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Unfortunately, we don’t offer payment deferment. If you currently use or plan to use financial aid or tuition assistance, you’ll still be billed before start classes for the next term, but you’ll only have to pay for the classes in that term.

At this time, we do not offer the option to take a hybrid of on-campus and online courses.

Tuition does not include textbook costs. Explore options to rent, buy, or borrow required textbooks.

Faculty members in the B.S. in Agribusiness are a diverse mix of tenured and adjunct faculty who bring their expert perspectives to the program. Learn more about this program’s faculty.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our program’s diverse faculty are experts in their field. Greenville’s experienced faculty bring years of relevant teaching, administration, and coaching knowledge to the online classroom so you learn valuable skills for your chosen career path. They are here to offer one-on-one support, encouragement, and guidance as you complete your degree.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are a mix of tenured and adjunct professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of tenured and adjunct professors. Program faculty can be found here.

The program includes a $149 graduation fee, and you may pay for textbooks, supplies, loan fees, and personal expenses. However, there is no application fee. Please visit the program’s tuition page to learn more.

There is a $149 graduation fee for all students. You can learn more about tuition and fees here.

There is a $149 graduation fee. The estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. Read more about the cost of tuition.

There is a $149 graduation fee for all students. You can learn more about tuition and fees here.

There is a $149 graduation fee for all students. You can learn more about tuition and fees here.

Estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. Keep this in mind when budgeting for your degree.

There is a $149 graduation fee. The estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. You can review all tuition costs here.

There is a $149 graduation fee. The estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. You can review all tuition costs here.

There is a $149 graduation fee. The estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. You can review all tuition costs here.

While the online MBA does not offer program-specific scholarships, you can find information about institutional scholarships here.

Undergraduate online students can apply for a number of scholarships. For a complete list of scholarship opportunities and details, please visit our Tuition and Aid page.

Greenville University is proud to be a participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. We are also a Military Friendly® university. You can find more information about military benefits here.

If you have an internet connection and can commit to the time it takes to complete your coursework each week, you can continue your program while deployed. Keep in mind that some courses have fieldwork requirements. If you think you may be deployed when you’ll need to complete those, speak with an enrollment counselor directly at 855-582-1233 or getstarted@greenville.edu.

Unfortunately, no. This is not something we are able to offer because tuition is collected based on your enrollment in each individual term.

Our enrollment counselors are happy to provide more information about the options available to you. Please contact them at 855-582-1233.

Yes! Greenville University accepts up to 90 transfer credits for undergraduate degree programs. We also evaluate academy transcripts, military experience, and other relevant experience for credit in the criminal justice program.

Yes, Greenville University accepts up to 90 transfer credits toward the B.S. in Liberal Studies. Contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 582–1233 to learn more about how to transfer your credits.

Yes! You can save time and money by transferring up to 6 credits to the online M.A. in Education program. Contact an enrollment counselor for more information.

Yes! You can save time and money by transferring up to six credits to the online M.S. in Management program. Contact an enrollment counselor for more information.

Yes! You can save time and money by transferring up to 6 credits to the online MBA program. Contact an enrollment counselor for more information.

Yes, financial aid may be used for textbooks and cost-of-living expenses. All information regarding financial assistance can be found here.

Yes, you can visit campus anytime. Get local information and schedule your on-campus visit by contacting an enrollment counselor at 855-582-1233 or getstarted@greenville.edu.

Our online programs are designed to be flexible so you can complete your studies while maintaining work and family commitments. Staying organized and creating a schedule for completing your coursework can help you stay on track. As a student, you will also receive support from academic advisors throughout your program to stay motivated while you meet your goals.

While you can take breaks, the online programs are designed for year-round attendance.

We recommend you continue term-to-term as students tend to perform better when they maintain continuous enrollment. Contact an enrollment counselor for advice and assistance in starting back up with courses after the break.

No. Greenville University welcomes people from all faiths, backgrounds, and cultures. Read more about how our religious affiliation informs our approach to education here.

Yes, you should identify your track when applying for your program. Read more about the curriculum for the M.A. in Education here.

While you do not need to have all documents ready when you start your application, your application file must be complete when you submit. Incomplete files will not be considered. Please visit our admission requirements page for full details of what’s needed.

No. Test scores are not required for admission to the M.A. in Education program.

No. Test scores are not required for admission to the M.S. in Management program.

No. While you may submit a GMAT score to indicate your aptitude for success in our MBA program, test scores are not required for admission.

Yes. We accept all federally sponsored aid for service members and their families.

We accept up to 90 transfer credits for our undergraduate programs and up to 6 credits for graduate programs. For more information, visit our admissions page.

Yes, through TMS. TMS is a monthly payment plan that spreads payments for the year’s charges over a ten-month period. Payments are due on either the 1st or the 15th of the month, July–April. The student/parent is responsible for contacting TMS to set up and maintain their payment plan. There is no interest charged on this plan, only a yearly enrollment fee charged by TMS. If you prefer to enroll by phone, TMS has Education Payment Advisors available to answer questions, guide you through the enrollment process, and help you select the right plan to fit your needs. Simply call 800-262-9201 or 401-921-3999 (outside the U.S. and Canada).

Greenville has a rolling admissions policy. This means if a student misses the deadline for their intended start date, they can roll their application to the next intake.

Our online application is free. No fees are required.

At this time, we do not offer hybrid degree programs. Learn more about our fully online programs.

While job placement is not guaranteed, our Career Services office provides job fairs and a number of resources to increase your knowledge of professional culture, facilitate your job searches, and maximize your ability to effectively apply and interview for jobs.

Yes! We offer 100% online degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels in fields like business, education, social sciences, and more. You can explore all of our program options here.

Yes, we offer provisional acceptance with unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts are required within the first term. Until official transcripts arrive, students will not receive financial aid.

Yes! Greenville uses Brightspace by D2L as a course management system. Once you are enrolled in a course and assigned a Greenville University username and password, you can access D2L. Tutorials are available within D2L’s help feature.

Additional training and support are also available. You can send an email to onlinehelp@greenville.edu or call 618-664-6839 during regular business hours.

This varies by program, so contact an enrollment counselor to learn more about options available to you.

For questions about visa sponsorship, please contact an enrollment counselor at 855-582-1233.

While we do not currently have a virtual open house for our online programs, you can view a campus tour video and slide deck here.

Yes, you can transfer up to 90 credits to the B.S. in Agribusiness program. Transferring the maximum number of credits helps you complete the program in as little as 12 months. Review our admission details to learn more.

Most of the online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take in any particular term.

Yes, the online B.S. in Agribusiness program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so successfully. You can complete this degree in as little as 12 months. Visit our courses page to review the curriculum.

This program does not have a residency or other required on-site learning component. You can complete the program 100% online. However, you can select an optional field biology course with a field trip component. Explore the curriculum on the courses page.

Yes. The flexible, online B.S. in Agribusiness is designed for professionals who work full-time, and it can also be completed part-time, which allows you to achieve a realistic balance between work, school, and personal responsibilities. It also gives you the opportunity to absorb the information in your coursework. Visit our courses page to review the curriculum.

While the B.S. in Agribusiness does not currently offer an open house, you can learn more about the program by visiting its webpage or requesting more information.

While this program does not offer concentrations, you can choose elective courses to meet your career goals, with options in biostatistics, tax applications, environmental science, sales, and more. Explore the curriculum on the courses page.

While the B.S. in Agribusiness does not offer programmatic scholarships, undergraduate students can pursue a variety of institutional and federal scholarships. Visit our tuition page to explore your scholarship options.

No, entrance exam scores are not typically required for this program. To learn more, review our admission details or contact an enrollment counselor.

No, you do not need specific work experience to join this program. Review our admission details to learn more.

You can transfer up to 90 previously earned credits into our online B.S. in Business Management program. Students who transfer the maximum amount of credits can complete their program in just one to two years. Find out more about our admission policy here.

Most of our online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take each term.

Yes. The online business management program allows you to study in a format that fits your life and can be taken full time. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

This online program is designed for working professionals and is offered part-time to allow for maximum flexibility. To view the curriculum, view our courses page.

Yes! This 100% online program is offered part-time to accommodate working adults with busy schedules. For information about the curriculum, view our courses page.

We do not currently offer a virtual open house for the B.S. in Business Management program.

There are no concentrations in this program. You can choose to specialize your studies through a wide range of elective courses. Learn more about coursework for Greenville’s B.S. in Business Management here.

There are a number of scholarships available to Greenville University undergraduate students. For more information, visit our tuition and aid page.

No work experience is required to enroll in this program. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

No, there is no entrance exam requirement for this program.

There is no work experience requirement for this program.

Most of the online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take in any particular term.

Yes, the online B.S. in Liberal Studies is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so successfully. You can complete the program in as little as 12 months full-time. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Yes, the online B.S. in Liberal Studies is designed for professionals who work full-time and is offered part-time. This allows you to achieve a realistic balance between work, school, and personal responsibilities and gives you the opportunity to fully absorb the information in your coursework. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

While this program does not currently offer a virtual open house, you can learn more about the B.S.in Liberal Studies by exploring its webpage or contacting an enrollment counselor at (855) 582–1233.

No, the B.S. in Liberal Studies does not offer concentrations.

No, work experience is not required for this program. Read more about admission requirements for this program.

You can transfer up to 90 previously earned credits into the online B.S. in Organizational Leadership program. Students who transfer the maximum number of credits can complete their degree in just one to two years. Find more about our admission policy here.

Most of our online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take each term.

Yes! The online B.S. in Organizational Leadership program may be taken on a full-time schedule. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

We are currently not offering a virtual open house for the B.S. in Organizational Leadership.

There are no concentrations in the B.S. in Organizational Leadership program. You can learn more about coursework here.

There are a number of scholarships available to Greenville University undergraduate students. For more information, visit our tuition and aid page.

No work experience is required to enroll in this program. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

You can transfer up to 90 previously earned credits into the online B.S. in Psychology program. Students who transfer the maximum amount of credits can complete the degree in just one to two years. Learn more about our admission policy here.

Most of our online degree programs are not cohorts, including this one. You will be able to choose which courses you take each term.

Yes! Greenville’s online B.S. in Psychology program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Yes! This 100% online program is designed for working adults and is offered part-time to maximize flexibility. To learn more about the curriculum, view our courses page.

We are not currently offering a virtual open house.

There are no concentrations in this program. You can learn more about coursework for Greenville’s B.S. in Psychology here.

There are a number of scholarships available to Greenville University undergraduate students. For more information, visit our tuition and aid page.

No work experience is required for this program. Learn more about our admission policies here.

No, students do not pick a concentration for this program.

Most of the online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take in any particular term.

Yes, the program may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so. You can complete the program in as little as 12 months depending on transfer credits and which concentration you choose. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Yes, the program can be completed part-time, which allows you to achieve a realistic balance between work, school, and personal responsibilities. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

While we are not currently offering a virtual open house, you can learn more about the online program here.

Yes, the M.A. in Education is based on four concentrations: Coaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). Read more about the curriculum for the M.A. in Education here.

While the online M.S. in Management does not offer program-specific scholarships, you can find information about institutional scholarships here.

No, the M.A. in Education does not currently provide credits for work experience.

Most of Greenville’s online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take in any particular term.

The online program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so successfully. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The online program is designed for professionals who work full-time and can be taken part-time. This allows you to achieve a realistic balance between work, school, and personal responsibilities and gives you the opportunity to fully absorb the information in your coursework. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

While we are not currently offering a virtual open house, you can learn more about the online program here.

No, this program does not currently offer concentrations. You can learn more about coursework for the online M.S. in Management here.

While the online M.S. in Management does not offer program-specific scholarships, you can find information about institutional scholarships here.

To succeed in the online M.S. in Management, you should be employed or actively involved in a paid or volunteer position with enough responsibility to complete a capstone project.

Most of the online degree programs are not cohorts. You will be able to choose which courses you take in any particular term.

The online program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so successfully. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The online program is designed for professionals who work full-time and can be taken part-time. This allows you to achieve a realistic balance between work, school, and personal responsibilities and gives you the opportunity to fully absorb the information in your coursework. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

While we are not currently offering a virtual open house, you can learn more about the online program here.

No, the online MBA does not offer concentrations at this time. You can review courses now.

While the online MBA does not offer program-specific scholarships, you can find information about institutional scholarships here.

To succeed in the online MBA, you should be employed or actively involved in a paid or volunteer position with enough responsibility to complete a capstone project.

Yes, Greenville University offers both full- and part-time options. The online program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so successfully.

Yes, Greenville University offers both full- and part-time options. The online program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time if you feel you have the time to do so successfully.

Student loans are a popular option to help learners pay for college. All inquiries regarding student loans start with the FAFSA® here. Greenville University’s FAFSA® code is 001684.

The student loan process starts with completing the FAFSA® here. Greenville University’s FAFSA® code is 001684.

You can start your FAFSA® form here. Greenville University’s FAFSA® code is 001684.

To apply for the online B.S. in Criminal Justice program, complete our quick and easy online application. If you have more questions about the process, contact us.

To apply for the online B.S. in Liberal Studies program, complete our quick and easy online application and contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 582–1233 to gather official transcripts.

Applying to the M.A. in Education program is quick and easy. You can start your free application today! If you have more questions about the process, contact us.

Applying to the online M.S. in Management program is quick and easy. You can start your free application today! If you have more questions about the process, contact us.

Applying to the online MBA program is quick and easy. You can start your free application today! If you have more questions about the process, contact us.

Your first step should be to get in touch with an Enrollment Counselor, who can walk you through the process and what is needed at each step along the way. Then, you should begin your online application while working with an enrollment counselor to gather official transcripts for any institutions you have attended, plus additional application materials.

The first step is to start your free application.

The first step is to start your free application.

The first step is to start your free application.

You can start your free application now.

If you are active military and deployed during your program, we will do everything we can so you can continue your studies while serving. Since every student’s circumstance will vary, the accommodations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Speak with an enrollment counselor directly at 855-582-1233 or getstarted@greenville.edu.

You can complete the program in one to two years if you transfer the maximum number of credits. Visit our courses page to review the curriculum.

When you transfer the maximum number of credits into Greenville’s B.S. in Business Management program, you can finish your degree in one to two years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The B.S. in Liberal Studies is a degree completion program designed for students with some previous academic experience. When you transfer the maximum number of credits (90), you can finish your degree in as little as 12 months.

You can complete the online B.S. in Organizational Leadership in just one to two years when you transfer the maximum number of credits. To review our curriculum, visit the courses page.

Students can complete this program in 2 years or less, depending on transfer credits and which concentration option you choose.

You can complete the program in as little as one year with transfer credits. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Students can complete this program in 2 years, depending on course load and transfer credits.

The Free Methodist Church founded Greenville University in 1892. Our tradition as a Christ-centered university continues today, and it informs how we integrate Christian values into the agribusiness program. This approach offers an ethical, faith-based perspective on the solutions that you will learn to develop through this program.

Our faith informs everything we do. The curriculum for the B.S. in Business Management program is grounded in Christian ethics and leadership principles.

Greenville University empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies.

Our faith informs everything we do. The B.S. in Organizational Leadership will teach you to be an ethical leader who brings Christian values and character to your career.

Greenville’s online psychology degree takes a faith-based approach to learning, emphasizing the intersection of Christian faith and science.

Greenville University was founded by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for all students. Our faith informs everything we do and we are proud to offer a transformational, Christ-centered educational experience. You can learn more about us here.

Greenville University was founded by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for all students. Our faith informs everything we do, and we are proud to offer a transformational, Christ-centered educational experience. You can learn more about us here.

Greenville University was founded by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for all students. Our faith informs everything we do and we are proud to offer a transformational, Christ-centered educational experience. You can learn more about us here.

Greenville University empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies.

Courses are 8–16 weeks in duration, depending on your program.

We designed the B.S. in Agribusiness program for busy professionals, with courses that take eight weeks to complete. If you must take a short break, there’s no need to worry about losing the courses you’ve completed. You can take up to 4 years to earn your degree if needed. Visit our courses page to review the curriculum.

The B.S. in Business Management is designed for working adults and busy professionals. You can take up to four years to complete your degree if needed. For information about the curriculum, view our courses page.

The B.S. in Liberal Studies is designed for working professionals with busy lives, so if something interrupts your normal course of study, you don’t have to worry about losing the courses you’ve completed. You can take up to 4 years to complete the degree, if needed. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The B.S. in Organizational Leadership program is designed for working professionals so students can balance their studies with work or family commitments. You can take up to four years to complete your degree if needed. For more information about curriculum, view our courses page.

The B.S. in Psychology is designed for working professionals with busy lives, so you can take up to four years to complete your degree if needed. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The M.A. in Education is designed for working professionals with busy lives, so if something interrupts your normal course of study, you don’t have to worry about losing the courses you’ve completed. You can take up to 5 years to complete the degree, if needed. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The online M.S. in Management is designed for working professionals with busy lives, so if something interrupts your normal course of study, you don’t have to worry about losing the courses you’ve completed. In fact, we don’t have a limit on the amount of time you can take to complete this program. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The online MBA is designed for working professionals with busy lives, so if something interrupts your normal course of study, you don’t have to worry about losing the courses you’ve completed. There is no time limit to complete this program so you can take as long as you need. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Students who transfer the maximum amount of credits into the B.S. in Criminal Justice program can complete their degree in just one to two years.

Gathering all application materials can take time, which is why you should get started as soon as you can. Once your application file is complete, it typically takes two to four weeks to review and provide an acceptance decision.

Greenville University just recently created this program for online delivery. For more information on your program of interest, connect with your enrollment counselor or online advisor.

Greenville University recently created this program for the online modality. Learn more about what to expect as an online student here.

Greenville University just recently created this program for online delivery. For more information on your program of interest, connect with your enrollment counselor or online advisor.

Greenville University recently created this program for the online modality. Learn more about what to expect as an online student here.

Greenville University recently created this program for the online modality. Learn more about what to expect as an online student here.

Greenville University just recently created the online version of this program. For more information on your program of interest, connect with your enrollment counselor or online advisor.

Greenville University just recently created this program for online. For more information on your program of interest, connect with your enrollment counselor at (855) 582–1233.

Greenville University just recently created this program for online. For more information on your program of interest, connect with your enrollment counselor at 855-582–1233.

Greenville University just recently created the online version of this program. For more information on your program of interest, connect with your enrollment counselor at (855) 582-1233.

The time it takes to complete your application file with all necessary information will vary based upon obtaining all of the required materials. Once your application file is complete, it usually takes two to four weeks to review and reach a decision.

You can view general admission requirements on our How to Apply page and access program-specific information here.

You’ll take 21 major courses to complete the B.S. in Agribusiness program. To earn your degree, you may also complete prerequisites and general education courses as needed. Learn more about this program’s coursework by visiting the courses page.

There are 19 major courses in the B.S. in Business Management. This does not include general education courses or electives. Topics include accounting, business law, operations management, and more. You can learn more about coursework here.

The B.S. in Liberal Studies includes 12 courses. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

There are 10 major courses in this program, along with electives and general education courses. The curriculum combines topics from psychology, sociology, communication, and management. You can learn more about coursework here.

There are 13 major courses in the B.S. in Psychology program. This does not include general education coursework or electives. Topics include counseling, psychopathology, statistics, clinical methods, and more. You can learn more about coursework here.

The total number of courses will depend on the concentration you choose. The Coaching concentration requires 11 courses, while the other concentrations (Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, and Teaching English as a Second Language) require 10 courses each. Read more about the curriculum for the M.A. in Education here.

You’ll complete 11 courses to earn the online M.S. in Management. You can learn more about coursework here.

You’ll complete 13 courses to earn the online MBA. You can review courses now.

Besides General Education requirements, the B.S. in Criminal Justice requires the completion of 14 major courses. You will study criminal justice community relations, crime and social deviance, juvenile delinquency and more. Read more about this program’s curriculum.

You will need 120 credit hours to earn your B.S. in Agribusiness degree. Of those, 63 credit hours are within the major. What’s more, you can transfer up to 90 credits into this program, allowing you to graduate in as little as one year. Learn more about this program’s coursework by visiting the courses page.

You’ll complete 120 credits in the online B.S. in Organizational Leadership program, including 30 credits of major coursework. You can review the courses you’ll take on the curriculum page.

You’ll complete 120 credits to earn the B.S. in Psychology degree. This includes 39 credits of major coursework. You can review the courses you’ll take now.

You’ll complete 40 credits to earn the MBA. You can review courses now.

There are 120 total credits in the online B.S. in Business Management program, including 57 credits of major coursework. You can review the courses you’ll take on the curriculum page.

This program requires a total of 120 credit hours, including 32 credits of major coursework. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The M.A. in Education program requires 30–33 credit hours for degree completion, depending on your chosen concentration. Read more about the curriculum for the M.A. in Education here.

This program requires 33 credit hours for degree completion. You can learn more about coursework for the online M.S. in Management here.

This program requires 40 credit hours for degree completion.

This program consists of 39 major credits. In addition to courses required for the major, you will need to complete general education and elective courses for a total of 120 credits. Your criminal justice classes online will be 8 weeks in length.

You can transfer up to 90 credits to this program. When you transfer the maximum number of credits, you can complete the program in as little as 12 months. To learn more, review our admission details.

We accept up to 90 transfer credits for the online B.S. in Business Management program. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

We accept up to 90 transfer credits for the online B.S. in Organizational Leadership program. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

We accept up to 90 transfer credits for the online B.S. in Psychology. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

No field hours are required. You can complete the program 100% online. However, you can select an optional field biology course with a field trip component. Explore the curriculum on the courses page.

Our enrollment counselors are happy to provide the most up-to-date numbers. Please contact them at 855-582-1233.

While the total student population varies, Greenville University maintains an 11:1 student/faculty ratio. Read more about campus life at Greenville.

Time commitments vary by program. In undergraduate courses, you can expect to work at least 8–10 hours per week, per class. For a graduate-level program, you may have 12–15 hours per week of classwork, per course. Contact us to learn more at 855-582-1233 or getstarted@greenville.edu.

There is no age limit.

When you transfer the maximum number of credits, you can complete the online B.S. in Psychology program in just one to two years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Once your application has been submitted for review, you will typically hear a decision back within 7–14 days.

Once your application file is complete, it usually takes two to four weeks to review and provide an answer as to whether you’ve been accepted to your program. Please visit our How to Apply page for full details of what’s needed.

Once you’re enrolled, you’ll receive contact information for your faculty that usually includes phone, email, and/or virtual meetings. Our learning management system is also designed to facilitate interactions between students and faculty.

You can contact your enrollment counselor directly to discuss your options, as next steps depend upon why you were not accepted into your chosen program. In general, if your GPA wasn’t high enough, you can take community college courses to improve it. You may also need more work experience.

This can vary based on your employer and the guidelines outlined in the reimbursement policy. In most cases, students are expected to cover tuition costs and are reimbursed by their employers for tuition-related expenses. Some employers or companies may work directly with the school on payment, but it is rare.

Yes. The Briner School of Business at Greenville University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Additionally, Greenville University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1947.

With this highly flexible program, you can complete the courses 100% online. However, you can select an optional field biology course with a field trip component. Explore the curriculum on the courses page.

The Briner School of Business at Greenville University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

No, this program is delivered in a 100% online format. It is designed to be flexible, giving working adults the option to study on their own schedule.

No, this program is delivered in a 100% online format. It is designed to provide flexible scheduling for working adults who are balancing their studies with professional and family commitments.

While there is not a program-specific accreditation for the B.S. in Organizational Leadership, Greenville University has been accredited since 1947 by the Higher Learning Commission.

No, this program is delivered in a 100% online format. It is designed to provide flexible scheduling for working adults who are balancing their studies with professional and family commitments.

While the B.S. in Psychology does not have programmatic accreditation, Greenville University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1947 as an institution granting the bachelor’s degree.

This program is delivered in a 100% online format. It is designed to provide maximum flexibility for busy working adults.

No. The diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or at our campus location.

Greenville University is an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved continuing education provider, so you can be confident you’re earning a valuable credential for continued success. Courses in the master’s in education online program are delivered in a flexible format so you can study while maintaining your daily teaching responsibilities.

No, this program is delivered in a 100% online format. It is designed to provide flexible scheduling for working adults who are balancing their studies with professional and family commitments.

The Briner School of Business at Greenville University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

The M.S. in Management is not available in a hybrid format.

The Briner School of Business at Greenville University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

The MBA is not available in a hybrid format.

While there is no accreditation for the B.S. in Criminal Justice specifically, Greenville University has been accredited since 1947 by the Higher Learning Commission as an institution granting the bachelor’s degree.

No, the degree path is currently offered exclusively online.

Yes! Greenville University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and holds programmatic accreditations for business and education as well. Our online programs offer the same academic rigor and quality as our on-campus options. Learn more about our accreditations here.

Yes. Greenville University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. You can learn more about our accreditations here.

The only difference is the modality, meaning online. You will receive the same caliber of education from the same expert faculty in a convenient online format.

No, students are not required to take the GRE/GMAT to apply for this program.

Greenville University’s campus is located in Greenville, Illinois. We’re accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. You can learn more about us here.

Generally no, but individual cases can be discussed with an Enrollment Counselor by calling (855) 582–1233.

Generally no, but individual cases can be discussed with an enrollment counselor by calling 855-582–1233.

No. Our online application is quick, easy, and free. You can begin yours today!

No. Our online application is quick, easy, and free. You can begin yours today!

No, the application fee is waived for online programs. You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us.

No, the application fee is waived for online programs. You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us.

Yes. Greenville University embraces and celebrates diversity as an important part of academic and professional excellence. While we are proud of our identity and faith, students from all backgrounds are welcome.

No, work experience is not required for the M.A. in Education.

For our graduate programs, we recommend students are employed or actively involved in a paid or volunteer position with enough responsibility to complete a capstone project. Copies of all currently held Illinois teaching certificates are required for our education programs, and an up-to-date resume is required for some programs.

You can learn more about admission requirements here.

Our enrollment counselors are happy to provide more information and connect you with a current student, if possible. Please contact them at 855-582-1233.

Yes! Graduates of our online programs are encouraged to walk in their graduation ceremony.

With the B.S. in Liberal Studies, you could work as a compensation and benefits specialist, library technician or assistant, market research analyst, museum worker, or training and development manager.

Greenville makes admission to this program quick and easy. You will need to:

  • Complete your free online application.
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Work with your enrollment counselor to request official transcripts for all previously attended institutions.

If you’re an international applicant, you will also take one of the following standardized tests:

  • International English Language Testing System (6.5 minimum score)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (79 minimum score for the internet-based test or 550 minimum score for the paper-based test)
  • Pearson Test of English (53 minimum score)

Review our admission details to learn more.

The admission requirements for the B.S. in Criminal Justice are a completed online application, official transcripts from all previously attended institutions and a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Start your online application today.

The admission requirements for the B.S. in Liberal Studies are:

  1. Completed online application
  2. 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  3. Official transcripts

To apply for the M.A. in Education, you’ll need a completed online application, an undergraduate degree, official transcripts, and more. The application requirements may differ by your choice of concentration. View admission requirements.

Admission requirements for this program include a completed free online application, 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. You can learn more about our admission requirements here.

Admission requirements for this program include a completed free online application, 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. You can learn more here.

Admission requirements for this program include a completed free online application, 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. You can learn more about our admission requirements here.

No official test scores are required for the M.A. in Education.

To apply for the online M.S. in Management program, you’ll need a completed online application, a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or other recognized institution from another country, official transcripts, and a CV or résumé. Read more about admission requirements here.

To apply for the online MBA program, you’ll need a completed online application, a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or other recognized institution from another country, official transcripts, and a CV or résumé. Read more about admission requirements here.

We offer six start dates throughout the year. Your enrollment counselor can work with you to determine which date works best for you and your goals. For more information, contact us or call (855) 582-1233.

We offer six start dates to help you set your education schedule. The start dates vary each year — contact an enrollment counselor to find the right start date for your goals.

Greenville University offers six start dates throughout the year. Contact an enrollment counselor for more details.

We offer six start dates throughout the year. Your enrollment counselor will help you determine which date works best for you and your goals. For more information, contact us or call (855) 582–1233.

Greenville University offers six start dates throughout the year. Contact an enrollment counselor for more details.

Greenville University offers six start dates throughout the year. Contact an enrollment counselor for more details.

Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call 855-582–1233.

Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call (855) 582–1233.

Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call (855) 582–1233.

We offer multiple start dates each year. Check the FAQ page of your program to learn more.

We believe in seven core values that allow us to provide academic excellence grounded in Christian faith. They include:

  • Faith-based education
  • Integrated learning
  • Innovation
  • Character
  • Thriving
  • Service
  • Community

You can find more details about our values here.

With a concentration in Coaching, you’ll be prepared to run an athletic program as a head coach, understand all elements of sports leadership, and use Christian values to coach for character building. Read more about the Coaching concentration here.

With a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction, you’ll be able to build opportunities for your students, improve learning outcomes, and develop the latest educational research, methods, techniques, and delivery opportunities. Read more about the Curriculum and Instruction concentration here.

With a concentration in Special Education, you’ll be able to help students with special needs to achieve their full learning potential while broadening your qualifications as a professional who works with students who have varied abilities. Read more about the Special Education concentration here.

With a concentration in TESL, you’ll be able to teach students for whom English is not their first language learn to effectively communicate cross-culturally in diverse contexts. Read more about the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) concentration here.

Employment in education careers is on the rise, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting job outlook that is on par with the national average for all occupations. Factors like increasing school enrollment and widespread participation in school sports are driving this growth. When you earn your master’s in education online from Greenville University, you will be prepared for a specific career path in either coaching, curriculum and instruction, special education, or TESL. Read more about career options for the M.A. in Education here.

Greenville University’s interdisciplinary online B.S. in Liberal Studies prepares you for success in a wide variety of career paths. You can pursue roles in business, marketing, sales, education, psychology, criminal justice, sciences, and other fields related to the humanities. After completing the program, many students also opt to continue their education with specialized study at the graduate level.

A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice prepares you to take the next step in your career, whether you already work in the field or are just getting started. Current criminal justice professionals can leverage their new credential for career advancement and increased earning potential.

Greenville’s B.S. in Criminal Justice program can qualify you for positions in law enforcement, corrections, conservation, and more. You can also continue your studies in law school or other graduate-level programs after finishing your undergraduate degree.

The online M.S. in Management degree from Greenville prepares you for leadership careers in a variety of fields. Example management roles include those in human resources, project management, operations, sales, and employee training.

Greenville’s online MBA degree prepares students for career advancement and increased earning potential. Whether you’re looking to advance in your current role or enter a new field, earning an MBA puts you on the path to success in a variety of management-level positions.

While it varies by course, online students typically spend around 10 hours a week on course materials and assignments.

While online learning is flexible, some students find success in scheduling blocks of time throughout the week to dedicate to coursework and readings.

Greenville’s online MBA program combines hands-on leadership training with advanced coursework in essential business topics. You’ll learn to lead teams with integrity, manage company operations, and improve outcomes in your organization.

The term cohort refers to a group of students who complete their courses at the same time. Most of Greenville’s online degree programs do not follow the cohort model, so you will be able to choose which courses you take each term.

You’ll need a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or recognized institution from another country with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. View admission requirements.

You need a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Read more about admission requirements for this program.

You need a minimum GPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 to apply to this program. For more requirements, review our admission details.

We require a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale to apply to the online business management program. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

We require a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale to apply to the online organizational leadership program. You can learn more about our admission policy here.

You will need a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale to apply for the online B.S. in Psychology program. Learn more about our admission policy here.

For admission into the online M.S. in Management program, you’ll need a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. Read more about admission requirements here.

For admission into the online MBA program, you’ll need a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. Read more about admission requirements here.

A liberal arts degree typically provides a broad-based curriculum in a wide variety of academic areas, including the humanities, social sciences, business, and more. Greenville University’s B.S. in Liberal Studies is customizable, so you can create a course plan that includes topics relevant to your interests and professional goals.

Financial aid is funding that helps students like you pay for college. It can come from companies, banks, lenders, or the government. Types of financial aid include loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs. Some types of aid need to be repaid, while others do not. You can learn more about financial aid at Greenville University here.

While each program’s specifics vary, the admissions process always starts by submitting your application for your chosen program. To complete your application file, you’ll also need official transcripts and other components depending on your program of study.

Our admissions team can answer your questions and help guide you through this process. Once your file is complete, it will be reviewed for a decision. The review process generally takes two to four weeks.

Application deadlines for the coming semesters are typically 2 weeks prior to the start of classes. You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us. Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call (855) 582–1233.

Application deadlines for the coming semesters are typically two weeks prior to the start of classes. You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us. Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call 855-582–1233.

The average class size is 11 students.

Faculty members in the B.S. in Agribusiness are a diverse mix of full-time and part-time faculty who bring their expert perspectives to the program. Learn more about this program’s faculty.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of full-time and part-time professors.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are a mix of full-time and part-time professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Our diverse faculty have many areas of expertise and are made up of a mix of tenured and adjunct professors. Program faculty can be found here.

Graduates of this program are qualified for a wide range of in-demand business management careers. Possible jobs include market research analyst, sales manager, budget manager, financial manager, and more.

This program is designed to prepare graduates for management and leadership roles in organizations of all types. Possible career paths include human resources, management, consulting, government, corporate training, and more.

When you complete the B.S. in Psychology degree, you will be prepared for psychology careers in research, case management, rehabilitation, and more. You can also pursue additional study at the graduate level.

The cost per credit for the B.S. in Liberal Studies program is $459. Read more about the cost of tuition.

The cost per credit for the B.S. in Criminal Justice program is $459.

Greenville’s graduate programs cost $476 per credit hour.

Greenville’s graduate programs cost $476 per credit hour.

Greenville’s graduate programs cost $476 per credit hour.

Tuition for the B.S. in Agribusiness program is $459 per credit hour. The major includes 63 credit hours, so the estimated total tuition for the major is $28,917. What’s more, you can transfer up to 90 credits needed, enabling you to graduate faster. Learn more on the tuition page.

Tuition is $459 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.

Tuition is $459 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.

Tuition is $459 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.

FAFSA® is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid — a form that determines eligibility for government-based student aid like work-study jobs, grants, and scholarships as well as loans. Sallie Mae loans are private loans offered through the Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner.

At Greenville University, we maintain an 11:1 student/faculty ratio. Read more about Greenville.

The first step is to start your application. Our application process is designed to be quick, easy, and stress-free.

The first step in your application process is to complete the free online application found here.

Undergraduate degree programs accept up to 90 transfer credits and graduate programs accept up to 6. For more information, visit our admissions page.

The minimum GPA to be admitted into the program is 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Greenville University empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. You can learn more about us here.

Your total tuition will vary based on the number of credits you transfer to the program. For those who transfer the maximum number of credits, the estimated tuition for the major is $28,917. Please visit the program’s tuition page to review all tuition costs.

The cost for the B.S. in Business Management major is $26,163. You can review all tuition costs here.

The total cost of tuition for the B.S. in Liberal Studies is $14,688. Read more about the cost of tuition.

The cost of the B.S. in Pyschology major is $17,901. You can review all tuition costs here.

Total cost for the B.S. in Criminal Justice major is $17,901.

Total tuition is $14,280–$15,708 and only covers the expenses related to course enrollment.

If you are looking for total costs related to earning your degree, you will need to account for textbook purchases or rentals, as well as any application or technology fees. Read more about tuition and costs.

Tuition for the online M.S. in Management is an estimated $12,852 with transfer credits applied. You need to complete 33 credits at $476 per credit hour. The estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. Keep this in mind when budgeting for your degree. You can review all tuition costs here.

Tuition for the online MBA is an estimated $16,184, with transfer credits applied. You need to complete 40 credits at $476 per credit hour. The estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks, supplies, loan fees, or personal expenses. Keep this in mind when budgeting for your degree. You can review all tuition costs here.

Greenville University has been accredited since 1947 by the Higher Learning Commission as an institution granting the bachelor’s degree and since 1996 granting the master’s degree. You can learn more about our accreditations here.

Greenville University is often recognized for its academic quality and affordability. We were ranked among the Top 10 Online Colleges in Illinois by Affordable Colleges Online and named one of the Best Online Programs in Illinois by Best Colleges. You can learn more about our awards and recognition here.

Greenville University was founded by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for all students. Our faith informs everything we do, and we are proud to offer a transformational, Christ-centered educational experience. You can learn more about us here.

Greenville’s FAFSA® code is 001684. You can start the FAFSA® form here.

You will be ready to pursue positions across the agricultural employment landscape, which accounts for 11% of the jobs in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Career opportunities include agricultural manager, agricultural real estate appraiser, and quality control manager. Visit our careers page to learn more.

The Disability Support Service Office of Greenville University seeks to ensure an academic experience free from discrimination for its students living with disabilities. With this understanding, we work to support students living with disabilities by providing reasonable accommodations in academic spaces and residential spaces.

With the online MBA from Greenville University, you could advance in many roles, including a financial manager, top executive, budget analyst, financial analyst, marketing manager, or training and development manager.

Greenville University offers a variety of benefits for military service members and their families. Learn more here. For information about available military benefits, contact an enrollment counselor at 855-582-1233 or getstarted@greenville.edu.

As an online student, you will receive personal attention from our experienced and caring faculty. You can interact with them during live chat, video calls, phone calls, or by email. Many also have office hours during the week. Check with your instructors to find out how to schedule one-on-one meetings.

As you complete your online program, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with your peers and build your professional network. Our business programs also allow you to work closely with business leaders and industry experts during your studies.

The difference between regional and national accreditation is best explained by EDsmart here.

The online degree options from Greenville University are designed for adult learners. They include a flexible format, multiple start dates throughout the year, and personal attention from expert faculty.

You will be able to submit your work online and interact with instructors and fellow students digitally. You can complete your studies from anywhere (as long as you have internet access), though some programs may have synchronous components that require you to meet at set times.

Greenville University offers flexible scheduling with multiple start dates per year. Our enrollment team suggests that you complete all components of your application at least two weeks before your chosen start date.

For maximum flexibility, this program offers six start dates each year, and application deadlines for the coming semesters are typically 2 weeks prior to the start of classes. To ensure you begin on your schedule, complete the free online application today.

Application deadlines for the upcoming term are typically two weeks prior to the start of classes, so aim to have your application file completed by then.

Application deadlines for the coming semesters are typically 2 weeks prior to the start of classes.

You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us. Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call (855) 582–1233.

Application deadlines for the upcoming term are typically two weeks prior to the start of classes, so aim to have your application file completed by then.

Application deadlines for the upcoming term are typically two weeks prior to the start of classes, so aim to have your application file completed by then.

You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us. Greenville’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call (855) 582–1233.

We have been educating students for lives of professional fulfillment and service for more than a century. Greenville University was founded in 1892 by the Free Methodist Church. You can learn more about us here.

Once your application file is complete, it generally takes two to four weeks to review and provide an acceptance decision.

Our enrollment counselors are happy to assist you. Please contact them at 855.582.1233.

We are a traditional, regionally accredited university that offers both on-ground and online programs. Our primary campus is located in Greenville, Illinois. You can learn more about us here.

Our admissions team is standing by to answer questions about tuition, financial aid, and more. You can call 855-582-1233 or email getstarted@greenville.edu.

Our admissions team is here to answer any questions you have. Call us at 855-582-1233 or email getstarted@greenville.edu.

There’s no difference in the diplomas presented to graduates of our online and on-campus programs.

You can contact our Information Technology Support Center for technical support at 618-664-7077 or by email at ITsupport@greenville.edu.

No, it will not. Our diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or on campus.

The M.A. in Education does not currently lead to licensure.

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