Degrees & Certificates

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What We Offer

University of Minnesota Online programs are equivalent to on-campus degrees and certificates, generally with the same instructors, program requirements, and curriculum. Your transcripts and diploma will reflect your U of M degree and will not indicate that the degree was obtained online.

Programs are offered either fully online, primarily online (short residency), or partially online (50-80% delivered online). Visit General Information for complete definitions.

Note: This may not be a comprehensive list of all the University of Minnesota's online and hybrid programs. Please check with the individual unit for additional offerings.

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Undergraduate Certificates

Fully Online | Total credits: 21 | $445.47 per credit

Provides you with valuable information and expertise regardless of your specialty in agribusiness.

Fully Online | Total credits: 16 | $462.16 per credit (MN resident); $659.00 per credit (nonresident)

Designed specifically for non-business school and pre-MBA students, this fully online certificate provides an overview of business management processes.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12

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.

Fully Online | Total credits: 29 | $445.47 per credit

Covers such diverse topics as corporate finance, insurance and risk management, estate planning, investments and money, banking, and financial institutions. 

Fully Online | Total credits: 18 | $445.47 per credit

Graduates will be able to supervise a manufacturing process, manage human and mechanical resources within budgetary constraints, and ensure product quality.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | $445.47 per credit

A fully online, five-course certificate designed to prepare you for a career in tax preparation.

Graduate Certificates

Fully Online | Total credits: 14 | $711.00 per credit (MN resident); $1,100.00 per credit (nonresident)

Discover new strategies and tools, implement effective programs, and become an influential advocate for underserved learners.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 15 | $980.00 per credit (MN resident); $1,287.00 per credit (nonresident)

Learn key aspects of study design, implementation, and analysis for both observational and clinical studies.

Fully Online | Total credits: 15 | Per credit: $711.00 (MN resident); $1,100.00 (nonresident)*

Designed for Minnesota licensed pre-K−12 educators, program administrators, and coordinators. 

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | $946.00 per credit (MN resident); $1,156.00 per credit (nonresident)*

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.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | $900.00 per credit

Enhance your human sexuality knowledge and earn a specialized credential.

Fully Online | Total credits: 20 | $711.00 per credit

We believe that all work with children and families should be relationship-based, culturally sensitive, grounded in theory and research, and supported by reflective practice.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | Part time, per credit: $1,422.00 (MN resident); $2,201.00 (nonresident)

Explore culture, spirituality, and healing options to enhance your professional career, your own life, and the lives of your patients.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | Per credit: $711.00 (MN resident); $1,100.00 (nonresident)

Participate in a collaborative learning community where you learn from and with course members and instructors.

Fully Online | Total credits: 16 | $973.75 per credit

Learn how to develop and teach program curricula for health informatics, as well as how to deploy and use health information technology.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | Per credit: $711.00 (MN resident); $1,100.00 (nonresident)

Join a learning community that stimulates and advances the ways you think about the design process.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | Per credit: $711.00 (MN resident); $1,100.00 (nonresident)

Learn from experts and peers while reflecting on your own teaching, reading, designing, and writing.

Fully Online | Total credits: 16 | $711.00 per credit (MN resident); $1,100.00 per credit (nonresident)

Prepare to design, deliver, and evaluate educational programs in a variety of settings for parents and families.

Fully Online | Total credits: 15−16 | $14,700 total (2018-19)

Provides training that prepares public health workers and others to respond to emerging public health issues.

Fully Online | Total credits: 12 | Per credit: $711.00

Prepares graduates to encourage and develop human talents in areas of academic, artistic, athletic, and other skills.

Fully Online | Total credits: 15 | $754.00 per credit (MN resident); $1,154.00 per credit (nonresident)

Learn about writing with digital technologies, information design, international professional communication, and editing and style. 

Undergraduate Degrees

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Prepares you to assume management positions in a wide range of health care settings.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $462.16 per credit

Gain a working knowledge of key concepts and theories across a range of psychological domains.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $462.16 per credit (MN resident)

Study issues relating to tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, and federal Indian law and policy.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Prepares you to manage all aspects of the manufacturing environment, from the ability to direct budgets, people, and machines to product quality.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Learn how track down issues wherever they originate within production, processing, packaging, distribution and warehousing operations.
 

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Teaches the fundamental and advanced techniques needed to assist future clients and firms with financial reports.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Challenge yourself in the world of agricultural sales and marketing, management, finance, and information management, both globally and locally.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Customized to meet your individual career needs, this degree can build on your past college coursework as well as occupational or program credits.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Prepares you to effectively communicate within the corporate and public forum and to meet the marketplace realities of contemporary society. 

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

A degree in English will increase your skills in analysis, problem-solving, research, and written and verbal communication.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Find a rewarding career that creates economic and social value, strengthens society, and enhances quality of life on a global scale.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Provides students with both the theoretical and the analytical framework required to work effectively in financial institutions.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Advance your career in the management of various health care settings while learning from experts in the field. 

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Learn how to integrate new and advanced technology into an organization’s existing infrastructure as well as manage daily operations. 

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Broaden your understanding of global business operations with internationally focused courses.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Gives graduates the know-how to effectively and efficiently manage people, methods, materials, equipment, and money.

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Learn the skills and strategies to help identify customer needs and wants and study the challenges facing marketers in the global business environment. 

Fully Online | Total credits: 120 | $445.47 per credit

Prepares you for careers with professional, collegiate, and community sport organizations through hands-on experience, making you workforce-ready.

Graduate Degrees

Primarily Online | Total credits: 42 | $1,560 per credit

Designed for executives, physicians, and health care professionals, this program allows you to advance your health care management and leadership skills and capabilities.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 42 | $961.00 per credit

Tailored to working professionals seeking leadership roles in organizations that aim to improve the health of populations.

Fully Online | Total credits: 32 | Per credit: $1,422.00

Learn how to draw on development science to address the needs of children and adolescents in advocacy, community, and health care settings.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 38 | Part time, per credit: $1,422.00 (MN resident); $2,201.00 (nonresident)

This unique program will offer new opportunities to students looking to become leaders and innovators in this rapidly evolving field.

Fully Online | Total credits: 52 | $1,535.00 per credit*

A Carlson MBA will help you take your leadership and management skills to the next level.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 35−50 | Per credit: $673.00 (MN resident); $1,067.00 (nonresident)

Our graduates articulate a clear vision of successful leadership and actively demonstrate a commitment to ensuring quality educational experiences for all teachers and students.

Fully Online | Total credits: 30-31 | $711.00 per credit (MN resident); $1,100.00 per credit (nonresident)

Fulfills requirements for obtaining a license to teach in early childhood family education programs in Minnesota

Fully Online | Total credits: 30+ | Per credit: $711.00 (MN resident); $1,100.00 (nonresident)

Learn how to create customized digital applications, games, interfaces, and multimedia projects. 

Primarily Online | Total credits: 31 | $1,422.00 per credit

Designed to train individuals who are interested in using information technology to solve health care problems.

Fully Online | Total credits: 42 | $980.00 per credit

One of the few dedicated MPH programs focused on maternal, reproductive, child, and family health in the country.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 33 | $934.00 per credit

Prepares leaders in the profession for research, the health care industry, and academia.

Fully Online | Total credits: 30 | $1,422.00 per credit

Study modern electrical engineering, with interdisciplinary work available in related fields such as bioelectrical sciences, control sciences, and computer sciences.

Doctorate Degrees

Primarily Online | Total credits: 75 | $973.75 per credit

Graduates work as expert clinicians and consultants in acute care settings, nursing homes, transitional care settings, and specialty practices.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 77 | $973.75 per credit

Prepare to independently manage primary care needs of adults and older adults, as well as become leaders in health systems with a firm grounding in evidence-based practice and system change.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 75 | $973.75 per credit

Prepares both emerging and expert innovators to become nurse executives and entrepreneurs, health care business leaders, non-profit managers, nursing faculty, public policy advocates, and more.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 82 | $973.75 per credit

Work with individuals, families, communities, and health systems in developing integrative approaches to health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 81 | $973.75 per credit

Graduates provide clinical leadership in a complex and rapidly evolving health care system in multiple settings.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 67 | $973.75 per credit

Graduates are prepared to work in teams of clinicians, computer technology staff, and administrators to transform health care using digital tools and techniques.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 37−38 | $973.75 per credit

Nurses with a master's degree can learn more about how to improve health outcomes and care for people with complex, chronic conditions.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 80 | $973.75 per credit

Prepares you for a wide variety of employment opportunities across the mental health care service spectrum, including in community-based psychiatric clinics, private practices, and inpatient psychiatric units.

Primarily Online | Total credits: 77 | $973.75 per credit

Graduates specialize in educating women on prevention and health, and serving as primary care providers through chronic or acute illnesses.

Licensing Programs

Fully Online | Total credits: varies

An online program designed for licensed teachers who wish to add an additional Minnesota teaching license in reading through a customized plan of courses.

Fully Online | Total credits: 27 | $711.00 per credit

Prepares you to teach parent and family education in Minnesota's Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program, as well as to pursue other teaching opportunities.