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Unfortunately, we don’t offer payment deferment. You will be billed before classes begin for your next term, but you’ll only have to pay for the classes you’re enrolled in that term.

We currently do not offer hybrid programs. Our degrees are offered in a flexible, 100% online format.

Unfortunately, tuition doesn’t cover textbooks. You will be provided a book list for every course so that you can rent, buy, or borrow required textbooks.

Additional costs for this program include a $150 graduation fee. You may incur other costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks and supplies. To learn more about all tuition fees, click here.

Additional costs for this program include a $150 graduation fee. You may incur other costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks and supplies. To learn more about all tuition fees, click here.

You may incur costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Take these costs into consideration as you budget for your education. You can review the tuition costs for this program here.

As is the case with any school, you may incur costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Take these costs into consideration as you budget for your education.

You can review the tuition costs for this program here.

You may incur costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Take these costs into consideration as you budget for your education. You can review the tuition costs for this program here.

You may incur costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Take these costs into consideration as you budget for your education. You can review the tuition costs for this program here.

You may incur costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Take these costs into consideration as you budget for your education. You can review the tuition costs for this program here.

Yes! Methodist University is proud to be a Yellow Ribbon school.

As long as you have an internet connection and can commit to the time it takes to complete coursework, you can continue your program. Keep in mind that some courses have fieldwork experiences that need to be completed alongside classes. If you think deployment will interfere with those requirements, you can speak with a program manager directly at (855) 474-8222 or online@methodist.edu to answer your questions.

This is not something we currently offer because tuition is collected based on your enrollment in each individual term.

Yes, financial aid can be used to cover textbook costs and living expenses. All information regarding tuition and financial assistance can be found here.

We’d love for you to visit our campus. If you are interested in setting up a formal campus tour, contact our admissions team at (855) 474-8222 or online@methodist.edu.

Yes! Online programs at Methodist University are specifically designed for busy working professionals, with flexible scheduling that allows for balancing personal and professional responsibilities. The asynchronous format gives you the ability to study on your own schedule as you work toward your goals.

While you can take breaks, our programs are designed for year-round attendance.

We recommend you continue term-to-term as students tend to perform better when they maintain continuous enrollment. If you need to take a break, your online advisor can assist you in getting started back up with courses.

Not at all. Methodist University welcomes people from all faiths and cultures. Read more about our mission, vision, and principles here.

Both concentrations are optional for this program. You can learn more about the counseling/clinical psychology concentration and human performance psychology concentration on their dedicated overview pages.

While you do not need to have all documents ready when you start your application, your application file must be complete when you submit. This includes official transcripts, letters of recommendation, personal statements, and any other programmatic requirements for admission. Incomplete files will not be considered. Please visit your program page for full details.

Yes. Transfer credits are reviewed and accepted on a case-by-case basis. We accept up to nine credits transferred from previous institutions into our graduate-level programs and up to 93 into our undergraduate programs.

Please contact the Office of Student Accounts at (910) 630-7619 to discuss your payment options.

Because we offer rolling admissions, we technically do not have an application deadline. We are flexible with application dates – get started today!

Yes. We offer an application fee waiver for online students.

We currently do not offer hybrid degree programs. Our degrees are delivered in a 100% online format designed to offer flexibility for working adults.

Yes. We offer 100% online degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s levels along with graduate certificates. You can pursue online programs in business, criminal justice, psychology, health care, and more. Learn more about our online degree programs here.

Yes. Contact an enrollment counselor to learn more.

Yes. You can click here for some helpful tips on navigating our learning management tool.

No, we currently do not provide credits for work experience.

Find more information on international students and visa sponsorships here.

You can transfer up to 93 credits into this program. Learn more about our transfer policy here.

Most of our online degree programs do not follow the cohort model. You will be able to choose the courses you take in any particular term.

There are no concentrations in this program. You can learn more about coursework here.

No, the BS in Criminal Justice program does not offer a virtual open house at this time.

A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.

There is no work experience required for this program. You can learn more about our admissions policies here.

You can transfer up to 93 credits toward your degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. You can learn more about our transfer policy here.

No. Most of our online degree programs do not follow the cohort model. You will be able to choose the courses you take in any particular term.

No, the BS in Psychology does not offer a virtual open house at this time.

This program features two optional concentrations, counseling/clinical psychology and human performance psychology. Each of these concentrations is designed to provide a deeper look at a specific psychology practice area.

The counseling/clinical psychology concentration is ideal for students who want to pursue graduate study for therapy careers, while the human performance psychology concentration is ideal for careers in human resources, machine design, and more.

You can learn more about coursework for the BS in Psychology here.

A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.

There is no work experience required for this program. You can learn more about our admissions policies here.

Yes. You can transfer up to 93 credits (or 75% of the program) toward your degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, neither the Bachelor of Science nor the Bachelor of Applied Science offer virtual open houses.

No, the program does not offer concentrations. However, the program offers two curricula tailored to students of various backgrounds. The BAS and BS in Business Administration are comprised of 48 semester hours across foundation and core requirements, business administration-specific, and elective courses. Learn more about the courses for this program here.

A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.

The program does not require you to complete an entrance exam. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

Yes! The online BS in Health Care Administration accepts up to 93 transfer semester hours, pending departmental approval.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

While no residency component is required, there is an internship component of the program that students has the opportunity to complete in their senior year.

At this time, we do not offer a virtual open house, however we’re always looking for ways to make the student experience great.

No, the program does not offer concentrations. Learn more about this program here.

More than 97% of students receive significant financial aid off the “sticker price” of $49,600, making the value of an MU degree unmatched. A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs.

Learn more about scholarships here.

Methodist University’s Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration does not accept transfer credits. To learn more about our transfer policy, please request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, this program does not have a residency component. Learn more about the courses required for this program here.

While this program does not currently offer a virtual open house, you can learn more by visiting the program’s webpage.

No, the program does not offer concentrations. Learn more about this program here.

A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.

The program does not require you to complete an entrance exam. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

Yes. You may transfer up to nine credits toward this degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910-212-4956.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

While this program does not currently offer a virtual open house, you can learn more by visiting the program’s webpage.

No, the program does not offer concentrations. Learn more about this program here.

A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.

The program does not require you to complete an entrance exam. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

Yes. You may transfer up to nine credits toward this degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910-212-4956.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

Rather than a residency component, the online Master of Health Administration requires the completion of a capstone course. Students with no health care experience will be required to complete an internship as part of this process. Students with significant experience may do an applied project in their existing organizations, work with an outside agency, or complete a traditional research project. Learn more about the courses required for this program here.

While this program does not currently offer a virtual open house, you can learn more by visiting the program’s webpage.

A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.

The program does not require you to complete an entrance exam. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

No, the program does not offer concentrations. Learn more about this program here.

Methodist University provides a variety of services to assist you in your job search or professional development. For a list of career services please click here.

Many students use student loans to fund their studies. All inquiries regarding student loans start with completing the FAFSA® here to help you determine your eligibility for different forms of financial aid. Methodist University’s FAFSA® code is 002946.

All inquiries regarding student loans start with the FAFSA ® here. Methodist University’s FAFSA® code is 002946.

You can start the FAFSA ® form here. Methodist University’s FAFSA® code is 002946.

The first step is to start your application.

The first step is to start your application.

The first step is to start your application. To learn more about our admissions process, visit our admissions page.

The first step is to start your application. To learn more about our admissions process, visit our admissions page, or call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor dedicated to personalizing your enrollment experience.

The first step is to start your application. To learn more about our admissions process, visit our admissions page.

The first step is to start your application. To learn more about our admissions process, visit our admissions page.

The first step is to start your application. To learn more about our admissions process, visit our admissions page.

The first step is to start your application. The process is quick and easy.

We offer many accommodations for deployed military service members. You can call (910) 630-7174 or find more information here.

You can complete the program in just 3.5 years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

You can complete the program in just 3.5 years. To learn more about the curriculum, view our courses page.

Methodist University engages in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Methodist University will engage in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Methodist University engages in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Methodist University will engage in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Methodist University will engage in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Methodist University will engage in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Methodist University engages in a culture of excellence to provide transformative educational experiences by integrating our liberal arts foundation and spiritual and moral heritage with innovative student-centered programs to produce successful graduates who are dedicated to achievement and committed to making positive contributions to a global society. Learn more about Methodist University here.

Classes are eight weeks in duration.

The BS in Criminal Justice is designed for working professionals with busy lives. You can take up to five years to complete the degree if needed. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The BS in Psychology is designed for working professionals with busy lives. You can take up to five years to complete the degree if needed. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Obtaining transcripts, securing letters of recommendation, writing personal statements, and the like have variable lengths of time associated with them, so get started as soon as you can. Once your application file is complete, it typically takes 2–4 weeks to review and provide an answer as to whether you’ve been accepted to your program of interest.

Methodist University just recently developed this program for online students. You can learn more information about online student life here.

Methodist University just recently created this program for the online modality. You can learn more information about online student life here.

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Applied Science are both new programs that Methodist University has launched with the guidance and expertise of our dynamic faculty.

The time it takes to complete your application file varies depending on how long it takes to obtain letters of recommendation, transcripts, and other required materials. Once your application file is complete with all necessary information, it typically takes 2–4 weeks to review and provide an answer as to whether you’ve been accepted. To view the admissions requirements for your chosen program, visit the program page.

The online BS/BAS in Business Administration requires an average of 3.5 years to complete for full-time students.

Students on average take 3.5 years to 4.5 years to complete the program. 

The online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration requires an average of two semesters for full-time students.

The online Master of Business Administration requires an average of 18 months for full-time students.

The online Master of Health Administration requires an average of 18 months for full-time students.

You’ll complete 13 courses to earn the BS in Criminal Justice degree. You can learn more about coursework here.

You’ll complete 13 major courses to earn the BS in Psychology degree, along with 13 credits of electives. Students can also choose to pursue optional concentrations in counseling/clinical psychology or human performance psychology. You can learn more about coursework here.

You’ll complete 42 courses total for the Bachelor of Science, and 57 courses for the Bachelor of Applied Science. You can review the courses now.

There are a total of 41 courses in the program, with 20 of those courses focusing on health care administration.

You’ll complete 5 courses in total. You can review the courses now.

You’ll complete 12 courses in total. You can review the courses now.

You’ll complete 11 courses in total. You can review the courses now.

You’ll complete 124 credits to earn the BS in Criminal Justice. You can review courses now.

This program consists of 124 credits. You can review courses now.

You’ll complete 124 credits to earn the online Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration degree. You can review the courses now.

There are a total of 124 semester hours, with 60 of those being major-specific.

You’ll complete 15 credits to earn the online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration. You can review the courses now.

You’ll complete 36 credits to earn the online Master of Business Administration degree. You can review the courses now.

You’ll complete 36 credits to earn the online Master of Health Administration degree. You can review the courses now.

We accept up to 93 transfer credits into this program. Generally, you can transfer credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. You can learn more about our transfer policy here.

You can transfer up to 93 credits toward your degree. To learn more about our transfer policy, click here.

You may transfer up to 93 credits (or 75% of the program) toward your degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

Methodist University’s Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration does not accept transfer credits. To learn more about our transfer policy, please request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

You may transfer up to nine credits toward this degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910-212-4956.

You may transfer up to nine credits toward this degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

There are approximately 2,300 students at Methodist University —1,700 in the day program, 300 in Methodist University at Night, and 300 in graduate programs. The student body includes persons of diverse ages and nationalities, representing 40 states, the District of Columbia, and 77 foreign countries.

You can learn more about us here.

Time commitments vary by program. In undergraduate courses, you can expect to work at least 8–10 hours per week, per class. For a graduate-level program, you may have 12–15 hours per week, per course. Contact us to learn more at (855)474-8222 or online@methodist.edu.

All previous college credits will be evaluated for transfer during the application process. Once the evaluation transcript specialist reviews your transcripts, we will be able to determine which credits will transfer.

Once your application file is complete, it typically takes 2–4 weeks to review and provide an answer as to whether you’ve been accepted. Please visit your program’s admission page for complete admission requirements.

Contact your enrollment counselor directly to discuss this as your options depend on why you were not accepted into the program. Generally speaking, if your GPA wasn’t high enough, you can take community college courses to improve it.

If your employer is funding your tuition, and it is not considered tuition reimbursement, there are two options for payment. You may choose to add them as a payer on your account, or they can mail a check or money order.

In most cases, students are expected to cover tuition costs and are reimbursed by their employers for tuition-related expenses. Some employers or companies may work directly with us on payment. Contact your employer to find out how they want to proceed.

The online criminal justice program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be completed on a full-time or part-time schedule. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

While the online criminal justice program does not have any specific accreditations, Methodist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

No, this program is currently only offered online. It is delivered in a flexible format ideal for working adults with busy schedules.

This 100% online program is designed for maximum flexibility and may be taken full-time or part-time. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

This program does not have any specific accreditations, though Methodist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

No, this program is currently only offered online. It is delivered in a flexible format ideal for working adults with busy schedules.

It is not. Methodist University’s diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or on campus.

The Master of Business Administration is available both part-time and full-time.

The Master of Health Administration is available both part-time and full-time.

The BS/BAS in Business Administration program is available both part-time and full-time.

No, this program is currently only offered online.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, Methodist University’s Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration.

The BS in Health Care Administration is available in both part-time and full-time options. Call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor dedicated to personalizing your enrollment experience.

No, the online BS in Health Care Administration is an online program that features an in-person internship opportunity.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Yes! Methodist University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and holds some programmatic accreditations as well. You’ll be held to the same high standards as our students on campus. Learn more about our accreditations and recognitions here.

The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration is available both part-time and full-time.

No, this program is currently only offered online.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

No, this program is currently only offered online.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, Methodist University’s Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the MBA.

No, this program is currently only offered online. Because the program is 100% online, it allows students the flexibility to study and learn at their own time and pace and allows working students to achieve their educational goals even with a busy schedule.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Yes! Methodist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). You can learn more about our accreditations here.

Our online courses are asynchronous, so there is no specific time that students will need to be on the computer in class. There is also no requirement for online students to come to campus unless they choose to.

Methodist University has a physical, brick-and-mortar campus located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. We’re accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). You can learn more about Methodist here.

Methodist University is a welcoming community for students from all Christian backgrounds and denominations, as well as nondenominational students. We are committed to embracing and celebrating diversity as a necessary component of academic and professional excellence.

This program does not require work experience.

No, the online BS in Health Care Administration does not require work experience. Call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor dedicated to personalizing your enrollment experience.

This program does not require work experience.

This program does not require work experience.

This program does not require work experience.

Work experience is not required for our online programs.

Not currently, but our enrollment team is here to answer any questions you might have. You can reach us at online@methodist.edu or (910) 212-4956.

Yes! Graduates of our on-ground and online programs are strongly encouraged to walk in their graduation ceremony.

To apply to the online Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration program, you must have a high school diploma or GED and submit all official transcripts. For our Bachelor of Applied Science degree, students need an Associate of Applied Science degree. Visit our admissions page for more information.

To gain admission into the program, you must provide:

  • A completed application
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Transcripts

Learn more about the admissions process on our admissions page.

To apply to the online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, plus a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Additionally, you must submit your official transcripts from all institutions attended, two letters of recommendation, and a typed personal statement. Visit our admissions page for more information.

To apply to the online Master of Business Administration program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, plus a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Additionally, you must submit your official transcripts from all institutions attended, two letters of recommendation, and a typed personal statement. If your undergraduate degree is not in business, you will be required to complete courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, financial accounting, marketing principles, and business statistics. Visit our admissions page for more information.

To apply to the online Master of Health Administration, applicants need a bachelor’s degree, an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, three letters of recommendation, a typed personal statement, and official transcripts.

See the online Master of Health Administration admission requirements page for more details.

To apply to this program, you’ll need a completed online application, high school diploma or GED, and official transcripts. You can learn more about our admission requirements here.

Admission requirements for this program include a completed online application, high school diploma or GED, and official transcripts. You can learn more about our admission requirements here.

This program offers three start dates per year. Once you complete your application, you’ll likely receive a decision within two to three weeks.

This program offers three start dates per year. Once you complete your application, you’ll likely receive a decision within two to three weeks.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

We offer multiple start dates throughout the year. The next start date is for the Spring 2021 semester, Jan. 11, 2021.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

Start dates vary by program. Check the FAQ page of your program of interest to learn more.

Methodist University aligns with intellectual values and ethical principles, such as truth, virtue, justice, and love. We are committed to an ecumenical spirit, respect diversity, and recognize the dignity and worth of all human beings. You can learn more about our values here.

This will depend on your chosen program of study and academic background. Work with your enrollment counselor to get your transfer questions answered.

Your week will vary based on the course(s) you are taking, but generally you can expect to spend 10-15 hours a week on your studies.

Weekly assignments might include discussions in online forums, reading assignments, papers to write, or a variety of interactive or multimedia assignments.

Our online programs offer a lot of flexibility so you can study on your schedule and organize your week however works best for you. Because most of our online students have work commitments, they often choose 3-4 days throughout the week to devote to coursework.

We share a rich history with The United Methodist Church that includes loving God with the mind, body, and spirit, and loving our neighbors as we love ourselves. You can learn more about us here.

The term cohort refers to a group of students who complete their courses at the same time. Most of our online degree programs are not cohorts, so you will be able to choose which courses you take in any particular term.

There is no minimum GPA requirement for this program. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

There is no minimum GPA requirement for admission into our undergraduate programs.

No previous college experience is required to enroll in the online Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration program. Methodist University generally accepts transfer credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible to transfer credits, you can request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

There is no GPA requirement for admissions into the program. To learn more about our admissions process, visit our admissions page, or call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor dedicated to personalizing your enrollment experience.

You’ll need a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 to apply to the program. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

You’ll need a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 to apply to the program. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

You’ll need a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 to apply to the program. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

While we do not currently offer a virtual open house, you can take a virtual campus tour here.

Financial aid is funding from companies, banks, lenders, and the government that helps students and their families pay for college. Possible options include loans, grants, scholarships, or work-study programs. Some types of aid need to be repaid; others do not. You can learn more about our financial aid policies here.

While admission requirements for each program vary, the admissions process always starts by submitting your application for your chosen degree program. To complete your application file, you’ll need official transcripts, letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and more. Our admissions team is here to guide you through this process. Once your file is complete, it will be reviewed within 2–4 weeks for a decision.

The average class size is around 15 students. Keeping class sizes small allows you to experience the personal attention you need for success.

About half of our faculty are full-time, and half are part-time status. Learn more about our faculty here.

About half of our faculty are full-time, and half are part-time status. Learn more about our faculty here.

About half of our faculty are full-time, and half are part-time status. Learn more about our faculty here.

About half of our faculty are full-time, and half are part-time status. Learn more about our faculty here.

About half of our faculty are full-time, and half are part-time status. Learn more about our faculty here.

About half of our faculty are full-time, and half are part-time status. Learn more about our faculty here.

The skills you learn in the BS in Psychology program are relevant to a wide range of industries. Graduates of this program are qualified for entry-level roles in human resources, social services, and more.

You can also choose to pursue additional study at the graduate level for careers in counseling, substance abuse, and other psychology practice areas. Visit the careers page for more information.

After completing the program, students can choose to pursue entry-level and advanced roles in criminal justice areas like law enforcement, corrections, probation, parole, and law. You can also continue your studies at the graduate level.

Graduates with a Master of Business Administration can pursue senior-level roles in the field, with career titles including business operations manager, consultant, and hedge fund manager. With an MBA, you’ll be able to compete for the most sought-after positions in virtually any business field, and it can help you achieve your dream job. Visit the career outlook page for more information.

Graduates with a Master of Health Administration can pursue middle- and senior-level roles in the field with a variety of titles including chief executive or operations officer, clinic manager, and health care consultant. Our online program can help students start or advance a career in an in-demand, lucrative field with this coveted degree.

Visit the career outlook page for more details.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of medical and health services managers is projected to increase 18% by 2028. The online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration program prepares you for these roles and more. Visit the career outlook page for more information.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the employment of business and financial occupations is expected to increase 7% by 2028. The online Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration program provides the expert skills and credential required to pursue professional positions in these fields. Learn more about career outcomes for this position here.

Graduates of the program are prepared to move into entry-level administration positions across an array of health care settings. Examples of positions that graduates can pursue include:

  • Clinic Administrator
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Health Information manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Medical and Health Services Manager

Tuition is $400 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 124 credits for a total tuition of $49,600. You can review all tuition costs here.

Tuition is $400 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.

Both the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Applied Science programs cost $400 per semester hour, with the Bachelor of Science degree having an estimated total tuition of $49,600, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the BS in Business Administration tuition page.

This 15-semester hour program costs $500 per semester hour for an estimated total tuition of an estimated $7,500, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration tuition page.

This 36-credit program costs $500 per credit hour for an estimated total tuition of $18,000, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Master of Business Administration tuition page.

This 36-credit program costs $500 per credit hour for an estimated total tuition of $18,000, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Master of Health Administration tuition page.

FAFSA® is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Completing the form determines your eligibility for categories of government-based student aid, including work-study opportunities, grants, scholarships, and loans. Sallie Mae loans are private loans offered through the Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner.

We like to keep our classes small. The student/faculty ratio is 12:1, and our average class size is around 15 students.

The first step is to start your application. The process is quick and easy.

The first step is to start your application. The process is quick and easy.

We accept up to nine credits into graduate programs and up to 93 into undergraduate programs. For more information, visit your program’s admissions page.

The purpose of Methodist University is to provide an undergraduate and graduate education firmly grounded in the liberal arts tradition that nurtures moral values and ethical decision-making; to provide distinctive professional and graduate programs that complement the undergraduate programs; to provide educational and cultural services and resources to the community; and to prepare students for a variety of careers and educational pursuits.

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You’ll need to complete 124 credits for a total tuition of $49,600. You can review all tuition costs here.

Tuition for the program is $49,600. You need to complete 124 credits at $400 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.

This 36-credit program costs $500 per credit hour for estimated total tuition of $18,000, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Master of Business Administration tuition page.

The estimated total tuition is $18,000, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Master of Health Administration tuition page.

This 124-semester hour program costs $400 per semester hour for an estimated total tuition of $49,600, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Your costs would be even lower with our online Bachelor of Applied Science degree program. Learn more at the BS in Business Administration tuition page.

The total tuition of the program is $49,600, and the cost per semester hour is $400. This estimate does not include fees or other costs you may incur. More than 97% of students receive significant financial aid off the “sticker price” of $49,600, making the value of an MU degree unmatched. A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

This 15-semester hour program costs $500 per semester hour for an estimated total tuition of $7,500, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration tuition page.

Methodist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). You can learn more about our accreditations here.

Methodist University is known for academic excellence and has received special attention for its commitment to military students. We are a Yellow Ribbon school, a seven-time Military Friendly® School (G.I. Jobs magazine), and received 2020 Best for Vets designation from Military Times. You can learn more about our awards and recognition here.

Methodist University is proud of its longstanding relationship with The United Methodist Church. We share a rich history that includes loving God with the mind, body, and spirit, and loving our neighbors as we love ourselves. While Methodist University values its affiliation with The United Methodist Church, the Church does not set the policies of the University.

Methodist University’s FAFSA ® code is 002946. You can start the FAFSA ® form here.

Methodist University is committed to providing equal access to education for students with disabilities. Please click here to learn more about our accessibility and disability services.

Methodist University offers various educational benefits to help military service members pay for their education. Our Office of Veteran Services is here to assist active-duty personnel, veterans, and their dependents receive various educational benefits. Methodist University also supports the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Additionally, our dedicated admission team can be contacted directly at (855) 474-8222 or online@methodist.edu to answer your questions.

Students can interact with their instructors through discussion posts, and instructors have office hours with the opportunity to chat via phone or video conference. Many students find it easiest to communicate with their instructors via email.

As an online student, you will be part of a diverse group of professionals from around the globe – that’s one of the many benefits of choosing an online program.

Your classmates may come from a variety of backgrounds and industries. The relationships you build with them can help you find new career opportunities and expand your professional network for continued success.

Our faculty are also well-connected and can help open doors to new opportunities. In addition, online students can attend any on-campus networking events.

The difference between regional and national accreditation is best explained by EDsmart here.

In terms of rigor, academic quality, and the physical degree you receive, there’s no difference between our online and on-campus programs. Online degrees offer adult learners and working professionals the flexibility to study at their own pace while still benefiting from consistent guidance and support. You can study where and when it’s best for you, balancing your work and family obligations with schoolwork.

We offer multiple start dates throughout the year. Our enrollment team suggests that you complete all components of your application at least two weeks before your chosen start date.

We have multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out more.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out more.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

The application deadline for the Spring Term is Dec. 12, 2020.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

Methodist University has multiple start dates and application deadlines every year. Request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956 to find out when you should apply.

Methodist University was chartered on November 1, 1956, as a senior, coeducational liberal arts college. You can learn more about our accreditations here.

It usually takes 2–4 weeks after your complete application file is submitted to review and provide an answer as to whether you’ve been accepted.

Our campus is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. You can learn more about us here.

Specialists in the financial aid office are available to answer questions specific to your program. You can call (910) 630-7192 or toll-free at (800) 488-7110.

Our admissions team looks forward to answering your questions. You can call (855)474-8222 or email online@methodist.edu to contact us.

They will not. There’s no difference in the diplomas presented to graduates of Methodist University’s online and on-campus programs.

Our technical support team is available to answer all of your questions and provide assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can contact the IT help desk here.

If you have issues with the portal, you should contact portalhelp@methodist.edu. If you have issues with email, contact help@methodist.edu. For issues with Canvas, contact mcmolter@methodist.edu.

When submitting a support request, don’t forget to include your student ID, what course you are enrolled in, and a brief description of your issue.

It will not. The Methodist University diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or on campus.

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