Utica College is a regionally accredited private institution headquartered in Central New York. It offers online programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in several areas of study. It was founded in 1946 by Syracuse University and is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. Accreditation is provided by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Online programs include Doctor of Physical Therapy, MS in Cybersecurity-Intelligence and Forensics, MS in Economic Crime Management, MBA in Fraud Management, MBA in Professional Accountancy, MS in Criminal Justice Administration, MS in Healthcare Administration, BS in Cybersecurity, BS in Economic Crime Investigation, RN-BS Nursing, Financial Crime Investigation Certificate, and Gerontology Certificate in three (3) professional tracks. The length of the program may vary depending on prior education background. Required textbooks are shipped to students before the start of class.
Admission requirements are specific for each program. Prospective students can speak with a Program Manager for assistance regarding admissions and available financial aid options. Utica College Online offers benefits to veterans through additional tuition discounts for service members and dependents. Other possible forms of financial assistance include scholarships, grants, and student loans.
Based on the US News and World Report ranking, Utica College has consistently been named among the top-tier colleges offering distance learning programs. Its innovative subjects which are not commonly found in other colleges and universities are partly responsible for the good reviews it has been receiving.