Online Learning

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One of the first universities to offer programs that meet the needs of busy adults, Friends University is a leader in adult education. And with Friends online learning programs, you can take advantage of convenient scheduling without sacrificing academic success.

Sign up for our virtual adult open enrollment day to find out more about our adult undergraduate and graduate programs!

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Online Learning Highlights

Get your degree online!

Choose from a number of programs to earn your degree online with Friends University. Ten programs are available between bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees to choose from! In addition, two programs can also be completed through a mix of online and distance learning courses.

Award winning programs

Many of our online adult undergraduate and graduate programs have won multiple awards for excellence

Passionate faculty

With our passionate faculty you have access to educators with real-world experience and expertise who will prepare you for success!

Career Services

Helpful career guidance

Download the Moodle App

The Friends University Moodle software has been upgraded to the 3.2 version.  With this upgrade comes the opportunity to use the Mobile Application.

To download this application on your device go to the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.    During setup it will ask you for the University’s URL—please enter the following:  https://lms.friends.edu.

The Moodle app is a product of Moodle HQ.  The following Moodle HQ link can address questions you may have about the mobile application.

Moodle App FAQ

To download the app:

Google Play store

Apple App store

If you need assistance with Moodle course activities please contact the LearningHouse 24/7 helpdesk at 1-800-985-9781.

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Adult Undergraduate Degrees

Accounting, Bachelor of Science

Accounting, Bachelor of Science

The accounting degree for returning undergraduates concentrates on core accounting and business theory with special attention to decision making and situational analysis.

Business Administration, Bachelor of Science

Business Administration, Bachelor of Science

Friends University’s bachelor of business administration degree prepares you for a successful career in a variety of different business activities using a unique blend of cross-disciplinary business courses. The business management program includes accounting, finance, management, marketing and information systems.

Computer Science & Information Systems, Bachelor of Science

Computer Science & Information Systems, Bachelor of Science

The Friends University bachelor of science in computer information systems (CIS) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the challenging and ever-changing field of computer information technology. Students are prepared across a cross-disciplinary sequence of courses in management, accounting, marketing, finance and information systems.

Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science

Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science

As elementary education majors, students have the opportunity to earn their elementary education degree and make a difference in the lives of children every day. The elementary education program in the College of Adult and Professional Studies prepares adult students to teach grades K-6.

General Studies, Bachelor of General Studies

General Studies, Bachelor of General Studies

The Bachelors of General Studies (BGS) degree is developed for you to design and accomplish! It is available for adult learners who desire to understand a wide-range of interesting subjects that fit into an existing career or propel the BGS graduate into the next career.

Hybrid Online & Distance Learning Degrees

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts

Contemporary issues in criminal law, management and organizational skills, social concerns, community relations, criminal psychology, budget and planning, criminal investigation and forensics are just some of the areas of instruction in the criminal justice adult degree program.

Psychology, Bachelor of Science

Psychology, Bachelor of Science

The psychology program in the College of Adult and Professional Studies is a practice-oriented degree designed to prepare adults to work in the helping professions or to go on to graduate school. Most classes are offered in the evenings so adult students can maintain their work, family and other responsibilities.

Graduate Degrees

Global MBA, Global Master of Business Administration

Global MBA, Global Master of Business Administration

The global MBA degree, provided at the Wichita campus and online, provides you with a unique mix of academic courses, professional contacts and personal development experiences. It also helps to develop your expertise in international business practices and enhance competency in decision-making and cross-cultural communication and negotiations.

Master of Education

Master of Education

The new METL degree program includes a revised, cutting-edge core focused on the common core, learning, performance and assessment. Beyond the core, you will select 12 workshops from more than 100 potential choices to fully customize the remainder of the program of study.

Master of Health Care Leadership

Master of Health Care Leadership

The MHCL program will prepare students for responsible positions of professional leadership in the health care environment. The coursework was developed by leaders in the health care industry and specifically designed to encompass all phases of health care leadership, including acute and long-term care, clinic and hospital management, and home health and hospice agencies.

Master of Management Information Systems

Master of Management Information Systems

The master of management information systems (MMIS), offered in Wichita and online, is a professional degree that integrates the information systems and business cultures. During their program of study, students focus on the strategic role information systems plays in a business organization.

Professional MBA, Master of Business Administration

Professional MBA, Master of Business Administration

The professional MBA program, offered in Wichita, Topeka and online, includes significant learning experiences through case-studies, simulations, thought-provoking individual and collaborative projects, and stimulating classes taught by remarkable faculty and business leaders.

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