Lamar University Online Programs

Your success is at the heart of everything we do. Take a look at our accelerated online programs and get ready to succeed. Discover why our accredited programs have consistently ranked among the best.

Find the affordable, 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.

MULTIPLE STARTS

Start Sooner, Finish Faster

Get started on your online program right away and take classes when most convenient for you. With our accelerated online format, you can complete your program quickly while you continue working.

Featured Lamar Online Programs

Master of Business Administration online

Whether you're ready to shift gears or fast-track your career, Lamar University online offers a 100% online MBA with top-quality, in-demand concentrations. Choose the one that's right for you.

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Master of Education in Administration online

Enhance your professional knowledge and become fully prepared for the state principal certification exam.

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Master of Science in Nursing in Nursing Education online

Continue working full time while you take the next step in your nursing career.

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Master of Science in Criminal Justice online

Gain the knowledge of law enforcement you need to be fully prepared for upper-level positions in criminal justice agencies.

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Master of Science in Nutrition online

Be a powerful part of the solution and open doors to new career opportunities with our accelerated, affordable M.S. in Nutrition – Applied Nutrition.

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Lamar University Online Experience

Discover an interactive online learning environment that lets you study at your convenience, around your busy schedule. With our 100% online programs you’re never alone, as each course is carefully designed to maximize communication with fellow students and professors. Our goal is to help you follow your passion and become a successful leader.

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. 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.

PROFESSIONAL

Accreditations:

AACSB Accredited Business Program

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

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. Persevering through tragedy, Penny earned her Master of Education in School Counseling at Lamar University while working and caring for her family.

See Penny's Inspirational Journey

See Penny's Inspirational Journey

Outstanding Support for Military 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.

Administration SpotlightDr. Poonam Kumar

“I was drawn to the field of education because I wanted to help students and make a difference in their lives. In my research, I wanted to know what works, what doesn’t and what is the best way to combine pedagogy and technology to support student learning.”

Dr. Kumar, the associate provost for Academic Affairs and Digital Learning, who was recently interviewed by Inside Higher Ed, is at the forefront of virtual learning at Lamar University.

Read Our Feature Story on Dr. Kumar

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