The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

Online Programs

By expanding opportunities for online learning, The Citadel Graduate College (CGC) makes its programs more convenient, flexible, and feasible for working adult students and those currently serving in the U.S. military. The CGC offers master's degrees, graduate certificates, and undergraduate degree completion programs entirely online, which provide the same high quality content and are taught by the same expert faculty as other CGC courses. Our online courses are delivered using leading technologies, and are held to the same high standards that consistently name The Citadel the top public college in the south for institutions granting up to a master's degree.

Programs offered entirely online:

Graduate Programs
Undergraduate Degree
Completion Programs

Select a program for more information.

Intelligence and Security Studies
Master of Arts

International Politics and Military Affairs
Master of Arts

Social Science
Master of Arts

Business Administration
Master of Business Administration

Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Master of Education

Master of Science

Graduate Certificate

Military Leadership
Graduate Certificate

Select a program for more information.

Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Arts

Business Administration
Bachelor of Science




Chitwood-SeabeeAs a naval officer, I am faced with increasingly complex operational, ethical and leadership challenges. It was imperative I obtain the best possible leadership education in order to successfully meet those challenges. When I began my research to find the right academic institution, I had two primary considerations: Flexibility (due to my military lifestyle) and a reputation for excellence that was instantly recognizable amongst leaders from all organizations.

There are similar online programs available at other well-known universities, but after considering The Citadel’s strong support of veterans, high academic standards, the famous alumni network and their 175-year history of producing world-class leaders, I realized that there was only one choice.

LCDR Eric Chitwood, USN
Commanding Officer
Defense Logistics Agency – Land & Maritime

Student taking an online course

Out of State Policy for Online Courses
The Citadel is currently authorized and licensed to operate in select states. At this time, The Citadel is only accepting online applications from students who reside in approved states, as defined by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. The Citadel is actively working to verify authorization in the remaining states. A list of approved states can be found here.

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