Independence University



Degrees Offered
Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's

About Independence University

You can advance your career 24/7 with online education at Independence University, your proven partner with over 30 years of experience in delivering quality distance education right to our students. Our programs are designed to allow you to continue working and earning as you pursue your online degree.

From associate’s and bachelor’s to master’s degrees in health education and business, with Independence University you can achieve greater success through distance learning programs that suit your busy schedule, with experienced, student-oriented staff to assist you throughout your distance education.

Independence University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Our Associate’s in Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Independence University is the first and only college to offer accredited Respiratory Therapy programs at a distance, and we’ve been doing it successfully for over 30 years. The university is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Our accreditation, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education’s Secretary of Education, qualifies our students for reimbursement and to sit for licensure. Independence University is also approved to offer students federal financial aid to those who qualify.

Your complete, accredited distance education institution delivers:

•Books and study materials that are developed by experts and sent directly to your home.

•Services and assistance: Help when you need it.

•Experienced faculty members to guide you through your program.

•An online education that is considered comparable to or even better than an on-campus program.*

•A convenient and practical solution for your educational needs without sacrificing your current job or family and social commitments.

Earn the credentials you need for promotion, for licensure, to start a new career—or just study for your own personal satisfaction.

Independence University is a branch campus of the Stevens-Henager College, Ogden/West Haven main campus, and is a registered trademark of Stevens-Henager College, Inc.

  • A study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Education showed that in most cases, online learning actually produces significantly better outcomes than classroom-based learning, and that students who took all or part of their classes online performed better than students in traditional classrooms. See

2010-2011 data from U.S. Department of Education

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