Online Degrees & Certificates

You can earn a degree or certificate completely online. This option may work well if you need to fit classes in between work or home commitments, or you don’t live near the Bellevue College campus. If you intend to pursue a degree or certificate program entirely online, browse our online degree programs below.   If you are pursuing a degree or certificate program taking only on-campus courses or a mix of on-campus and distance courses, consult your program’s Degrees and Certificates information pages. If you are looking for just a single online course to fill your schedule, scan the Credit Class Schedules. (Select current or upcoming quarter. Check format “Online” to view only online classes.)

This page describes your options for completing, entirely at a distance, the following BC degree and certificate programs:


 

Associate Degrees

Bellevue College offers seven associate degrees. Of these, the three we list below can be pursued entirely at a distance:

Associate Degrees, Direct Transfer

Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) degrees are generally transferable to participating 4-year universities. The following two AAS-DTA degrees offered at BC can be completed entirely at a distance.

Associate Degrees, Not Transferable

For other associate degrees that can be completed only on-campus or through a mix of on-campus and distance courses, consult the more comprehensive Degrees and Certificates information pages.

Online Bachelor Degrees

BAS in Healthcare Technology & Management

Bellevue College now offers a bachelor of applied science (BAS) in healthcare technology and management which is  a career-oriented bachelor degree program designed to prepare individuals to successfully compete for jobs that require knowledge of the healthcare system,  highly developed technical skills, and supervisory and management skills.

Students may complete this bachelor’s program entirely from a distance through a mixture of fully online and synchronous (consisting of a live internet broadcast & same-time participation with the class) distance-based evening courses.

For more information please visit the website at http://bellevuecollege.edu/health/hctm/ or contact a program advisor at hctm@bellevuecollege.edu

You can complete a bachelor’s degree online through BC’s educational partnerships.

Partnership with Capella University

Bellevue College and Capella University have an articulation agreement in place, which means Capella will honor BC’s transfer programs, and, if appropriate, up to the equivalent of 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits) may be applied towards your Capella bachelor’s degree.  View the Capella University website at http://capella.edu/bellevue for more information about the following bachelor degree programs.

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Care
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Safety

Partnership with Washington State University Online

Bellevue College and Washington State University Online offer a joint Online Associate in Arts (AA/AAS) Degree and Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Business Administration and Arts and Sciences. View the WSU Online Degrees and Certificates website at http://online.wsu.edu/for full information about the following programs.

Business Administration:

For a B.A. degree in Business Administration, you must first complete a BC Associate in Business (AB) Transfer Agreement for Business Students (AAS-DTA) degree and then apply to the Washington State University Online Degree Program for one of the following majors.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration: Accounting (Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration: Management Information Systems (Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration: Management and Operations (Major)

Arts & Sciences:

For the following Bachelor of Arts majors, you must first complete a BC Associate In Arts (AAS) Degree (Transfer Agreement) and then apply to the Washington State University Online Degree Program.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Development (Family Support Studies)

Partnership with Western Governor’s University

Bellevue College and Western Governor’s University have an articulation agreement in place, which means WGU will honor BC’s transfer programs, and, if appropriate, up to the equivalent of 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits) may be transferred and applied towards your WGU bachelor’s degree.  For more information, view the WGU Washington website at http://washington.wgu.edu/

  • Bachelor of Arts from WGU Teachers College
  • Bachelor of Arts from the College of Business, including Management, Information Technology Management, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Marketing Management, and Sales and Sales Management
  • Bachelor of Arts from the College of Information Technology including Information Technology and Health Informatics

Certificates

Earn a certificate in a career field from Bellevue College by taking classes online.  Choose from:

Certificate of Achievement:

Certificate of Accomplishment:

  • Bookkeeping (31 credits)
    Paraprofessional Accounting Program

Certificate of Completion: