Category Archives: News

A Seat At The Table For Blue Marble University

The Changing Education Industry And a Place for Alternative Education Models “Today’s higher education marketplace looks remarkably different than it did even 10 years ago. While online and distance programming has long been available, the growth of unaccredited education providers … Continue reading

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Our Finest Undergraduate Degree

4-Year Bachelor/Masters degree in Business Science-Industrial Technology Although we cover many topics with our educational offerings, we offer very few undergraduate degrees. We do not think much about undergraduate degrees because we feel they have little meaning in today’s world. … Continue reading

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Instructional Technology at Blue Marble University

Opening Address to New Students by Walter P. Drake JD, PhD Director of Blue Marble University May 1, 2016 Welcome to our program and to our survey course in Instructional Technology. Connecting the Dots Let’s start with something different, the … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University Announces Tuition Cut to $2,950/year

May 1, 2016 After listening to our international students and applicants from 5 continents, Blue Marble University announced today a reduction in tuition for all new students to: $2,950 USD with payment plan or $2,700 USD annually if paid in … Continue reading

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New 3 year Online Doctor of Naturopathy Program Opens at Blue Marble University

The fastest growing segment of medicine today is Alternative Medicine. It is a gigantic new field and we give you the knowledge and tools to carve your own career in this booming and profitable health care field. Blue Marble University … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University Summary of Doctoral Programs

News Release: March 28, 2016 If you are in the USA, Blue Marble University offers  a nice selection of affordable and scholarly online doctoral degrees, and combination Bachelor/Doctoral  degrees to US students, as well as of course internationally. We are incorporated … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University-Now Serving 5 Continents

News Release: March 28, 2016 Blue Marble University welcomes our many new students from Nigeria and the United Kingdom, to our 3 year online MD program and our always popular 3 year online PhD program in Stem Cell Biology. New … Continue reading

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No Foreign Language Requirement at Blue Marble University

At Blue Marble University, we have no foreign language requirement for undergraduates.  We do not add in any courses not germane to the program you are taking. Every one of our undergraduate programs has eliminated not only irrelevant foreign language … Continue reading

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Diploma Mill or Accreditation Mill

Diploma Mill or Accreditation Mill?? Pretty much the same. For the Diploma Mill, the person pays for a fake college degree in order to pretend that some course of instruction was completed, even though nothing was learned. For the Accreditation Mill, … Continue reading

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Two and Three Year Bachelor Degrees at Blue Marble University

At Blue Marble University, we don’t follow “seat time rules”. We don’t think 4 years of seat ttime is a requirement for an undergraduate degree. An undergraduate program is the runway to further graduate study, and need not and should  … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Virtual University Offering Programs to US Students

News Release July 18, 2015 If you are in the USA, Blue Marble University offers doctoral programs for you.  We offer a nice selection of affordable and scholarly online doctoral degrees, and combination Bachelors and Doctoral degrees to US students. … Continue reading

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No High School Diploma Needed

Blue Marble University welcomes Home School Applicants, Alternative Education Applicants, and Advanced Placement Applicants, as well as other Non-Traditional Students. We even have a Special Application Procedure you can view at: https://bluemarbleuniversity.com/how-to-apply/special-application-procedure-for-homeschoolers-and-early-admission-applicants/ Many US universities accept students for admission that … Continue reading

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Engineering Without the Math!!

Blue Marble University opens Industrial Technology program and adding PhD Degree Hidden away among the very novel and unique educational programs offered in a distance learning format is a nifty program titled “Industrial Technology”.  Although it is a 4 year … Continue reading

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New Self-Paced Doctoral Curricula Announced by Blue Marble University

Blue Marble University now offers all of its programs as self-paced. That means that for every program we offer, which are primarily doctoral degree programs, students can proceed as fast or slow as they want to. Geared toward working adults … Continue reading

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No Dissertation PhD Degrees

Blue Marble University, the world’s most innovative virtual university,  now offers you the option to obtain a PhD degree without a thesis or dissertation.  All of our PhD programs, including our Doctoral degrees in Stem Cell Biology, Applied Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical … Continue reading

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3 Year Online Doctoral Program in Petroleum Engineering Opens at Blue Marble University

Blue Marble University announces the opening of a new online doctoral program in chemical engineering. The new online program is titled: Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)- Petroleum Engineering. Walter P. Drake, Director of Blue Marble University, stated: “We were looking to … Continue reading

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New Guidelines Released for Dissertation-Only PhD at Blue Marble University

The Blue Marble University Dissertation-Only PhD has become one of our most popular programs. This exciting 2 year online program serves the creative, inventive, and productive student by allowing the student to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree through … Continue reading

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Why I chose Blue Marble University for my doctoral degree

Joan Griffin, graduate student at Blue Marble University, tells why she thinks a virtual university like Blue Marble has an important role in education. “When I decided to finish my doctorate through a virtual university, I did not know much about … Continue reading

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Fast Track Online MD Program for High School Students

Blue Marble University, the world’s best virtual university, announced the addition of a new fast track combined Bachelors/Doctoral degree in Medicine for High School graduates. This program is totally online, and features two years of undergraduate courses to prepare the … Continue reading

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Doctoral Degrees for High School Students

PhD Degrees for High School Students Blue Marble University offers several unique 5 year online doctoral programs open to high school graduates, home schoolers, and non-traditional students. Rather than pursue a 4 year Bachelors program, why not consider a 5 … Continue reading

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Time to Trade Up to a PhD Degree

If you have a Masters Degree in any field, trade up to a PhD in two years….The Blue Marble University 2 year online Dissertation-Only PhD. Blue Marble University, the best virtual university in the world, offers a unique online Dissertation-Only … Continue reading

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An Online MD Degree for Non-Clinical Careers

The Blue Marble University 3 year online MD degree program has had a fantastic response and has become our most popular program, second only to our Dissertation-Only PHD. https://bluemarbleuniversity.com/academics/departments-and-degree-programs/ Some applicants though,  are disappointed that our MD degree cannot lead … Continue reading

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Supplement to Application for Dissertation-Only PhD Program

The Blue Marble University Dissertation-Only PhD has become one of our most popular programs. However, students applying to the program should be aware of the Supplementary material needed for a completed application. A good bit of planning on the applicant’s … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University opens new online three year PhD program in Humanities titled “Worlds”

Blue Marble University, one of the world’s really great virtual universities offering totally online programs, has now opened its latest doctoral program in the Humanities.Titled “PhD in Humanities- Worlds”, the program offers studies in civilization leading to a doctoral degree … Continue reading

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Careers That Are Open with the Blue Marble University Online JD Degree

The Blue Marble University Law Program offers a Law Curriculum JD that can be completed entirely online in 3 years. This Distance Education law school program also accepts High School graduates and Home Schoolers into an accelerated 4 year program that … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University Opens 2 year Online Dissertation Only PhD Degree Program

Blue Marble University, the world’s most innovative and original virtual educational institution, now offers a dissertation only PhD in Humanities-Creative Arts and Sciences. This exciting 2 year online program serves the creative, inventive, and productive student by allowing the student … Continue reading

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A Model for a Virtual University…No PhD Purgatory

Blue Marble University presents what its founders believe is a model for what a virtual university should be. “There are very few totally virtual universities in the world.  Here are the criteria we feel are important for a virtual university, … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University and the Great Books Movement

The Great Books movement has had its ups and downs. It is the belief that education, particularly in primary and secondary school, should be centered on a classical education based on the study of the great literary works. Patrick S.J. … Continue reading

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Three Year Online MD Degree Program Unveiled by Blue Marble University

Blue Marble University, a virtual educational institution offering novel online programs via distance learning and non-traditional formats announced the opening of its new 3-year online MD Degree. “This is sure to be our most popular program” said Walter P. Drake, … Continue reading

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Heap Big Smoke But No Fire: Facebook and Twitter

“Dear Students: Get your heads out of Facebook and Twitter. Why be a “follower” of someone else’s success?? Why waste your life’s clock “following” the talking heads, superficial celebrities, or temporary sports stars??? Being a “follower” will not improve your … Continue reading

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Hey Homeschoolers—Blue Marble University Wants You!!

Where can homeschoolers go to college? Blue Marble University. We welcome homeschoolers at Blue Marble. We understand you…and we know alternative education. Blue Marble University is an alternative non-traditional education institution. We offer innovative, affordable, undergraduate and graduate school programs … Continue reading

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Mandarin Chinese Instructors Needed

Blue Marble University introduces “The China Program”, a combination undergraduate and Masters degree program in Mandarin Chinese combined with either Business Science or Chinese Culture. The main purpose of the program is for students to develop fluency in Mandarin Chinese … Continue reading

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Blue Marble University Announces 8 Fast Track Graduate Doctoral Degree Programs for High School Graduates

Dr. Walter P. Drake, Director of Blue Marble University, announces the offering of eight combination doctoral degree programs that can be entered right after High School. The “Fast Track” series of programs cover eight combined undergraduate and graduate degree programs … Continue reading

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