BSU's College of Continuing Studies offers seven online degree completion baccalaureate programs. Our affordable, part-time programs provide adult students with the flexibility and convenience of pursuing a degree online. BSU offers a variety of support services to its online students, including dedicated advisors and early registration.
Baccalaureate Online Degree Completion Programs
Communication Studies, BA (online)
Criminal Justice, BS (online and on-campus options available)
Elementary Education, BSE (online and on-campus options available)
Psychology, BS (online and on-campus available options available)
Management, BS (online and on-campus options available)
Special Education, BSE (online and on-campus options available)
Online Certificate Programs*
Please note: Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid, only degree programs.
Online Degree Program information
Part-time program: Program requirements allow students who enter with an associate’s degree or equivalent to complete their degree in three years. Students can take two courses each during the fall and spring semester and have the option of completing elective courses during summer session.
Same Curriculum, Same Diploma: All of our online degree programs follow the same rigorous requirements whether you pursue your bachelor's degree during the day, at night or online at BSU. The diploma issued by the university is the same no matter which format you pursue.
Friendly Transfer Credit Policies: We will accept up to 69 credits from an accredited two-year institution and up to 90 credits from an accredited four-year college or university. Our Admissions staff will assist you in the transfer process.
High-quality instruction: Courses are instructed by both full-time and part-time faculty with expertise in communications. Through Bridgewater's more than 180-year history, we have delivered high-quality programs.
Financial Aid: BSU's online baccalaureate degree completion programs are accredited programs. Our programs follow the same curriculum requirements as our on-campus programs. Financial aid is available to individuals who qualify.
Fully Accredited: Bridgewater State University is accredited by The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
Dedicated Advising: Continuing Studies has a dedicated advising staff with flexible availability to meet the needs of our diverse, busy student population.
Early Registration: Continuing Studies students have the opportunity to register early for Continuing Studies courses (night, online and weekend) before the general undergraduate population.