We are making college faster, easier and smarter

We help you build a custom degree map which includes user friendly online courses and proficiency exams.

Always on your schedule & your budget.
Start your future smarter!

Smart Degree

The SmarterDegree Map

How we save you money with our degree plan

Today, there are more non-conventional pathways than ever to help you earn your degree faster, easier and more affordably.

Discover the degree path and partner college that works for you!

Speak to one of our professional advisors to learn more about your options.

How it works

Speak with an advisor

Our advisors will help you build out a degree plan to get you started.

Choose your courses

Earn college credit recommendations for completing self-paced and user friendly courses

Transfer Courses

Transcripts are sent out to one of our college partners


Receive your bachelor’s degree from a partner college and step into your future!

Real Students.
Real Successes.


“The DegreeMap created by SmarterDegree was a perfect match to my needs to
access coursework from a distance and around my busy work schedule”

Chris T.

Criminal Justice Degree


“I found the staff at Smarter Degree really take interest in each and every student, and are willing to do what is needed to help students reach their educational goal.”

Kyle C.

Business Degree


“The courses offered by SmarterDegree were immediately applicable to my job and
have helped me grow in work and my education towards my bachelor’s”

Emanuel I.

Business Degree

SmarterDegree Plans

We offer personalized guidance using research-based assessment tools to help you discover the degree plan that is right for you. Choose from one of our degree plans and see how fast we can help you can earn your degree with one of our partner colleges!

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Make the right choices

Not sure where you want to go, or how to get there?

Our dedicated Advising & Mentorship department is here from the first phone call. Using today’s most advanced training & tools, your mentor helps you explore your interests, discover your strengths and choose the degree plan that works for you.

Earn your stripes.
Earn more money!

Our Smarter Degree advisors include former law enforcement officers who can assist you in the fastest and most affordable path towards completing your bachelor’s degree through one of our partner universities 

We work with law enforcement officials nationwide to offer the credit recommendations needed for promotion to sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. We are the number one choice for police and first responders.

Smarter Degree
adult learner

Complete Your Degree As An Adult Learner

SmarterDegree helps adult learners gain the education they need without making it harder than it needs to be. Our adult learners program is specifically designed to help mature learners translate their work experiences into college credit recommendations and complete their requirements at an accelerated pace with a user-friendly process.

Depending on work experience and previous educational experience, this program can be completed in less time than you might think!

Work Experience Credit Recommendations

  • You maybe able to receive college credit recommendations for the work experience you have already gained.
  • An estimated 84% of online students earn their bachelor’s degree while employed.
  • Programs that give credit recommendations for work experience help ease the financial burden and reduce the amount of time required.
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