About University of Nebraska Online

Founded in 1869, the University of Nebraska is one of land-grant institutions.

University of Nebraska Online Worldwide A great university is defined by its faculty and its graduates. At the University of Nebraska, we are committed to providing access to an exceptional online educational experience - wherever you are.

The University of Nebraska offers more than 120 online degrees, certificates and endorsements from four campuses. No matter where your interests lie - health care, business, science, education, or the arts - you'll find a great education opportunity online at NU.

All University of Nebraska online degree programs are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Many programs also carry prestigious accreditation specific to their discipline.

International students from 135 nations choose the University of Nebraska for their graduate and undergraduate programs. With over 120 programs offered online, students may earn credentials in teaching, allied health, research, business and more.

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Bachelor's Degree Online

A respected online bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska sets you apart in the job market. Students who have some college credit hours or an associate?s degree can take the next step by completing a bachelor's degree online. If you have a high school diploma or GED, our admissions counselors will work with you to identify the online courses you need to move ahead.

  • General Administration, BGS
  • Geography, BGS
  • Information Assurance, BGS
  • Information Technology, BGS
  • Management Information Systems, BGS
  • Nonprofit Administration, BGS
  • Organizational & Relational Communication, BS
  • Radiation Science Technology, BS:- The future of health care requires competent, well-trained professionals to assure the delivery of cost effective, high quality care. The University of Nebraska Medical Center Division of Radiation Science Technology Education has developed an exciting option for imaging and radiation science professionals interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology (BSRST).

    The BSRST Degree Advancement Option (DAO) is available through distance education technology and can be completed on a part-time basis by practicing imaging and radiation science professionals.

    The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology (BSRST) Degree Advancement Option (DAO) allows working imaging and radiation science professionals the opportunity to advance their education. Qualified candidates work with an adviser to develop an individual plan of study that tailors students' clinical and educational backgrounds with their professional goals.

    Students must have completed an accredited radiography, radiation therapy, sonography, or nuclear medicine technology program, and be registered and in good standing in their profession. Students are allowed up to 5 years to complete the degree advancement option; however it is possible to complete the program in as little as three semesters.

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  • Sociology, BGS
  • Sociology, BS
  • Applied Science, BS:- In the Applied Science major, students select from a broad range of courses in agriculture and environmental science from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources to tailor a degree to their career goals. The online Applied Science program is highly flexible ? students choose almost half of the courses that they take within the degree. Students can use their course choices to broaden their studies, or combine them with the free electives to add a minor in agriculture or environmental subject areas. Graduates are well prepared to continue their education at the master's level.

    Career paths of recent program graduates include:
    • Crop Consultant, Self-Employed
    • Director of Product Management, Cook's Ham
    • Farm / Ranch Operator, Self- Employed
    • Farm Loan Officer Trainee, USDA Farm Service Agency
    • Field Sales Trainee, Monsanto
    • Foreman ( Manager in Training), Lanoha Nurseries
    • Grain Merchandiser, Gordon - Hemingford Co - Op
    • Sales Representative, Dow Agro Sciences
    • Service Tech 3, Syngenta
    • Welder, IntoMetal Manufacturing

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  • Business Administration, BS
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Criminal Justice, BS
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice, BGS
  • Early Childhood Unified, BA

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Masters Degree Online

Choose from a wide range of fully accredited online master's degrees that allow you to enhance your current career or start a new one. Many online master's degree programs offer hands-on learning opportunities that complement the classroom experience. The biggest advantage: our online students work with the same respected faculty who teach and advise students on campus.

  • Journalism & Mass Communications, MA
  • Music Specialization, MA Ed
  • Physical Education Master Teacher, MAE
  • Educational Administration, M Ed or Certificate/Endorsement Concentration in P-12
  • Public Administration, MPA
  • School Principalship, MA Ed
  • Special Education, MA or Graduate Certificate, Specialization in Teaching of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders & Severe Disabilities
  • Applied Science, MAS- Science for Educators
  • Applied Science, MAS
  • Art Education, MA Ed
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice, MS
  • Perfusion Science, MS
  • Physician Assistant Studies, MPAS
  • Public Health, MPH Concentration in Public Health Practice
  • Emergency Preparedness, MS

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Certificate Program Online

With an online certificate from the University of Nebraska you can:

  • Stand out in your career by demonstrating specialized knowledge.
  • Stand apart from other job candidates.
  • Transition into a new career field.
  • Use credits earned toward a full degree, should you decide to pursue one.

Undergraduate and graduate-level online certificate programs range from 12 to 18 credit hours and provide a way to go deeper into specific areas of interest. A certificate is a great way to add specialized training to your knowledge base. Credits earned in a graduate certificate may also be applied toward a master's degree in many cases.

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Education Degree Online

Experienced school superintendents with the desire and vision to help students achieve their maximum educational potential are highly valued in school districts throughout the U.S. The Superintendent Specialist degree program prepares qualified individuals for chief administrative and leadership roles within school districts and throughout the educational hierarchy.

  • School Superintendent, EdS:- This online School Superintendent Specialist program leads to an advanced degree for those who already hold a master's degree in education. The Specialist degree prepares current administrators for the role of school superintendent.

    The 33 credit hour program meets the requirements for the Nebraska Professional Administrative and Supervisory Certificate, preparing candidates for superintendent positions in all public and parochial schools in Nebraska. Students pursuing certification in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certification requirements.

    In addition to the Higher Learning Commission accreditation carried by all University of Nebraska degrees, this program is also accredited by:
    • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Nebraska Department of Education

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