Accelerated Bachelor's Degrees
This program is for you
Maybe you started working towards a bachelor's degree but never finished. Maybe you have an associates degree and are ready for something more. Maybe commuting to class after work or attending class during the day are not realistic options for you. You've come to the right place. Our Bachelor of Science (BS) degree majors are offered in a convenient, flexible format to meet the needs of working students. The skills you learn will help you in your current job and position you for career advancement.
The academic year is structured in an eight-week term format, with five terms per year, giving you time to take care of the other important aspects of your life.
If you're starting anew, you can complete your degree in about four years. If you have either an associate's degree or 60 transfer credits, you can expect to complete the program in about two years.
- Advisor 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 to become comfortable with online learning through orientations and direct human support
The 120-credit program includes a 33-credit University core, 12-credit College Core, your 30-credit major, and 45 elective credits. Start by choosing a major:
Tuition is listed as Accelerated Online Liberal Arts. There are no other fees added. Financial aid, a corporate tuition deferment program and payment plans are also available. Employees of some partner organizations in Pittsburgh may qualify for tuition savings.
You will have access to Career 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.