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Explore more than 100 online programs aligned to 300+ careers

Learning can lead to earning. It’s a fact: a college degree can boost earnings. Bachelor’s earners among all universities have a median income of $67,860 a year* versus just $40,612 for high school completers. That’s an impressive 67% higher median earnings. Master’s degree completers tend to earn even more – a median $80,340 a year* – an 18% income lift over a bachelor’s degree.

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

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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 6.4% between 2019-2029. 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

  • Your prior eligible credits can cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree to help you graduate in as little as a year.
  • Learn from accomplished professionals averaging 26 years of experience.
  • Career Services for LifeTM: Career planning, resumé help and more
    — built right into your degree. For life.

Master's degree

Master’s degree

On average, master’s degree employment is projected to grow* by 15% between 2019-2029. 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.
  • Get career coaching, 1-on-1 support and flexible learning to help start, enhance or pivot your career.

Doctorate degree

Doctorate degree

On average, doctorate degree employment is projected to grow* by 5.9% between 2019 and 2029. 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.

Associate degree

Associate degree

On average, associate degree employment is projected to grow* by 6.2% between 2019 and 2029, 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.
  • Highly rated 1-on-1 support, available 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • Save time and money on your bachelor's degree by transferring in credits from your associate degree.

Students and staff

The University of Phoenix has the ideal program for somebody like myself. This is a tailor-made education, because it allows me to work when it’s convenient for me. It’s worked perfectly.

Larry F., 16'

Bachelor of Science in Communication

Education is the one thing that no one can ever take from you. It helps everything you imagined come to life. You just have to be willing to put an effort through hard work and dedication.

Monica M., '15

Master of Business Administration

I am proud to represent University of Phoenix among faculty from other leading institutions in higher education.

Maggie D.

Master of Arts in Organizational Management, ’02; Doctorate of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration, ‘17

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Unlike most colleges where you’re expected to take several courses at once, here, 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 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 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 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 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.