Get Your Degree Online in Addiction Studies, Nonprofit Management,
Christian Ministry, Business or an MBA

Get a Bachelor's Degree for Only $7,000/year from an Accredited Nonprofit University

Looking to advance your career in Addiction Counseling, Christian Ministry,  Nonprofit Management or Business?

Find out how to prepare for a career  in Nonprofit Management, Christian Ministry, Business,  or as a Certified Addiction Counselor.
Apply now for our 8-week online courses start 5 times/year and combine the benefits of on-site experience with the convenience of distance learning.

Each of our degree programs is the
most affordable online Christian degree of its type.

Practical Program Format


Tuition, Financial Aid & Discounts

Our 8-week online courses combine the benefits of on-site experience with the convenience of distance learning. Program graduates receive a Bachelor's degree (120 credits). An Associate's in Business Administration (60 credits) and a MBA (36 credits) are also available.

We are accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commissionwhich is recognized by the US Department of Education and CHEA. We are an Approved Provider for NAADAC, which means that our addiction courses are approved for certified addiction counselor credit in most states.

Our Students

Transfer Credit & Prior Learning

A Nonprofit-Focused University

Our students typically want to work in the nonprofit sector, counseling, government or ministry. We are an open admissions school accepting any student with a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Our students are 60% women, 41% people of color (29% African American, 6% Latino, 2% Native American, 1% Asian). We have students as young as 18, and some who are 60 or over, with an average age of 40. 79% of our students receive Pell grants.
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We accept transfer of up to 90 credits from any accredited college. Students can use our prior learning assessment program to apply for up to 30 credits for unaccredited ministry training and experience or bring in credit by examination from ACE, CLEP, DANTES, Excelsior and NCCR. Students only need to complete their last 30 credits (out of 120 credits) with City Vision to receive a degree. 

City Vision University is a nonprofit Christian university established in 1998 that has partnered with thousands of ministries serving the poor in the past 20 years. Our vision is to provide radically affordable practical Christian education to help transform at-risk communities. All of our faculty have at least Master's degrees and are practitioners in their fields.

Questions? Call 816.960.2008

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Tamiko Cuellar
Founder, Smart Minds Tutoring

"The affordable tuition was...appealing since the [Pell] grant covered all of my tuition costs...I was able to complete my Bachelor's degree in just one year." 

Undergraduate tuition is $700 per course ($7000/year full-time), and graduate tuition is $800 per course ($8000 per year). Qualifying students may use Pell grants & GI Bill benefits. We provide a 15% discount to veterans/military, rescue missions and Salvation Army, and a 37.5% discount for students in developing countries and to ministry partners and ministry interns



Degrees and Courses

Christian Ministry & Leadership

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