Earn your degree online from Duquesne University with the convenience and flexibility you need. We'll make sure you gain the professional confidence, impressive experience and powerful networks you need to advance your career.

Our student-centric online programs are distinguished by the close relationships online students create with professors and classmates through small class sizes and with advisors and support services staff dedicated to helping students achieve personal and professional goals.

Duquesne's online programs combine the University's 140+ year tradition of academic excellence with its Catholic and Spiritan mission of service to students. 

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Online Student Orientation

All Duquesne Students have access to Essentials in Online Learning at Duquesne, an informative orientation experience designed to help prepare students to be effective online learners. Interactive modules are provided on the following topics:

  • Duquesne Resources (an introduction to the key services and support resources available to online students)
  • Orientation to Canvas (an introduction to Duquesne's online course environment where you can practice using the tools and functions used in most online courses)
  • Online Learning Skills (a framework for how to think about and approach online learning that outlines tips and strategies for success.

Check with your student success coach or academic advisor before courses begin to review expectations. Your academic program may feature additional orientation processes to help you get started. 

Prospective Online Students
Visit our Online Student Experience page to learn more about what you can expect as an online student at Duquesne.

Current Students
If you are already a Duquesne student, log into DORI and from the Quick Links dropdown menu, select Canvas to view your courses. Visit the Essentials in Online Learning at Duquesne Canvas site to get started!

Academic Support

Advisors will guide you through the entire process from registration to graduation.

Online access to the University's Writing Center and Gumberg Library.

New to online learning? No worries. We help you prepare and become comfortable with online learning through orientation tutorials and direct human support.

Career Support

You will have access to career development services while  you are a student, and even after you graduate as a Duquesne alum, to help you with interview skills, refreshing your resume and career exploration if you are thinking about making a change.

Online format allows you to balance your current career while earning your degree.

Expand Your Network

As a student, you'll become part of a peer-learning community. As a Duquesne alum, you will join a network of more than 100,000 alumni working in every field, across the country and worldwide.


Online Graduate Degrees and Certificates

We know many graduate students are also working full time so these programs have been designed for students like you! Explore the fully online and hybrid options to find the right program for you!

Online Undergraduate Degree

Are you ready to complete your bachelor's degree? Duquesne's online, accelerated program allows you to earn your Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a convenient, flexible format designed to meet the needs of adult students with multiple responsibiities. The skills you learn can be applied in your current role and position you for career advancement. Learn and network with other adult students.

Cultivate the ability to lead at any level. Develop and refine skills in critical thinking, problem solving, motivating and empowering others, and communicating effectively and persuasively. Choose from a number of electives, such as leading effective teams, multicultural workforce, mediating organizational disputes, and entrepreneurial leadership, to personalize your educational experience.