Morehouse Announces Online Undergraduate Experience for Non-Traditional Students


Morehouse College announced the planned launch of Morehouse Online, an online undergraduate program that will complement its heralded traditional on-campus experience.



Morehouse Online is the centerpiece of Morehouse's digital transformation and part of a strategy to create innovative and robust programs for non-traditional students.


"There has never been a more important time for the impact of Morehouse to scale," said Dr. David A. Thomas, president of Morehouse College. "The challenges we face as a society today require exceptional leaders with superior critical thinking skills, a high moral compass, and a tireless pursuit for a just world."


"These are the kinds of leaders we've been producing since our founding. We look forward to continuing educating and uplifting Black men and men of color. The accessibility of an online education allows us to deliver the Morehouse experience and education to countless men who can bring their light to the world in the same way alums like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Jeh Johnson, Spike Lee, Senator Raphael Warnock, and countless others have."


In partnership with 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, initial offerings will launch in August 2021 and will include a bachelor's degree completion program in business administration with a management concentration, as well as other disciplines.


"2U is honored to become Morehouse College's digital transformation partner," said Christopher "Chip" Paucek, 2U co-founder and CEO. "At a moment when the need for more accessible, high-quality post-secondary education has never been greater, we are excited to help such an iconic institution and HBCU bring its distinctive undergraduate degree programs online."


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