Great Graduate Schools With Fully Online Programs

Interested in earning your graduate degree at home? Check out this list of highly regarded grad schools with programs offered entirely online.

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Originally Posted: Feb 11, 2021
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2021

Online education has exploded over the past year. And online graduate programs can be the perfect choice for students and professionals who want a convenient way to further their education and advance their career. If you’re interested in enrolling in a fully online graduate program, this list can help get your search started! 

The following schools may also offer hybrid programs, dual degrees, and other choices for grad students, but the specific programs listed are the online options for those who don’t want to travel to campus at all. If you see a grad school you’re interested in, just click the green “Connect me” button to request information quickly and easily! 

Anderson University

Anderson UniversityAnderson University in Anderson, South Carolina, offers various graduate programs through AU Online, including an MBA with concentrations in Healthcare Leadership, Human Resources, Marketing, Supply Chain Management; a Master of Divinity; a Master of Ministry; a Master of Education; a Master of Music in Music Education; various Master of Science degrees; multiple Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees; and a PhD in Leadership.

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Caldwell University

Caldwell UniversityCaldwell University in Caldwell, New Jersey, offers an online MA in Educational Administration, MA in Higher Education, Post-baccalaureate ESL certification, MBA, Post-master Principal Certification, Post-master Supervisor Certification, MSN in Population Health, and Master of Science in Accounting.

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Canisius College

Canisius CollegeCanisius College in Buffalo, New York, offers online Education master’s degree certifications for those who already hold teacher certification, plus Sport & Health master’s degrees and various advanced certificates.

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The City University of New York

The City University of New York (CUNY)City University of New York system offers various online graduate degrees (including MA, MS, MSEd, MPA, and MPH) as well as advanced certificates through its 15 colleges, centers, and schools. 

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Columbus State University

Columbus State UniversityColumbus State University in Columbus, Georgia, offers online graduate programs in Business, Computer Science, Nursing, Math, Education, and more, including MEd, EdD, EdS, MAT, MBA, MPA, MS, and MSN degrees.  

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Cornell University

Cornell UniversityCornell University in Ithaca, New York, offers an online Executive Master of Human Resource Management (EMHRM).

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Dallas Baptist University

Dallas Baptist UniversityDallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas, offers a variety of online graduate programs in Business, Education, Ministry, Leadership, Professional Development, and Liberal Arts.

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Duquesne University

Duquesne UniversityDuquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers an online Professional MBA, MS in Management, HS in Higher Education Administration, EdD in Instructional Technology, Online Teacher Endorsement, Master of Health Administration, MS in Leadership, MS and PhD in Nursing programs, Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, Poster-master’s certificates in Nursing, and a Doctor of Pharmacy.

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Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg State UniversityFitchburg State University in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, offers an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) plus graduate degrees in Healthcare Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing, and more.

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Florida Institute of Technology

Florida TechFlorida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, offers an MA in Organizational Leadership, an MBA with multiple tracks, an MS in Information Assurance & Cybersecurity, and an MS in Supply Chain Management through Florida Tech Online. 

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Fordham University, Graduate School of Education

Fordham UniversityFordham University’s Graduate School of Education in New York, New York, offers online programs in Administration & Supervision (Catholic Educational Leadership), Adolescence Special Education, Childhood Education, Childhood Special Education, and Educational Leadership.

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Framingham State University

Framingham State UniversityFramingham State University in Framingham, Massachusetts, offers an online MBA, Master of Education with multiple concentrations, Master of Science in Merchandising, and various graduate certificates.

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Geneva College

Geneva CollegeGeneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, offers an online graduate degree in Organizational Leadership with concentrations in Nonprofit Leadership, Ministry Leadership, or Project Management & Leadership. 

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The George Washington University

The George Washington UniversityThe George Washington University in Washington, DC, offers various online graduate programs across Business, Communications, Education & Human Development, Engineering, Legal Studies, Medicine & Health Science, Nursing, Politics & Public Policy, Public Health, Security, and Professional Studies.

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Holy Names University

Holy Names UniversityHoly Names University in Oakland, California, offers online graduate programs in Sport & Performance Psychology and an MBA in Business Administration.

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Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois TechIllinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois, offers various online master’s, PhD, and certificate programs in Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Communication, Computer Science, Construction Management, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Food Safety and Technology, and more.

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Kean University

Kean UniversityKean University’s Nathan Weiss Graduate College in Union, New Jersey, offers online Master of Arts degrees in Educational Administration; School Business Administrator; and Supervisors, Principals & School Business Administrator, plus a Master of Social Work, post-master’s certifications in Education fields, and a Digital Leadership certificate.

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Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, offers an online Master of Architecture, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science in Information Technology, plus certificate programs and multiple Master of Science in Engineering degrees.

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Lynn University

Lynn UniversityLynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, offers online Master of Science programs in Communication & Media (with concentrations in Digital Media, Media Studies & Practice, and Strategic Communication); an MS in Criminal Justice; an MEd in School Administration K–12; MBA programs with multiple tracks, including Aviation Management; an MS in Psychology; and a Master of Public Administration.

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Madonna University 

Madonna UniversityMadonna University in Livonia, Michigan, offers online graduate programs in Criminal Justice Leadership & Intelligence, Business Leadership, Nursing Leadership, Nursing Practice, Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Senior Living Administration, Master of Public Health, Humane Leadership, and Accountancy, plus certificates in Gerontology, Bereavement, and Online Instruction.

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Manhattan College

Manhattan CollegeManhattan College in Riverdale, New York, offers an online Accelerated MS in Organizational Leadership.

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Marymount California University

Marymount California UniversityMarymount California University in Ranchos Palos Verdes, California, offers a fully online Master of Business Administration.

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Mississippi College

Mississippi CollegeMississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, offers online graduate degrees in Accounting, Athletic Administration, Business Administration, Communication, Cybersecurity, Education Leadership, Elementary Education, Finance, Health Services Administration, Homeland Security, Loss Prevention, Professional Counseling, Special Education, and Teaching Arts.

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Moody Theological Seminary

Moody Theological SeminaryMoody Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois, offers an MA in Biblical Studies, MA in Global Ministry Design, MA in Ministry Studies, and Master of Divinity through MTS Online. 

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Neumann University

Neumann UniversityNeumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania, offers an online MS in Education, MS in Business & Organizational Leadership, MS in Accounting, and MS in Sport Business.

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New York University, Tandon School of Engineering

New York UniversityNew York University’s Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn, New York, offers online Master of Science degrees in Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity, Industrial Engineering, Integrated Digital Media, and Management of Technology.

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Nova Southeastern University, College of Psychology

Nova Southeastern College of PsychologyNova Southeastern University’s College of Psychology in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers online Master of Science degrees in General Psychology and Forensic Psychology, as well as an MS in Counseling with concentrations in Applied Behavior Analysis, Substance Abuse Counseling, or Substance Abuse Counseling & Education.

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Pace University

Pace UniversityPace University in New York, New York, offers online Master of Arts degrees in American History, Higher Education Administration & Student Affairs, and Homeland Security; an MBA; an Executive MBA; Master of Science degrees in Information Technology, Physician Assistant Studies Completion Program, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Publishing; and MSEd degrees in Educational Leadership—School District Business Leader, Literacy Specialist, and School Business Education.

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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

PCOMPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offers an online graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis.

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PCOM Georgia

PCOM GeorgiaPCOM Georgia in Suwanee, Georgia, offers a fully online Medical Simulation certificate.

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Roger Williams University

Roger Williams UniversityRoger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, offers online master’s degrees and graduate certificate programs in Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Cyberspecialist, Digital Forensics, Leadership, Public Administration (MPA), and Public Management.

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Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart UniversitySacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, offers an online Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Strategic Communications & Public Relations, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Master of Social Work (MSW), Post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice, and RN to BSN/MSN program.

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Saint Louis University

Saint Louis UniversitySaint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, offers online graduate programs in Analytics, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Leadership & Organizational Development, Professional Studies, Project Management, and Strategic Intelligence, plus post-bachelor’s certificate programs.

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Simmons University, School of Library & Information Science

Simmons UniversitySimmons University’s School of Library & Information Science in Boston, Massachusetts, offers a Master of Library & Information Science entirely online.

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Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State UniversitySouthern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut, offers an online Master of Library Information Science, Doctor of Education, Master of Public Health, Doctor of Social Work, and Master of Science in Sport & Entertainment Management.

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Springfield College

Springfield CollegeSpringfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts, offers two online graduate programs: an MBA with a concentration in Nonprofit Management, and a Master of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Organizational Leadership.

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St. John’s University

St. John's UniversityCollege of Liberal Arts & Sciences

St. John’s University in Queens, New York, offers an online Master of Science in Library & Information Science and a Master of Arts in Theology through the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

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College of Pharmacy & Health

St. John’s offers an online Master of Public Health through the College of Pharmacy & Health.

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Peter J. Tobin College of Business

In the College of Business, St. John’s offers an online MBA with concentrations in Business Analytics, Finance, Interdisciplinary Business, Marketing Management, Risk & Financial Advisory, Risk Management, Strategic Management, and Taxation.

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School of Education

St. John’s offers an online PhD in Literacy through the School of Education.

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Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of TechnologyStevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, offers various online graduate programs in Business (including an MBA), Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, and Systems & Enterprises, as well as 35+ graduate certificates in Business, Science & Engineering, and Systems.

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University of Colorado Boulder

CU BoulderThe University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, Colorado, offers many different doctoral, master’s, professional master’s, MFA, JD, and certificate programs in areas from Accounting & Taxation to Theatre & Performance Studies via distance learning.

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University of Hartford

University of HartfordThe University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut, offers an online Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accounting & Taxation, Master of Science in Business Analytics, MEd in Special Education, MSN with three different focuses, and an MS in Organizational Psychology.

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass DartmouthThe University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, offers online graduate degrees in Accounting, Computer Science, Healthcare Management, MBA, Master of Public Policy, Nursing, and Technology Management, plus multiple certificates.

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University of Mount Union

University of Mount UnionThe University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, offers an online MBA with focuses in Business Analytics or Leadership & Innovation, plus a Master of Education with concentrations in Athletic Coaching, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Leadership, or Ohio Principal Licensure.

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University of North Carolina Wilmington

University of North Carolina WilmingtonThe University of North Carolina Wilmington in Wilmington, North Carolin

a, offers a variety of online master’s programs in Education, Technology, Business, Health Care, and other areas, including MA, MAT, MBA, MEd, MHA, MPA, MS, and MSN degrees.

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University of North Georgia

University of North GeorgiaThe University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia, offers online graduate degrees in Higher Education Leadership & Practice, Doctor of Nursing Practice, School Leadership, International Affairs, Curriculum & Instruction, Middle Grades Math and Science, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Kinesiology, and Nursing Education, plus multiple graduate and post-master’s certificate programs.

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Wentworth Institute of Technology

Wentworth Institute of TechnologyWentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts, offers online graduate degrees in Applied Computer Science, Architectural Engineering, Business Analytics, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Management, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Facility Management, and Project Management.

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