Online Programs

Become part of the most supportive educational community online.

When you spend most or even part of your time in the professional world, it's hard to find time to further your education, and even harder to find a quality program with faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping you succeed. Quinnipiac University's online programs – a full suite of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees and certificate programs – are designed to do exactly that. Access to our full-time faculty and the resources you need to go further in your career – and in life – are what set our online programs apart from others.

Online Undergraduate Programs

School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration

With well-educated managers in high demand, Quinnipiac's online bachelor of business administration offers those holding an associate's degree or a minimum of 30 transferable credits, an ideal pathway for career advancement. This program, led by industry experienced faculty, prepares graduates with the career-ready business skills that employers are looking for.

School of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Science Studies

For those with an associate's degree or credits in science, the BS in health science studies allows students to complete a degree and be prepared for either graduate level work or career advancement in the field of health science. This program is also designed to help those interested in making a complete career change to health sciences from an unrelated field.

Online Graduate Programs

School of Business

Professional MBA

The business world is changing at an unprecedented pace. Our acclaimed, 33-credit Professional MBA program prepares you with the career-ready skills needed to thrive as an innovative, data-driven leader. As a student in the program, you will have the opportunity to customize your learning experience through a wide array of electives across a number of disciplines, including health care management, international business, finance, marketing and more.

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Big data becomes more manageable with this specialized, 33-credit program, designed for students and professionals who seek leadership positions that require a deep understanding of sophisticated analytics. In today's evolving business world, mastery of these quantitative skills – and the ability to apply them to the most difficult challenges – is in high demand.

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

The word "leader" is freely tossed around, but there are few people who rise to the challenge and become true, effective leaders in their organizations. Our graduate-level organizational leadership program emphasizes the self-awareness needed to grow and explores the key skills needed to thrive as a 21st-century leader, including emotional intelligence, leadership communication and conflict resolution. A wide range of electives offer you the opportunity to align the program with your career goals and earn additional credentials to further distinguish yourself.

School of Communications

Master of Science in Interactive Media and Communications

In the digital world, change occurs at an extraordinary pace, more than in any other industry. The MS in interactive media and communications helps professionals prepare for those changes by creating innovative thinkers and teaching emerging technological skills that students can immediately implement on the job. Students may choose their own electives from coursework centered around today's most in-demand digital skills including web design and development, social media, UX/UI, and more.

Master of Science in Public Relations

As the role of public relations professionals continues to expand, there is a growing need for PR experts who can build, strengthen, and maintain a strong relationship between client and consumer. The online MS in public relations program at Quinnipiac prepares students with the advanced skills needed to successfully function as a manager within the field.

School of Education

Master of Science in Instructional Design

With so many new digital tools, materials for learning can be more effective than ever. Our master's program in instructional design gives you the opportunity to make a real impact on the learning process – in schools, universities, other nonprofit organizations, or business settings– by teaching you how to apply what we know about how people learn to the design of educational materials using cutting-edge technology. Students may choose from a variety of electives to customize a program that fits their unique career objectives.

Master of Science in Special Education

There is a growing demand for educators and professionals who possess the necessary skill set to foster an inclusive learning environment and help all students succeed. The 30-credit MS in Special Education provides graduates with a deeper understanding of the laws governing special education and the skills to create a safe and effective learning environment. Current teachers may elect to seek a cross-endorsement in special education, but students are not required to be teachers to earn the degree.

School of Engineering

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

With the growth of sophisticated cyber attacks impacting high profile organizations, businesses are actively seeking skilled professionals who can effectively protect their digital assets. Our 30-credit MS in cybersecurity program equips you with the in-demand skills needed to effectively lead prevention, detection and recovery efforts against cyber attacks.

School of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing in Operational Leadership

As health care continues to evolve, expectations for nurses go far beyond patient care. The 29-credit MS in nursing in operational leadership may be completed entirely online and prepares practicing nurses with advanced skills in organizational dynamics, patient safety and leadership to fill the need for dynamic professionals at the point of care – all while embracing the culture of compassion that the profession embodies. Registered nurses holding their associate's degree in nursing may apply for our online RN to MSN in Operational Leadership program.

Online Doctoral Programs

School of Health Sciences

Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate

Designed for practicing registered occupational therapists who want to merge their experience and practical skills with prevailing professional knowledge and scholarship, the occupational therapy doctorate prepares you for a leadership role without interrupting your career. This clinically-focused program allows you to become an agent of change within your community and advance your career, the field of occupational therapy and the lives of your patients. Students with a bachelor's degree interested in pursuing our doctoral program may apply for our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Occupational Therapy, which serves as a both a bridge into the OTD program and a standalone credential.

School of Nursing

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The post-master's doctor of nursing practice (DNP) prepares graduates to take a more active role in improving the quality of care for patients, managing effective use of resources, inter-professional collaboration, disease prevention efforts and ethically-based care. Students may choose from two specialized tracks: care of populations or nursing leadership.

Online Certificate Programs

School of Education

Certificate in Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate

Research has shown that emphasizing the social and emotional aspects of learning (SEL), in addition to the academic, leads to greater student achievement and improvements in a student's overall welfare. This online certificate program will prepare you to effectively implement SEL strategies within your classroom and foster an overall school climate that is welcoming and supportive for all students, teachers, and their families.

Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design

As K-12 programs, higher education and corporate training continue to shift online, there is a growing demand for skilled professionals who can create effective digital education resources. This online certificate program will equip you with a deeper understanding of instructional design best practices and prepare you with the skills needed to plan, design, and develop a powerful online course.

Special Education Certificate of Completion

Children are being diagnosed with special needs at younger ages than in the past. As a result, there is a growing demand for classroom teachers at all levels to have training in special education. This online certificate program arms teachers of inclusive classrooms with strategies for differentiation, collaboration and accommodation that will both help you in the classroom and give you a competitive edge in the job market.

School of Health Sciences

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Occupational Therapy

The online CAGS certificate program was designed to support AOTA's Vision 2025 of creating effective, collaborative, and accessible leaders in occupational therapy. The program provides practicing occupational therapists with a standalone credential to differentiate yourself as an agent of change, and also serves as a bridge into Quinnipiac's online Occupational Therapy Doctorate program.