Online degrees from Brenau University
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100% online learning
90 Max transfer credits*
SACSCOC accredited university
140+ Years of excellence
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Prepare for lifelong success with an online degree, certificate or endorsement from Brenau University. For over 140 years, Brenau has equipped learners for rewarding careers and meaningful lives.
At Brenau, you will experience small class sizes, flexible scheduling and online delivery that fits your life. Our programs are responsive to the needs of today’s students, so you receive the education you need to become a leader and change-maker.
Wherever you want to go, Brenau will help you get there.
- Named one of the best universities in the Southeast by The Princeton Review1
- Ranked among the top universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report1
Discover our programs
No matter where you are in your career, our programs are designed to help you advance. Explore our options below.
Business undergraduate programs
Studying business can open doors to a wide range of professional opportunities. Develop the cross-industry expertise you need to begin a successful career.
- Bachelor of Business Administration
- Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Communication undergraduate program
The ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences is essential for success in the workplace. Enter the communication field ready to excel.
- Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies
Education undergraduate programs
Begin your education career with one of our GaPSC-approved undergraduate degrees. Bachelor’s programs also prepare you for initial certification in the state of Georgia.
- Associate of Arts in Elementary Education
- Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
- Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education
- Bachelor of Science in Special Education
Health care undergraduate program
Our health administration program focuses on the business side of health care delivery to prepare you for in-demand career paths.
- Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Liberal studies undergraduate program
The broad-based knowledge that liberal studies provide will help you build a solid educational foundation by exploring topics from a variety of disciplines.
- Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies
Psychology undergraduate program
Understanding human behavior and cognition is a valuable skill set you can apply across industries. Psychology is an ideal choice for those interested in serving their community through careers in human resources, criminal justice, behavioral health, sales and more.
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Business graduate programs
A graduate business degree can help you leverage your experience into leadership opportunities and increase your earning potential.
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Accounting
- Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
Communication graduate program
Our graduate communication program is designed to prepare you for management roles in today’s media-dominated landscape.
- Master of Arts in Communication and Media Studies
Education graduate programs
Whether you want to transition to teaching or continue your education for professional development as an educator, our graduate programs focus on the latest teaching strategies and instructional methods to support learners at different points in their careers.
- Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education
- Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades Education
- Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education
- Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education
- Master of Education in Elementary Education
- Master of Education in Middle Grades Education
- Master of Education in Special Education
Interior design graduate program
Advance your design knowledge and explore your creative interests while earning a valuable credential for advanced practice or teaching.
- Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design
Gerontology graduate program
The field of gerontology takes an interdisciplinary approach to meet the needs of an aging population. Study aging across the lifespan and gain skills you can immediately apply in a range of social service, health care and administrative careers.
- Master of Science in Applied Gerontology
Education post-graduate programs
Become a subject matter expert and prepare for continued success in the classroom and beyond through specialized training.
- Education Specialist in Elementary Education
- Education Specialist in Middle Grades Education
- Education Specialist in Special Education
- Autism Endorsement
- English to Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement
- K-5 Math Endorsement
- K-5 Science Endorsement
- Reading Endorsement
Business certificate programs
Our business certificates allow you to upskill quickly in targeted areas. In just one year, you can expand your knowledge for career advancement.
- Accounting Certificate
- Business Analytics Certificate
- Digital Marketing Certificate
- Finance Certificate
- Human Resources Management Certificate
- Management Certificate
- Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Certificate
- Non-Profit Leadership Certificate
- Project Management Certificate
- Strategic Thinking and Innovation Certificate
Communication certificate program
This certificate program is a fast-paced way for you to broaden your professional skills through a deeper understanding of impactful communication.
- Communication Management Certificate
Health care certificate program
Develop the leadership skills you need for our rapidly changing health system through focused training in ethics, policy development and financial management.
- Healthcare Management Certificate
You belong here
Brenau has a long history of offering transformative learning experiences to every student. We are committed to expanding access to education by serving first-generation students, military members, veterans and families, and traditional and nontraditional students. No matter who you are or where you come from, we’re invested in your success.Request Info
At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.
Learn with us
Online students at Brenau have access to the same academic excellence and supportive faculty as on-campus learners. Our programs are enriched by the liberal arts, scientific inquiry and global awareness, ensuring you receive the innovative education and engaging learning experience you need to thrive in our interconnected world.
Turn your passion into a career
The knowledge and experience you gain throughout your studies can set you up for a lifetime of professional achievement in your career. Brenau offers programs in rewarding, high-growth fields so you will graduate ready to take your next step.
- Business: $76,570 median wage2
- Communications and media: 6% growth through 20313
- Education: $57,220 median wage4
- Health care management: 28% growth through 20315
- Organizational leadership: $102,450 median wage6
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Sources and disclaimer
- Davis, K. (2020, September 14). Brenau makes lists from U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review. Brenau University. Retrieved February 13, 2023, from https://www.brenau.edu/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Business and Financial Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Media and Communications Careers. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Education, Training, and Library Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Medical and Health Services Managers. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/.
*Acceptance of 90 transfer credits applies to undergraduate programs.