Online College Courses

Tradition meets opportunity with MVC online college courses. Guiding students to succeed since 1889, Missouri Valley College offers you access to online degree programs designed exclusively for your success.

Invest in yourself without breaking the bank.

Our support begins by helping you complete your application and secure financial aid and assistance for program costs, including multiple scholarship opportunities. We’re here to make your experience easy, personalized, and stress-free. If you’re committed to investing in yourself, Missouri Valley College is committed to helping you afford that investment.

Finish faster.

With 8-week and semester courses, including six start dates per year, you can begin earning your degree and achieving your goals on your schedule. Transfer credits? No problem. Our generous transfer credit policy can help you fast-forward to program completion, saving you both time and money.

Enroll with confidence.

Missouri Valley College has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1916. We are also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Career-Focused Programs Online

Explore our online Bachelor’s, Masters, and Associate’s degree programs.

  • Accounting


    Accounting is the language of business and accounting professionals track all the financial operations of companies. An increasing demand for accounting professionals promises a lifetime of job security coupled with an above average salary potential. A bachelor’s degree in accounting offers a multitude of career options in auditing, corporate accounting or management services. Our online college program will prepare you for entry to mid-level jobs and provides the necessary coursework for students to work toward a master’s degree in accounting or a certified public accountant certification. 
    Accounting Program
  • Agribusiness


    Agribusiness is the business of agriculture production, a business that drives public policy, economic development and trade. Agribusiness professionals will be instrumental in developing new techniques and technologies, responsible for sustaining the world’s growing population and exhausted food resources. A degree in agribusiness doesn’t just prepare you to work on a farm, it prepares you for a wide range of agriculture and natural resource based careers. In our online program, you’ll study the economic, social and political forces and trends that impact U.S. and global agribusinesses.
    Agribusiness Program
  • Business Administration

    Business Administration

    The career paths with a bachelor’s degree in business administration are wide-ranging and opportunities abound for you to excel. Through online courses focused on planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling organizations, our program will teach you in demand skills to help set you apart. Transparency has never been more important to a successful business model, and our program also includes coursework in business ethics, decision-making, business policy, and effective administrative communication.
    Business Administration Program
  • Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice

    Drug crimes, mental health needs, and human trafficking. All of these social and criminal justice issues are major topics within the field of criminal justice. As the country addresses these topics, and many others, graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of the criminal justice systems and the laws pertaining to them are increasingly valuable. Our online program includes coursework in criminal law and the Constitution, forensic science, criminal evidence, minorities and criminal justice, corrections/probation and parole, juveniles, criminology, and victimology. Criminal Justice concentrations include Law Enforcement, Corrections/Probation and Parole, and Juvenile Justice.
    Criminal Justice Program
  • Economics


    Whether you realize it or not, economics impacts your daily life. Learning about economic concepts can help you understand the news, make financial decisions, shape public policy and see the world through a new lens. Economics is the study of decision making; of how people use resources and respond to incentives. It usually includes topics like wealth and finance, but economics also helps us understand the driving forces behind the supply and demand of consumer and corporate markets. If you’ve always been interested in the science of human behavior and decision making, consider a degree in economics.
    Economics Program
  • Educational Administration, MA

    Educational Administration, MA

    The purpose of the Master of Arts in Educational Administration program is to prepare students with the training to become effective school administrators. This online program will lead to K-12 administration certification.
    Educational Administration, MA Program
  • Elementary Education

    Elementary Education

    We believe that you build knowledge through meaningful interactions rather than acquiring facts. We’ve developed our program around this theory and we’ll teach you how to incorporate this principle into your own teaching practice. Major elements of our program include field experiences within schools and classrooms, in-class discussions, individual unit/lesson planning and assessment development. We emphasize the use of technology in the classroom and model the use of Smartboards, presentation software, digital data projectors, and more. Our faculty have years of experience in classrooms and in administrative roles in school districts throughout the U.S. Our program is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The teacher education programs are approved by the Missouri State Board of Education.
    Elementary Education Program
  • Finance


    Where accounting professionals track monetary transactions, finance professionals determine the strategy or management of money and other resources. The online finance program at Missouri Valley College will prepare you to succeed in a number of areas within the financial field including resource allocation, resource management, acquisition and investment. Every area of business uses the techniques and skills taught in courses on finance and entities like banks, insurance companies, brokerage houses, and governments are especially interested in individuals with a finance degree.
    Finance Program
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Shouldn’t your education be as unique as you are? Interdisciplinary studies is a degree program personalized to you and your life plan. Instead of following a predetermined path, interdisciplinary studies allows you the freedom to choose the courses that will benefit you the most, providing a flexible pathway to earning a bachelor’s degree.
    Interdisciplinary Studies Program
  • Liberal Arts

    Liberal Arts

    Liberal Arts is a two-year degree program that provides students with a general liberal arts curriculum. The online program serves as a solid foundation for education and employment and is easily transferable to many institutions in Missouri.
    Liberal Arts Program
  • Management: Entrepreneurship

    Management: Entrepreneurship Concentration

    If you’ve dreamed of being an entrepreneur, joining a family business, or running your own, you will benefit from a management degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship. Courses examine the practical problems faced by entrepreneurs in the development and management of a startup or ongoing enterprise. The online program includes coursework in business ethics, the manager/owner role, business policy, and effective administrative communication.
    Management: Entrepreneurship Program
  • Management: Sports Management

    Management: Sports Management Concentration

    Sport management is a field of study concerning the business aspect of sports. With a strong business core, the education you’ll receive while earning a management degree from MVC is versatile and can prepare you for a wide variety of roles. Some examples of sport managers include the front office system in professional sports, college sports managers, sports marketing, event management, facility management, sport finance, and sports information.
    Management: Sports Management Program
  • Marketing


    Today’s marketing professionals combine creative concepts with data-driving decisions to promote products and services in every industry. As the field continues to evolve, incorporating science, technology, sociology, and psychology, companies will look to hire well-rounded, marketing professionals capable of critical and strategic thinking. In addition to our liberal arts core, which leads you to become a curious, creative, and critical thinker, students earning an MVC bachelor’s degree in marketing must demonstrate knowledge in the business core through courses in accounting, finance, business law, and economics. In marketing courses, you’ll explore topics that include consumer and market behavior, market research, and advertising.
    Marketing Program
  • Master of Arts in Education

    Master of Arts in Education

    The mission of the Master of Arts in Education program is to provide PK-12 teachers and education practitioners with online access to a pathway for personal enrichment and professional growth.
    Master of Arts in Education
  • Nursing: LPN to BSN

    Nursing: LPN to BSN

    Our online track allows the LPN to continue working while completing their BSN degree. Eighteen hours can be transferred from an accredited LPN program. The last two years will consist of nursing courses and clinical experiences leading to a BSN. The LPN to BSN online student applications are due by October 1st. Students applying to the program are evaluated on their active unencumbered Missouri LPN license, TOEFL scores, GPA’s, and letters of reference. Fourteen candidates are selected annually to enter the LPN to BSN online track. Select Nursing Program to view the BSN Student Handbook and the curriculum. (only for Missouri residents)
    Nursing: LPN to BSN Program
  • Nursing, MS

    Nursing, MS

    The Master of Science in Nursing with focus on Family Nurse Practitioner online program prepares registered nurses (RNs) to work in a more advanced role within the medical field. The online program builds on the baccalaureate level of nursing through advanced course work and clinical practicums. This increased knowledge and clinical expertise promotes the critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary to provide health care to diverse populations in a variety of clinical settings and communities.
    Nursing, MS Program
  • Psychology


    The MVC psychology program takes a scientifically oriented approach to the study of behavior and mental processes. Our flexible curriculum includes a broad range of courses, opportunities for independent study, experiential learning through internships, and research opportunities. Your online degree program will be tailored to your personal interests of counseling, research, or developmental psychology.
    Psychology Program
  • Small Business Management

    Small Business Management

    Small Business Management is a two-year degree program that can be pursued on its own or as a concurrent supplement to a bachelor’s degree in an associated field.
    Small Business Management Program

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The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of post-secondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online college courses offered by post-secondary institutions based in another state. Practical experiences (including internships and student teaching) are also included. Missouri Valley College is a member of both the national (NC-SARA) and regional (MHEC) chapter of SARA, and authorized to offer distance education to students located in other NC-SARA member states and U.S. Territories (SARA Directory).