Adult Students

Programs tailored for students 25 and older

At Anderson University, we believe that any time is the right time to continue your education. We know that education is a lifelong pursuit and have programs designed to meet the needs of all of our students. At Anderson University, there is a program designed for you.

We even have dedicated staff just for our adult students. Check out what our Adult Student Experience has to offer.

Adult-friendly atmosphere

Caring staff and qualified instructors


Christ-centered education

Undergraduate Programs

Integrative Leadership

With blended online courses lasting 7 weeks, the integrative leadership program at Anderson University is an accelerated degree designed for working adults. With a discounted cost and flexible schedule, it is designed to help managers and supervisors within their organizations or those who aspire to be in leadership positions.

Criminal Justice

With a discounted cost, the criminal justice major prepares students to enter employment or advance their employment in fields related to law enforcement, courts and corrections, victim advocacy and assistance, juvenile justice, and provides a foundation for graduate study. Coursework in the criminal justice program focuses on the social science of criminology and criminal justice.

Public Health

The public health degree, within AU’s School of Nursing & Kinesiology, can be paired with almost any major, and presents an opportunity for students to combine their unique skills and passions with serving the world’s needs.

RN to BSN Completion

The RN to BSN completion program is ideal for nurses who are looking for increased responsibility, a new role within healthcare, or a move into management. Students can turn their ASN into a bachelor’s degree through this program within 12 to 24 months.

All Other Majors

Nearly all our traditional majors are offered at a discounted cost to adult students wishing to begin or continue their education. Academic excellence at Anderson University means connecting intellectual inquiry with experiential learning within a context of academic and Christian discovery. Upon graduation, our adult students are prepared to apply their knowledge, skills, and abilities to their vocational calling.

Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Accelerated BSN

Anderson University’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing second-degree program is one of only 10 in the state of Indiana. Candidates who have already completed a bachelor’s degree can earn a BSN in 21 months from the same excellent faculty who prepare nurses in our traditional four-year program at a discounted cost.

Transition to Teaching

With a discounted cost and the ability to complete the program in 12 months, the transition to teaching program at Anderson University is designed to prepare and license talented individuals for teaching.


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$420 per credit hour for most adult programs.*

Learn about financial aid for students over 25.

Includes student teaching

  • Per semester hour (18-hour program): $475
  • Per semester hour (24-hour program): $475
  • Deposit Fee: $50

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