Creighton University Online Degrees – FAQS

Thank you for your interest in Creighton University. Outlined below are a number of frequently asked questions about our online degree programs. If you have additional questions that are not listed below, call 866.717.6365 to speak with a Program Manager.

Q. What programs does Creighton University Online offer?
A. Creighton University offers over twenty online certificates, masters and doctorate degree programs. Among others, students can choose to pursue an online degree in Public Health and Health Care Ethics (M.S. & Cert.).

Q. What is a Jesuit education? 
A. As a Jesuit university, Creighton promotes principles of service, social justice and self-reflection. While these principles extend into the student experience, coursework is not explicitly religious in nature, nor is it partial to any specific faith tradition.

Q. Is Creighton University accredited?
A. Yes, Creighton University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the accrediting agency for the region in which the University is situated.

Q. What kind of personal support is available?
A. As a Creighton University Online Student, you will have a designated Student Services Coordinator that is ready to help you with any issues or questions that may arise throughout your journey at Creighton University.

Q. What are the technology requirements for this program?
A. View this site for the answer

Q. What type of technical support is available to me?
A. Creighton University's online programs have a 24/7 technical support team made up of technology professionals, committed to supporting the technical needs of our students. They are available to assist you with any computer issues that could prevent you from completing your work.

Q. Is advising available for all students?
A. Yes. Each student receives a customized curriculum plan and can set up a telephone appointment to speak with a Program Manager whenever assistance is needed.

Q. What is the admissions process?
A. A program admissions committee will recommend admission after weighing the application, background, interest and promise of the prospective student. Students will be notified by the Dean of the Graduate School regarding final action and status of the application.

Q. Is financial aid available?
A. Yes. We are dedicated to helping you get the maximum assistance for which you qualify. We have a committed team that is here to make this process easy to understand and as stress free as possible. Our staff will guide you through all the necessary steps that are needed to apply. Call 866.717.6365 to speak with a Program Manager about financial aid options or click here for more information.

Q. Is earning a degree online right for me?
A. Earning your graduate degree online from Creighton University is a great way to contribute something meaningful to the world and explore new career opportunities without sacrificing time with your family, career, or other activities. Online classes allow you to do your coursework when and where it's most convenient for you, with flexibility to accommodate your other responsibilities.

Q. How do online courses work?
A. Online courses are facilitated through an online learning system which students access at their convenience. Although online students are not required to attend class at a certain time or day of the week, they still follow a traditional syllabus which maps out when assignments and projects should be completed. Much of the student and faculty interaction takes place in online discussion boards, and often results in a richer learning experience than a typical classroom environment.

Q. How and when do I get started?
A. We review applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. Please call us at 866.717.6365 to talk to a Program Manager who can help you get started, or request more information.

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Earn a graduate degree from a nationally recognized university where students learn to become leaders through service to others. Take your career to the next level with Creighton University. Call 866.717.6365 to speak with a Program Manager or click here to request more information.