Areas of Online Study

More than 100 online degrees, certificates, and endorsements in 16 areas of study give students a wealth of choices.

Agriculture & Life Sciences

Scientist in Field

A leader in agricultural research and education, the University of Nebraska offers online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs as well as certificate programs. Areas include applied science, meat culinology, food safety, entomology and natural resources management. Or choose the Agribusiness specialization within our online MBA degree.

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Architecture, Design & Planning

Interior Designers

The University of Nebraska offers a highly ranked online master’s degree program in architecture with a specialization in interior design.

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Business Team

Expand your career options with our highly regarded online MBA program, offered with specializations in accounting, agribuiness, finance and international business, or complete your undergraduate degree online with a bachelor’s in business.

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Computer Science

IT Workers

Online bachelor degree programs in management information systems and information technology and a graduate certificate in information assurance open new career options in the rapidly growing field of Computer Science.

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Teacher in Class

The University of Nebraska has educated the next generation of educators for more than 100 years. Choose from online degree programs and certificates in K-12 and higher education, educational administration, library science, special education and a wide range of specializations to enhance your teaching career.

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Engineers in office

Earn a master’s of engineering degree online to expand your career options.

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Family & Consumer Science

Family Financial Planning

Three online master degree options in child, youth and family studies offer an opportunity to specialize in family financial planning, youth development or family and consumer sciences. Also available online:  a graduate certificate in family financial planning.

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General Studies

Woman in Office

Our bachelor’s of general studies online degree programs are available with four high-demand specializations: nonprofit management, library science, information technology and management information systems. Finish your bachelor’s degree equipped for a new career.

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Health Sciences


Registered dieticians and allied health professionals are in high demand, and our online health sciences degree programs will give you the preparation you need. The University of Nebraska offers online master’s degree programs in dietetics, clinical perfusion and physician assistant, and bachelor’s degree programs in radiation science and clinical laboratory science.

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Humanities & Arts

Clothing Sketch

Hone your creative talent with a master’s of fine arts in creative writing or a master’s in textiles, clothing and design with an emphasis in quilt studies.  Unique online humanities and arts degree programs with extensive hands-on experience.

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Journalism & Communications

Woman in Office

Working professionals in the news media, advertising, corporate communications or related fields will benefit from the online master’s of journalism with an emphasis in integrated media communications, media studies, or professional communications. Also available online: a bachelor’s degree in organizational and relational communications.

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Library Sciences


Online degree programs include bachelor’s degrees in library science, master’s degrees in reading, instructional technology and elementary and secondary education with library science endorsements, and undergraduate and graduate endorsements in school library media.

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Natural & Physical Sciences

Researchers in lab

Online master’s degree programs in biology and entomology are ideal for science teachers, researchers and others who want to expand their knowledge of the natural and physical sciences.

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Public Administration & Community Service

City Planners

Our highly ranked master’s of public administration, with concentrations in aviation administration, local government, public management or public works, is designed for those who wish to work in the public sector. Also available online are a master’s in urban studies and a bachelor’s in non-profit management.  All online public administration and community service degree programs offer extensive experiential learning opportunities.

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Social Sciences

Supreme Court

Online master degree programs in history, geogrpahy, criminal justice, or political science enhance teaching credentials or help prepare you for a career in public service, government and related fields.

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Getting Started

You made the right decision to earn your degree. Now get started in the right direction.

  1. Check for program availability in your state
  2. Choose a program
  3. Understand the admission process
  4. Apply Online