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Pursue your goals with confidence with an online degree

University of Phoenix includes seven specialized, career-focused colleges, with over 100 degree and certificate options — over 90% of which are in growing fields.

Build the future you want with affordable online degree programs designed specifically for busy, working adults, like you.

Bachelor’s degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Having a bachelor’s degree has become increasingly important. On average, bachelor’s degree employment is projected to grow* by 9.9% between 2020-2030. So if you’re looking to develop career-relevant skills, our online degrees can help you can gain the knowledge and critical skills you need to stay competitive.

Why choose us

  • Learn from accomplished professionals averaging 28+ years of experience.
  • Scholarships worth up to $3k, starting with your first course.
  • Online classes, always on — 24/7/365

Master's degree

Master’s degree

On average, master’s degree employment is projected to grow* by 16.4% between 2020-2030. So if you’re looking to pursue leadership opportunities, our online degree programs can help you take that next step in your career. 

Why choose us

  • Competency-based (CBE) programs where you can earn your degree in less than a year for under $11K.
  • Industry-relevant curriculum so you can keep up with the latest trends.
  • Freedom to learn when you want, 24/7/365

Doctorate degree

Doctorate degree

On average, doctorate degree employment is projected to grow* by 8.9% between 2020 and 2030. So if you’re looking to become a leader in your field while impacting your community, our online degree programs can help. 

Why choose us

  • The University of Phoenix Career InstituteTM was created to address broad, persistent and systemic barriers to career advancement through research-based solutions and impactful partnerships that break down barriers Americans face in their careers.
  • Pay one flat, affordable rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate from your program.
  • You have 7-8 opportunities all year long to start your doctorate degree online, so you can begin when it best suits your schedule.

Associate degree

Associate degree

On average, associate degree employment is projected to grow* by 10.5% between 2020 and 2030, versus only 1.5% for those with a high school diploma. So, if you’re looking to pursue one of our online college degrees, you’ll develop the career-relevant skills needed to stay competitive.

Why choose us

  • Develop foundational skills to enter growing fields, such as business and technology
  • Highly rated 1-on-1 support, available 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • We’ll help you explore all the time- and money-saving opportunities we offer. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Unlike most colleges where you’re expected to take several courses at once, with an online degree, you’ll take one, five-or-six-week course at a time in an innovative, virtual learning environment alongside other students. Together, you’ll engage in discussions, assignments and learning activities. And you’ll learn from faculty who practice what they teach, all while learning the industry-relevant skills you need to make an impact on your career. What’s more? Throughout your learning experience, our academic counselors and finance advisors will be on-hand to support and guide you from your first day to your last.

Our competency-based online degrees are designed for professionals who are in their field and have working experience. For example, in the MBA-CB you’ll take four courses online, every 16 weeks until you’re done. It’s a great way to master the advanced business skills you need in less than a year.

Yes, if the college you attended is an accredited institution, you can transfer eligible credits. You may also be able to save time and money on your online degree by having your relevant work and life experiences evaluated for potential credit toward your degree.

To help ease you back into school, we have a dedicated support team from enrollment, to academic counselors, a finance team and career coaches who will help you along the way.

Once you’re enrolled, you’ll also go through the Phoenix Success Series, a string of six courses focused on equipping you with the practical foundation of academic skills you need to help you succeed throughout your online degree program.

These skills include:

  • Critical reading, writing & thinking 
  • Time management
  • Effective communication
  • Successful study habits
  • Resourcefulness through library use & research
  • Use of technology & computers
  • Career planning & exploration
  • Life change management

As a pioneer in online college degrees, our online degree programs are built specifically for working adults who need the opportunity to succeed no matter when and where they decide to pursue their education. And we’ve been we’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years. 

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today.

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today.