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Build a better future by furthering your education online at a Purdue institution. Each Purdue online degree is designed to help you gain knowledge and experience that can take your career to the next level. Online degrees from across the Purdue University system provide access to our world-renowned faculty and top-quality curriculum in a convenient, flexible format.

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Purdue University West Lafayette is a Top 10 public university with online and hybrid programs.

Purdue University Fort Wayne offers online bachelor's degrees, minors and certificate programs with special accreditation from AACSB, ABET and CAEP.

Purdue University Global is an online university offering 175+ programs, including accelerated degree options and a range of concentrations.

  • Health and Human Sciences
    • Associate of Applied Science in Health Science

      Available only to U.S. veterans and active-duty service members, the curriculum focuses on professionalism in health care, general education and industry-related technical information.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Associate of Science in Health Science

      Available only to U.S. veterans and active-duty service members, this degree serves as a first step in the pathway to a more advanced degree.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness

      Explore diverse approaches to health and wellness topics, including the integration of mind, body and spirit. Customize your degree by focusing electives in a particular area.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration

      Build a solid foundation in the core disciplines of health care administration and management. Gain more control over how you learn with ExcelTrack, our competency-based option.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

      Build a solid foundation in designing, managing and evaluating electronic health information and data systems. The curriculum intersects medicine, management, finance, information technology and law.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Health Science

      Explore various topics, concepts, research methods and applications in health science. Apply principles of healthy living to the education of individuals and communities.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration

      Curriculum offers a mix of human services knowledge, including administrative skills and child and family welfare, and criminal justice topics, such as juvenile justice and domestic violence.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

      Gain foundational knowledge and skills related to the fields of nutrition and health care. Study various topics, concepts, values, research methods and applications in nutrition.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Human Services Certificate in Child and Family Services

      The eight-course program will introduce you to child and family services and provide foundational skills and general knowledge to help you succeed in this field.

      • Credits Required: 43
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services

      The eight-course program introduces and enhances basic skills and focuses on knowledge specific to elder care services.

      • Credits Required: 43
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Master of Health Care Administration

      Our comprehensive curriculum emphasizes advanced knowledge and skills as well as overall concepts, values, research methods and applications relevant to health care administration.

      • Credits Required: 52
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Master of Health Informatics

      Explore the processes and tools used to record, store and analyze health care information. Coursework covers leadership, epidemiology, health care data analysis and health information systems.

      • Credits Required: 48
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Master of Health Information Management

      Courses intersect business, health care and data management, focusing on the strategic and operational relevance of information and connectivity within the health care and public health sectors.

      • Credits Required: 48
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Master of Public Health

      Develop the administrative, ethical and professional skills to apply public health principles to health education and communication programs. Fieldwork opportunities provide real-world training.

      • Credits Required: 56
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Master of Science in Health Education

      The program offers a comprehensive mix of public health, health education and health care administration content. Learn how to design, implement and evaluate health programs.

      • Credits Required: 56
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Master of Science in Human Services

      Gain a deeper understanding of the levels and drivers of human services, the populations served and how to manage organizational funding, policy, staff and intervention programs.

      • Credits Required: 45
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Feb 26 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
    • Medical Assistant Certificate

      Build specialized knowledge and skills through a comprehensive curriculum. Complete clinical experiences and an externship that let you apply your learning in a real-world setting.

      • Credits Required: 58
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Medical Billing/Coding Certificate

      Focus on the knowledge and technical skills required in today's technology-driven health care system. In addition, you will gain hands-on practical experience through a practicum experience.

      • Credits Required: 44
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Medical Office Administration Certificate

      Develop the communication, clinical and organizational skills relevant to medical office administration. Gain valuable, on-the-job experience during an externship in a physician's office or clinic.

      • Credits Required: 57
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
  • Law and Legal Studies
    • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

      Available only to U.S. veterans and active-duty service members, curriculum focuses on criminology, investigation, law, terrorism and counterterrorism.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology

      Develop knowledge and practical skills relevant to law enforcement and private security. Curriculum ranges from foundational classes to specific topics such as criminology and forensics.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Associate of Applied Science in Legal Support and Services

      The curriculum builds fundamental knowledge of the law and includes comprehensive study in areas such as legal research and writing, civil litigation, ethics, torts, and various legal disciplines.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security

      The Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security covers an introduction to criminal justice and public safety, as well as the technology required to prevent and minimize criminal risk.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Corrections

      Focus on the legal aspects of corrections, leadership within corrections, offender treatment and rehabilitation, as well as the operational and technological aspects of corrections.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

      Combine skills training with courses designed to help you develop a strong foundation of criminal justice knowledge. Gain more control over how you learn with ExcelTrack, our competency-based option.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Management

      Study environmental issues and policy from a perspective that explores the interrelationship between public and private sectors and society, economics and the environment.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Legal Support and Services

      Gain a solid understanding of legal theory and practice including broad-based knowledge of the law and practical areas of study required by many professions both inside and outside the legal field.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Corrections Certificate

      This program blends introductory criminal justice and corrections courses with field-specific courses in legal issues, crime prevention and criminology.

      • Credits Required: 36
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Crime Scene Technician Certificate

      Gain a foundational understanding of the analytical procedures used by crime scene technicians, as well as the documentation, collection and preservation processes employed to handle evidence.

      • Credits Required: 41
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Executive Juris Doctor

      The EJD provides individuals with an interest in the law the opportunity to participate in law school courses without the regulatory hurdles associated with becoming a member of the Bar.

      • Credits Required: 72
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 9 2020
      • Apr 2 2020
    • Juris Doctor

      The JD is a 4-year, part-time program that satisfies the legal education requirement of the State Bar of California and cultivates the skills and knowledge derived from a rigorous JD curriculum.

      • Credits Required: 92
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 9 2020
      • Apr 2 2020
    • Legal Secretary Certificate

      Learn how to communicate effectively in a legal environment, conduct legal research, analyze concepts of law, produce written legal correspondence, and evaluate legal sources.

      • Credits Required: 31
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Management and Supervision Certificate in Criminal Justice

      Courses focus on supervisory practices in criminal justice organizations, management theory, organizational behavior, employment law and human resource development.

      • Credits Required: 36
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Master of Public Administration

      The program spans diverse topics including public administration and management, ethics and leadership, budgeting, strategic planning, and human resource management.

      • Credits Required: 55
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Master of Science in Criminal Justice

      Courses focus on criminological and management theories, organizational behavior, and research methods. A hands-on research project allows you to analyzing real-world criminal justice challenges.

      • Credits Required: 55
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 11 2019
      • Jan 29 2020
      • Mar 18 2020
      • Apr 29 2020
    • Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management

      Explore how federal and private institutions find security and emergency management solutions on a local, regional, national and global level.

      • Credits Required: 55
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 11 2019
      • Jan 29 2020
      • Mar 18 2020
      • Apr 29 2020
    • Master of Science in Legal Studies

      Develop a comprehensive, in-depth understanding of the legal system. Build a solid foundation in legal doctrine and concepts while you refine your ability to identify and analyze law-related issues.

      • Credits Required: 55
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Designed for those who already possess a bachelor's degree, the program focuses on the role of the paralegal in the workplace and in the American legal system.

      • Credits Required: 36
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Private Security Certificate

      Complete 10 courses designed to increase your knowledge in private security, exploring concepts and theory in the field of organizational behavior as well as the investigative process.

      • Credits Required: 53
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
  • Nursing
    • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

      The program includes online study and a series of onsite clinical practice sessions. You will also complete an in-person skills intensive at a designated Purdue Global location.

      • Credits Required: 51
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

      Combine your current nursing skills with training in the safe, effective practice of primary care for the management of acute and chronic health problems of adult patients.

      • Credits Required: 60
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Feb 26 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
    • Associate of Science in Nursing

      Classroom instruction and seminars are all online; lab and simulation experiences occur at Purdue Global's Augusta, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines or Lincoln locations.

      • Credits Required: 116
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)

      Complete your coursework online and choose the location of your clinical practice experience. Gain more control over how you learn with ExcelTrack, our competency-based option.

      • Credits Required: 90 - 130
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Jan 29 2020
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice

      Complete the DNP online and earn a valuable health care credential while you continue to work. Deepen your specialty practice through practicums focused on quality improvement and population health.

      • Credits Required: 60
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate

      Focus on the principles of personnel management, policy development and implementation, budgeting, and the use of information technology in advanced nursing roles.

      • Credits Required: 30
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Certificate

      Courses address how to diagnose and manage patients' health problems, and how to serve as an advocate for patients. Focus on promoting holistic health care to adults and children in a family setting.

      • Credits Required: 60
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Feb 26 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
    • Master of Science in Nursing

      Build on your nursing education and practical experience through required clinical and practicum experiences. Gain more control over how you learn with ExcelTrack, our competency-based option.

      • Credits Required: 60 - 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Feb 26 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
    • Master of Science in Nursing - DNP Path

      A seamless way to earn both your master's and doctoral degrees in nursing. Clinical hours completed in the master's apply toward your doctorate. Specialize in a pathway that aligns with your career.

      • Credits Required: 60 - 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Feb 26 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
    • Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate

      Complete six online courses focused on nursing administration as well as a clinical practice experience to gain valuable real-world experience.

      • Credits Required: 30
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Dec 4 2019
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Feb 26 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
    • Prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Integrating several learning modes, including theory, lab and simulation experiences, the program incorporates the knowledge, skills and values essential for professional nursing practice.

      • Credits Required: 182
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
  • Other
    • Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science

      Explores the technical and legal aspects of arson, the application of technology to firefighting, the psychological effects of fire dynamics and firefighting strategy and tactics.

      • Credits Required: 90
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Management

      The program is designed to provide first responders with a broad range of knowledge while preparing them for new challenges in the areas of human resources, technology and fiscal responsibility.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
    • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science

      The program is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of interagency coordination, fire incident command, arson investigation and life safety education.

      • Credits Required: 180
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 8 2020
      • Mar 25 2020
      • Jun 10 2020
      • Aug 26 2020
      • Nov 11 2020
  • Psychology

Purdue University Northwest offers nationally ranked online programs through the College of Nursing and an MS in Technology degree.

  • Nursing
    • Master of Science in Nursing

      The online master's in nursing concentrations help you gain the skills and credentials to pursue a rewarding career and influence the next generation of nurses. The program is offered in IL, IN and WI.

      • Credits Required: 32 - 35
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 6 2020
      • Mar 2 2020
      • May 4 2020
      • Jun 22 2020
    • RN-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Purdue Northwest's 100% online RN-to-BSN program is designed to help working nurses develop expertise in leadership and evidence-based nursing practice. The program is offered in IL, IN and WI.

      • Credits Required: 120
      Upcoming Start Dates
      • Jan 13 2020
      • Feb 24 2020
      • Apr 6 2020
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