While online colleges are all the rage these days, online Christian Colleges are very up and coming as well. Here we will take a look at several christian based collges offering courses online.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SAGU offers Associates in General Studies, Music, and Social Studies. Bachelor Degrees in Business, Church Ministries, Communication Arts, Counseling/Psychology, Education, History, Nursing and Professional Development are offered as well as Graduate and Theological Studies. Tuition for these semester based courses are $430 per credit hour for undergraduate studies. These interactive courses are completely online and SAGU uses the Blackboard platform.
Located in Cleveland, TN, and regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Lee University offers CAPS Online, a virtual classroom environment using Angel Learning or Independent Study. Courses offered are Bachelor’s in Christian Music, Christian Leadership, Christian Studies and General Studies for $288 per credit hour.
Oral Roberts University
This brick and mortar institution in Tulsa, OK, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Oral Roberts University’s undergraduate courses offered are B.S. in Business Administration, Christian Care and Counceling, Church Ministries, Liberal Studies and Elementary Education with Certification (Degree Completion Program B.S.Ed). ORU accepts transfer credits from 2 year Bible colleges that are accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education and International Christian Accreding Association. Studies are online using Desire2Learn course management system or through correspondence with a tuition cost of $250 per credit hour.
Chosen second in the nation by OEBD, online college rankings, Regent University, in Virginia Beach, VA, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Council for Higher Education. It’s course offerings in undergraduate studies are Business, Christian Studies,General Studies, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Psychology, Communications, Eglish, Government, Organizational Leadership and Management and Religious Studies. The graduate courses, Master’s or Doctorate, may require some on-campus and/or residencies. The online courses use Blackboard and Horizon Wimba and charges for tuition are from $495 for undergraduate through $1,000 for graduate courses.
Known throughout the country, the campus of Liberty University is located in Lynchburg, VA. This institution, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, offers online undergraduate degree programs in Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Management Information Systems, Psychology, Religion, Multidisciplinary Studies and Nursing. Graduate degree and certificate programs are also available at Liberty University online. The tuition for full time undergraduate courses are $395 per credit hour.
A degree from an online Christian college can not only help you further your education but many times it can help you further your bond with religion and sprituality.