Q: Do I ever need to visit the campus?


A: Undergraduate students have no requirements to visit the campus. Graduate students in the School of Nursing are required to attend a two day on-campus Focus Session. Graduate students in the Seminary program are required to attend a one week visit on-campus Focus Session. There are no on-campus visits for the education programs.

Return to top

Q: How do the online courses work?


A: Graceland University uses BrightSpace to deliver online courses. The BrightSpace user format is intuitive, predictable, and allows users with point-and-click confidence to excel in their online courses. A student tutorial is available.

Return to top

Q:How many hours per week should I plan to spend on a course?


A: 12-15 Hours

Return to top

Q: How will I contact my instructor?


A: Your instructor will always be available and interacting with you in the discussion areas of your online course. In addition, you may contact your instructor through email, and many instructors provide students with telephone numbers and best times to contact.

Return to top

Q: What do i need to be successful in courses?


A: Create a schedule and devote four days, even if you are only devoting 30 minutes per day, t reading and responding to the posts made by your classmates. Adhere to assignment due dates - and do your best not to get behind.

Return to top

Q:What if I have a problem accessing or working through my course?


A: The Graceland BrightSpace help desk is available to assist as you work through your course 24-7, and they are extremely friendly and knowledgeable.

Return to top

Q: What kind of accreditation does Graceland University hold?


A: Graceland University is regionally accredited as an institution. This includes campus programs and online programs, alike. Graceland has also sought and maintains top credentials for professional programs. these include special accreditations for the School of Education and for the School of Nursing.

Return to top

Q: What online degree programs are offered through Graceland University?


A: Graceland offers online undergraduate programs in Nursing,  Health Care Management, Business Administration and Organizational Leadership. In addition, Graceland offers online graduate programs in Nursing, Education and Seminary. We also offer an online doctoral program in Organizational Leadership.

Return to top