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Undergraduate programs

Choose from online or off-campus undergraduate 2 + 2 programs.  We call them 2 + 2 because they allow you to finish the last two years of a four-year degree with online courses or a combination of online and on-campus courses.  Options also include guided and self-directed study courses.  

You complete your first two years on the BSU campus or transfer a two-year associate of arts degree from a community college.

Online accounting degree

Bachelor of Science in Accounting If you have completed an A.A. degree or the Minnesota transfer curriculum, or already have a bachelor's degree, in as little as two years you can graduate with your B.S. degree in accounting.

>Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Online business degree

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is offered with areas of emphasis in Management, Marketing and Small Business/ Entrepreneurship, completely online. The online Business Administration degree program requires no physical presence on the Bemidji State campus. You can take your course work at home or at your office at a time convenient for you. In addition, with a little extra course work, you can pick up both areas of emphasis.

>Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Online criminal justice degree 

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Major courses are offered online with an emphasis in one of four areas including Law Enforcement with Internship, Corrections with Internship, Criminal Justice with Internship and Criminal Justice (non-internship). This is a generalist degree that prepares you for a career in law enforcement, corrections, and other public and private agencies concerned with the prevention and investigation of crime.

>Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Online education degrees

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education/ Distributed Learning in Teacher Education (DLiTE). The DLiTE program is a blended technologies, K-8 Elementary Education program for rural and urban students who, for various reasons, cannot attend a campus-based teacher education program.

>Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Secondary Education Licensure  FasTrack Secondary Initiative. Bemidji State University now offers online courses to assist those individuals wishing to teach at the secondary level.

>Secondary Education Licensure

Online nursing degree

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing is designed in block times and a blended format (combination of on campus & online) to accommodate busy nurses who have jobs and families and who may commute long distances. Full-time and part-time options are available. Clinical experiences are arranged in a variety of sites as close to the student's home as possible.

>RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Online technology and engineering degrees

Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Engineering is a 2 + 2 degree program available to individuals who have an interest in engineering-related career fields. The degree has been specifically designed to provide an opportunity to build directly upon an individual's past education if he or she possesses either a certificate, diploma or two-year technical degree. Individuals who do not have prior college-level education will also be able to complete degree requirements, but may need to complete some technical courses on campus.  

>Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management provides an opportunity to build directly upon an individual's past technical education and related work experience. Students can apply many of the credits earned in a 2-year A.S., A.A.S., or diploma toward a four-year degree. Face-to-face meetings last four to eight hours for each course, with the balance of the course completed independently via the Internet or through email. Only one major course is offered at a time, lasting approximately six weeks. Courses are scheduled to allow you to complete the major program in tow and a half years.

>Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management