Welcome to Online Admissions!
If you are looking for a convenient way to continue your higher education with a biblical foundation, the online degree options available through Grace College may be a viable option for you! Click on the links below to see the admissions process for each of our online programs.
- Bachelor of Science in Management (Degree Completion)
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Degree Completion)
- Bachelor of Science in Human Services (Degree Completion)
- Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Master of Arts in Ministry Studies
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Science in Higher Education
- Master of Science in Nonprofit Management
- Master of Science in Athletic Administration
Tuition and FeesTuition Pricing Sheet (95 KB)
Transfer of Credit
If you would like a preliminary “unofficial” evaluation of what credits will transfer to Grace, you may email a copy of your transcript or class list to Admissions and we will provide you with an initial analysis. Once you have applied and been accepted to Grace, we will send you a copy of your official credit evaluation.
Download and read the following academic policies on the transferring of credit:Transfer Credit Policy (273 KB) Accredited Degrees Policy (36 KB)
Grace is proud to be able to offer a number of fully online and hybrid online degree programs for International students. Read more >
If you were enrolled at Grace within the last year and have not gone to another school, you can readmit by simply filling out the applicant data update form. You will hear back on your application process in less than two weeks from when you submit your application. Students who were previously dismissed or have a hold on their account will need to contact the Department of Online Education to learn what further steps need to be taken for readmission.
Email the Department of Online Education or call 800-823-8533.
Start Dates for Online Programs
January 4, 2016: All programs
April 25, 2016: GOAL (degree completion) programs
May 2, 2016: Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
May 9, 2016: Master of Arts in Ministry Studies
May 16, 2016: Pre-GOAL
August 22, 2016: All programs
January 9, 2017: All programs
Technology Requirements for Online Learning
Online learning requires students to possess specific technology and a certain level of technical expertise. The Department of Online education is dedicated to assisting online students with their technological needs as a means of facilitating a successful educational experience.
Generally speaking, online students must be proficient in the following computer-related tasks:
- Use email to correspond with faculty, staff, and students
- Access, create, and save documents in Microsoft® Office® formats*
- Browse the Web including downloading and installing common plug-ins and configuring common browser options
- Configure and run applications, including an antivirus application to ensure that the student’s system is secure and transmitted files are virus free
- Use web-based video communication platforms like Skype®, Adobe Connect®, and Google Hangout®.
- Students who do not have computer or high-speed Internet access or lack technological proficiencies will have difficulty passing online graduate courses. For technological assistance, students may contact the Director of Online Education or the Learning House Help Center.
Minimum System Requirements
Online students must have access to computer technology that meets the following requirements:
- A PC running a Microsoft Windows® Operating System (XP, Vista, or Windows 7) or Mac OS X (10.4 or higher).
- Processor: 2.0 – 4.0 GHz
- Memory (RAM): Minimum 2 GB of RAM
- Hard Disk Space: Minimum 40 GB of free space
- CD-ROM/CD-RW drive
- Sound card with speakers and microphone: Microphone headsets with built in headphones are recommended
- HD webcam
- High speed Internet Connection Required: Broadband cable with a bandwidth of 500 Kbps or higher is recommended to ensure timely video upload/download speeds. Please note that some courses, such as synchronous courses using Adobe Connect, may require bandwidth of 1.5 Mbps or higher. Many of the courses for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program are synchronous, interactive classes that will require bandwidth of 1.5 Mbps or higher. Test your Internet connection speed.
- Internet Browser: Mozilla Firefox 5.0 or higher; Google Chrome; or Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher.
- Microsoft® Office Suite: Microsoft Office 2007 or newer
- A current antivirus and antispyware application that is updated regularly
- Adobe® Reader® 8.0 or a more recent version (free download)
- Adobe® Flash Player 9.0 or a more recent version (free download)
- Sun Java 2 SDK (Java 1.5) or a more recent version for PC (free download)
- Classic Java (MRJ 2.2.5) or a more recent version for Mac (free download)
Some courses have additional software and/or hardware requirements. These additional requirements will be clearly stated in the course syllabi.