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Southwest Minnesota State University

Discover flexible online education designed to help you flourish personally and professionally.

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Southwest Minnesota State University Online Programs

From business to social science, SMSU is proud to offer a wide selection of degree programs for diverse career paths. Explore our disciplines to discover the online degree that best supports your professional goals. Each online program allows you to prepare for advanced opportunities in your chosen field while learning from the place of your choice and on your schedule.

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Reach your professional potential in business with expertise for today’s complex global marketplace.

Business Degrees
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Shape future generations and achieve your goals as an educator with a career-focused, online degree program.

Education Degrees
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Liberal Arts

Open the door to diverse opportunities with foundational expertise and interdisciplinary skills that can be applied in a variety of industries.

Liberal Arts Degrees
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Advance your nursing skills through hands-on clinical experience and prepare for leadership opportunities in a fast-paced field.

Nursing Degrees
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Social Sciences

Study human behavior and community dynamics through a selection of online programs taught by field experts.

Social Science Degrees

SMSU at a Glance


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Why Southwest Minnesota State University?

SMSU offers a wide selection of online degree programs designed to help you achieve your professional goals while maintaining your personal responsibilities. Each online program offers the same challenging curriculum provided on campus, plus the benefits of a virtual learning platform that’s accessible to all. Discover why SMSU has a 99% career placement rate for its graduates and explore the benefits of a student-centered academic experience.

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Learn Online with SMSU

With SMSU, you can earn your degree online and on your schedule through an interactive, virtual platform. You’ll receive the same rigorous education offered on campus, plus the flexibility of learning on your schedule from anywhere internet is available.

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