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According to a Pew Research Study, 87% of working adults understand that training is essential for learning new skills and remaining competitive in the workplace. This attitude shapes how MVNU approaches the structure and content of the School of Graduate & Professional Studies' (SGPS) online courses for adults. Topics are developed with input from industry experts. 

MVNU’s SGPS crafts our faith-based programs specifically for your success. Explore the full spectrum of all online degrees for adult learners offered at MVNU, and discover a program matching your career goals.

Contact SGPS today at 1-800-839-2355.


Undergraduate Online Programs

SGPS has an associate degree and several bachelor’s programs that can be completed fully online. Depending upon credits transferred, online undergraduate students begin with the SGPS General Education core, comprised of 39 credit hours, plus an additional 39 credit hours of upper-division coursework. Students enhance their communication skills and broaden their general knowledge through courses in the Arts and Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Liberal Arts.

Upon fulfilling the core courses, online undergraduate students work toward their major’s requirements. In total, adult students seeking to earn a bachelor’s degree online complete a minimum of 120 credit hours.

Check out MVNU’s Online Undergraduate Programs and find your degree.

Graduate Online Programs

A bachelor’s degree is already behind you. Yet, higher-level professionals in your field have earned a master’s degree, graduate certificate or a doctoral degree. Offering a pathway to this echelon, MVNU offers fully online graduate programs in business, education, and ministry structured around the hectic schedules of adult students.

Check out MVNU’s Online Graduate Programs and find your degree.

Continuing Education Online Programs

Making progress in your career frequently involves earning a new credential, attending professional development seminars, or obtaining additional training. MVNU’s certificates, endorsements, and workshops help you strive toward these milestones without putting your career on hold.

Education Workshop offerings feature a variety of topics to keep you informed about the most current issues surrounding education today.

The Certificate of Ministry Preparation program is designed for individuals with a calling to ministry and/or a desire to pursue ordination within the Church of the Nazarene.

Need to take a few classes or fill the gap of credits you have to finish a degree? MVNU offers all of our General Studies courses online on a year-round, rotating basis.

What’s Different About MVNU?


Our adult education courses are offered one at a time, and our bachelor’s and graduate degree programs are completed entirely online.


MVNU has been ranked as one of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio by Affordable Colleges Online and the second-best Online College in Ohio by


Payment is made on a course-by-course basis and our advisors will work with you on a variety of financial aid options.



Since 1993, MVNU has responded to the specific needs of the adult learner. We continue to observe what adult learners are looking for and what the workplace is seeking in job candidates. Keeping these factors in mind, we have expanded and revised our program offerings over the years.

Today, working adults wanting to complete their bachelor’s degree, advance with a master’s or doctoral degree, or enhance their skill set with a targeted certificate program have a diverse selection of programs available that are tailored to their aspirations. SGPS has also shifted almost entirely to online learning while retaining MVNU’s cohort-based model stressing Christian values.

Ready to work toward the next stage of your career? Whether you’re interested in one of MVNU’s online undergraduate or graduate degrees, contact SGPS at 1-800-839-2355 or request information about our programs.

The best part is, you don't have to wait! With programs starting throughout the year, you can begin your journey to a degree on your own time. Our expert enrollment team is here to help. Contact them today!


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