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Georgia Southern University offers a wide variety of programs to meet the diverse needs of our students, including several online academic programs. Please check here to determine if we are able to offer online courses and programs in your state.

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Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Georgia Southern University provides the opportunity to achieve your goal of earning your college diploma with its fully online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree. The program is perfect for transfer students, full-time professionals, stay-at-home parents who want to go back to school or others who just want the convenience that a fully online degree program offers you.

This multi-disciplinary, flexible degree offers a well-rounded education that prepares graduates for a variety of careers and graduate programs. An established and respected roster of academic advisors and faculty mentors provide ongoing assistance throughout your education. This program provides the opportunity to structure your degree to meet your individual and professional goals by building a degree program which includes three Areas of Study.

Choose three areas of study from the following six options:
• Business
• Criminal Justice
• Music
• Public Administration
• Sociology
• Writing

Students will have flexibility in choosing from a wide variety of upper-division courses in these areas of study each semester. You can see all of the courses which you will have the opportunity to take here.

Transfer students may also be eligible for Academic Renewal, which allows a student to have their previous grade point average replaced with a “renewed” grade point average. Learn more here, under the tab Academic Renewal.

Online Bachelor of Science with a Major in Information Technology

Information Technology is changing our world including how we live, work, learn and play. A wide range of employment opportunities in Information Technology exist because it is required for most companies to be competitive or even to exist in today’s markets.

The Web BSIT program is designed for people seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, but whose lifestyles make it difficult to attend traditional classes on campus. This program lets you continue your current job while pursing the degree which will provide countless opportunities.

The program is essentially the final two years of a Bachelor degree, only the IT major courses, with the assumption the general education curriculum has been completed. If you have not completed the general education curriculum, or are close, you will need to do so before starting this program. This program is also popular for students who have a Bachelor’s degree in another area of study. See the WebBSIT Course List for prospective students.

Online RN to BSN

Our online RN-BSN Program is designed exclusively for individuals who are currently Registered Nurses who wish to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and achieve professional advancement and personal enrichment. Our affordable, flexible, and individualized program means you can enroll part-time or full-time with faculty led courses. The RN-BSN Program at Georgia Southern University is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the CCNE. The answers to many frequently asked questions about the program can be found here.

The online program and course objectives are identical to those for conventional classroom teaching; however, instructional methods that fit the requirements of online education are employed within the courses. Both synchronous (live, real-time) and asynchronous (on your own, not live) formats are used. Most of the course work is asynchronous but live sessions are scheduled in selected online courses. There are typically alternative assignments to the live sessions available as necessary.

Last updated: 8/12/2017