Online Program Distinctives


Award Winning – High Standards

Charleston Southern University, one of the best online colleges according to U.S. News and World Reports - 2014, has been providing quality higher education for nearly 50 years by meeting needs of students and industry. In addition to this honor, the university has been named to America’s 100 Best College Buys, Military Friendly Schools, America’s Best Christian Colleges, VA Yellow Ribbon Program and The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Accredited – Peace of Mind

The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees in 45 majors and six master’s degrees in business, criminal justice, education, nursing and organizational management. Each degree program is combined with a comprehensive liberal arts foundation, which is designed to develop problem-solving and communication skills.

Accelerated – Focused on Your Goals

Classes are delivered in accelerated 7-week and 8-week formats that allow you to quickly meet your education goals.   Each class is delivered 100% online using some of the best instructional technology available. You set your class study schedule each week based upon your time.

Affordable – Education You Can Value

B.S. tuition of $490/credit hour and M.S. tuition of $625/credit hour provide great educational value. Financial aid, military credit, and transfer opportunities exist to help supplement your overall cost. In addition, most of the courses in your program include interactive eBooks that are included in the cost of the tuition. No need to purchase expensive textbooks!

Faculty – Experienced, Industry Leaders

Program faculty are proven leaders within their field of instruction. Their mentoring approach incorporates a great balance between sharing industry knowledge and providing academic instruction. In short, they can teach it, because they have lived it.

Faith-based – Learning, Leading, & Serving

The University’s vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. We accomplish this by balancing fundamental contextual knowledge with robust relational skills in our instruction and application. Subject matter competency and cultural/organizational application go hand-in-hand.




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