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Ohio Christian University

About Ohio Christian University

Ohio Christian University is a private, not-for-profit school that has been providing quality education for its students since its founding in 1948. Based in Circleville, this school places an emphasis on educating its students holistically, aiming to prepare them for their professional and spiritual lives. The school has a wide array of online offerings, with programs ranging from the associate's to the master's degree levels in topics including business, information technology, leadership, ministry, criminal justice, and biblical studies.

Accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, the Higher Learning Commission, Ohio Christian University offers fully online programs, as well as OCU Plus, a unique take on online education. OCU Plus enables enrolled students to complete all coursework online, while also earning credit for internships, study abroad experiences, or other work within the community. Students in this program benefit from gaining real-world experiences that help set them apart from other online degree students when applying for jobs after graduation.

Why Ohio Christian University

  • Tuition Assistance: OCU students can apply for federal and state financial aid, making tuition more affordable. There is even a special reduced tuition rate for students in the military.
  • Flexible Schedule: With an asynchronous format, students can log in to complete work at whatever time is most convenient for them.
  • Credit for Previous Learning: OCU provides students with the opportunity to receive course credit for prior work experience, classes, training programs, and more.

Admission Requirements:

To be considered for admission to the OCUOnline Plus program at Ohio Christian University all candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Regular Admission: GPA 2.5+ AND ACT 19+ OR SAT 980+ OR CLT 58+
  • Provisional Admission: GPA 2.0-2.4 AND ACT 17-18 OR SAT 900-940 OR CLT 50-54

Ohio Christian University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: www. hlcommission.org, 800-621-7440, The Association for Biblical Higher Education: www.abhe.org, 407-207-0808, The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education: www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation, 202-463-6930, The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation: caepnet.org/, 202-223-0077. It is authorized by The Ohio Department of Higher Education to offer associate, baccalaureate, and master's level education.

Ohio Christian University offers the following degree programs:

  1. Business
    • Associate of Arts in Business - Business Management
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Accounting
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Criminal Justice Administration
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Emergency Management
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Healthcare Management
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Human Resources
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Logistics Management
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Organizational Leadership
    • Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Consumer Behavior
    • Dual Degree - MBA & Masters of Ministry
    • Master of Arts in Leadership - Business Management
    • Master of Arts in Leadership - Human Resources
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Master of Business Administration - Accounting
    • Master of Business Administration - Digital Marketing
    • Master of Business Administration - Finance
    • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
    • Master of Business Administration - Human Resources
    • Master of Business Administration - Organizational Leadership
  2. Criminal Justice
    • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  3. Health Care
    • Master of Arts in Leadership - Healthcare Management
  4. Information Technology
    • Associate of Science in Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  5. Liberal Arts
    • Associate of Arts in Human Services
    • Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts in English
    • Bachelor of Arts in History
    • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
    • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  6. Psychology
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • Bachelor of Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling
  7. Religious Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry
    • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry - Biblical Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry - Church Planting
    • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry - Intercultural Ministries
    • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry - Pastoral Ministry
    • Master of Arts in Ministry - Pastoral Care and Counseling
    • Master of Arts in Ministry - Practical Theology
    • Master of Arts in Ministry - Sport, Recreation, and Fitness Ministries