Multidisciplinary Studies, BMS

Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree

University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Fully Online
  • 120
  • $259.00
  • $534.00

Program Overview

The adaptable nature of the online Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies (BMS) degree, provides students with the opportunity to design a personalized degree tailored to meet individual career goals, satisfy personal aspirations or prepare for graduate studies. This online degree program accepts transfer credit from all regionally accredited colleges and universities, as well as non-traditional credit from formal training experiences that have been evaluated and approved by specific agencies and committees.

The BMS degree has several areas of concentration available 100% online, including:

  • Applied Leadership
  • Aviation Studies
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Cross-Sector Leadership
  • Cybersecurity
  • Emergency Management
  • General Administration
  • Gerontology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Industrial Distribution & Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Library Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Women's & Gender Studies

The online BMS degree prepares students for academic advancement and professional careers. Students receive a liberal arts education - highly valued in today's workplace for developing critical thinking and decision-making skills. This program emphasizes multidisciplinary study, providing the graduate with a versatile education background. Students receive individual, personal guidance in developing their degree program.

More about the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree (BMS): Nationally ranked as one of the top bachelor's programs in the United States from U.S. News and World Report, the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree (BMS) is a flexible, individualized degree program. In determining these rankings, U.S. News assesses programs on four general categories: student engagement; faculty credentials and training; student services and technology; and peer reputation.

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. Taken the SAT or ACT

  2. Taken the TOEFL or IELTS

    (Only required if English is not your native language)

  3. Official transcripts from all previous schools

  4. Be at least 21 years old or active duty military personnel

  5. Have earned a high school diploma or GED

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  1. Complete and submit the online application for admissions
  2. Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee

Courses You’ll Take

Course Information

Students must complete at least 30 credit hours in their area of concentration. In addition, students must also complete two secondary fields, each consisting of 12 credit hours from the same subject.

Tuition & Fees

Nebraska Residents

Per Credit Hour


3 Credit Hours


Out of State Residents

Per Credit Hour


3 Credit Hours

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall SemesterAug 01
  • Spring SemesterDec 01
  • Summer SemesterJun 01