Welcome to Lamar University – Affordable Programs Online.
Find the online program that’s right for you
Lamar University offers a variety of degrees across many areas of study and emphasis. Our programs are all 100% online and taught by the same distinguished faculty who teach our on-campus programs. We take special care in providing programs that are both flexible and convenient, so you can earn your degree at a pace that best fits your busy lifestyle and schedule. Take a moment to browse through our programs and find the one that’s right for you.
Courage. Determination. Hope.
In 2014, Penny Finch was one of the keynote speakers at Lamar University's graduation ceremony—a first for an online student. In the midst of tragedy, with perseverance and determination, Penny earned her Master of Education in School Counseling at Lamar University while working and caring for her family. During her journey, she found love again and remarried.See Penny’s inspirational journey
Your success is our top priority. A pioneer and leader in online learning, Lamar University University offers a rigorous and rewarding distance learning experience with high-touch student support. We provide personal mentoring and guidance from an experienced leader in your field who will work with you from enrollment through graduation. We also offer technical support, financial services and many other resources to help you get the most from your education and career.
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New Program: MBA Online
Whether you’re ready to shift gears or fast-track your career, Lamar University Online offers an all-new, 100% online MBA with 5 concentrations. Choose the one that’s right for your career goals and get started.Learn More
About Lamar University
Lamar University was named after Mirabeau B. Lamar, the founder of public education in Texas, and remains deeply committed to providing undergraduate and graduate students with an outstanding education. Now one of the fastest growing universities in Texas, we continue to demonstrate this commitment by building strong programs in education, business, engineering, sciences and the arts, a large variety of which are available online. As our enrollment continues to grow, both on campus and online, we remain focused on offering a personalized environment that fosters individual success.
Lamar University’s online programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, and the university is designated as a doctoral research university with high research activity.
Lamar University is a proud member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium.
On the Move
Lamar University is home to the fastest-growing college of education in Texas and continues to produce more certificates than any other Texas university.
Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates, bachelor's, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lamar University.
- Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mary Bartlett
Dr. Bartlett is a licensed professional counselor who is also an expert on the understanding and treatment of suicide. In addition to her teaching and research activities, she also serves as a Military Family Life Consultant, helping service members and their families adjust to life in the civilian world.Read more about our faculty
Outstanding opportunities and personal support for service members
Lamar University is proud to be part of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Degree Network. To ensure your successful transition to a civilian career, we provide service members and veterans with personal academic support from application through graduation. As part of your free, unofficial transcript review, our advisors will help you determine opportunities to translate your military training and work experiences into non-traditional college credit and secure the funding you need for your degree program.
"Lamar University allows me to work at my own pace on my master's degree."
Jessica Sandoval, Birdville ISD
Online M.Ed. in Educational Administration graduate.