Earn Your Degree

Online Experience

Finish your degree without pausing your life

Discover a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees with BVU’s online programs. You’ll get the benefits of proven academic excellence and support with the convenience of completing courses on your own schedule. Become a Beaver online, and see where quality education can take you—without disrupting your life.

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Flexible Courses

Courses that fit into your life! With classes starting six times per year, you can conveniently fit our eight-week courses into your busy schedule.

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Unparalleled Support

From start to finish, your student success specialist, advisor, and financial specialist are here for you. We are devoted to your success!

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Easy Transfer

Start with one of our community college partners and transfer your credits to BVU. We have transfer agreements with many of Iowa’s community colleges.

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Success and Connections

BVU has been a leader in online education for 15+ years. Build connections through our growing network of more than 28,000 alumni.  

Katelyn Warburton

Convenient, Flexible, and Built for You

Kaetlyn is working on her undergraduate degree through online classes which can be taken from any location, without sacrificing the quality of education. She attends BVU while working part-time as a teacher’s assistant at Johnson Elementary School in Spencer.

I don’t have to leave my house to attend class. I’m thankful I could stay close to home and be able to work while going to college. It’s been awesome.

Connect Through a Community College

Start at an Iowa community college and finish fully online with BVU. More than 10 community colleges in the state have partnered with BVU so that you can earn your bachelor's degree 100 percent online.

Creston

Denison

Emmetsburg

Estherville

Fort Dodge

Marshalltown

Mason City

Newton

Ottumwa

Sioux City

Spencer

West Burlington

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Be the First

I looked into BVU because my supervisor suggested it, and I discovered that I could get my entire degree online. I liked that I could do it all on my own time. I was the first one in my family to graduate high school and the only one that has gone to college, so it was an accomplishment for me.

Martha Campos, BVU Online Grad
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Dhaval Bhatt

Connected Community, Strong Support

After earning his bachelor's degree from BVU, Dhaval Bhatt pursues his masters's in organizational leadership while living in California. Thanks to expert faculty dedicated to his success, it has been a positive experience.

I’m having the same experience I did as an undergraduate through BVU - I continue to work at my job while getting the support I need from all my BVU instructors. It is so easy to email, text, or call my professors as I continue to learn.

Your BVU Support Staff

Norma Azpeitia
Norma Azpeitia
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Peggy Bates
Peggy Bates
Associate Director of Student Success
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Vicky Bell
Vicky Bell
Academic Advisor
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Lynne Bovenmyer
Lynne Bovenmyer
Assistant Director of Online Programs
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Betsy Chilton
Betsy Chilton
Assistant Director of Enrollment
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Julie Downing
Julie Downing
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Emily Hamerlinck
Emily Hamerlinck
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Molly Suzanne Johnson
Molly Suzanne Johnson
Academic Advisor
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Jenna Shepherd
Jenna Shepherd
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Jen Stockdall
Jen Stockdall
Director of Enrollment & Student Success
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Barb Tornow
Barb Tornow
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Sherry Wassom
Sherry Wassom
Student Development Specialist
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