Academic Programs

Lamar offers more than 50 academic programs for our online students, spanning across a variety of colleges, including Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering, among others.

Whether you're looking for an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree, Lamar University is committed to helping you achieve your higher education goals.

Accelerated Online Programs

Take advantage of accelerated online schedules with a variety of start dates in many degree programs.

  • Current teachers can earn a master’s degree in education in as little as 18 months with classes offered in five-week sessions.
  • Accelerated bachelor’s degree programs offers include the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of General Studies and Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, which allows students to earn experiential credit.
  • Most classes in the bachelor’s degree programs are offered in eight-week sessions.

Look for the rocket symbol to see which programs offer Accelerated classes!

Traditional Online Schedules

You can pursue online courses offered in traditional 15-week semester sessions. These courses allow students to complete any of five bachelor's degree programs:

  • Computer Science
  • Industrial Technology
  • General Studies,
  • Applied Arts and Sciences
  • RN to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Two master’s degree programs are available in nursing and in health promotions.

We also offer a doctorate in education (Ed.D.) online.

Ready to get started?

Lamar University Online employs a variety of skilled Academic Advisors who are here to help you thrive. They can assist you with a variety of tasks, such as selecting classes, planning your academic schedule, exploring potential majors, and more!

College advisors are an invaluable resource for students seeking guidance and support as they navigate their academic and personal journeys through college.


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Visit LU Online for more information or call us at  (409) 880-1847.