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Charleston Southern Online offers bachelor’s and master’s programs tailored to meet your needs whether you are working to complete your first degree or seeking an advanced degree. Work full-time? Parenting? Feel like you have no time? Seeking a degree online at CSU makes your dreams and goals of an accredited degree attainable while juggling life!

U.S. News & World Report has named Charleston Southern to its top 25 Best Online Bachelor’s (#11) and top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s for Veterans lists (#8), making Charleston Southern Online the best online bachelor’s program in South Carolina.

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Areas of Study

Applied Computing

Applied Computing

The Charleston Southern Bachelor of Arts in applied computing is a highly flexible and challenging degree for those who want to prepare for computer-related professions typically found in the fields of business, the arts, religious service, public service, healthcare, etc.

Degrees Format
Applied Computing (BA) Cybersecurity Emphasis Online & On-campus
Applied Computing (BA) Business Emphasis Online & On-campus

Business

Business

Receive a professional business degree with options of on-campus, online or hybrid delivery. Learn what is needed to work in the business industry with integrity, morality and competency.

Degrees Format
General Business (MBA) Online & On-campus
General Business (10-month MBA) Online

Business Analytics

Business Analytics

The Master of Science in business analytics prepares graduates with critical skills necessary to succeed in the emerging field of data science. The Charleston Southern online curriculum emphasizes effective analytical techniques, data mining, business analysis and modeling, analytic decision-making and more.

Degrees Format
Business Analytics (MS) Online

Computer Science

Computer Science

We pair the fundamental knowledge of computer science with cutting edge technology — allowing students immediate application in the workplace. Faculty are always available and easy to approach for questions and help. 

Degrees Format
Computer Science (BT) Online
Computer Science (MS) Online & On-campus

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

CSU is a leader in the field of criminal justice education. Our program provides professional training in the major areas of criminal justice: law enforcement, court systems and corrections. Students who study criminal justice at CSU are also equipped to be agents of change in the communities they serve.

Degrees Format
Criminal Justice (BS) Online & On-campus
Criminal Justice (MS) Online & On-campus

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

The online cybersecurity degree at CSU combines coursework in computer science, network security, criminal justice, and mathematics and is targeted towards students wishing to enter the fields of network security or Information Analysis.

Degrees Format
Cybersecurity (BT) Online

Education

Education

Impact the next generation. CSU has a long history of strong teacher education. Explore our online master’s programs designed for working professionals.

Degrees Format
Education (MEd) Online

Healthcare

Healthcare

Charleston Southern’s online program in healthcare administration allows those working in various medical roles to advance their career in administration. CSU has a strong reputation within the regional healthcare community.

Degrees Format
Business – Healthcare Management emphasis (MBA) Online and Hybrid
Healthcare Administration (BS) Online

Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism

Prepare for a career in hotel management, entertainment facilities or tourist destinations. Classes in CSU’s hospitality and tourism program explore key areas of this industry: economics, marketing, communications, law, human resources and strategic planning.

Degrees Format
Hospitality & Tourism Management (BS) Online

Human Resources

Human Resources

Overall employment for workers in human resource management positions is expected to grow much faster than the average for all other professions, with a 22 percent growth rate over the next 10 years. Learn more about our programs that prepare you for advancement in the human resources field.

Degrees Format
Human Resources (BS) Online
Human Resource Management (MS) Online & On-campus

Leadership

Leadership

The Master of Arts in organizational leadership at Charleston Southern University focuses on cultivating leadership skills for professionals who need to learn how to more effectively lead and manage people in business, nonprofits or government. Courses are offered year-round with the options of on-campus, online or hybrid delivery methods each semester.

Degrees Format
Organizational Leadership (MA) Online & On-campus

Management

Management

The Charleston Southern Bachelor of Science in Management online program is recognized by US News & World Report (2020) as the #11 for the Best Online Program in the nation. By focusing course content on accounting principles, economics, business law, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior, students in the BS in Management degree program learn technical advantages along with […]

Degrees Format
Management (BS) Online
Management (MS) Online

Ministry

Ministry

The BA in student ministry is our platform for equipping men and women to serve the Kingdom of God and participate in the Great Commission and the Great Commandments. Every student tackles church history, systematic theology, hermeneutics, philosophy and biblical studies with opportunities for internships with local churches and area para-church ministries. Students also can […]

Degrees Format
Student Ministry (BA) Online

Nursing

Nursing

Getting your Master of Science in nursing from Charleston Southern University offers you the flexibility and support you need to pursue continued education while working. This program offers five-week intensive classes where you are only engaged in one class at a time so that you can focus on the material at hand. Teaching projects and […]

Degrees Format
Nursing (MS) Online

Professional Studies

Professional Studies

The Bachelor of Science in professional studies is a well-rounded and relevant program designed with the working professional in mind. Complete your undergraduate degree from one of the top universities for online learning nationwide! Courses are offered year-round with 7-week semesters.

Degrees Format
Professional Studies (BS) Online

Project Management

Project Management

Students with a project management degree often work for manufacturing companies, government contracting and government sectors, military logistics and operations. With a ranking of #1 in South Carolina as Best Online Bachelor’s Program (U.S. News & World Report, 2019), the Bachelor of Science in project management is the perfect choice for working professionals.

Degrees Format
Project Management (BS) Online
Project Management (MS) Online

Psychology

Psychology

The psychology program at CSU provides a strong education integrated with our Christian faith. Partnerships with local organizations offer great internship opportunities, and CSU has one of the most active Psi Chi (psychology honors organization) chapters in the country. Speakers, workshops and service opportunities provide even more opportunities to learn about meeting the needs of […]

Degrees Format
Psychology (BS) Online

Public Safety

Public Safety

The Master of Science in public safety management program prepares students to effectively manage and lead public safety agencies in a supervisory position. Available in traditional and fully online formats, the degree poses a myriad of benefits for students. Today public safety is paramount when it comes to cities and communities throughout America. After the […]

Degrees Format
Public Safety Management (MS) Online & On-campus

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Charleston Southern’s degrees in supply chain management give you the skills and abilities to think in concert about the people, processes and technologies required for world-class integrated supply chain management. Supply chain managers are responsible for synchronizing the flow of products, information and funds between their organizations and both their suppliers and customers in a […]

Degrees Format
Supply Chain Management (BS) Online
Supply Chain Management (MS) Online
Business – Supply Chain Management emphasis (MBA) Online & Hybrid

CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Flexible Online Programs to Fit Your Schedule.

Our programs are designed for the nontraditional student seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree program that works with her/his current commitments and schedule.

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Faith-Based

It is CSU’s mission to see our students discover their purpose and live out their potential. We integrate our biblical faith in everything that we do while assuring academic excellence.

Whether you are local or on a different continent, we value you! Learn more about our campus ministries and mission opportunities here.

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Military Friendly

Voted #8 nationwide for Best Bachelor’s Online Programs for Veterans, CSU has been providing educational programs and services to military personnel and their families for over 40 years.

Active duty military, Reserves, and National Guard are eligible to take courses at CSU for only $250 per credit hour!

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