Online Education at Clarion University
Clarion University, founded in 1867, is a public state university with an annual enrollment of 7,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. It is located on an historic 100-acre campus in northwestern Pennsylvania. In the 21st century, Clarion University combines its tradition of academic excellence with online technology to bring you a range of high-quality degree and certificate programs.
Accredited. Accessible. Anywhere.
Faculty and Degree Programs
Clarion professors draw upon a broad mix of academic expertise and field experience in their teaching and research. Most faculty members hold doctorates, and have worked extensively in their fields. But most importantly, our faculty is dedicated to your success. They are passionate about teaching, and will work closely with you to craft a program of study that works for you.
The courses required to support online degrees at Clarion University meet the same curricular and instructional standards as classes delivered on campus, and are taught by the same faculty currently teaching in the traditional classrooms. As a result, the degree you earn online offers the same quality and accreditation as a degree you would earn through the university's traditional on-campus program.
Clarion University's Distance Education program is supported by a skilled team of student services professionals. They will work alongside you to navigate admissions, financial aid, registration and ultimately, success in your course work and graduation.
Technology and Delivery
At Clarion, you can earn a certificate or degree from anywhere in the world with 100 percent online, asynchronous course work. Using the Blackboard course management system, you can communicate with your professors, e-mail fellow students, post assignments, take tests and view your grades. Blackboard integrates high-quality multimedia and interactive features to maximize your learning experience.
About the Online Degree Programs Offered by Clarion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Completion
This 60-credit program builds upon the background and knowledge of registered nurses (RNs), and enables them to continue their education at a professional level.
Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA)
Designed especially for part-time professional students, this accredited program allows participants anywhere from thirty months to six years to complete the degree.
M.S. in Mass Media Arts and Journalism
This program provides students with a broad-based foundation through applied courses in communication skills and theory. Graduates are equipped to design, produce and manage media communication in a range of professional settings.
Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies
This program enables students to create their own major in an area of interest as they gain a broad liberal education. A variety of concentrations and minors are available.