1865
Ottawa, KS

School Details

Since its establishment in 1865, Ottawa University has been affiliated with Baptist churches and since 1905, and has specific affiliation with the American Baptist Church. The university’s purpose is "to provide the highest quality liberal arts and professional education in a caring, Christ-centered community of grace which integrates faith, learning and life."

Ottawa University has multiple campuses, with its main campus located in Ottawa, Kansas. Ottawa University offers degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate level that can be earned entirely online from the Ottawa Online Campus. 

Accreditation & Licensing

Ottawa University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in English Bachelor of Arts in History

Business

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting / Actuarial Science Bachelor of Arts in Accounting / Economics Bachelor of Arts in Accounting / Finance Bachelor of Arts in Accounting / Leadership & Management Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics / Finance Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics / Human Resources Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics / Leadership & Management Bachelor of Arts in Communication / Speech Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources / Economics Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources / Finance Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources / Leadership & Management Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Management / Economics Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Management / Finance Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Management / Human Resources Bachelor of Arts in Management of Information Systems / Economics Bachelor of Arts in Management of Information Systems / Finance Bachelor of Arts in Management of Information Systems / Information Technology Systems Bachelor of Arts in Management of Information Systems / Leadership & Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Actuarial Science Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Economics Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Educational Business Services Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Finance Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Human Resources Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Leadership & Management Bachelor of Science in Finance Master of Accountancy Master of Arts in Human Resources / Leadership Development Master of Arts in Leadership Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Business Data Analytics Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Master of Business Administration / Leadership Development Master of Business Administration / Strategic Innovation

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science / Game Design & Development Bachelor of Science in Computer Science / Information Technology Systems

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science / Cybersecurity Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Cybersecurity

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education (AZ) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (AZ, KS) Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (AZ, KS) Education Specialist in School Psychology (AZ, KS) Master of Arts in Education / Curriculum & Instruction Master of Arts in Education / Educational Leadership Master of Arts in Education / Elementary Education Unified Master of Arts in Education / Learning Technologies Master of Arts in Education / School Counseling Master of Business Administration / School Business Operations

Healthcare

Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management / Economics Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management / Finance Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management / Human Resources Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management / Leadership & Management Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources / Health Care Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Health Care Management Master of Arts in Human Resources / Population Health/Health Care Management Master of Business Administration / Population Health/Health Care Management

Math & Science

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Leader

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Human & Social Services Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Behavior Health Counseling Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Gerocounseling Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Treatment of Trauma, Abuse, & Deprivation Master of Arts in Counseling Master of Science in Addiction Counseling