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McNeese Online Degree and Certificate Programs

McNeese Online Degree and Certificate Programs

McNeese State University will offer a variety of online programs – bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees and certificates - during the 2016 fall semester. These are offered during a regular semester, or for some of the programs, in an accelerated online format.

The fall class schedule is available online at Regular registration is currently underway through Aug. 15. Fall classes begin Aug. 22.

Online programs offer students flexibility and convenience and the ability to maintain their position in the workforce while earning a college degree, according to Dr. Helen Ware, director of electronic learning at McNeese.
Online baccalaureate degrees offered are: criminal justice, general studies, management, nursing (RN to BSN), psychology, sociology and sociology with family and child studies concentration.
Online graduate degrees include: criminal justice, educational specialist degree in educational leadership, health and human performance-health promotion and nursing.

Two additional graduate degree programs – the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in psychology with an applied behavior analysis concentration – are completely online this fall.
Online graduate certificate programs are as follows: academically gifted education, applied behavior analysis, business administration, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, reading specialist and school librarian.

McNeese also offers an accelerated online format, giving students the flexibility to access course information and assignments when and where they choose. Courses are offered during two 7-week sessions within a regular semester, allowing students to earn credits each session while focusing on only one or two sessions at a time, said Ware. “These students may actually complete their degrees faster than traditional students.”
Approximately 665 students are currently enrolled in the online programs at McNeese.

For more information or to see available programs, visit or contact the McNeese Electronic Learning office at 337-475-5075.