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100% Military-Friendly®*

All Online

Transfer Credits Accepted

MSCHE Accredited

Make an Impact with an Online Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Degree

Prepare for your career while you study when and where it’s best for you.

Utica University is honored to welcome all active duty, guard and reserve service members, veterans, and their families as students and as valued members of our faculty and professional staff. In 2021, we were ranked a 100% Military-Friendly® University by Viqtory.*

As you step into both civilian and academic life, sometimes while you continue to serve, it’s important you have the support you need to navigate the road to success. At Utica, you won’t be penalized academically or financially if you’re deployed, and there are a number of military-student support services.

Our award-winning, career-ready programs, combined with your valuable leadership and in-field experience, will give you the necessary tools to advance your career with confidence.

We’re accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education which affirms you’ll receive an exceptional and rigorously evaluated online education as a Utica student.

Utica University’s fully online and flexible degree programs enable you to balance your personal and professional responsibilities while gaining the analysis skills and valuable insights to create positive change for organizations in business, health care, education, and more.

You’ve earned your education — we’re committed to helping you acquire it. Our military support teams can help you determine eligibility and use the variety of programs available to make your out-of-pocket costs as low as possible.

For more information regarding the GI Bill or Tuition Assistance benefits, contact Andrea Curley, veteran coordinator at amcurley@utica.edu, or 315-792-3008.

A Full Range of Outstanding Programs

Utica University offers an array of online certificates and bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in Cybersecurity, Financial Crime Prevention, Data Science, Business, and Health Care.

Cyber terrorists typically target data, the information business leaders use to make decision based on facts, statistics and trends. Add to that the threat of the dark web – potentially 5,000 times larger than the surface web – and it’s immediately clear why the demand for highly trained cybersecurity professionals is at an all-time high throughout the public and private sectors.

  1. B.B.A. in Cybersecurity Operations Management
  2. B.S. in Cybersecurity (3 specializations offered)
    1. Digital Forensics and Incident Response Specialization
    2. Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation Specialization
    3. Cyber Operations Specialization
  3. M.S. in Cybersecurity (3 specializations offered)
    1. Digital Forensics Specialization
    2. Cybersecurity Operations Specialization
    3. Cybercrime and Fraud Specialization
  4. M.S. in Cybersecurity Operations Management

Advance your nursing career with CCNE-accredited programs built around research-backed curricula and expert faculty. With programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate level, prepare to grow as a leader in the field with the expertise needed to stand out in your institution or organization.

  1. B.S. in Nursing (RN-BSN)
  2. M.S. in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  3. M.S. in Nursing Leadership
  4. M.S. in Nursing Education
  5. Nursing Home Administrator Certificate
  6. Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate
  7. Nursing Leadership Certificate
  8. Nursing Education Certificate

Organization threats are coming from so many directions – cyber attacks, data breaches, financial fraud, internal corruption and even organized crime – that successful organizations are staffing up with highly trained professionals skilled in the identification, prevention and protection from both cybercrime and more traditional rackets.

  1. B.S. in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation (2 specializations offered)
    1. Financial Investigation Specialization
    2. Fraud Prevention and Detection Specialization
  2. M.S. in Financial Crime and Compliance Management
  3. Financial Crimes Investigator Certificate

Crimes become more sophisticated by the day, white-collar and computer crimes grow more prevalent with technology advancements, and laws always change. With these shifts, the demand for highly trained criminal justice professionals is at an all-time high throughout the public and private sectors.

B.S. in Criminal Justice

Get in on the ground floor of one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers. Learn how to effectively harness the power of information while simultaneously helping organizations leverage social data to solve complex problems.

  1. M.S. in Data Science (5 specializations offered)
    1. Business Analytics Specialization
    2. Cybersecurity Specialization
    3. Social Science Analytics Specialization
    4. Financial Crime Specialization
    5. General Specialization

There are myriad popular career paths in the health care industry and all are focused on helping patients receive the care they need to improve their health and wellness. Whether your desire is to work directly with patients or to serve in an administrative or managerial role, a degree is essential. It can prepare you for success, provide greater job stability and set the stage for you to take your career to the next level.

  1. B.S. in Health Sciences
  2. B.S. in Health Care Management
  3. Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.)
  4. Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)

Leaders may be born, but leadership skills are learned and, hopefully, evolve throughout a career. Whether starting a career in management or accounting, or reaching higher with an advanced degree such as an MBA, the skills to successfully navigate and direct the financial and operational functions needed by a variety of sectors are invaluable.

  1. B.B.A. in Business Administration
  2. B.B.A. in Accounting
  3. B.B.A. in Business Data Analytics
  4. Management (MBA) (5 specializations offered)
    1. Finance/Accounting Specialization
    2. Business Analytics Specialization
    3. Entrepreneurship Specialization
    4. Health Care Management Specialization
    5. General Specialization
  5. M.S. in Accounting
  6. M.S. in Forensic Accounting

Gain the recovery values, approach, and tools to create a more just and humane society. Bring your vision for the promotion and treatment of mental health to life through a program that will equip you with the ability to respond to and provide innovative solutions that promote dignity, autonomy, and mental health among diverse populations.

  1. Master of Social Work (MSW)

See What Excellence Looks Like

Utica is proud to be at the forefront of the research and information used to educate and train academic, law enforcement, and government agencies, as well as corporations throughout the nation and to help set policy guidelines through our Center for Identity Management and Information Protection and our Economic Crime and Cybersecurity Institute. We’re also honored to be designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence by the NSA/DHS and DoD.

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How Will You Learn & Grow?

Online learning is soaring in popularity, especially for those with irregular schedules and no/little access to a physical campus. Utica University presents online learners with the same rigorous curriculum, esteemed faculty, alumni network, and collaborative community found on campus. Make the decision to acquire the knowledge and skills that could take you to the next step in life and Utica University will be here to support you every step of the way.

Get Dedicated Military Support

As you step into both civilian and academic life, sometimes while you continue to serve, it’s important you have the support you need to navigate the road to success. At Utica, you won’t be penalized academically or financially if you’re deployed, and there are a number of military-student support services available to you.

Center for Career and Professional Development

Alumni/Student Mentoring Program

The Student Academic Success Program (SASP)

Student Veterans of America

Education Pays

Across the spectrum of industries, college degree holders earn more money than those who haven’t completed or even started a post-secondary program. Not only do degree holders make more, they enjoy a lower unemployment rate than others. In fact, statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor show that the higher the degree earned, the lower the unemployment rate.

In 2020, the median annual earnings in the U.S. averaged $53,508 for full-time wage and salary workers.2

2020 Median Annual Salaries/Unemployment Rates by Education Level2

  • High school diploma $40,612/11.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree $67,860/5.5%
  • Master’s degree $80,340/4.1%
  • Doctoral degree $98,020/2.5%
  • Professional degree $98,436/3.1%

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Sources and Disclaimer

  1. “Utica College,” 2021 Best Colleges Rankings, U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved December 7, 2021, from https://www.usnews.com.
  2. “Education Pays,” Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved December 7, 2021 from https://www.bls.gov.

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