Let’s Be Brave Together

Whether you’re looking to take on your dreams, pick up where you left off, or see yourself in new ways, we’ve got your back. We know you’re brave, and you have what it takes to find the next big thing — or to be it.

What’s next starts now

Select your online program using the dropdown menus below.

We’ve been helping brave students like you discover what’s next for 150 years and counting.

The results speak for themselves: Today, more than 96% of our online bachelor’s and master’s students report positive career outcomes within just six months of graduation.*

*96% of online bachelor’s graduates and 98% of online master’s graduates surveyed reported finding a job in their preferred field or choosing to continue their education within six months of graduation, based on a knowledge rate of 81%.

Ready to take your next brave step?

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Forbes America's Top Colleges
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Money's Best Colleges

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Recognized as the No. 4 fastest-growing private university in the U.S. by The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Serving students like you from all 50 states and 56 countries around the world

We’ll help you find your ‘next’

At Maryville University, we’re fully committed to your success. Prepare for the future you want with our outcomes-driven online degree and certificate programs. 

Supporting your dreams

Everyone’s vision for their future is different.

Your next step is the first one toward your goals, and we’re here to help ensure you get the start you need to get where you want to go. We’re behind you the whole way.

Here’s just a sample of how we support your educational experience:

  • Personalized academic support from application through graduation
  • Full access to our online library and archives
  • 24/7 technical support
  • Life coaching
  • Online tutoring services
  • On-demand webinars about important topics like financial aid
  • Career resources like virtual career fairs and networking events

Want to maximize your educational experience? We’ve got your back.

Picking up where you left off

Everyone’s journey is different.

With Maryville, you don’t have to worry about losing your momentum. Many students join us with prior college experience. We offer transfer credit friendly admission, meaning if you have already earned credits at a previous school or via testing, we will work with you to make the transition as easy as possible. In fact, our enrollment advisors can request transcripts on your behalf.

Have credits to transfer? We’ve got you covered.

Seeing yourself in new ways

Everyone’s destination is different.

No matter where you are in life, we offer options to help you learn what you need and move forward in your career. We encourage you to explore a few stories of our brave students who changed their lives and touched the lives of others. We’ve helped students from all backgrounds and all circumstances find what’s next. Be brave, and you could be our next great success story.

It starts with one brave decision, and it can change your life forever.

Kevin King

Meet Kevin, who hit rock bottom then made the brave decision to take control of his life and his future through education, skyrocketing to brand new heights.

Felicia Washington

Meet Felecia, the fashionista, teacher of Air Force cadets, and computer science professional who always dares to wonder and pursue what’s next.

Jeremy Ramos class of 2021 Maryville

Meet Jeremy, who used hard work and dedication to improve his situation — then devoted his career to helping those who need a leg up find support.

Our students are brave. Check out their stories.

We’re all about you

Here’s a look at how we support your outcomes both in and out of the classroom:


Complete courses in just 8 weeks and apply what you learn immediately in your career


No application fees and no entrance exams


Transfer credit friendly admission


Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, along with a lineup of professional certificate programs


Personalized academic support and 24/7 tech help


Outcomes-driven curriculum designed with input from top employers


Earn up to 12 credits (that’s about 4 full classes) that count toward your current bachelor’s and future master’s degree with our Early Access program


Small class sizes enhance the experience and foster networking


Virtual career fairs, mock interviews, and other career and networking opportunities


Financial aid packages available


100% online coursework and multiple start dates

Take your next step sooner with online professional certificates

We offer online certificate programs at the pre-bachelor’s, post-bachelor’s, and post-master’s level. Our for-credit programs cover future-forward, high-growth career fields like big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and nursing.

When you earn your online certificate, you can build skills that are immediately actionable and dynamically applicable in your career. Not only that, but if you decide to pursue your full degree later, you can apply all the credit hours you’ve earned toward the degree, meaning you can save time and money as you earn an advanced credential.