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You lead a busy life—work, family, friends, community, and other responsibilities. Our accelerated online degree programs for working adults are built with that in mind. At MVNU, you don’t have to hit pause on life to get a quality education. Turn your ambitions into action with MVNU’s Graduate and Professional Studies programs.

Why MVNU?
Convenience.

Our adult education courses are offered one at a time, and our bachelor’s and graduate degree programs are completed entirely online.

Quality.

MVNU has been ranked as one of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio by Affordable Colleges Online and the second-best Online College in Ohio by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org.

Affordability.

Tuition Guarantee: Once you have enrolled in a program at MVNU, your course-by-course tuition cost is locked in and will not increase.

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At MVNU, we believe that earning an on-campus or online degree through the School of Graduate and Professional Studies is the right choice for many adult learners looking toward the future. But, don't take our word for it—check out what our students have to say!

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You don't have to wait. With programs starting throughout the year, you can begin your journey to a degree on your own time! Our expert enrollment team is here to help. Contact them today!

  

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CURRICULUM CRAFTED FOR THE ADULT LEARNER

According to a Pew Research Study, 87% of working adults understand that training is essential for learning new skills and remaining competitive in the workplace. This attitude shapes how MVNU approaches the structure and content of GPS’s on-campus and online courses for adults. Topics are developed with input from industry experts, and MVNU weaves in our pursuit of lifelong learning and service.

Interested in starting - or completing - your degree? Learn more about our online associate and online bachelor’s degrees for adults.

Want to take your career to the next level? Learn more about our online graduate degrees for adult students.

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OFFERING ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAMS TO WORKING ADULTS FOR OVER 25 YEARS

School of Graduate & Professional Studies

Since 1993, MVNU has responded to the needs of adult learners, who, regardless of whether they’re seeking to earn a bachelor’s or graduate degree, have to fit in courses around a 9-to-5 work schedule, family, and other obligations. MVNU continues to observe what adult learners are looking for and what the workplace is seeking in job candidates, and keeping these factors in mind, we have expanded and revised our program offerings over the years.

Today, working adults wanting to complete their bachelor’s degree, advance with a master’s, or enhance their skill set with a targeted certificate program have a diverse selection of programs tailored to their aspirations. As well, GPS has shifted almost entirely toward online learning while retaining MVNU’s cohort-based model stressing Christian values.