PBA Online

Take the next steps in your career—on your own terms. Palm Beach Atlantic University’s wide range of online programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, offer you flexibility to maintain your life and work commitments as you earn credentials in high-demand professional fields.



Why Study Online Through PBA?

Immerse yourself in the unique learning environment of PBA Online: gain highly marketable skills in convenient courses as a member of a thoroughly Christian community. Here, studying online carries all the benefits, connections, and respectability of our on-campus programs—with the added perk of learning at your own pace.


  • Christ-Oriented Learning: Pursue your goals in an environment that puts Christ first in all things.
  • Flexible Schedules: Arrange your 8-week terms and study schedule around your pre-existing work and life commitments.
  • Affordable: PBA Online carries a competitively low price tag in addition to our student-centered financial aid opportunities.
  • Access to Everything PBA: Connect with peers, mentors, advisors, career counselors, and every other support service available in our community of meaning-makers.

Next Term Starts June 26

Certain students can start their first class next week at a discounted price.


Online Degree Programs

Seize a unique opportunity to gain in-demand credentials at a pace and schedule that works for you! Our undergraduate and graduate online programs include some of PBA’s highest ranked and most commercially sought-after degrees.

Undergraduate Programs


Business Administration

Christian Studies

Communication Studies

Community Psychology

Gaming and Interactive Design

Global Leadership (Spanish Language)


Nursing (RN to BSN)

BS in Organizational Leadership


Graduate Programs


Master of Business Administration

MA in Community Transformation and Chaplaincy

MS in Computer Science

MS in Educational Leadership

MS in Ethics and Organizational Behavior

MS in Health Science (Online-Hybrid)

MA Intercultural Studies

MS in Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Online-Hybrid)

MA in Philosophy of Religion (Online-Hybrid)

Online Admissions and Aid

Admission Requirements

Take the first step toward reaching your potential through our straightforward application process. If you hit any bumps along the road, our supportive team is available to help!

1. Apply online.

Complete our online application in less than 15 minutes. PBA has no application fee.

2. Request your transcripts.

Send us an unofficial copy of your high school transcripts, along with any college transcripts you have. We will ask for an official copy of your transcript(s) within your first semester.

3. Start class – fast!

We will review your application within 24 hours. Once you’ve been admitted, we will connect you with a personalized success coach to help plan your degree. Our rolling start dates mean you can always start learning within 2 months (usually less!) of applying.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

We are committed to making a PBA education as affordable as possible. Our robust combination of career- and faith-oriented learning is accessibly priced at $400 per credit hour, meaning PBA Online programs are some of the most cost-effective options for advancing your education.

Using state and federal grant programs, a PBA Online degree is free for some Florida residents. To determine the types of financial aid you might receive, we encourage you to submit a FAFSA.

Affordability Calculator

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Online Learning FAQs

Discover more about Palm Beach Atlantic University’s online degrees and programs.

PBA Online has start dates every other month—jump in whenever you’re ready! 

Eager to dive in? Connect with us to learn more about a special opportunity to join a discounted class that starts at any time.

It all depends on how many credits you’ve already earned. Some PBA Online students earn their degree in less than a year!


Your PBA Online Success Coach will provide holistic support and help you create a personalized degree plan based on your transcript and goals. We also count some certificates, licenses, and work experiences as college credit.

Online courses are designed to fit into your busy work and life schedule—while ensuring your access to the same academic and career support as daytime students. 


PBA Online courses only last for 8 weeks. Log onto your classes and complete your weekly coursework and assignments whenever (and wherever) is most convenient.

It’s in the name: we put Christ first. In our curriculum, in our online program design, and in the support you receive from our faculty and staff, you’ll witness firsthand how Christ sits at the center of all we do at PBA. 


Join our community to grow in wisdom, lead with conviction, and serve God boldly.

Explore the PBA Community

Expand your knowledge and advance your credentials in an environment that treasures your talents, nurtures your faith, and connects you to a wider community—both in our corner of Florida and across the world. All PBA Online students can access robust advising and academic support designed for your success, fellowship as part of our deeply rooted Christian community, develop your experience and resume in an internship, and prepare for your future with our career development team.

About PBA Graduates

Graduate into a community of high-achieving, mission-driven thinkers and doers. A degree from PBA, including our online programs, can take you far: employment immediately following graduation, solid starting salaries, and top graduate programs, including at Johns Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Florida, Georgetown University, and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Learn more about your future as a PBA graduate.

Contact Us

Access support as an online student through our eLearning Department. This helpful team can help you access tutoring services, virtual academic and personal resources, and all the tools and programs we use for Palm Beach Atlantic University online courses.


Damaris Cristofano
Admissions Counselor
Email: damaris_cristofano@pba.edu
Phone: 561-803-2154
Schedule a Meeting

Molly Radcliffe
Admissions Counselor
Email: molly_radcliffe@pba.edu
Phone: 561-803-2137
Schedule a Meeting 

Same Mission. Same Quality. Same Degree.

At Palm Beach Atlantic University Online, our best faculty develop each course using thorough and strategic processes that ensure you will experience the same high-quality, faith-filled education that you would receive on campus. Our goal is for you to gain knowledge and master the art of making meaningful connections—no matter what medium you use to connect. This holistic approach to online programs ensures your learning is future-proof, preparing you for a dynamic and ever-evolving world.

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Student Stories

Darlene Henry started her higher education journey at Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) in the fall of 1984. Now, 39 years later, she is back to complete her degree online. 

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