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150 Years of Peirce
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150 Years of Peirce
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Peirce College has been educating working adults in the Greater Philadelphia region since being founded by Thomas May Peirce in 1865.

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Earn Your Associate, Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree Online at Peirce

Earn Your Degree Online With Peirce College

Back in the days of dial-up, we were an online pioneer. Since 2000, Peirce College has been giving career-focused adults the option to earn a degree entirely online.

As connection speeds improved, so did our course offerings – today we offer our students a variety of conveneient online degree programs. You can now earn an associate, master’s or bachelor’s degree online at Peirce without ever setting foot on our Philadelphia campus.

Have a specific degree program and/or career path in mind? Peirce offers many career-oriented programs, making us the best option for working adults looking to pursue a degree online that’ll fit into their education needs and career goals. We offer online bachelor's degrees in AccountingBusiness, Criminal Justice, Healthcare, Human Resource Management and Information Technology. Plus, our master’s program, a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership & Management, is also available completely online. Even our Paralegal Studies program can be completed online after you finish four entry-level on-campus courses as required by the American Bar Association. 

Still not sure if an online degree program is right for you? Here’s four reasons why you’ll benefit from earning a degree online with Peirce:

  1. Flexibility & Convenience – Access your courses at any time, from anywhere you can get online, and view lectures and class materials at your convenience. Peirce helps you fit your coursework into your busy life.

  2. Direct Interaction – You might not be in a classroom, but you’ll still work directly with your instructor and classmates through threaded online discussions.

  3. Accessibility – Access our extensive online library to conduct research for your classes. You can also easily order and ship your textbooks through our online bookstore.

  4. Online Support – All of our on-campus support services are also available online: advising, tutoring, academic workshops and more. So you’ll get the support you need entirely online through the Peirce Portal at

Aside from taking classes from anyplace outside the traditional classrom with an internet connection, our online students otherwise get an identical college experience to the one our on-campus ones do. No matter what they study – or where they study it from – online degree students at Peirce enjoy the same exemplary instruction as our on-campus students. New accelerated online courses start almost every month, making it easy for you to start earning your degree.

Contact the Admissions Office at 1.888.467.3472, ext. 9000 to get started with a Peirce associate, master's or bachelor's degree online.