About Us

About Spring Arbor University

Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800’s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university with more than 3,000 enrolled students. Spring Arbor University now offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and programs, degree completion programs, associate programs and graduate programs. With programs presented on campus, online and on site at 12 locations throughout Michigan and Ohio, the university continues to meet the growing needs of its students.

Fuel your career and fulfill your life’s purpose with our online, Christ-honoring accredited degree programs. 50% of our student body is made up of adult learners like yourself, so we understand your needs, and we are here to support you.

If you want to stand out in your field and enjoy a more secure lifestyle, it’s time to further your education with an online bachelor’s or master’s degree from Spring Arbor University. Our online degree programs are designed to broaden your professional network, enrich your faith and make you more marketable in your field. You can access our online learning platform from the comfort of your home or office, or anywhere with an Internet connection.

Experience the transformation.

Our online bachelor’s and online master’s degree programs aim to develop ethical leaders in business, nursing, spiritual formation, education, communication and organizational management. To this end, leadership and faith-development activities are fully integrated into each program’s curriculum. Your time with us is a transformational journey that goes to the heart of effective leadership, fusing together personal and professional development so you can best utilize your intellect, your expertise, your passion and your giftedness in this world.

Succeed with unparalleled support.

Spring Arbor University understands the importance of having a support network. In addition to instructors, staff and peers who know exactly what it’s like to be an adult online learner, you will be assigned your own Student Success Coach who will proactively work to help you find solutions to any challenges you might face as an online student at our university. This includes coaching on work-life balance, personal and professional development, career goals, technology use and more.


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