Online Business & Technology Programs

Business professionals are shaping the world we know by leveraging data and technology.

A degree from Bluefield University is your opportunity to go further. Our Christ-centered learning community will support your development as a servant leader while fulfilling your calling. Whether it’s an online business degree or an online technology degree, our programs equip you with the foundational skills necessary for success in any career within the evolving world of business and technology.

Business Administration (BS / MBA)

Leadership & Innovation (BS)

Cybersecurity (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Undergraduate Degree

Time to Complete: 2 years*
Credits: 120
Format: Online
$395 per credit hour (Financial Aid available)

Our undergraduate online business administration program offers courses in an 8-week format, making it a flexible choice. Your courses at Bluefield University will enhance your skills in project management, data analytics, leadership, financial analysis, marketing principles, human resources, and business strategy. Caring faculty with experience in your field of study and a personal student success coach will support you all the way to graduation.

* Time to complete is a measurement of the major requirements for this degree. Transfer and prior learning credits are required to complete this program in 2 years

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Graduate Degree

Time to Complete: 10 months
Credits: 30
Format: Online
$495 per credit hour (Financial Aid available)

Maximize your leadership potential by earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in as little as 10 months. Our online MBA program prepares you to become an ethical servant leader in the business career you choose. Building upon your undergraduate courses or what you learned in your work life, our 30-credit MBA program helps you move ahead more quickly. You can discover your full potential with an MBA degree by specializing in healthcare administration, justice administration, or leadership.

Healthcare Administration

Justice Administration

Management & Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Innovation

Undergraduate Degree

Time to Complete: 12 months*
Credits: 120
Format: Online
$395 per credit hour (Financial Aid available)

Develop your personal leadership skills to the next level as you practice real-world problem-solving through the leadership and innovation program at Bluefield University. Learn the fundamentals of leadership and gain critical thinking skills for data-driven decision-making. The courses in this program will highlight effective leadership methods and best practices for quality management. More advanced courses will build your professional network and allow you to begin making practical leadership decisions while managing challenging projects. Whether you dream of leading a small team or managing a large workforce, the skills you master while earning your B.S. in Leadership & Innovation degree will help you reach your goals as a servant leader.

* Time to complete is a measurement of the major requirements for this degree. Transfer and prior learning credits are required to complete this program in 12 months

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Undergraduate Degree

Time to Complete: 12 months*
Credits: 120
Format: Online
$395 per credit hour (Financial Aid available)

As a cybersecurity professional, you will serve on the front lines of digital defense for individuals and businesses, protecting integral systems and their sensitive information from cyber threats. From learning the basics of network fundamentals and security to more advanced courses in ethical hacking and network forensics, you will gain the skills necessary to enter the wide-open field of cybersecurity at Bluefield University. With thousands of jobs available in the cybersecurity field and a strong foundation in ethics, a B.S. in Cybersecurity degree will prepare you to excel in your career.

* Time to complete is a measurement of the major requirements for this degree. Transfer and prior learning credits are required to complete this program in 12 months

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Do I only apply once?

  • No. Students must apply each academic year for the fall semester and submit the necessary documents.

Do I have to take the classes specified in the Associate's Degree tracks as they are listed on the information sheet?

  • No. Students may take any of the courses that are offered in a given term.

Where do I find the textbook listing, and where do I purchase the books?

  • Log in to myBU, and under the "Student" tab, you will find a list of the textbooks required (if any) for each course. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks.

How long is a semester?

  • Our semesters are divided into two 8-week terms.

Is there an orientation?

  • Yes. Students can attend an orientation session that explains how to access courses, how to register for classes, and answers other questions.

Where can I find a course description?

Does the student need to take the SAT or ACT in order to take Dual Enrollment classes?

  • No. If a student decides to study at BU full time, BU is currently test-optional for the 2021-2022 admissions cycle.

Are the classes live? Do students need to log in and participate at certain times?

  • Classes are offered online, so a student can log-on and study at their convenience and their own pace. Students have assignments due each week; you can complete your assignments at any point in time before the deadline.

Does an Early College student need to come to campus for anything?

  • No. However, we would love to have you visit our campus if you are interested in continuing with traditional on-campus study. Students who complete their associate's degree have the option to walk at our commencement ceremony.

Are Early College students able to receive Financial Aid?

  • No. However, Early College courses are very affordable compared to other options. The cost for an online Dual Enrollment course is $100 per credit hour.

How do transferring credits work?

  • Each College or University completes a transcript review in order to decide which courses transfer. Sticking to general education classes generally makes transferring credits simple. All Early College courses at Bluefield University are general education classes that should transfer to another accredited institution.

Is an Early College student considered, and treated, as a transfer student when they become a full-time college student if they have earned enough credits to be a Junior?

  • No. Since they have not graduated from high school, they are considered a first-time college student regardless of how many credits transfer. However, by transferring credits when they enroll as a full-time student, they will have to take fewer classes to receive their bachelor's degree, which shortens the length of time to earn the degree.

Can I speak to someone if I have more questions?

  • Yes. Please contact the Office of Admissions by email or you can call them at 276.326.4231


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Assistant Professor of Counseling

Dr. Kristen Moran

Associate Professor of Counseling

Brandy Smith

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Director of the Master of Arts in Counseling Program,
Title IX Confidential Counselor

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