Frequently Asked Questions
Why a 100% online degree from Eastern University?
Eastern University is a nonprofit, regionally accredited institution founded in 1925. Throughout our long history, we strive to WAKE UP THE WORLD by training future leaders who are grounded in faith, reason, and justice. The online program offers adult learners a convenient and flexible way to earn the exact same diploma as our on-campus students. Eastern University is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and has an interdenominational Christian student body, faculty and administration.
Why is Eastern University Online right for you?
At Eastern University Online, you benefit from a 100 % online, non-residential model with no required class or login times which allows for individualized planning and greater flexibility. You can attend classes anytime and anywhere you have an Internet connection. Courses are only seven weeks long allowing full-time students to complete the program in just one year.
Is Eastern University accredited?
Eastern University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284- 5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Who will teach the online courses?
Great question! Online students are taught by distinguished faculty who are also business practitioners in their fields. Most students develop strong relationships with their instructors. We often hear stories of how students credit those relationships for helping them have a successful online education experience.
Is financial assistance available for online students?
Yes. Earning a graduate degree is one of the most important investments you can make for your career. Our goal at Eastern University is to make your education affordable. Simply follow the steps outlined in the Tuition & Fees page or submit a request for assistance and a representative can help determine if you qualify.
What are the computer requirements for online students?
Our courses are compatible with Mac or PC platforms. Your admissions counselor can help verify that you possess all necessary software requirements to facilitate your studies in our online programs. In order to be signed up for our online classes, you should have regular access to the Internet and email, as well as be familiar with creating, format, and attaching Microsoft Word documents.
Is the GMAT or GRE required for admission into the Online MBA in Management program?
Not at all. Completion of the GMAT or GRE exams are not requirements for entrance into the online program. You simply require a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
Will I have scheduled time for online courses?
At Eastern University, all online courses are asynchronous. Your course is conducted according to a schedule outlined in your course syllabus, but there are no “live” classes to attend. Instead, lectures, coursework, and discussions all take place at your convenience, allowing you to choose when and where to work on your studies.