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Online Bachelor’s Degrees
An online bachelor’s degree from Ashford University can be a great catalyst to a new career and a new life. An increasing number of job opportunities require at least some college experience. You may open up a new world of employment opportunities by pursuing your bachelor’s degree online. Choose from Ashford’s diverse amount of online bachelor’s programs. The Forbes School of Business & Technology® alone has portfolio of online program options to accommodate a variety of career paths. If there is a job you’ve been dreaming about, earning a bachelor’s degree online from Ashford can make that dream a reality.
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Ashford is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). WSCUC is one of seven regional accrediting commissions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation. Regional accreditation is generally regarded as the established standard for institutional accreditation in the United States. Regional accreditation provides the widest possible acceptance by other college and universities when evaluating transfer credits and graduate school applications, and by employers when evaluating the credentials of candidates for employment. Ashford’s accreditation was reaffirmed in July 2019 for six years.
Ashford University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which is committed to improving the academic quality for its 3,000 member institutions and 60 accrediting agencies.
Top 10 Requested Ashford Bachelor’s Degrees for 2019
Find many competitive and valuable educational disciplines among Ashford University’s online bachelor’s degree programs, including accounting, business administration, education, social & criminal justice, and various sciences.
BA in Psychology
BA in Business Administration
BA in Health Care Administration
BA in Social and Criminal Justice
BA in Education Studies
BA in Applied Behavioral Science
BA in Early Childhood Education
BA in Health and Human Services
BA in Accounting
BA in Real Estate Studies
Minors at Ashford University
Today’s employers need versatile employees who can handle their duties while helping out with other tasks. A minor to pair with one of Ashford University’s online bachelor’s degrees can help you prove that you have those supplemental skills and proper education. Plus, a minor requires only 18 credits (or six courses) to complete, giving you that extra value that every undergraduate student deserves. Check out Ashford’s minors to see if one aligns with your career goals, or adds an area of interest to your current field of study or planned bachelor's degree.
SmartTrack Jump start your Master’s degree
Make the most of your higher education with Smart Track. The Smart Track program offers Ashford University Bachelor’s students a convenient way to get a jump start on a master’s degree at Ashford University. With Ashford’s Smart Track, you can:
- Participate in graduate courses while still an undergraduate
- Reduce the time you spend pursuing your master’s degree
- Save money on tuition, bachelor’s-level tuition applies to any Ashford master’s-level coursework attempted as part of the bachelor’s program in any of our colleges
Explore Online Learning Bachelor's Degrees
Can you get a bachelor’s degree online? This is a common question many people ask when considering their options of going back to school. If higher education is something you’ve been putting off, Ashford’s online bachelor’s degree programs may be the answer you need. There are many reasons to pursue your undergraduate degree online at Ashford compared to traditional colleges: schedule flexibility, a diverse selection of degree programs, accelerated course options, and more. When you pursue a bachelor’s degree in an online learning format, you can enjoy convenient scheduling and fast-paced learning opportunities. Ashford also provides students with access to a variety of digital tools available to accelerate learning and keep you engaged during your studies. Trying to choose between degrees? Explore our article on Associate vs Bachelor's Degrees.
Which Major do I Choose? Bachelor's Degrees
Many online bachelor’s degree programs have subtle differences, so be sure to thoroughly research your degree to learn which one is best for you. Ashford offers a full catalog of college degrees, with varying specializations and depth. Curriculum isn’t the only consideration that students should make, though. The learning format, faculty, and available technology should all be factors when choosing the online BA program that is best for you.
Types of Bachelor's Degrees
The two types of bachelor degrees offered at Ashford are:
- Bachelor of Arts (BA Degree)
A Bachelor of Arts degree focuses more on exploring the liberal arts, as it requires fewer credits that are directly associated with the chosen major. Students will take courses that are more related with liberal arts, and receive degree credits from them. Popular online BA degrees offered at Ashford include: Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Healthcare Administration.
- Bachelor of Science (BS Degree)
A Bachelor of Science degree focuses more on the subject matter of the degree, requiring more credits that are directly associated with the chosen major. Students will take courses that are directly related to understanding the practical features of their selected degree. Popular online BS degree programs offered at Ashford include: Information Technology, Nursing, and Health Information Management.
Online Accelerated Bachelor’s Degrees
Unlike a brick-and-mortar college that offers the traditional four year degree, Ashford offers accelerated online courses for our bachelor’s programs. All of the online bachelor’s degrees are comprised of 5-week courses that can be taken one at a time. When you pursue a bachelor’s degree in an online learning format, you can enjoy convenient scheduling and fast-paced learning opportunities. Ashford also provides students with access to a variety of digital tools available to accelerate learning and keep you engaged during your studies.
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