Online Programs

Enrolling in Online Courses/Degrees

Enrolling in online courses is the same as for a face to face course. Students must first be admitted to the university. See the Office of Admissions for requirements. Online courses are listed with the designation of “Online” under the Time and Bldg. columns in the semester schedule. To view the schedule and register for courses, go to

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is proud to offer the following online programs:

College of Business:

Business Administration, MBA
The MBA program's internationally diverse faculty brings cutting-edge research to the classroom, to prepare students for success in a global enterprise. Home to the oldest organization of its kind, the Society for Advancement of Management, the College blends engagement with professional societies and academic journals to bring a new understanding to today's business issues. Our online MBA is fully accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA
The Online BBA Completion Program is designed for those who have completed undergraduate core curriculum and lower division business core courses and are interested in an online option for earning a business degree.  The 60-hour degree completion program is fully online and may be completed in less than two years once entry requirements are met.  The General Business major is for students seeking a broad competency base needed in small and medium-sized companies or not-for-profit organizations. The BBA Completion includes 30 hours of Business Core Requirements and 30 hours of courses meeting the major Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing requirements.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Marketing

College of Education and Human Development:

Alternative Certification of Educators (ACE)
Students with a bachelor’s degree are allowed to complete teacher certification within a year with this program. Students pursuing certification must complete observation, followed by a field experience. They can apply certification credits toward a master's degree if they decide to continue their education.

Instructional Design and Educational Technology, MS
This program is designed for technology and education professionals who work in schools, government, medicine, corporate, and retail. Graduates can look forward to exciting career opportunities in fields such as web design, technology education, multimedia development, and instructional design.  

Kinesiology, MSKinesioology program
The Master's in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sport Science prepares professionals in the multi-faceted disciplines of athletic performance. These include biomechanics, exercise physiology, leadership/management of sport, motor performance, nutrition, assessment of sport performance, sport psychology, and strength & conditioning. The program provides and supports higher-level knowledge, specialized proficiencies and the development of independent creativity. Thesis and non-thesis options are offered.

Elementary Education, MS
The Master's and Certification (MAC) Program allows you to work toward two goals simultaneously: educator certification and a master's degree in Elementary Education. Courses are offered either at night, online, or both, making it possible to fit in courses even if you work full time.

Secondary Education, MS
The Master's and Certification (MAC) Program allows you to work toward two goals simultaneously: educator certification and a master's degree in Secondary Education. Courses are offered either at night, online, or both, making it possible to fit in courses even if you work full time.

Reading, MS
The Master's in Reading allows the student to earn a master's degree with the option of applying coursework to two additional certifications: Reading Specialist and/or Master Reading Teacher. The program adheres to the International Reading Association's 2010 Standards for Reading Professionals.

Certificate in Bilingual Education
For those individuals who are already holding an initial teaching certificate, the College of Education offers supplemental teaching certificate preparation in the three certificate areas noted below. Upon completion of the prescribed courses, teaching experience and passing the required TExES content area exam, the student may apply to the State Board for Educator Certification for this certificate.

Online Post Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couples, & Family Counseling - Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology.

College of Liberal Arts:

Writing for Nonprofits Certificate  - This program is designed for professionals already working in the nonprofit world and is available to students of any major.

Technical and Professional Writing Minor - This interdisciplinary and flexible minor provides students in all majors with writing experiences, including problem-solving, communications (both online and face-to-face), teamwork, sensitivity to diversity, and ethical decision making, that will enhance their education and prepare them to meet the demands of professional life, whatever their chosen career path. 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences:

RN to B.S. Nursing
Our BSN program instills values, providing the opportunity for further professional growth, specialization and broader ability. We promote the concept of nursing as caring within an environment that allows students freedom and responsibility. More than 70% of the University’s faculty hold a doctoral degree, and our new state-of-the-art laboratory is one of the newest and best equipped in Texas.

eLine is the online delivery of the pre-licensure undergraduate nursing program.  The eLine track coursework is completed full-time online with the clinical component completed in Texas with a preceptor and/or in a clinical group setting. 

eLine Military
eLine Military (eLM) is the eLine track for Texas residents who are active service members of the military and veterans with previous medical experience. With a laptop provided, eLM facilitates access to a full curriculum for a BSN degree and eligibility to sit for an RN license. It allows for college credit based on medical experience while serving in the military.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree, DNP Nursing program
The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is an online part-time post-master’s clinical doctorate for registered nurses interested in expanding their skills as nurse leaders or family nurse practitioners. This program prepares graduates to provide the most advanced level of nursing care for individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Family Nurse Practitioner Program, MSN
The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program prepares RNs to be Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN). After completing the program nurses are eligible to sit for National Certification Exam as a Family Nurse Practitioner. The degree sequence is designed to be part-time to allow our students to work full-time.

Leadership in Nursing Systems, MSN
The Leadership in Nursing Systems Degree prepares RNs to influence the quality of nursing care delivered across diverse healthcare settings.  Students acquire skills required for formal administrative positions or for staff positions that include project and team leadership.  The degree sequence is designed to be part-time to allow our students to work full-time and offered complete online.

Nurse Educator, MSN
The MSN Nurse Educator program is designed for academic or clinical education. RNs will not develop an expertise in a clinical specialty through specialty coursework however they are expected to advance their knowledge in their preferred specialty through the educator courses.

Nursing Cooperative Degree, Ph.D.
The TWU-TAMUCC PhD in Nursing Cooperative degree online program supports the development of nurse scholars for academic and research positions. Students must be admitted to the Texas Woman's University-Denton Doctor of Nursing Science program to participate in the cooperative. Program and application information are available on the Texas Woman's University website at You can also contact the TAMUCC Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing Programs for general information.

College of Science and Engineering

Geospatial Surveying Engineering, MS
The M.S. GSEN degree will provide students with knowledge and skills that focus on research, design, development, and use of technologies that relate to the capture and analysis of geospatial data and information.

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Competency-Based
The goal of Engineering Technology is to prepare well educated, highly skilled, and socially and professionally responsible engineering technologists from a diverse population of students to create productive and rewarding careers. Graduates will be well grounded in the fundamentals of engineering, mathematics, science, communications, and problem-solving.