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Distance Education

Online Degrees


Criminal Justice, B.A.

UNC Pembroke's Criminal Justice Program is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the social organization and administration of the criminal justice system. Courses are offered in theories of crime and delinquency, law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and administration.



Sociology, B.A.

Sociologists seek to understand and study the social world and how human beings come to think and act as they do. Sociology majors develop an understanding of how society is developed out of intricate patterns of human social organization, learn to create and use scientific tools of analysis, and practice the application of scientific knowledge to the analysis of social problems and the transformation of society. 



Interdisciplinary Studies, B.I.S.

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) program is exclusively designed for learners with at least two years of transferable credit from institutions other than UNCP, who hold either Associate in Applied Arts or Associate in Applied Science degrees.  The program serves adult students, in particular, who seek a broad, more flexible degree program to help them to advance or become more established in their careers or to improve their understanding of the world around them.

Students can choose between a variety of majors including: Applied Professional Studies, Applied Information Technology, Criminal Justice, and Public and Non-Profit Administration.



Business Administration, B.S.

UNC Pembroke's School of Business offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration as an online degree completion program with concentrations in Finance, Management, and Marketing. The School of Business is accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 



Business Administration, M.B.A.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree program designed to accelerate entrepreneurial career development by preparing graduates to form their own businesses or to take a leadership role in new corporate ventures. UNC Pembroke's School of Business is accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).



Elementary Education, M.A. ED.

UNC Pembroke's M.A. Ed degree in Elementary Education prepares the experienced teacher for full participation in their chosen profession as leader, researcher, and master practitioner. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 100 Online Education Programs, UNC Pembroke's Teacher Education Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). 



Public Administration, M.P.A.

UNC Pembroke's MPA program is a broad-based degree designed to prepare students for leadership roles in public organizations. UNC Pembroke's MPA program allows students to choose from the following concentrations: Public Management, Emergency Management, Criminal Justice, and Health Administration.




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