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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.

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Bachelor’s degree

A bachelor’s degree introduces you to career-relevant skills that can help you stay competitive in your field. Build foundational knowledge and expand your skillset to meet your career goals. 

Why choose us

  • Learn from accomplished professionals averaging 26+ years of experience.
  • As a new, qualifying student you can apply for a scholarship up to either $1K or $3K.[1]
  • Online classes, always on — 24/7/365.

1 Scholarships may not be combined with other University of Phoenix offers.

Featured bachelor’s programs

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in Business

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

Master’s degree

A master’s degree helps set you apart in the competitive landscape with next-level knowledge and career-relevant skills. For organizations that require a master’s degree for advanced positions, your graduate level degree can prepare you for more opportunities in your field. 

Why choose us

  • Earn your master’s 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.

Featured master’s programs

Master's Degree

Master of Business Administration CB

master's Degree

Master of Science in Health Administration

Master's Degree

Master of Arts in Education

Doctorate degree

A doctorate degree prepares you for leadership roles in an organization. Choose a doctorate degree for a career that requires you to be an authority in your field, an educator in your profession, and a leader in your industry. 

Why choose us

  • 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.

Featured doctorate programs

doctorate Degree

Doctor of Business Administration

doctorate Degree

Doctor of Education

doctorate Degree

Doctor of Health Administration

Associate degree

An associate degree starts you on your education journey and can help you identify the career pathway that drives your passion. You’ll develop career-relevant skills you can add to your resume and LinkedIn® profile, to share with  potential employers in the field you want to pursue. 

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Why choose us

  • Develop foundational skills to enter growing fields, such as business and technology. 
  • You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.[2] 
  • We’ll help you explore all the time- and money-saving opportunities we offer. 

Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents) 

Featured associate programs

associate Degree

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals

associate Degree

Associate of Science in Cybersecurity

associate Degree

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology 

Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years

Get value from your education before you even graduate. Update your resumé and LinkedIn profile with learned skills when you complete every 5- or 6-week course in our associate, bachelor's and master's programs.

Build skills on your way to your degree

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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. 

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