ExcelTrack™—Accelerated Degree Programs

Discover a Faster, More Affordable Path to a Purdue Global Degree

Do you have career experience or college credits? Consider earning an ExcelTrack™ degree, following a highly personalized learning pathway that gives you greater control over your education and gets you to the same degree faster, for less money.*

ExcelTrack™ Master's Degrees and Postgraduate Certificates

These programs are not VA/TA approved. Military servicemembers, veterans, and spouses are not eligible for military tuition reductions on ExcelTrack™ programs.

Are you motivated to earn your degree and advance your career?

ExcelTrack™ programs build on skills and knowledge you have already mastered through your professional experience.

Move past what you know. Focus on what you need to learn.

ExcelTrack™ single-credit courses are highly focused, teaching you a particular new skill or piece of knowledge.

Take as many classes as you want every term—all for one flat price, excluding fees.

Save on an education designed to help you quickly gain the expertise you need to achieve your career goals.

How ExcelTrack's Competency-Based Courses Work

There are only five steps from the time you start to the time you complete each course.

  • 1. Get Assessed

    Step 1: Get Assessed


    Start with our readiness assessment, so you can see what you already know.

  • 2. Study Up

    Step 2: Study Up


    Focus on what you need to learn, and familiarize yourself with course material.

  • 3. Find Support

    Step 3: Find Support


    Work directly with faculty to be sure you’re ready for the final assessment. Use our no-cost online learning resources such as tutoring, webinars, and more.

  • 4. Check Your Progress

    Step 4: Check Your Progress


    Know how you're doing via quizzes, labs, feedback from professors, and more.

  • 5. Reach Your Goal

    Step 5: Reach Your Goal


    When you score a B" or higher on your final assessment, you’ve completed the course.

ExcelTrack™ vs. Standard Online Learning: Same Degree—You Choose the Path

See how ExcelTrack’s accelerated degree program compares with Purdue Global's standard online path. With ExcelTrack™, you can take as many 1-credit courses as you want per term. In our standard online programs, you'll take two 4-, 5-, or 6-credit courses per term of full-time study. Both options provide academic and career support.

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor's in Nursing—RN-to-BSN

ExcelTrack™ Tuition: $2,500 per term (excluding fees)
Standard Online Tuition: $3,150–$3,780 per term (excluding fees)


Bachelor's in Business, Criminal Justice, Health Care, and IT§

ExcelTrack™ Tuition: $2,500 per term (excluding fees)
Standard Online Tuition: $3,780–$4,500 per term (excluding fees)

Graduate Programs

Master of Business Adminstration (MBA)#

ExcelTrack™ Tuition: $1,700 per term (excluding fees)
Standard Online Tuition: $1,940 per term (excluding fees)


MSN and Postgraduate Certificates in Nursing**

ExcelTrack™ Tuition: $3,200 per term (excluding fees)
Standard Online Tuition: $4,200 per term (excluding fees)

Is ExcelTrack™ Right for You? Check the Requirements.

If you’re an organized, self-motivated student with work experience, and you meet the requirements below, the ExcelTrack™ personalized learning path is probably right for you.

Minimum Program Requirements

  • 3 years or more working in a setting where you have acquired professional skills relevant to your program of study. (Not required for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.)
  • Proof that you’ve successfully completed at least 3 courses at an accredited college.
  • For the MBA and MSN, proof that you’ve completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution.
  • For our nursing postgraduate certificates, proof that you have completed a master’s degree at an accredited institution.
NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*ExcelTrack™ is designed to advance your progress based on existing knowledge; however, degree pace and time and cost savings will vary by individual. Students must enroll in a minimum number of credits per term to remain eligible for financial aid. Refer to the Financial Information section of the University Catalog for additional information.

†Programs may include standard online courses; contact an Advisor to learn more.

‡Business, Cloud Computing, Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Health Care Administration, and IT Bachelor’s Degrees: Standard online tuition is $371.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking two 5- or 6-credit courses per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term resource fee and associated program fees. Programs include a traditional 6-credit capstone and/or internship course; however, tuition is charged at the ExcelTrack™ rate.

§RN-to-BSN: Standard online tuition is $315.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking two 5- or 6-credit courses per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term resource fee and associated program fees. Programs include traditional clinical and final project courses; tuition for these courses is charged at the standard per-credit rate.

#MBA: Standard online tuition is $485.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking one 4-credit course per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term resource fee and associated program fees. Program includes traditional 4-credit capstone and business perspectives courses; however, tuition is charged at the ExcelTrack™ rate.

**MSN and Nursing Postgraduate Certificates: Standard online tuition is $420.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking two 5-credit courses per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term resource fee and associated program fees. Programs include traditional clinical/practicum and final project courses; tuition for these courses is charged at the standard per-credit rate.