNF’s RN to BSN program provides students with both the flexibility of the online format and the hands-on experience needed to be successful after graduation. Students do not have to travel to campus. Instead, they complete their experiential learning requirements in their own communities. There is no expiration on transfer credit for students who have started their BSN degree at another accredited institution and want to complete it at UNF. Students can complete the affordable online program in as little as 12 months. Points: 9 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $285 #21 –Texas Tech University (TIE) Lubbock, Texas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 10 Texas Tech University offers 10 affordable online bachelor’s programs, including degree programs in plant and soil science, wind energy, and early child care. Most of these programs can be completed with no visits to campus, though some may require an orientation or summer session. The university makes a point to accommodate students from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances, including military students, disabled students, and working adults. Depending on the program, students can take advantage of the regional sites located across Texas to take some courses in-person even if they cannot make it to the main campus in Lubbock. Points: 9 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $250 #21 –Valdosta State University (TIE) Valdosta, Georgia Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 12 The 12 affordable bachelor’s online programs available at Valdosta State University cover a wide range of fields, including human capital performance, French, office administration and technology, and criminal justice. Students who want to start their degree but aren’t sure which specific program they want to pursue also have the option of starting with a broad focus area that can lead to a range of majors. VSU’s “SmartPath Core” program gives online bachelor’s students in non-science majors the choice to complete their major core courses at an accelerated rate. Points: 9 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $250 #20 –University of Texas at the Permian Basin Odessa, Texas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 16 The University of Texas at the Permian Basin offers its distance students 16 different affordable bachelor’s online programs, including political science, industrial technology, child and family studies, and nursing. Most of these programs are accelerated, though some include standard-pace options or are standard-pace only. All distance programs and courses are delivered through the university’s REACH Program Center, which partners with several different organizations to provide students and faculty with the support they need to thrive in the online environment. Points: 9 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $224
  24. Affordable online bachelor’s degrees have made attaining an undergraduate education a reality for many who would otherwise not be able to afford postsecondary school and for others who thought they couldn’t fit a four-year degree into their busy lifestyles. These programs are not only convenient and economical, though; they’re often as academically rigorous as their on-campus counterparts, and many are taught by the same faculty members as well. In this ranking, we explore the 30 most affordable online bachelor’s degree programs available today. Rating and Ranking Methodology Tuition Points: Under $300—1 point Under $250—2 points Under $200—3 points U.S. News & World Report’s Ranking Top 10—9 points Top 25—8 points Top 50—7 points Top 100—6 points Top 150 –5 points Top 200—4 points Top 250—3 points Top 300—2 points Top 350—1 point Number of Bachelor’s Degree Programs 1-4—1 point 5-9—2 points 10-14—3 points 15-19—4 points 20 or more—5 points Ranking the 30 Top Affordable Bachelor’s Programs Online In ranking the 30 most affordable online bachelor’s programs, our editors considered only those schools with tuition costs below $300 per credit hour. We also used tuition to break any ties, awarding the higher ranking to the more affordable schools. #30 –Minot State University Minot, North Dakota Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 9 Minot State University offers most of its nine affordable online bachelor’s programs in the area of business, but the school also offers bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice, nursing, and human services. Students who want to customize their degree can do so by working closely with their advisor and department to select a minor and/or concentration that meets their needs. All of these programs can be completed entirely online, with no visits to campus for orientations or labs. These online affordable bachelor’s degrees are also delivered in an asynchronous format. Points: 7 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $225 #29 –Arkansas State University Jonesboro, Arkansas Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 11 Students interested in earning one of Arkansas State University’s affordable bachelor’s programs online have a wide variety of majors to choose from. Notable programs include a BS in Creative Media, a BS in Digital Innovation, and an RN to BSN program. Customization options vary from program to program, but many allow students to double major with another online program or choose an area of emphasis. All of these top affordable online bachelor’s programs are delivered in an accelerated format with seven-week terms and six start dates each year. Points: 7 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $210 #28 –Missouri State University Springfield, Missouri Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 9 Missouri State University offers nine different affordable bachelor’s online degrees, including BS degrees in finance, communication studies, and professional writing, as well as a BAS in hospitality leadership. Several minors are available to allow students to customize their degree to their needs. These programs are designed to accommodate both students just starting a degree and those completing a degree that they started at another school. It is possible for students to complete their entire degree online, but pre-credit math courses are not always available online, and general education science labs are limited. Points: 8 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $285 #27 –Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, Georgia Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 16 Kennesaw State University boasts 16 affordable online bachelor’s degrees as well as several online minors. Most majors and minors can be completed entirely online. However, distance courses come in a variety of formats, including hybrid, 100% online and 95% online, so depending on their major and specific courses taken, students may have to make a few short visits to campus. Similarly, most courses are asynchronous, but some professors provide opportunities for online students to interact with classroom-based students in synchronous sessions. Points: 8 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $257 #26 –University of Maine- Fort Kent Fort Kent, Maine Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 8 The University of Main – Fort Kent offers affordable bachelor’s online programs in nursing, rural public safety administration, cybersecurity, business management, and arts and sciences. Concentrations are available for some fields of study. A self-designed option is also available for students who can’t find an already established online track that meets their needs. Most degrees can be completed entirely online, but students are welcome to combine distance education with on-campus classes. Coursework and materials are delivered primarily asynchronously, but some professors do include some synchronous activities. Points: 8 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $228 #25 –University of Alaska- Fairbanks Fairbanks, Alaska Website Number of Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs: 7 Students who want to earn an affordable bachelor’s online from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks enjoy a varied selection of degrees that are designed to be flexible enough to accommodate both first time students and working adults looking to complete their degree. One notable program is the highly customizable interdisciplinary general studies degree that allows students to build a custom major with the help of an advisor. Other online affordable bachelor’s programs include a BA in justice, a BA in psychology, and a Bachelor of Security and Emergency management. Points: 8 Tuition Per Credit Hour: $223
  25. Scholarships and Grants for International Students Note: The majority of scholarships reserved for international students who want to earn a degree in the U.S. are sponsored by individual colleges and universities. For more information about opportunities at a particular school, please visit that institution's official website. Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program Global Scholarship Alliance International Association of Black Actuaries
  26. Scholarships and Grants for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Students CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship Shui Kwen and Allen Chin Memorial Scholarship Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund Upakar Indian-American Scholarship Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) AXA Achievement Scholarship
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