Union Institute & University


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Imagine a college for over 40 years dedicated to distance learning for adults, a college that makes it possible for you to design your own studies with faculty support and guidance, emphasizing individualized work, practical application and social responsibility. Imagine working with faculty mentors and collaborating with other students all online from the convenience of home. Join the UI&U online community today and change your thinking about your education.

Welcome to Union Institute & University!

Why Study at Union Institute & University?

Study what interests you! Experienced faculty mentors help you design each semester's personalized liberal arts study plan. For example, study human resource practices in your place of business, or social work through organizations in your own community. You and your faculty mentor work to develop ideas to help you meet your personal and professional goals.

Bachelor of Arts

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  • Online and asynchronous — Work when it's convenient for you
  • Earn up to 36-credits each year — Finish faster
  • Flexible trimester schedule — Attend full- or part-time
  • Work on your own schedule — No classes to attend
  • Personalized study — Develop your chosen area of expertise

Accelerate your Undergraduate Studies

You may be able to complete your degree in less than 18 months. Union Institute and University works with students who want to accelerate their online degree program using the following methods:

  • Transfer credits from other schools
  • CLEP exams
  • Experiential college equivalent learning
  • Workshop certified learning

Graduate Degree Programs Designed with You in Mind

Master of Arts

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Union Institute & University's online Master of Arts program is designed for working adults. Pursue graduate-level study with the support of highly qualified faculty, all through a virtual environment you can access from wherever you work or live. Fit your master's work around job and family responsibilities.

  • 36 credits — finish in as little as 18 months
  • Study full or part-time
  • Transfer credit considered (up to 6 credits)
  • Individually tailored courses

While the design of the M.A. program allows you to live and study virtually anywhere, you are not isolated. The online courses offer ongoing support through interaction with peers and faculty members, as well as workshops on the tools of graduate-level research and writing.

UI&U's Gary Library provides additional support to our learners across the nation by traditional library services, online access to extensive academic databases, and a research engine for locating useful web sites.

The difference is our faculty: The M.A. program provides learners with one-to-one support, led by highly qualified faculty who work to ensure you meet your learning objectives. Our faculty are proven experts who will serve as the link to your chosen profession or discipline.

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