New MBU Online bachelor’s degree programs to begin this fall

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MBU launches online bachelor’s RN to BSN completion, criminal justice, applied management and liberal arts degree programs.

Missouri Baptist University will begin offering four new bachelor’s degrees completely online this fall.

The new RN to BSN, criminal justice, applied management and liberal arts undergraduate programs will complement the five undergraduate programs MBU currently offers online.

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“These new programs will enhance MBU Online’s objective of offering in-demand degree programs in an accessible and affordable manner,” said Dr. Amber Henry, associate vice president for extended learning. “Our programs have been tailor-made to prepare busy students whose many responsibilities make traditional education formats impractical for successful careers.”

MBU uses the myMBU portal for all distance learning. The platform Canvas is the program that all the classes will be housed in. Programs allow for more flexible schedules. There will be no required login times, professors set the deadlines and work can be completed during the day or night. Class work can be completed and submitted either through the traditional website or through the Canvas app. Even though the classes will be taught online our faculty is always available to students, either through skype, email or by phone. Students also have access to the online Library databases for research for classes.

About the degree programs:


The RN to BSN program will allow nurses to obtain the now industry standard BSN and enhance nursing skills and knowledge of health care. The online program will allow nurses to continue their education around their work shifts.

Criminal Justice
MBU’s online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice will prepare students to for successful careers in the law enforcement field. Taught by faculty who have proven careers in the criminal justice system, the program will place an emphasis on practicality and job placement.

Liberal Arts
MBU’s online bachelor’s degree in liberal arts offers flexibility, customized options and an accelerated format to assist students in completing their bachelor’s degree. The well-rounded degree program is particularly ideal for transfer students who come to MBU after earning a significant number of credit hours at other colleges and are seeking to earn a bachelor’s degree in an accelerated fashion.

Applied Management
MBU’s online bachelor’s degree in applied management positions students for management roles in fields such as finance, technical, hospitality, retail and healthcare. With classes taught by leaders in the business world who have a Christian perspective, courses will couple career preparedness with ethical decision-making.

MBU’s online, undergraduate programs are among the fastest of all undergraduate degree options, requiring only 120 credit hours to complete, compared to 128 for traditional programs. In addition, MBU’s generous transfer policy allows students to apply most existing credits to their MBU program. Tuition for the online undergraduate programs is among the lowest in the region at $395 per credit hour with no fees.

When you’re ready to apply:

Step 1: Go to and complete the application. There is no application fee.

Step 2: After applying, request official transcripts from all institutions attended be submitted to MBU from the institution. Must be submitted by mail or electronically directly from the institution.

Step 3: Apply for financial aid using FAFSA.
For more information, go to or call 1-877-434-1115.