Online degrees designed to fit your life.

New Start Scholarship

Don’t wait to start your online degree. New students enrolled in any online degree program will automatically qualify for the New Start Scholarship. With it, you’ll receive your first course on us. Plus, for a limited time, no application fee required. Restrictions may apply.

Accomplish Your Goals with a Respected Online Degree

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Applied Health Science (BS)

Pursue a health administration track in this 120-credit degree online program to learn more about the business side of health care. Learn More

Business Administration (BBA)

Get started on the ground floor of business with this AACSB-accredited management degree. Choose from general management or human resources management concentration options in this fully online format. Learn More

Criminal Justice (BA / BS)

Develop your critical-thinking and reasoning abilities, and learn writing and research skills from criminal justice leaders as you prepare to enter or further your career in law enforcement, social services or corrections. Learn More

History (BA / BS)

Start or finish your online history degree at North Alabama and choose a minor to help you graduate with a well-rounded set of skills applicable across multiple industries. Learn More

Hospitality and Events Management (BS)

Find a fast-paced, exciting, fun, and rewarding work environment with immediate employment opportunities upon graduation world wide. Learn More

Interdisciplinary Studies (BA / BS)

Pursue your academic and career interests by selecting from eight areas of emphasis and working closely with an advisor to create your own personalized academic plan. Learn More

Nursing (RN / BSN)

Nursing is where science meets compassion. Learn from dedicated full-time faculty at a school with a 40-year history of educating top-notch nurses. Learn More

Nursing (RN to MSN Bridge)

Take your nursing and leadership skills up a degree. Pursue a career as a Family Nurse Practitioner, nurse manager, or nurse educator with a specialized MSN. Learn More

Political Science (BA / BS)

Deepen your critical-thinking, writing and methodologic skills—and earn credit for relevant internships in positions such as those in local law offices, local government, or state government. Learn More

Sociology (BA / BS)

Prepare for a career in human services, education, policy or business as you take online courses from our award-winning faculty. Learn More

Spanish (BA)

Prepare for a dual-language career in human services, education, policy, or business as you take online courses from our award-winning faculty. Learn More

Applied Manufacturing Engineering (MS)

This online engineering degree has been specifically developed to meet the demands of working professionals with versatile curriculum based on cutting-edge research and industry demand, flexible admissions with consideration given to all STEM bachelor’s degrees, and advising and mentoring support from UNA’s outstanding professors. Learn More

Business Administration (MBA)

Choose an MBA in one of nine concentrations from finance to health-care management or an Executive MBA (if you simply want to improve your leadership skills) in our top-ranked degree program. Learn More

Collaborative Special Education (MAEd)

Prepare to work in general and special education settings with children and youth who have varying exceptionalities. This degree program has two pathways to train you with initial or advanced pedagogy in how to implement evidence-based practices to meet the individual needs of students at the elementary (K-6) and secondary (6-12) grade-levels. This is a Class A certification degree. Learn More

Curriculum and Instruction (MAEd)

Designed for individuals who want professional development training in Instructional Design or work as educators outside the traditional school environment. Learn More

Early Childhood Education (MAEd)

Prepare to be an outstanding educator for children from preschool through third grade, as your studies are put into practice through real-world scenarios. This is a Class A certification degree. Learn More

Elementary Education (MAEd)

Grow your teaching and curriculum development skills through advanced education and research in topics such as instructional techniques, learning theory, and classroom management. Become a sought-after professional capable of even greater contributions to the development of children. This is a Class A certification degree. Learn More

Elementary Education (EdS)

Gain specialized knowledge in a specific topic area by learning to connect research and practice. As an education specialist, you will be prepared to lead in and out of the classroom. Position yourself to apply for roles such as: in the Central Office or leadership, or as a reading coach, math coach, STEM specialist, curriculum leader, lead teacher, consultant or serving at a Central Office. This is a Class AA certification degree. Learn More

Instructional Leadership (MAEd)

Prepare for advanced leadership positions by developing the skills needed to lead others, foster student achievement in learning-centered environments and advocate for quality educational practices. Qualify to become an administrative leader in Alabama schools by learning innovation, leadership, supervision, management of learning organizations, technology, and research. This is a Class A certification degree. This is a Class A certification degree. Learn More

Instructional Leadership (EdS)

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to improve instructional programs, understand and react to complex educational issues, and provide strategic vision. Our program will help you increase confidence and efficacy as well as prepare you for leadership roles in state-level education, collegiate work, or consulting. This is a Class AA certification degree. This is a Class AA certification degree. Learn More

Teacher Leader (EdS)

Prepare to advance as an expert teacher and increase the achievement of your students with improved instructional practices and knowledge. Impact students through mentoring, curriculum design, innovative practices and reform, and research, and develop a plan to deal with complex educational issues while ensuring the success of students. This is a Class AA certification degree. Learn More

Criminal Justice (MSCJ)

Learn from faculty who have served as police chiefs, federal agents, and judges as you work toward beginning or advancing your career in criminal justice, corrections, or law enforcement. Learn More

Family and Community Services (MS)

Prepare to further, or begin, your career in human services, policy and law, education or communication and business. You may also pursue a joint degree option, earning an MBA at the same time you earn your master’s in Family and Community Services. Learn More

Geographic Information Science (MS)

Work to advance your career in technology, environment, management, government, or entrepreneurship in this flexible and multidisciplinary program. Learn More

History (MA)

Move up in your current teaching position with an MA in History. Take online courses full or part time on a schedule that works for you, finishing in two to four years. Learn More

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Learn from our top-ranked MBA program faculty as you prepare for and complete the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam, while gaining an introduction to theoretical research. Learn More

Mathematics (MS)

Earn an MS in Mathematics tailored to your interests and professional goals. Choose a concentration in your second year to learn applicable skills and practices in Algebra, Group Theory, Graph Theory, Topology, Applied Mathematics, and more. Learn More

Nursing (MSN)

Take your nursing and leadership skills up a degree. Pursue a career as a Family Nurse Practitioner, nurse manager, or nurse educator with a specialized MSN. Learn More

Professional Studies (MPrS)

Select a concentration in higher education administration, community development, security and safety leadership or information technology. Learn More

Social Work (MSW)

Take your commitment to supporting individuals, families, and communities up an online degree in our fully online Master of Social Work program. Learn More

Sport and Recreation Management (MS)

Select a concentration in sports or recreation management. This thirty (30) hour program covers various and unique aspects of the sport and recreation fields, including finance and accounting, media relations, marketing, risk management and the law, sport facility planning, and organizational behavior. Learn More

Writing (MA)

Customize your studies by choosing from one of three concentrations: technical writing, rhetoric, and composition or creative writing. Further prepare yourself with the real-world experience of a paid writing internship. Learn More

What Makes Us Unique

Your online degree at the University of North Alabama can be completed with the same quality courses, convenience and faculty you would have if you were earning a degree on campus. Here’s how:


An online degree from North Alabama is as valuable and marketable as an on-campus degree, rooted in the same proven excellence regardless of modality. The University of North Alabama online programs have earned multiple premier accreditations, ranking, and honors.


The University of North Alabama makes education affordable and accessible for full-time professionals. Lower tuition costs, financial aid, employer reimbursement and partnerships and multiple scholarships keep costs low so you can continue working and earn your degree faster. At the University of North Alabama, you can earn a graduate degree for $12,000 to $17,850, making top-notch programs accessible. Learn More


100 percent of online degree programs at the University of North Alabama are built to fit your schedule, day or night, whenever is most convenient for you. Students have access to flexible online office hours and face-to-face faculty attention from the same professors that teach on campus.

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Tuition and fees

Excellent educational value

The University of North Alabama makes your high-quality education possible by making it affordable. Costs vary slightly by program. In addition to textbooks, some may require additional fees. To get a general idea, however, take the number of credit hours each program requires and use the cost-per-credit-hour totals below. (Most individual courses are three credit hours per semester.) In the case of undergraduate tuition, you can realize a cost savings when you take between 12 and 18 credits in one semester. Additional charges may apply based on program*.

*For the online undergraduate and graduate programs there is an additional $50 Distance Learning Fee per credit hour. Learn More

Online Undergraduate

$300/hr (1-11 hours)

$4,500 flat rate (12- 18 hours)

Online Graduate


Online MBA/MAcc



The jump start you need

One of University of North Alabama's highly regarded online degree programs and new students take their first course free and for a limited time pay no application fee.

Apply or request information here to learn more about our New Start Scholarship


A prestigious online degree designed for your success

At the University of North Alabama, you can earn a high-quality online bachelor's or master's degree that reflects the rigorous standards required to attain regional accreditation through Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). This accreditation assures integrity and continuous evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of North Alabama'sonline programs. In addition, the University of North Alabama programs earned multiple prestigious program accreditations, rankings and honors.

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