Southern Illinois University – Carbondale Online

by TBS Staff

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Southern Illinois University–Carbondale, a public university founded in 1869, enrolls nearly 16,000 students from around the world. The flagship of the Southern Illinois University System, the university offers more than 300 programs of study leading to a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine and law.

Through its Extended Campus, the university offers 25 bachelor's degree completion programs in areas such as accounting, aviation technologies, health care management, journalism, business administration, mortuary science and funeral service, and more.

Online students can complete 13 master's degrees in topics ranging from architecture to health informatics to public safety and homeland security management.

The university offers several online certificates, certifications and professional development programs.

Online students have access to financial aid, online writing lab and library resources.

New students must attend an orientation session.

Southern Illinois-Carbondale Accreditation, Tuition, and Admissions Info:


Southern Illinois University–Carbondale is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The university also holds accreditations from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), among others.


Undergraduate = $378/credit; Graduate = $511/credit


Acceptance Rate: 81%

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Significant Southern Illinois University-Carbondale online degree rankings:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Aviation Technologies: Aviation Maintenance Management
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Dental Hygiene Management/Education
  • BS in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • BS in Electronic Systems Technologies
  • BS in Healthcare Management
  • BS in in Public Safety Management
  • BS in Industrial Management and Applied Engineering
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: Applied Data Analytics
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: Cybersecurity
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: Data Management
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: IT/IS Management
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: Network and System Administration
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: Network and Information Security
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: The Internet of Things
  • BS in Information Systems Technologies: Web and Mobile App Development
  • BS in Journalism
  • BS in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service
  • BS in Radiology Management/Education
  • BS in Technical Resource Management
  • BS in Technical Resource Management: Organizational Development
  • BS in Technical Resource Management: Health and Safety Management
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Online Master’s Degree Programs

  • M in Rehabilitation Administration and Services
  • MHA
  • M of Architecture
  • MBA
  • MBA in Agribusiness Economics
  • M of Public Safety and Homeland Security Management
  • MS in Behavior Analysis and Therapy
  • MS in Health Informatics
  • MS in Medical Dosimetry: Track 1
  • MS in Medical Dosimetry: Track 2
  • MS in Quality Engineering and Management
  • MS in Radiologic Sciences
  • MS Medical Dosimetry
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Online Undergraduate Certificate Programs

  • Event Planning and Management
  • Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Companion Animal Nutrition
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