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Adelphi University Online Programs

With online programs at Adelphi University, you’ll gain the essential skills you need to stand out in your career. Our courses are delivered in a flexible format so you can learn from anywhere, and our personalized approach to education and student services means you’ll get the attention you need to learn with confidence.

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Featured Online Programs

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2-3 Years Duration

30-120* Credits

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BA in Liberal Studies

Explore Your Interests with a Flexible Degree Path

Adelphi University’s online BA in Liberal Studies program is designed to give adult learners the opportunity to earn their degree in topics that interest them. Our program offers coursework in a wide variety of practical fields, with concentrations in four areas of study: Social Science, Psychology, Business and Emergency Management.

  • Program Customization
  • Prior Learning Credits Accepted
  • Expert Faculty
  • Convenient Format

*30 credits assumes the student has 90 transferable credits approved by administration.

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Online

2-3 Years Duration

60-120* Credits

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BS in Business

A Modern Approach to Business

Adelphi University’s online BS in Business program is a comprehensive business degree program designed for adult learners. This program trains students in key business skills like communication and management, helping prepare them for roles at diverse organizations or for graduate study.

  • Internship and Career Services
  • Transfer & Prior Learning Credit Policy
  • Expert Faculty
  • MBA Prep

*60 credits assumes the student has 60 transferable credits, which may include Credits for Prior Learning, approved by administration.

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Online

2–3 Years Duration

45 Credits

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Online Master of Public Health

Promote Health Equity in Your Career

Adelphi University’s online MPH program will prepare you to improve public health conditions within local communities, regionally and globally. The program offers a flexible learning format and can be completed entirely online in as little as two years.

  • Small Classes
  • Hands-on Learning Opportunities
  • CEPH-Accredited
  • Expert Faculty
  • Prioritized Work/Study/Life Balance
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Five Undergraduate Programs Available

Adelphi offers a variety of undergraduate programs, each built to expand on your knowledge in your chosen field. All provide access to in-depth coursework that will give you the confidence you need to achieve your career goals.

11 Graduate Programs Available

For those looking to further their knowledge and take their careers to the next level, Adelphi offers 11 expert-taught graduate programs. Each program is designed with the latest industry trends and standards in mind, all delivered in a comprehensive curriculum that features hands-on experience and real-world application.

11 Certificate Programs Available

Our certificate programs offer students an efficient and affordable way to gain specific competencies needed to launch or advance a career. They incorporate the latest knowledge and skills and provide both academic rigor and supportive, personalized instruction.

Adelphi at a Glance

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11:1 Student-faculty ratio

Why Adelphi University?

Life is full of hard decisions, but choosing a school shouldn’t be one of them. At Adelphi University, we’re dedicated to providing quality education with the convenience of online study.

We offer programs at all levels of higher education so we can meet you where you are and help you achieve your career goals. Our faculty-to-student ratio of 11:1 ensures that you’ll get the attention you need to succeed and that you’ll be able to build meaningful relationships with your instructors and peers.

Accreditations and Accolades

Adelphi University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has been recognized for its excellence by numerous national publications and organizations.

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Social Mobility 2022
U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges National Universities 2022
The Princeton Review Best Regional Colleges Northeastern 2021
Colleges of Distinction Career Development 2021-2022
Abound Top Degrees Adult Undergrad 2021
Abound Top Degrees Grad School 2021
The Princeton Review Best Business Schools 2021
A A C S B Accredited

Online Study at Adelphi University

Adelphi makes online learning practical. Our online students have access to the same resources as on-campus students and can connect directly with professors throughout their course of study. We believe online education should deliver the full package, and we’re proud to give students an experience that will help them achieve their goals.

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Adelphi Support Team

Online students at Adelphi have access to our many avenues of student support. The Learning Center staff provides tutoring in vital academic skills such as note-taking, test-taking, critical reading and more. The advisors in our Writing Center are ready to give expert guidance and feedback on your assignments.

Other members of our team:

  • Admissions counselors
  • Tuition planners
  • Tech support specialists
  • Student advisors
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Frequently Asked Questions

Our mission is to transform the lives of all students by creating a distinctive environment of intellectual rigor, research, creativity and deep community engagement across four core areas of focus: arts and humanities, STEM and social sciences, the professions and health and wellness.

We are guided by six core values that exemplify the type of community we seek to create:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Community and Collaboration
  • Global Awareness and Diversity
  • Respect for the Individual
  • Truth and Integrity

While the specifics of each program vary, the admissions process always starts by submitting your application. To complete your application file, you’ll need official transcripts, letters of recommendation and personal statements (requirements vary by program). Our admissions team will help guide you through this process.

Once your file is complete with all items, it will be reviewed for a decision. The review process generally takes 2–4 weeks.

We do accept transfer credits, which can help reduce your total tuition as well as the time you will have to spend earning your degree. To learn more, review the details of the program you want to enroll in on the program overview page.

For a list of all programs, visit the view online programs page.

You can start the FAFSA® form. Adelphi University’s FAFSA® code is 002666.

Active, reserve and veteran military students and their families using Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits or any other veteran affairs program benefits can get information by calling (516) 877-3411. To find out more, visit our veterans and military resources page.