Union Institute & University has specialized in providing quality higher education to adult learners since 1964. The University’s mission is to educate “highly motivated adults who seek academic programs to engage, enlighten, and empower them to pursue professional goals and a lifetime of learning, service, and social responsibility.” Union’s programs are offered with fully online, face to face, and hybrid (combination of the two) options. A nonprofit institution, Union is focused on providing quality to students; benefits of a Union education include its flexible and accelerated degree completion options as well as its generous transfer policy. Online undergraduate degrees and programs are available in criminal justice, emergency services, healthcare, psychology, social work, business, education, social sciences and more. Several graduate-level degree programs are also offered including both masters and doctoral degrees.