In today’s competitive work environment, a bachelor’s degree is often the gateway to expanded career opportunities and higher earning potential.
A degree from the University of Nebraska is a quality degree–respected by employers and other educational institutions. Earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska can help you stand out; putting you on a path to career advancement or earning an advanced degree.
Online programs from the University of Nebraska offer the flexibility you need to complete your bachelor’s degree while meeting the demands of your busy life.
Our online bachelor's degrees best fit students who have already earned the majority of their general education college credit or have an associate’s degree, and are ready to take the next step toward finishing their undergraduate program online.
Our advisers will work with you to identify the courses you need to move ahead.
All required courses for our online Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree program are available online. You do not need to have prior college credit to be eligible to earn this degree online.
All online bachelor degree completion programs accept prior credit from accredited postsecondary institutions, whether they are two-year or four-year schools.
Many of our programs have flexible policies regarding non-traditional credit as well.
Possible sources of credit transfer:
- Prior college credit from accredited institutions
- Military credit and training
- On-the-job training
Each program has its own policies about what kind and how much credit will be accepted for transfer. Check the individual program pages for more detail.
A Respected Degree
We have a long history serving adult students, both in the classroom and at a distance.
Why University of Nebraska online?
You get the same exceptional education—from the same highly regarded faculty—that we offer all University of Nebraska students.
Our students come first—our faculty and staff are committed and highly responsive to our student needs, whether in a physical or virtual classroom.
Your degree is from the University of Nebraska—diplomas and transcripts are identical to those of on-campus students. As a graduate of the University of Nebraska, you'll be well prepared to enter, or advance in, your chosen field of study. And a degree from the University of Nebraska is highly regarded by employers.
A degree from the University of Nebraska is a great value—you can count on a rigorous academic program with highly competitive tuition and fees.
Many of our programs allow you to take individual courses before being formally admitted to your degree.
We are experts in online education—the University of Nebraska offers more than 100 online degrees, certificates and endorsement programs—and we've offered distance education for more than 100 years.