College graduates earn over a million dollars more over their lifetime than if they only had a high school diploma.

Finishing high school puts workers on track to earn a median of $1.6 million over their lifetimes. A bachelor’s degree holder earns a median of $2.8 million — 75% more than if they had only a high school diploma.

Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2021. collegepayoff2021. Anthony P. Carnevale, Ban Cheah, and Emma Wenzinger.

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Programs & Degrees

Whether you’re just getting started in a field or ready to advance your career, our programs give you the opportunity to develop as an individual, student and professional while working one-on-one with faculty who are invested in your success. Learn more about our program offerings and degrees in the following areas:


  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • RN to MSN & MSN with Specailizations in:
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Adult Gerontoly Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Nurse Administrator
    • Nurse Educator
    • Nursing Informatics
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Business & Technology

  • Accounting (BS)
  • Accounting (BS to MS)
  • Accounting (MS)
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Business Administration (DBA)
  • Human Resources Management (MS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Information Systems (MS)
  • Leadership (MS)


  • Allied Health Science (AS)
  • Anesthesia Science (MMS)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)
  • Healthcare Administration (MHA)
  • Health Sciences (BS)
  • Medical Assisting (AS)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS & AAS)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AS & AAS)
  • Physician Assistant (MS)

Counseling & Psychology

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Psychology (BA)


  • Ministry (DMin)


  • Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Pharmacy/Business Joint Degree (PharmD/MBA)

Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Programs

  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)

Public Administration

  • Public Administration (MPA)

Public Health

  • Public Health (BS)
  • Public Health (MPH)

About Our School

As a South University student, you will become a part of an extended family of staff, faculty, alumni and our employment community that will help you identify goals while in school and then the means to achieve them. Across our university‚Äôs 120-year story - past, present and future - South University has stood apart as a place for our community members to call home, a place where anyone can belong, believe and become.
Personalized Attention
You’ll never get lost in the crowd at South University, with our faculty and staff providing one-on-one support and guidance as you work to achieve your personal and professional goals.
Flexible Scheduling
Study in our fully online programs or at one of our 11 campuses near you, where online, evening, and weekend courses are available to fit your schedule.
Regionally Accredited
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (

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