Best Online Master’s Programs in Nebraska 2022

Best Online Master’s Programs in Nebraska 2022

Find the best online colleges in Nebraska ranked by the academic success of faculty and alumni associated with the colleges and universities and their online degree programs. Faculty and alumni with influential ideas are the foundation of respectable online degree programs employers can trust.

Colleges and Universities in Nebraska

Students can choose from 29 higher learning institutions, including community colleges, technical institutes, religious colleges, and public universities. Of the 15 public campuses, the University of Nebraska - Lincoln is the largest, with over 22,000 students. Coming in under the national average, the university’s tuition rate is $9,000, and students can earn their degree in fields such as law, mathematics, communication, and sociology.

Find college admissions consultants in your state.

The most affordable schools in the state are its six community colleges with tuition ranging from $3,000 to $4,000. Nebraska also has 12 religiously affiliated institutions, including those with Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic, and Lutheran influences. At $40,000 in tuition, Creighton University is both the largest and most expensive of these schools, and it boasts a 95% employment rate after graduation.

As one of the largest corn producers in the country, it’s no wonder Nebraska’s nickname is The Cornhusker State. The state is also home to an unusual monument - Carhenge. Replicating England’s famous Stonehenge, this structure is made out of vintage American automobiles that have been painted gray and lodged into the ground. With the Great Plains, over 20,000 square miles of sand dunes, and a portion of the Badlands, Nebraska offers a unique setting for students looking to earn their associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.

Mental health, dental, and other health care professionals working in shortage areas can apply for loan repayment awards through the Nebraska Loan Repayment Program. Doctors and dentists may qualify for up to $200,000.

Come check out the top programs and earn your degree in Nebraska.


What are Nebraska’s Colleges & Universities?

Nebraska’s Best Overall

Best Online Colleges in Nebraska
Download Badge
Back to Top

Best Online Master’s Program in Nebraska 2022

  1. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $10K

    Acceptance

    78%

    Graduation

    66%

    Student body

    25K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1240/25

    Online Master's Degrees

    MS in Agronomy
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MAS in Applied Science
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MAS in Beef Cattle Production
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MAS in Community Development
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Interior Design
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA/MEd in Deaf and Hard Of Hearing Education (Pre-12)
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Dietetics
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in Early Childhood Special Education (Birth to Age 5)
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Finance
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Business Analytics
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    Master of Engineering Management
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Entomology
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Family and Community Services
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Family and Consumer Sciences Education
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Family Financial Planning
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in Higher Education Administration
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Human and Family Services Administration
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in Integrated Media Communications
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in International Family Studies
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MAT in Mathematics
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Merchandising
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MEd in P-12 School Leadership
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in Professional Journalism
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MAS in Science for Educators
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA/MEd in Visual Impairments (Pre-12)
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in World Language Teaching
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Youth Development
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
  2. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $45K

    Acceptance

    64%

    Graduation

    82%

    Student body

    6K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1260/26

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MIMFA in Investment Management and Financial Analysis
    • Required Credits: 30
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Analytics
    • Required Credits: 33
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Required Credits: 33
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA in Finance
    • Required Credits: 33
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    • Required Credits: 33
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Educational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in School Counseling and Mental Health
    • Required Credits: 36-69
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSEMS in Emergency Medical Services
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Integrative Health and Wellness
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA in Public Health
    • Required Credits: 44
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Nursing
    • Required Credits: 37-46
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Bioethics
    • Required Credits: 33
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  3. Tuition + fees

    $12K

    Student body

    3K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MPH in Emergency Preparedness
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPH in Epidemiology
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPH in Health Promotion
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPH in Maternal and Child Health
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPH in Public Health Administration and Policy
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPH in Biostatistics
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  4. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $8K

    Acceptance

    82%

    Graduation

    49%

    Student body

    13K

    Online Master's Degrees

    MS in Counseling in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in Critical and Creative Thinking

    Concentrations

    • Ethics and Values
    • Health and the Environment
    • International Migration, Development and Citizenship
    • Organizational Science and Leadership
    • Writing and Critical Reflection
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Cybersecurity
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Elementary Education

    Concentrations

    • School Library
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MPA in Public Administration

    Concentrations

    • Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Emergency Management
    • Local Government
    • Nonprofit Management
    • Public Management
    • Public Policy
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    Master of Music in Conducting
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MA in Gerontology
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Literacy

    Concentrations

    • School Library
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    Master of Social Work/Master of Public Administration Dual Degree Program
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Political Science

    Concentrations

    • American Government
    • International Affairs
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Secondary Education

    Concentrations

    • School Library
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    Master of Social Work
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MS in Special Education

    Concentrations

    • Behavior Intervention Specialist
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
    MFA in Writing
    • Required Credits: 30-36
    • Completion time: 2-3 years
    • Format: Online
  5. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $8K

    Acceptance

    88%

    Graduation

    59%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1079/23

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MSEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Required Credits: 60
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  6. #6

    Bellevue University

    Bellevue , NE
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $8K

    Graduation

    23%

    Student body

    9K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MS in Accounting
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Acquisition and Contract Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Cohort)
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Business Analytics
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA in Business and Professional Communication
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Human Resource Strategic Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Organizational Performance
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPM in Project Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Strategic Finance
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Strategic Marketing
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Data Science
    • Required Credits: 30
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Computer Information Systems
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Management Information Systems
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Cybersecurity
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Cybersecurity (Cohort)
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Emergency Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Intelligence and Security Studies
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Justice Administration and Crime Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Security Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Instructional Design and Technology
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPS in Professional Studies
    • Required Credits: 30
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA in Human Services
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MHA in Healthcare Administration
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Child, Youth, and Family Studies
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Required Credits: 60
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  7. #7

    Chadron State College

    Chadron , NE
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $7K

    Graduation

    42%

    Student body

    2K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Concentrations

    • Generalist
    • Accounting
    • Digital Marketing
    • Healthcare Management
    • Required Credits: 156
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Master of Education

    Concentrations

    • General Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Career and Technical Education
    • Educational Technology
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Education
    • Reading Specialist
    • Social Science
    • Special Education
    • Business Education
    • Language Arts
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA in Education

    Concentrations

    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • School Counseling
    • Educational Administration
    • History
    • Math/Science
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  8. #8

    Doane University

    Crete , NE
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $38K

    Acceptance

    69%

    Graduation

    60%

    Student body

    2K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Required Credits: None Reported
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Education in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Required Credits: None Reported
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  9. Tuition + fees

    $8K

    Graduation

    53%

    Student body

    3K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Concentrations

    • Accounting
    • HR Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Human Resource Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Sport and Recreation Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Information Technology Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Criminal Justice Administration and Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSE in Curriculum and Instruction

    Concentrations

    • Business and Information Technology Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
    • Industrial Technology Education
    • Math Education
    • Music Education
    • Reading Specialist
    • Social Sciences
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSE in School Administration

    Concentrations

    • School Administration
    • Athletic Administration
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSE in Special Education
    • Required Credits: 39
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA/MS in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Required Credits: 30
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Public Affairs
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Public Relations Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MSOM in Human Performance and Wellness Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  10. #10

    Peru State College

    Peru , NE
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $8K

    Graduation

    36%

    Student body

    2K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MSOM in Organizational Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MS in Education
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  11. Tuition + fees

    $36K

    Acceptance

    76%

    Graduation

    63%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1204/23

    Online Master’s Degrees

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MA/MS in Coaching and Athletics Admin, Exercise Sciences
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: 15 months
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Early Childhood Education
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Early Childhood - Special Education
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Educational Administration With Principal Endorsement
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Literacy
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Special Education
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: 24 months
    • Format: Online
    MA in School Counseling
    • Required Credits: 50
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MEd in Early Childhood Education Birth-3rd Inclusive
    • Required Credits: 57
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MHA in Healthcare Administration
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    MPH in Public Health
    • Required Credits: 39
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  12. #12

    York University

    York , NE

    Tuition + fees

    $20K

    Acceptance

    66%

    Graduation

    55%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    960/19

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MA in Education
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  13. Tuition + fees

    $22K

    Acceptance

    50%

    Graduation

    61%

    Student body

    1K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    MSOL in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 30
    • Completion time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  14. Tuition + fees

    $16K

    Acceptance

    92%

    Graduation

    65%

    Student body

    1K

    Online Master’s Degrees

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Required Credits: 42
    • Completion time: 30 months
    • Format: Online
    MSN in Nurse Educator
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: 21 months
    • Format: Online
    MSN in Nurse Executive
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: 21 months
    • Format: Online
    MSN in Nursing Informatics
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: 21 months
    • Format: Online
    MS in Wellness and Health Promotion Management
    • Required Credits: 36
    • Completion time: 22 mon
    • Format: Online
Back to Top

Nebraska’s Best Grad Programs in Your Area Interest

Find the Best Online Master’s Programs in Each State

The 50 Best Online Master’s Programs in the US