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Since 1888, Salem University, located in West Virginia, has connected students with the highest caliber of education as a pathway to rewarding career and life experiences. We continue to aim for greater accessibility to this high quality of education—from flexible, online and onsite programs to affordable tuition—our benefits are designed with YOU in mind.

Career-Driven Learning – Propelled by You

We take your lead in helping you create the future you want. Wherever you are starting from in your education or career, we give you the momentum you need in the classroom and beyond as you target your learning and career objectives.

We offer over 50 online concentrations across nine areas of study at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and post-master’s certificate levels to give you the greatest advantage in gaining the right preparation to achieve your career aspirations. Choose your focus from our in-demand fields of study:

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Information Technology

Computer Science

Health & Human Performance

Integrative Health Institute

Benefits of Salem

We’re here to aspire with you in achieving the future you want. We keep that in mind as we continue to seek out advantages in your Salem experience. Our flexible, high-caliber, online education lets you balance your learning and life. Our faculty bring real-world insights to your classroom. The Salem experience begins and continues with you. Whatever your future looks like we want to see it happen- which is why we offer end-to-end, full-service support—from admissions to financial aid to your academics and career pursuits—we’re ready to take aim at your aspirations alongside you.  

Salem University has done so much for me throughout my time here. This has been a place for that had stepped me out of my comfort zone. Growing up locally, I never truly thought of going to Salem University, but I am glad I did. As I have received a quality education, but more importantly lifelong experiences and relationships along the way. There is no way of paying back all the opportunities that this school has given me!

Andrew Friend • Graduate

I had an amazing experience at Salem University! The faculty and staff were supportive and available to help me with anything I needed. The classes were engaging, and I felt challenged and pushed to do my best. I also appreciated the diverse student body and the opportunity to learn from people with different backgrounds and perspectives. I recommend Salem University to anyone looking for a quality education and a supportive community. 

Yesenia MunozGraduate

Why Salem?

Each of our values is inspired by our core mission to prepare our learners to thrive in their learning and in life. We see education as more than a path to professional expertise—it’s a launchpad for those who go on to meaningfully impact not only their own lives, but their local and global communities through work they are passionate about.

We are committed to innovation and growth

Our innovative programs meet the needs of tomorrow’s workforce.

Our students are focused on career building and real returns on their educational investment.

Cultivating our community partnerships spurs innovation and economic development.

We are committed to making quality career education more accessible to students over the next 7 years.

Ready to pursue your career-focused program at Salem University?

We’re excited to give you the tools you need to build the future you want.

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