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Online Degree Completion Admissions

Start today to grow for tomorrow

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Let’s finish what you started.

You can complete your bachelor’s degree at Waynesburg University, in as little as a year, through our flexible, affordable, online programs designed for working professionalsIf you have college credits and/or life experience, we have an efficient pathway for you to earn your degree.

Program highlights:

  • Options in Business Administration, Criminal Justice Administration & Professional Studies
  • 100 percent online 
  • Quick five-week courses
  • Financial aid available
  • Nine convenient start dates throughout the year
  • No entrance exams required 

Credits Three Ways

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 90 credits from prior college coursework at a community college and/or other colleges/universities.

Life Experience

Let us work with you to determine how your career and life experiences translate into credits. Together, we'll consider your military service, professional experience, certificates, life experiences and/or CLEP examinations.

WU Credits

Earn a minimum of 30 credits through WU's Online Degree Completion Program to complete your degree! With the option of stepping in and out of the program, you'll have the opportunity to earn credits at your own pace. 

Steps to Apply as an Online Degree Completion Student

  1. Create an account in our Applicant Portal.
  2. Submit the online Graduate and Professional Studies Application. Include your biographical information, an essay, academic history, employment history and a current resume.
  3. Request your official transcripts for high school with the date of graduation and all post-secondary coursework*, including transfer credits and send the documents from step three to or mail to:
    Waynesburg University Southpointe Center
    1000 Horizon Vue Drive
    ​​​​​​​Suite 1A32
    Canonsburg, PA 15317
  4. Receive a decision on your application once all documentation and application requirements are complete.

*Candidates must transfer a minimum of 24 credits. Students with no previous coursework may still be considered for admission after a personal interview with the program director.

Program Quick Facts


One year full-time

Two years part-time (pending amount of accepted transfer credits )

CREDIT HOURS 30 major-specific WU credits 

We'd love to hear from you!

Let's get started on your customized degree plan.  

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