North Dakota State University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will help you meet your career goals.
Below is a list of degree programs offered fully online. Additional courses in other degree programs may also be offered through online or hybrid delivery.
The business administration program has evolved to meet the needs of students by providing broad knowledge base in accounting, finance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, management information systems, and business law – with a blend of theory and practice. NDSU graduates are employed in business and non-profit organizations, pursue their own businesses and graduate studies, and enhance their abilities to manage business operations, analyze business opportunities/challenges, work as a team, and make sound decisions.
Economics is the social science that deals with problems of choice and decision making. It does so through a systematic and logical framework for analyzing how society and individuals solve such problems as what goods and services to produce, how to organize production and for whom goods and services are to be produced. Knowledge of economics is necessary for understanding and dealing intelligently with topics such as domestic and global economic development, environmental and natural resource management, renewable energy policy, international trade, government finance and market failure.
Human Development and Family Science
Human Development and Family Science majors are prepared to work in a variety of areas related to children, aging adults, and families. Employment opportunities include parent and family life educators, extension agents, child protection service professionals, financial counselors, nursing home activity directors, credit specialists, and directors of child care licensing.
LPN to BSN
NDSU's nursing program provides an opportunity for nurses to earn a bachelor's degree primarily online. The sequence of nursing courses is six semesters (including summers) in length. Clinical experiences are completed in the Fargo/Moorhead community. The length of the clinical experience varies but is primarily in the summer.
The NDSU marketing program is carefully designed to ensure students have understanding of how to successfully manage products, price, place and promotion, and have analytical and interpersonal skills. The curriculum blends general education, pre-professional course work, fundamental business knowledge (accounting, finance, management, marketing, and information systems), international exposure, and in-depth marketing-specific courses. Students in the Marketing major can also choose the Supply Chain Management track and/or pursue the Certificate in Professional Selling to advance their field-specific skills and knowledge.
RN to BSN
NDSU has a well-established school of nursing with a long history of educating successful nurses. This 100 percent online RN to BSN program joins the other nursing programs as a high-quality, meaningful way to earn your BSN.
Aging Studies certificate
The Aging Studies undergraduate certificate enables students to learn more about current issues that affect adults as they age. Students will learn foundational information, as well as how to apply it in real-world contexts to improve quality of life for older adults and their families.
The entrepreneurship programs serve the needs of and is accessible to all NDSU students, regardless of major. The certificate provides students with tools and capabilities that would allow them to address the intricacies of starting and managing a new venture, whether that venture be a new startup or a spin-off from an existing company.
Family Financial Planning certificate
The 18 credit-hour graduate certificate program in Financial Planning is designed for students who want graduate coursework that meets the educational requirement to take the CFP® Certification Examination but who do not need a Master's degree.