Whether you teach college courses to high school students or serve as an instructor at a community college, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requires you to have either:

  1. A master's degree in the discipline you teach.

  2. or

  3. A master's degree in a discipline other than the one you teach, and a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline you teach.

Here at IU Online, we want to help you meet HLC requirements so that you can continue to deliver outstanding classes to your students as they prepare for their future academic and professional careers.

Whatever your schedule, IU Online has convenient courses and programs that are developed and taught by IU faculty. These offerings deliver the quality and integrity that lie at the core of an Indiana University education.


The IU Online Advantage

At IU Online, we offer a wide selection of programs to help you achieve your goals, whether you're looking for an undergraduate education, wanting to hone specific skills with a certificate, or continuing to advance your career with a graduate degree.

These online programs give you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. At IU Online, this convenience does not come at the expense of quality. We are committed to providing you with the nationally recognized educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University.

When you join the IU Online family, you can be confident that you're taking IU courses and learning from IU faculty. Even better, you'll know that someday, you will hold a valued IU diploma.