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Shorter University

About Shorter University Online

Founded in 1873 and located in Rome, Georgia, Shorter University is a private, liberal arts college with a legacy of academic excellence and a dynamic Christian heritage. Ranked as one of the "Top 20 Southern Comprehensive Colleges" and the "Top Ten Best Buys" since 2002 by U.S. News and World Report magazine, Shorter University offers undergraduate liberal arts programs, specialized professional programs, and select graduate programs in business.

Shorter University has a rich history of providing students with a quality education in an intentionally Christian atmosphere. The college is committed to "enabling and encouraging student commitment to active, life-long learning; personal spiritual values; responsible citizenship; and community and societal leadership in a global context." Highly qualified faculty nurture students as individuals and provide personalized instruction. Shorter University offers a personalized education that produces outstanding results.

Online Courses / Degree Programs


  • Associate of Science with Business Concentration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Sport Management
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Associate of Science in Sport Management
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management
  • Master of Management

Criminal Justice

  • Associate of Science with Criminal Justice Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Early Childhood Education

General Studies

  • General Education
  • Associate of Science with General Studies Concentration

Human Services

  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services