At Bethel University, we provide academically rigorous degree programs within a vibrant Christian community to help you prepare for your career and your calling. Bethel Online offers a personalized learning experience for every student in a flexible, convenient online format.
The Bethel DifferenceAt Bethel Online, we understand how important it is for you to earn a quality, affordable education in a welcoming academic environment.
That’s why we offer career-focused degrees informed by faith. Through our curriculum, you’ll experience a combination of academic and spiritual growth, something that will help you go further in your career and your life.
Our Academic Standards
Bethel University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Specific programs hold additional accreditations, approvals, and standards.
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Online learning provides the opportunity for working adults to conveniently earn the degree they need to go further in their careers. The online format provides the same academic excellence and personalized community as on-campus programs, while simultaneously offering flexibility to study when and where it’s right for you.
Bethel requires you to fill out our online application. Additional materials you need to submit vary depending on your level of study and specific academic program. Common requirements include:
- Official transcripts
- Placement test scores (taken through our college)
- Letters of recommendation
- Any current licenses you hold relevant to your area of study
Program completion times depend on factors such as the type of program you pursue, your pace of study, and your transfer credits. The RN-BSN completion program is generally our quickest, with an accelerated one-year option. Our Master of Arts in Counseling is generally our longest, taking two to three years for completion.
At Bethel Online, we strive to ensure your education is an affordable step towards a better career. We offer highly competitive tuition rates, and have been consistently ranked as a Best Value college by numerous publications. In addition, we offer financial aid through FAFSA, military benefits, and more.