Ohio Christian University Online

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Highlights

Overview

This Christian university provides a Christ-centered education with affordable tuition and practical learning. While OCU hosts undergraduates on campus, the majority of students attend graduate, weekend, or online classes. Nontraditional students receive a flexible education that accommodates those with busy professional or personal lives. Online learners can select from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Those who do not want to earn additional degrees can opt for certificates to quickly boost their careers and earnings. The school is a member of the Association of Biblical Higher Education and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

OCU’s Accreditation, Tuition, & Admissions Info

Accreditation and Approvals

OCU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The education programs hold accreditation from the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education approves the bachelor’s nursing program.

Tuition

Admissions

Applicants for associate degrees must submit proof of high school diplomas or GEDs. Those who want to complete bachelor’s programs must complete 50 semester hours, earn a 2.0 GPA or higher, and submit official transcripts. Students who apply for the RN-to-BSN program must also have unencumbered nursing licenses.

Graduate applicants need to hold bachelor’s degrees. Those who apply to the graduate business program must have a 3.0 GPA or above from their undergraduate degree. Candidates for the master’s in ministry degree also must complete a statement of faith.

Associate-level certificate applicants need 12 credit hours and one year of work experience. Those who want to enroll in bachelor’s-level certificates should have 24 credit hours and two years of experience.

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Online Degrees Offered

OCU offers:

Majors for online programs include subjects such as the Old Testament, business management, ministry, criminal justice, English, political science, and leadership.

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