Houghton Online Meets You Where You Are

Whether you’re a busy professional or a working parent, Houghton Online will accelerate the achievement of your academic and professional goals.

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Houghton gives you the choice to start at a time that is convenient for you, with part and full-time options that help you balance your life and education. Apply today!
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$392/Credit Hour

Earn a Quality, Christian Degree at a Competitive Price
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Receive Credit for What You Already Know

You can expedite your pathway to graduation when you transform your life and professional experiences into college credits. You can earn credit for:

Previous College Credits

Most of your past college credits, if they are a C- or above, will transfer to Houghton.

Professional Training

Documented training, such as Six Sigma, Real Estate Licensure, or Military Service and Training, may earn you college credit.

Life Experiences

You can receive credit for college-level learning that was not documented by writing an academic paper to demonstrate what you learned or completing credit bearing tests, like DSST or CLEP.

How Does It Work?

You have worked hard in your career and education. Your personalized, online degree program at Houghton College is designed to equip you to advance your professional goals as you fulfill your God-given potential


Major Credits
Build your expertise in dynamic courses within your field



Equip yourself with the experience you need to reach your unique goals



General Education Credits
Complete courses in diverse subjects to expand your critical thinking and soft skills


124 Credits


Start at Your Convenience

Going back to school can be challenging. Houghton gives you the option to choose to start at a time that is convenient for you, with part-time and full-time options that help you balance your work, personal life, and your education.

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Fully Accredited

Houghton College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).



Courses are 8 weeks in length


Fully online—No campus visits required


Finish your degree in as few as 18 months

Your Support Team

Being an online student does not mean that you will walk this journey alone. Throughout your program, you will interact with:

Full-time Advisor

Available throughout the week to answer your questions and help keep you on target for your timely graduation.

Course Instructors

Your faculty invest in your personal and professional success.


You are part of a dynamic learning community that provides substantial interaction with your fellow students.

Tools for Success

You will find support to achieve your career and academic goals throughout your Houghton journey.

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Discover how an online degree from Houghton College can accelerate your God-given potential.