Tennessee Colleges Offering Online Degrees

tennesseeWe have collected a list of private and public, four year colleges and universities that offer online degrees in the state of TENNESSEE. These schools all offer accredited online degree options. Some of these schools may not be fully online and could require visits to the campus. We strive to provide you the most up-to-date information as to not waste your time, but options change at any given time, so please visit each university’s website to get the latest, most accurate information. Listed alphabetically in two different categories: PRIVATE and PUBLIC colleges and universities.

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PRIVATE COLLEGES IN TENNESSEE OFFERING ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

**4 YEAR PLUS**

BETHEL UNIVERSITY
325 Cherry Avenue
McKenzie, TN 38201
(731) 352-4000
www.bethelu.edu

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Bethel University is a private, not-for-profit, 4-year institution, located in Western Tennessee, and is affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT BETHEL UNIVERSITY:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services Management

MASTER’S DEGREES
M.A.Ed. (Master of Arts in Education)
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
RN to BSN

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FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY
158 East Main Street
Henderson, TN 38340
(731) 989-6000
www.fhu.edu

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Located in the southern part of western Tennessee in a little town called Henderson, Freed-Hardeman University is a private, four-plus year institution that is affiliated with the Church of Christ denomination.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY:

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Education in Curriculum And Instruction
Master of Divinity
Master of Arts in Ministry
Master of Arts in New Testament

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KING UNIVERSITY
1350 King College Rd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(800) 362-0014
www.king.edu

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

King University is a private, four-plus year university that is affiliated with the Presbyterian denomination and is located in the Easternmost point of Tennessee.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT KING UNIVERSITY:

ASSOCIATES DEGREES
Associate of Arts

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts in English
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN To BSN) for registered nurses
Bachelor of Science in Religious Studies
Bachelor of Science in Communication
Bachelor of Science in History
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Applied Science

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education in Teacher Leaders
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

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SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY
881 Taylor Circle
Collegedale, TN 37363
(800) 768-8437
www.southern.edu

Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Southern Adventist University, located in a suburb of Chattanooga nestled in middle Tennessee, is a Seventh-day Adventist college that is owned and operated by the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY:

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Science in Global Community Development
Master of Science in Education
Master of Business Administration.
Master of Science in Nursing

DOCTORATE DEGREE
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

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TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
333 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 248-1200
http://online.trevecca.edu/

Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Trevecca Nazarene University is a private, comprehensive institution of higher education, Christian liberal arts college “providing education for leadership and service”.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY:

ASSOCIATES DEGREES
Associates of Applied Science in Business Management
Associates of Arts in Christian Ministry
Associates of Arts in General Studies

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
Bachelor of Arts in Management and Human Relations
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

MASTER’S DEGREES
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction (M.Ed.)
Organizational Leadership (M.O.L.)
Religion (M.A.)

DOCTORAL DEGREE
Leadership & Professional Practice (Ed.D.)

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VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
2201 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37235
(615) 322-7311
www.vanderbilt.edu

Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Vanderbilt University is a private research university and medical center and is a dynamic center of research, learning and growth.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY:

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Science in Nursing – Healthcare Leadership

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WELCH COLLEGE
3606 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 844-5000
www.welch.edu

Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Welch College is a private four-year college affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT WELCH COLLEGE:

ASSOCIATES DEGREES
Associate of Science in Business
Associate of Science in Ministry
Associate of Arts

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Theological Studies – General Christian Ministries

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PUBLIC COLLEGES IN TENNESSEE OFFERING ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

**4-YEAR PLUS**

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY
601 College St.
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-7011
www.apsu.edu

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Austin Peay State University, located in the northern portion of Middle Tennessee, is a four-year public university and operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY:

ASSOCIATES DEGREES
Associates of Science in Liberal Arts

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Communication Arts – Information Specialist
Computer Science and Information Systems
*****The following concentrations are available online: Information Systems, Internet and Web Technology, and Database Administration.
Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
Medical Technology – MLT to MLS/MT
Nursing – RN to BSN
Political Science – Legal Studies
Professional Studies
Public Management

MASTER’S DEGREES
Communication Arts
*****Both the Corporate and General Communication concentrations are available online.
NEW Education – Reading Specialist (PreK-12)
Fall 2015 Reading Specialist Flyer
Health Leadership – Health Administration
Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Management
Military History
Music – Music Education
Professional Science
*****Both the Data Management and Analysis and the Predictive Analytics concentrations are available online.

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EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
1276 Gilbreath Dr.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 439-1000
www.etsu.edu

East Tennessee State University is located in the Eastern part of Tennessee and is the nation’s sixth largest system of public education and the fourth largest university in the state.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE DEGREES OFFERED AT EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES

100 percent online:

Online Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
Online Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
***Concentrations in Organizational Leadership and Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Allied Health
***Concentrations in Allied Health Leadership, Cardiopulmonary Science (Respiratory Therapy), and Radiography
Online Dental Hygiene B.S. degree completion program
Online Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Human Services
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Mostly online, but do require some on-campus activities:

Economics:
Bachelor of Business Administration degree in either Economics or Finance or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

English:
Literature in English Major

Finance:
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree with a major in Management and a concentration in one of the following four concentration options:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Legal Studies
  • General Management

Marketing:
Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Marketing
*** Marketing Management Concentration and Integrated Marketing Concentration

Psychology:
Bachelor of Science in General Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in General Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience
Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Neuroscience
Bachelor of Science in Child Psychology Science
Bachelor of Arts in Child Psychology Science
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychological Science
Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychological Science
Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science
Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science

Sociology:
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Bachelor of Science in Sociology

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Arts in Kinesiology And Sports Studies – Sports Management
Master of Education in Educational Leadership – School Administration And Leadership
Master of Education in Educational Leadership – School Personnel Leadership
Master of Education in Educational Leadership – Teacher Leadership
Master of Professional Studies – Strategic Leadership
Master of Science in Digital Marketing
Specialist in Education in Educational Leadership – Administration Endorsement
Specialist in Education in Educational Leadership – School System Leadership
Specialist in Education in Educational Leadership – Teacher Leadership
Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Master of Arts in Reading – Reading Education
Master of Education in Educational Media And Educational Technology – School Library Media
Master of Education in Elementary Education
Master of Education in Teaching And Learning Advanced Studies
Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education
Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Informatics
Master of Public Health – Community Health
Master of Science in Allied Health
Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration
Master of Science in Public Health – Epidemiology
Master of Science in Public Health – Public Health Administration
Master of Arts in Programs For Educators
Master of Professional Studies – Training And Development

DOCTORATE DEGREES
Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership – Administrative Endorsement
Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership – Postsecondary And Private Sector Leadership
Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership – School Leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice – Executive Leadership in Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice – Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice – Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Ph.D.)

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MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
1301 E Main St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 898-2300
www.mtsu.edu

Middle Tennessee State University, also known as MTSU, is located, you guess it, in middle TN just south of Nashville and is a is a comprehensive, coeducational, public,four-plus year university.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Integrated Services
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication
*****Concentrations: Information Technology, Organizational Leadership, International Organizational Leadership, Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science Completion Program For Registered Nurses (RN To BSN)
Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

MASTERS DEGREES
Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.)
– Strategic Leadership
– Training
– Development
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
– Nursing Administration
– Nursing Education
– Nursing Informatics
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Administration And Supervision, Library Science Concentration
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Advanced Studies in Teaching And Learning
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Curriculum And Instruction, Esl Concentration
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Early And Middle Childhood/Literacy: Reading-Language Arts Concentration
Master of Science in Aviation Administration
– Aviation Management
– Aviation Education
– Aviation Safety
– Security Management
Education Specialist
– Administration and Supervision
– Administration and Supervision – Higher Education Specialization
– Administration and Supervision – Instructional Leader

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TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
3500 John A Merritt Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 963-5000
www.tnstate.edu

Tennessee State University is a land-grant university located in Nashville, Tennessee and is the only state-funded historically black university in Tennessee.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies With Concentration in International Organizational Leadership
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies With Concentration in Organizational Leadership
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies With Concentration in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies With Concentration in Health Administration
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Professional Studies with Concentration in Human Resource Leadership
Master of Professional Studies with Concentration in Strategic Leadership
Master of Professional Studies with Concentration in Training & Development
Professional Science Master’s with Concentration in Applied Geospatial Information Systems
Graduate Certificate in Applied Geospatial Information Systems
Master of Education – Advanced Studies in Teaching & Learning
Master of Science in Holistic Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

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TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
1 William L Jones Dr.
Cookeville, TN 38505
(931) 372-3101
www.tntech.edu

Tennessee Technological University, more popularly known as Tennessee Tech, is a four-plus year, public university located approximately 70 miles east of Nashville.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Accounting Online
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (General Studies/Liberal Studies/University Studies)
Bachelor of Professional Studies

MASTER’S DEGREES
Distance MBA
Master of Arts – Exercise Studies
Master of Education
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Professional Studies

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UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
3720 Alumni Ave.
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2000
www.memphis.edu

The University of Memphis, also called the U of M, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee and was founded in 1912.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

– Bachelor of Arts in African and African-American Studies
– Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice
– Bachelor of Arts in English (African-American Literature or Professional Writing)
– Bachelor of Arts in History
– Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
– Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
– Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND FINE ARTS

– Bachelor of Arts in Communication
– Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

FOGLEMAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

– Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy
– Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance – Real Estate
– Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance – Business Finance
– Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
– Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems
– Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management

LOWENBERG SCHOOL OF NURSING

– RN to BSN

MASTER’S DEGREES

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

– Master of Arts in English with a Concentration in ESL
– Master of Arts in History
– Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
– Master of Science in Applied Computer Science

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND FINE ARTS

– Master of Arts in Journalism

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND HUMAN SCIENCES

– Master of Arts (MAT) in Teaching Secondary Education
– Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Special Education
– Master of Science Educational Psychology
– Master of Science Health Promotion
– Master of Science Environmental Nutrition
– Master of Science in Instruction and Curriculum Leadership – Instructional Design and Technology
– Master of Science Instruction and Curriculum Leadership – School Library Information Specialist Endorsement
– Master of Science Instruction & Curriculum Leadership – Reading Concentration
– Master of Science Leadership
– Master of Science Sport Commerce

FOGLEMAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

– Master of Business Administration (MBA)

DOCTORATE DEGREES
Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher & Adult Education Concentration in Higher Education

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UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE – CHATTANOOGA
615 McCallie Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 425-4111
www.utc.edu

The University of Tennessee/Chattanooga, located in middle Tennessee, is one of three universities and two other affiliated institutions in the University of Tennessee System with the others being in Knoxville, Martin, Memphis, and Tullahoma.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE – CHATTANOOGA:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
RN to BSN Nursing Gateway Program
Bachelor’s of Integrated Studies

MASTERS DEGREES
Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA)
Master of Education in Elementary Education
Master of Science in Engineering Management

DOCTORATE DEGREES
Doctorate in Learning And Leadership
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

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UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE – MARTIN
554 University St.
Martin, TN 38237
(731) 881-7000
www.utm.edu

The University of Tennessee/Martin is located in the northern portion of West Tennessee.

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE – MARTIN:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture – Agribusiness
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture – Farm and Ranch Management
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Management Concentration
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN to BSN Option
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

MASTERS DEGREES
M.B.A. for Banking & Financial Service Professionals
M.S. in Education Educational Leadership
Master of Science in Education – Counseling
**Clinical Mental Health
**School Counseling
Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Science in Educational Leadership
Master of Science in Agriculture & Natural Resources
Master of Science in Family & Consumer Science

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