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Why choose an NKU online program?

  • 100% online coursework Courses are accessible anytime, anywhere.
  • Engaged, attentive faculty Supportive faculty with real-world experience.
  • Competitive tuition Among the most affordable in the region.
  • Career-relevant programs Our programs are designed for working professionals and aligned with in-demand fields.

Which online program is right for you?

Choose an online degree program that matches your personal and professional goals.

Business Programs

Master of Business Administration

Total Tuition: $16,170

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Master of Accountancy Data Analytics/Data Visualization Track

Total Tuition: $15,630

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Accountancy Professional Track

Total Tuition: $15,630

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in General Business

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Human Resource Management

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Global Supply Chain Management

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Education Programs

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Special Education

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Learning & Behavior Disorders

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis

Total Tuition: $14,124

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Moderate & Severe Disabilities

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Arts in Teaching – Middle Grades

Total Tuition: $15,408

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 36

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Curriculum & Instruction

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Arts in Teaching – Secondary Education

Total Tuition: $15,408

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 36

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis

Total Tuition: $14,124

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Curriculum & Instruction

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Special Education

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Arts in Teaching – Middle Grades

Total Tuition: $15,408

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 36

Master of Arts in Teaching – Secondary Education

Total Tuition: $15,408

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 36

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Learning & Behavior Disorders

Total Tuition: Starts at $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: as few as 30

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher as Leader in Moderate & Severe Disabilities

Total Tuition: Starts at $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: as few as 30

Education Specialist in Teaching and Leading – Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis

Total Tuition: $14,124

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 36

Education Specialist in Teaching and Leading – Curriculum & Instruction

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Education Specialist in Teaching and Leading – Special Education

Total Tuition: $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Education Specialist in Teaching and Leading – Learning & Behavior Disorders

Total Tuition: Starts at $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Education Specialist in Teaching and Leading – Moderate & Severe Disabilities

Total Tuition: Starts at $12,840

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Alternative Certification in Special Education – Learning & Behavior Disorders

Total Tuition: Starts at $14,124

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Program Duration: as few as 22 months

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Credit Hours: As few as 33

Alternative Certification in Special Education – Moderate & Severe Disabilities

Total Tuition: Starts at $8,132

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Program Duration: as few as 22 months

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Credit Hours: As few as 19

Healthcare Programs

Master of Science in Health Administration

Total Tuition: $18,768

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 34

Bachelor of Science in Health Science

Tuition: $275 per credit hour*

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

Tuition: $275 per credit hour*

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Health Care Commercialization Certificate

Total Tuition: $10,494

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 18

Nursing Programs

Master of Science in Nursing – Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: $27,066

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Program Duration: as few as 22 months

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Credit Hours: 46

Master of Science in Nursing – Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: $27,104

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Program Duration: as few as 22 months

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Credit Hours: 46

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education Concentration

Total Tuition: $19,208

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Executive Leadership Concentration

Total Tuition: $18,943

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: $27,998

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Program Duration: as few as 24 months

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Credit Hours: 47

Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total Tuition: $21,098

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Program Duration: as few as 22 months

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Credit Hours: 35

Nurse Practitioner to Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total Tuition: $11,784

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 19

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice

Total Tuition: $21,105

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Program Duration: as few as 20 months

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Credit Hours: 35

Post-Master's Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total Tuition: $20,274

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Program Duration: as few as 20 months

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Credit Hours: 34

Post-Master's Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total Tuition: $20,274

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 34

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Total Tuition: $9,750

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Legal and Social Work Programs

Master of Legal Studies in Digital Law & Technology

Total Tuition: $20,670

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Advanced Standing Master of Social Work

Total Tuition: $19,040

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Social Work

Total Tuition: $38,045

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Program Duration: as few as 24 Months

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Credit Hours: 60

Technology Programs

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Total Tuition: $15,500

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Legal Studies in Digital Law & Technology

Total Tuition: $20,670

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cloud and System Administration

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cybersecurity

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – General

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network and System Administration

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Cybersecurity: Fundamentals in the Cloud

Total Tuition: $4,470

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 9

Informatics Programs

Master of Science in Business Informatics – Business Analytics

Total Tuition: $16,560

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Science in Business Informatics – Security Management

Total Tuition: $16,560

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Science in Business Informatics – Healthcare Informatics

Total Tuition: $16,560

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Master of Science in Health Informatics

Total Tuition: $18,216

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Health Informatics Certificate

Total Tuition: $9,936

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 18

Business Analytics Certificate

Total Tuition: $9,936

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 18

Business Informatics Certificate

Total Tuition: $9,936

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 18

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Studies

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in General Business

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Global Supply Chain Management

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Human Resource Management

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Health Science

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cloud and System Administration

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cybersecurity

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – General

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network and System Administration

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Tuition: $275 per credit hour with Path to Success Scholarship*

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Program Duration: as few as Varies

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Credit Hours: 120

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Total Tuition: $9,750

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

*The Path to Success Scholarship with Tuition Lock is available to first-time NKU OnlineA students only; existing students may not participate. The Scholarship cannot be combined with any other offer and is not available for the RN to BSN online program. Students who step out of the program for more than a year (thus requiring a new application) will no longer receive the tuition lock; instead, they must pay the tuition or scholarship rate available at the time of new enrollment. Excludes some program-specific fees that will be divided and assessed by credit hour based on the number of hours taken. Tuition and fees subject to change at any time.

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