Welcome to the University of Minnesota Online
Your time is valuable. An online course or degree from the University of Minnesota gives you a top-notch education on a schedule that works for you and your busy life.
Our online programs provide the same rigor and instruction as our on-campus offerings in a supportive, inclusive environment. They’re perfect for anyone and everyone: working adults, veterans, career-changers or advancers, as well as traditional degree-seekers.
Plus, you’ll pay in-state tuition for many of our programs. So connect with us today to take the next step.
Why study online at the U of M?
Online education that's a match for your aspirations.
These select programs represent just a few of the more than 100 online programs offered by the University. From Crookston to the Twin Cities, from bachelor's degrees to doctorates, from minors and certificates to licensing programs, you can explore your passions and find your focus here.
Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies
Customized to meet your individual career needs, this degree can build on your past college coursework as well as occupational or program credits.
Master of Computer Science
Ideal for students who are interested in expanding their skills but not in the research aspects of computer science.
Election Administration Certificate (graduate)
A first-of-its-kind program presented in an accessible and stimulating format that allows you to continue your current employment while earning a certificate.
Health Innovation and Leadership DNP
Prepares both emerging and expert innovators to become nurse executives and entrepreneurs, health care business leaders, nonprofit managers, nursing faculty, public policy advocates, and more.
The minor in humanities helps students broaden and balance their chosen majors with skills such as creative thinking and expression.
What Do Our Students Say?
Read more of our Student Stories.
"I, like many students seeking advanced degrees, must work while attending classes, and online learning allowed me the best of both worlds."
— Dia Sanders
"I absolutely love having my education online. It allows me to have the flexibility to do my work in my own time and to explore topics that I am interested in more in-depth."
— Amber Oestreich
"It is so much more interactive than I ever expected. I never expected to have the level of engagement I've had with my professors and my TAs."
— Natalie Jackson