About Online Worldwide

Online Worldwide is the University of Nebraska’s system-wide distance education initiative serving the needs of Nebraskans and students throughout the world. With more than 100 online and blended degree, certificate and endorsement programs, we bring you a University of Nebraska degree wherever you are.

Online Worldwide continues the University of Nebraska's long history of providing high quality, flexible distance education programs designed to meet the needs of a diverse set of learners, helping build your career and enhance your life. 

When you choose the University of Nebraska, you will receive:

  • The same high quality education and student services that we offer our on-campus students
  • A degree from the University of Nebraska – diplomas and transcripts for online students are identical to those of on-campus students
  • Programs that are fully accredited regionally by the Higher Learning Commission—a commission of the North Central Association—and many that are also accredited by prestigious associations in specific fields
  • Highly competitive tuition and fees
  • Access to outstanding library services 24/7, technical support, financial aid advisors and other professionals who are committed to helping you achieve your educational and career goals


A University of Nebraska Degree Wherever You Are

Online Worldwide provides adult learners from around the world the opportunity to be taught by the same expert faculty who teach at the four University of Nebraska campuses. Their online courses are challenging, current and relevant. We attract highly qualified, strongly motivated, undergraduate, graduate and professional students who are serious about their education.

University of Nebraska online students receive the same degree as that of on-campus students – there is no difference. Your transcript and diploma are issued by the University of Nebraska and will not contain any reference to "online".

Our Mission

The mission of Online Worldwide is to help individuals transform their lives through quality education by broadening access to the University of Nebraska's best academic programs, faculty and student support services for Nebraskans, and students throughout the world.

Students Come First

Our faculty and staff are extraordinarily responsive to student needs, creating a highly interactive community of learners that encourages and values collaboration between professors and students. As a result, you will be well equipped to achieve your academic goals, and to immediately apply what you learn in the workplace.  






































































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