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Today’s job market is more competitive than ever before. You need to set yourself apart, and that takes a certain amount of bravery. With an online master’s degree from Maryville University, you can stand out from the crowd, capture the attention of top employers, and position yourself for growth as a leader.

Study with us, and you can choose from several 100% online graduate programs that span a wide range of industries, including:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Cybersecurity
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Software development
  • And many more

Explore our full list of online graduate and postgraduate programs to find the one that’s perfect for you.

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Which online master’s degree is right for you?

At Maryville, you can continue your education no matter how crazy your schedule is with an online master’s degree that fits not only your schedule, but also wherever you are in your educational journey. After all, this is about your future.

Choose from one of our 13 master’s degrees and five post-master’s certificates that feature 100% online coursework – covering subjects like business, software development, cybersecurity, and nursing. We also offer a Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner certificate, which includes concentrations in Adult-Gerontology, Family Nurse, Pediatric Nurse, and Psychiatric Mental Health.

Featured Master’s Degree Programs

Our master’s degree programs span a wide range of topics, but you can expect the same high quality no matter which you pursue. Let’s look at two of our most popular online master’s degree programs.

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Maryville University’s online MBA program is rooted in reality, not just research. Our instructors are passionate about teaching and advancing your career — not theirs. That’s why everything about our program is designed to help you redefine your role in today’s workplace.

Our curriculum is not just intended to provide you with a highly specialized MBA. It’s also meant to prepare you for additional qualifications and certifications, because we want you ready for life after your degree.

Our list of concentrations includes:

  • Accounting
  • Cybersecurity
  • Financial Services
  • Health Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Maryville University proudly offers online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs designed for experienced nurses who want to transform the healthcare system — and their role in it.

With Maryville’s online programs, you can graduate as a nursing leader with the skill, compassion, focus, and education to impact the lives of your patients and their families. You’ll also be able to stand confidently at the front lines of healthcare — helping to navigate the challenges and define the future.

Maryville’s online nurse practitioner programs allow you to specialize your career by choosing from five concentrations:

Why choose Maryville for your online master’s degree?

You’re brave to pursue your education along with everything else going on in your life. At Maryville University, we’re brave too, challenging the norms of higher education through innovation for nearly 150 years.

And we reward brave. That’s why our online degrees are designed to work around life obstacles to prepare you to become a leader in your field.

We’re partnering with top businesses like Boeing and Edward Jones to build degree programs for jobs that don’t even exist yet. But they will, and our students will be ready. Our long-term relationships with more than 30 partners can provide invaluable resources and experience for students like you.

Maryville University continues to solidify its reputation as a leader.

  • Placed in the top 25% in the nation for “Economic Value” — Educate to Career
  • Made the Forbes “Top Colleges” list for 2019
  • Ranked a “Best National University” for 2022 — U.S. News & World Report
  • Listed as a “Best College Values 2019” school by Kiplinger’s

Maryville University was also named an Apple Distinguished School, affirming us as a leader in innovative, personalized learning in the 21st century.

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Forbes America's Top Colleges
Kiplinger Best College Values
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How do you choose your online master’s degree?

So you’ve decided to brave the education system and pursue your online master’s degree. This is a big step, and it’s important for you to be as informed as possible when choosing your program. What makes one online master’s degree better than another? Which program or school can help you best achieve your goals?

There are plenty of details to take into consideration — cost, time to completion, flexibility, courses and concentrations offered, and more. How can you parse the data to find the right program?

We can help. We’ll help guide you along a personalized path to a quality education. We believe in you. And we we can empower you to change your life.

How to Determine the Best Online Master’s Degree for Me

Why earn your master’s degree online?

Not sure if an online master’s degree would fit your lifestyle? Don’t worry. Our programs are designed with working professionals in mind — with the kind of flexibility that makes fitting classwork into your schedule a lot easier than you ever thought. Not to mention you can:

  • Complete your coursework on your schedule via an asynchronous learning environment
  • Have access to 24/7 tech support
  • Connect with professors and peers using a variety of digital tools
  • Start whenever it’s most convenient for you — fall, spring, or summer
  • Work with a faculty who keep regular office hours to ensure you get the support you need
  • Have plenty of opportunities for networking and mentorship
  • Lean on our dedicated team of student support coaches, here to support you through graduation

“I was a little apprehensive to begin an online program. I’ve never done anything like it before and I’m not very good with computers. But everyone at the school made it really easy. So if you have any worries about starting an online program, just know that there are people to help support you, and you can do it.” — Elizabeth Miller, Online Nursing Student

“You may be an online student, but by no means are you going this alone. We are there for our students every step of the way, and communication is a two-way street.”  — Agnes Milanowski, Student Support Coach

What do online master’s degree students and graduates say?

“I knew that my MBA from Maryville was going to give me all the necessary tools I would need to be successful, wherever I am.” — Ashlee Brockenbrough, MBA Alum

“I started off with more on-ground classes and transitioned to the online classes, and that allowed me to stay late at work. Then when I would get home, I would study. Having that opportunity to sit around on a Sunday to do homework was a great thing.” — Robert Tschopp, MBA Alum

Meet our online master’s degree faculty.

You’re not here just to get a degree; you’re here to learn the knowledge and skills that can move your career forward. You want people who’ve been in the trenches — and succeeded. Maryville’s online master’s degree faculty are leaders in their industries with real-world experience and a passion to share it. They’re fully committed to helping you get where you want to go.