South University–Savannah Online

South University was originally known as Draughon’s Practical Business College and was founded in 1899.  South University, as it’s known today, is headquartered in Savannah, Georgia with nearly a dozen physical campuses nationwide.  The online division of the school is quite robust with over half of all enrolled students attending South University via its distance learning platform.

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) with the nursing program earning accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the pharmacy program earning accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

The programs offered by South University’s online division include the following tracks:

  • Accounting
  • Leadership
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Information Systems
  • Public Health
  • Information Technology
  • Ministry
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Management
  • Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Nurse Educator
  • RN to BSN
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nursing Informatics,
  • RN to MSN

Online students have access to a plethora of resources dedicated to helping you succeed.  The student resource center includes dedicated teams supporting your growth at the university that include: admissions representatives, student finance counselors, graduation team, and an academic counselor.

South University online programs focus on rigorous curricula focused on student outcomes coupled with a digital classroom that is flexible, supportive, and engaging.  Online learning tools provide personalized navigation, advanced media, access to digital books, instant messaging options, and a simplified learning environment.  All these coalesce to provide South University students with the tools to succeed in an engaging academic environment.  SU's platform combines with your personal goals to help propel you towards your professional and personal goals.

To learn more about South University's online program, simply complete the form on the page or visit the school’s website for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures at

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