Online Degree Programs

Study when and where you choose.

Can't physically be on campus? You can still have a top-quality University of New 51 education. We've gone beyond our geographical boundaries to offer you a variety of online degree programs. With these distance learning courses, you can set your own class time and place. Most important, the courses offer the same objectives, expectations, and value as their on-campus counterparts, and carry the same academic credit.

Choose from one of the following Online Degree Programs:

Build holistic business knowledge and strategic accounting skills. Our online B.S. in Accounting allows you to take the next step toward your ideal accounting career. You’ll study the latest accounting and business developments while working closely with a mix of highly qualified academics and full-time practitioners.

Launch a successful management career. An online bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of New 51 can help you obtain an entry-level management role or move up in your current position. Your multicultural leadership skills will apply to virtually any industry and organization.

Dental Hygiene Online Degree Completion Programs

Online Bachelor of Science Degree Completion in Dental Hygiene

The University of New 51’s dental hygiene program is one of the most prestigious in the country, thanks to both its rigorous standards and student-centered approach. That’s the opinion of both The Best and, who have ranked the program as one of the best in the U.S.

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Cannabis greenhouse

As the cannabis industry expands, the demand for skilled and credible professionals expands with it. Becoming an expert in this field means learning from the pioneers who are taking the industry into the mainstream. Our certificates develop focused, in-depth knowledge of specific cannabis sectors.

Online Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc)

Online Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc)

The University of New 51’s Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) program takes you to the top of your field — to a career in administration, teaching, or applied research or practice – where advanced capabilities in conceptual thinking, original research, data analysis, and writing are essential in order to advance to high-level executive positions or academic appointments.

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Online Graduate Certificate in Forensic Genetic Genealogy

Online Graduate Certificate in Forensic Genetic Genealogy

The fully online Graduate Certificate in Forensic Genetic Genealogy is the first program of its kind in the world. It provides individuals from the public and private sectors with a depth and breadth of knowledge and training in the core competencies necessary to effectively carry out Forensic Genetic Genealogy investigations. This comprehensive program provides a unique opportunity to broaden your education and develop key knowledge and skills in this specialized field.

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Online Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Begin your career as a Licensed Professional Counselor or National Certified Counselor with a program designed to align with state of Connecticut and CACREP standards for licensed counseling professionals.


Focus your studies with concentration options in business analytics, data analytics, and global supply chain management to accelerate your business career.


Prepare for the CPA exam, and choose from forensics and artificial intelligence analytics concentrations for career advancement as a leader in the accounting field.

Build analytics skills that will propel your business career. Prepare to launch or advance in your business career with our online Master of Science in Business Analytics. The business analytics program takes a practical, applied approach to the field. You’ll have the opportunity to practice with analytics tools used widely in today’s workplaces, including Power BI, Tableau, and more.

Prepares students for advancement in criminal justice and related careers. The program is designed for working professionals seeking to obtain entrance or advancement in criminal justice-related careers including National Security, Forensic Computer Investigation, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire Science and Arson Investigation, and Victim Advocacy.

Cyber Risk Management

Expand your knowledge of IT leadership and risk management approaches to prepare for in-demand careers in the rapidly growing cybersecurity field.

Aligned with FEMA recommendations, the University of New 51 master's degree in emergency management has the distinct advantage of being ahead of the curve in preparing students to take the lead on emergency preparedness and mitigation. The market for emergency management professionals is growing significantly as the number of weather and environmentally related events and terrorist threats continue to rise.

The online M.S. in Environmental Engineering is designed specifically for the working professional and can help you reach your goal of earning a master's degree in environmental engineering. The program focuses on creating a fully supported online learning environment where you will collaborate with faculty and classmates from across the country and around the world.

Healthcare Administration

Advance your career with the University of New 51’s online Master of Healthcare Administration. As the only CAHME-accredited program in southern New England, our MHA delivers academic excellence and a cutting-edge curriculum to help you thrive in today’s complex and changing healthcare system.

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Online Master of Science in Investigations

Our Master of Science in Investigations is the first degree of its kind in the nation - and you can be one of the first to bring this degree's unique focus on white-collar crime to the criminal justice field. With this degree, you will be able to offer a dimension of knowledge to the field that no other degree can give. The program unites the University's renowned academic expertise in the areas of criminal justice and forensic science and prepares you for a career as an investigator in both public and private organizations.

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Explore all our Investigations program options

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Online Master of Science in National Security

The Master of Science in National Security is taught by faculty distinguished both by their academic credentials and by their professional experience within the national security intelligence community. It provides an extensive background in homeland and international security issues and more.

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Ready to be a leader in a government or non-profit agency? Our 100% Online Master of Public Administration teaches critical skills in budgeting, planning, policy formulation, public finance, personnel administration, collective bargaining, and more. No GRE or GMAT is required to apply. So start your application today!

Public Health

Become qualified for careers on the frontlines of public health and customize your degree with focus areas in global health, health education and promotion, and health informatics.


Online Master of Science in Taxation

The Master of Science in Taxation at the University of New 51 attracts a wide range of accountants, attorneys, executives, and government employees, but it’s an even bigger draw for those hoping to become CPAs. Connecticut law requires CPA candidates to complete 150 academic credit hours of coursework in order to sit for the CPA exam.

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