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UC has extensive experience in the design and delivery of online learning programs. While earned wholly (or largely) online, these degrees are fully comparable with their on-campus counterparts and come with the same recognition – offering the same quality educational experience to online learners. Review our Fall Fact Sheet for more information about the Success Rates of UC's Distance Learners.

UC Online offers bachelor’s and associate’s programs that allow students to accelerate their careers and bring their professional goals within reach. Our flexible class schedules and year-round course offerings enable you to earn your degree without compromising your current job. Break into a new field and create a bright future with an undergraduate degree from UC Online!


Program Options

With over 15 different online programs across 7 schools at the University of Cincinnati, our online degree programs cover a wide range of professional and academic pursuits. Explore new ideas and prepare for your future by earning a degree in your desired field.

The College of Allied Health Sciences is ideal for students interested in careers as medical technicians or professionals. Our programs help students establish a firm foundation in core concepts while exploring research opportunities and cutting edge ideas. They include:

    BSHS Health Information Management (degree completion)

    BSHS Behavior and Occupation Studies (degree completion)

    BS Medical Laboratory Science (degree completion)

    BS Respiratory Therapy (degree completion)

    BSW Social Work (degree completion)

    BRST Radiation Science Technology

Our College of Arts and Sciences illuminates the humanities and provides insight into the nature of human existence through in-depth study and research. You can pursue your academic curiosity and earn a degree that can lead to satisfying careers or graduate school opportunities. Programs include:

    BA Communication

    BIS Interdisciplinary Studies

The College of Blue Ash focuses on helping students forge careers in the high-tech field of healthcare. You can establish yourself as a leader in the field through our online BS in Radiation Science Technology.

Our programs offered through Clermont College explore the exciting and growing fields surrounding the combination of business and technology. Our online associate’s degree programs prepare you for national certification exams and lifelong careers in many growing fields including healthcare and information technology. They include:

    AAS Health Information Systems Technology

    AAB Business Information Technology

The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services provides a space for caring and ambitious professionals who want to serve as trusted figures in their community. Begin a career of inspiring and protecting others with these bachelor and associate’s programs:

    AAS Early Childhood Care and Education (Infant/Toddler and Preschool tracks)

    BS Early Childhood Education (Birth - Age 5, Pre-K only licensure)

    BS Criminal Justice

    BS Substance Abuse Counseling

    BS Information Technology

The College of Engineering and Applied Science empowers ambitious professionals with a passion for helping others to pursue careers related to fire safety and disaster response. Degree options include:

AAS Fire Service Technology

BS Fire Science Technology

Our highly-ranked College of Nursing produces compassionate caregivers, knowledgeable medical professionals, and workplace leaders. You can launch the next stage of your nursing career and prepare for graduate programs with our RN to BSN program.

Accreditation of Online Programs

All programs offered by UC Online are accredited through the Higher Learning Commission. Some programs have further accreditation from necessary governing bodies in their field.

Our programs are accredited within the state of Ohio’s regulations for online degree programs. Other state regulations may vary and we encourage interested students to learn more about regulations by state and to contact relevant state bodies before enrolling in UC Online.

Tuition and Fees

Online college courses are often more affordable and convenient for students looking to complete their degree without compromising their professional goals or current employment. Tuition rates at UC Online vary by program.

Online Academic Calendar

UC Online allows students to pursue their educational goals in a way that best fits their schedule, regardless of whether they are enrolled full- or part-time. To this end, classes are offered year-round during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

For important dates relating to a specific program of interest including application deadlines and enrollment, visit each specific program’s page.

Take The Next Step Towards Your Future With Our Online Undergraduate Programs!

UC Online’s undergraduate programs give students the skills they need to pursue secure, lasting, and satisfying careers. Request more information today to get started.

The University of Cincinnati Online’s graduate programs are designed for working professionals looking to enhance their careers. Through these fully-accredited programs, students develop in-depth research skills, learn advanced communication techniques, and gain the confidence to reach their highest professional goals.

Accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, our graduate programs are offered completely online, making them a more practical and affordable option for career-focused students with busy schedules.

Focused Programs For Working Professionals

UC Online’s graduate programs are intended to inspire leadership potential in students. With over 25 different degrees, many of which do not require a GRE or GMAT to apply, prospective students will find affordable online course offerings to help them launch the next phase of their careers.

The College of Allied Health Sciences provides master’s programs within healthcare management. Specializations give students the opportunity to gain insight into cutting-edge health care processes and structures, helping them become decision makers and leaders in their workplace. Programs include:

The Lindner College of Business gives mid-career professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and gain an in-depth awareness of advanced business concepts. Students can build up their resume and gain valuable in-demand skills through the online business degree programs, which include:

The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services offers programs for professional educators, social workers, law enforcement professionals, and information experts looking to develop advanced technical skills that can make them invaluable members of their teams. Programs include:


·       MEd Curriculum and Instruction

o   Gifted, Creative, and Talented program

o   STEM program

·       MEd Educational Leadership

·       MEd Instructional Design and Technology: Teaching Specialization

·       MEd Literacy & Second Language Studies

·       MEd Medical Education for Health Care Professionals

·       MEd Special Education

Criminal Justice

·       MS Criminal Justice

Human Services

·       MEd Foundations in Behavioral Analysis

·       MS Sport Administration

Information Technology

·       MS Information Technology

The College of Engineering and Applied Science offers an online master’s in engineering program for students who would like to further develop their understanding of high-level concepts and prepare for challenging careers in the research and application of advanced engineering. Options include:

·       MEng Engineering Tracks

o   Mechanical Engineering

o   Electrical Engineering

The highly-ranked College of Nursing provides a wide range of online programs designed to help nurses pursue their desired specializations and deliver compassionate, high-quality care to patients of all ages and backgrounds. Programs include:

·       MS MSN Specializations

o   MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP

o   MSN Family NP

o   MSN Nurse-Midwifery

o   MSN Women's Health NP

·       Nursing BSN to DNP Specializations

·       Nursing Post MSN to DNP   

The College of Pharmacy assists industry professionals in gaining the research skills required to develop new and life-saving drugs, study the intricacies of cosmetics, and cultivate the high level of expertise required to be a leader in this competitive field.

·       MS Cosmetic Science

·       MS Pharmacy Leadership

·       MS Drug Development Sciences

Accredited and Affordable Graduate Programs

All of UC Online’s graduate programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Certain programs have additional accreditation as required by the appropriate governing bodies. Complete accreditation information can be found by visiting each program-specific page.

Prospective students working towards professional licensure should note that requirements for licensure vary by state. Our outline of licensure authorizations by state will help you better understand if the programs at UC Online are appropriate for your professional goals.

Our online programs present a more affordable option for many students, who do not want to quit their current position to pursue a career. With classes offered entirely online at reasonable tuition rates and on a flexible schedule, we offer a convenient way to earn your graduate degree without compromising your career. What’s more, many programs can be completed in under two years.

Think this could be the right step for you? Request more information today.

The University of Cincinnati Online offers undergraduate and graduate certificates that enable professionals to pursue their career goals, gain a deeper knowledge of their field, and expand their areas of expertise. A professional certificate can help facilitate a career change, as well as open the door to leadership roles and managerial positions.

These certificates can also be used as college credit towards a degree or can serve as professional development opportunities to develop additional and valuable skills. Professional certificates can increase your job opportunities by expanding your skillset and indicating your dedication to potential employers.

To enroll in a program, students must have either already obtained a degree or be in the process of earning their degree. To learn the specific entry requirements, please visit each unique program page.

Online Graduate Certificates

With programs from seven different schools within the university, UC Online offers many graduate certificates that can open the door to leadership roles within your chosen field.

The College of Allied Health Sciences offers seven certificates for graduate-level students interested in careers in the medical and health sciences field. Certain programs take an interdisciplinary approach with combined curriculums from the Lindner College of Business. Certificates include:

·       Animal Audiology

·       Health Care Administration

·       Health Care Finance

·       Health Care Operations

·       Health Care Policy and Regulation

·       Human Nutrition

·       Health Information Security

The Lindner College of Business provides seven graduate certificates for students interested in pursuing careers in business management, taxation, or healthcare-related business initiatives. The healthcare programs are held in conjunction with the College of Allied Health Sciences. Certificates include:

·       Business Foundations

·       Corporate Taxation

·       Individual Taxation

·       Health Care Administration

·       Health Care Finance

·       Health Care Operations

·       Health Care Policy and Regulation

·       Marketing


The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services offers graduate certificates for professionals working within the field of education. Covering a broad spectrum of topics from autism to English as a second language, these programs are designed to empower teachers with enhanced educational skills. Certificates include:

·       Autism Spectrum Disorders

·       Behavioral Analysis

·       Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT)

·       Gifted Education

·       K-12 Reading Specialist

·       Medical Education (Curriculum & Instruction)

·       Postsecondary Literacy Instruction

·       PreK-12 Reading Instruction

·       Principal Licensure

·       STEM Teaching and Learning

·       Special Education Leadership

·       Transition to Work Concentration

·       Adult/International TESL

·       Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The College of Engineering and Applied Science offers the Secondary Engineering Education certificate for teachers seeking to bring engineering into their classroom.

The College of Medicine provides an educational opportunity for medical research fellows, residents, and other qualified healthcare professionals through the Clinical and Translational Research certificate.

The highly-ranked College of Nursing offers post-graduate certificates in nursing education and a wide array of post-master’s nursing certificates.

The College of Pharmacy offers a selection of certificates for students interested in the pharmaceutical industry and its specific applications around the globe. Certificates include:

·       Cosmetic Science

·       Pharmacy Leadership

·       Global Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development

·       Clinical Trials Design and Research

Online Undergraduate Certificates

Forge a deeper understanding of your desired career path and establish yourself as a trusted practitioner in your field with an undergraduate certificate from UC Online.

The Clermont College certificates focus on the cutting edge of healthcare industry IT and administrative practices, for students who seek to help medical offices and hospitals adapt to the digital era. They include:

·       Health Care Privacy and Security

·       Health Care Technology Specialist

·       Physician Practice Management

·       Medical Biller/Coder

·       Software Productivity

The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services offers undergraduate certificates that empower service-minded students to take on careers in law enforcement and social work, from substance abuse counseling to intelligence analysis. Certificates include:

·       Crime & Intelligence Analysis

·       Substance Abuse Prevention

·       Substance Abuse Counseling

·       Violence Prevention in Families, Schools, & Communities

Prepare for a new career or take the next step in your current one with UC Online’s certificate programs!

UC Online’s certificate programs can help you gain the skills and the confidence you need to launch the next stage of your career. Sound like the right choice for you? Request more information today.

If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator for more information.