Oregon State University


Online Corvallis, OR Public Regional Accreditation

School at a Glance

32 Years of distance learning
10,336 total students
39 degree programs View Programs
13 certificate programs View Programs


Ecampus distance learning program

Oregon State University Ecampus provides adult learners with access to a high-quality education no matter where they live. Thousands of distance students enroll in Ecampus' top-ranked degree programs and courses each year, all of which are developed by Oregon State's renowned faculty. 

Oregon State Ecampus is widely considered one of America’s best providers of online education and is ranked top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for best online bachelor’s programs for the fourth straight year.

All Ecampus courses and degree programs are designed by Oregon State faculty and are held to the same rigorous academic standards as the university's on-campus classes. OSU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and all Ecampus students who complete degree requirements receive the same diploma as campus-based students.

Oregon State's distance learners include full- and part-time students, working and retired professionals, community college students, active-duty and retired military, and individuals who want to further their education with a single college course. Ecampus delivers more than 50 degree and certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, OSU offers 20 chemistry labs and courses and 12 foreign languages online. Ecampus students and graduates hail from all 50 states and more than 50 countries worldwide.

Applications and Admissions

Use this step-by-step guide to navigate the application process at Oregon State University. Application deadlines vary for each of OSU's four academic terms. Check the OSU Office of Admissions website for current deadline dates. The admissions process at OSU takes approximately four to six weeks for undergraduate degree-seeking students after all required documents have been received by the admissions office.

Undergraduate Degrees Online

OSU Ecampus delivers more than 20 undergraduate bachelor's degrees online, with new programs added regularly. Students may pursue a degree in fields of study that include agricultural sciences; business administration; natural resources; environmental sciences; computer science; liberal studies; psychology; and foreign languages. 

Graduate Degrees and Certificates Online

Oregon State Ecampus delivers nearly 30 graduate degree programs and certificates online, all developed by OSU’s renowned faculty.   

Students can pursue an Oregon State MBA in one of four dynamic tracks: MBA in Organizational Leadership, MBA in Business Analytics, MBA in Innovation Management, and MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics Management. These tracks are offered in a variety of formats that fit the lifestyle or working professionals: 100 percent online or online with in-person classes in either Portland or Bend, Oregon.

Oregon State’s highly successful on-campus Master of Public Policy program is now delivered online. This nationally accredited program provides students with a variety of options to customize the program to best meet their education and professional goals.

Engineering professionals who are moving into leadership can enroll in Oregon State’s Master of Engineering in Engineering Management program online. This program offers the business acumen found in an MBA program that is customized specifically for engineers.

The College of Forestry, which developed Oregon State's Master of Natural Resources online program, is recognized for having one of the top natural resources programs in the United States. Students will learn from and network with world-renowned OSU faculty members, professionals and scientists. OSU is Oregon's largest public research university and the state's only land grant university.

The College of Education provides a number of programs online for professional and aspiring educators. Practicing K-12 teachers who want to specialize in advanced STEM education can choose the Master of Science in Science Education or Mathematics Education degree program. There are master’s programs for K-12 education, school counseling and adult education, along with a doctorate program in community college leadership.

Undergraduate Minors Online

Students can enhance a bachelor's degree by adding one of Ecampus' 30-plus undergraduate online minor programs and undergraduate certificates. Adding a minor adds an area of expertise to a student’s education and can provide a competitive edge in the workforce.  

Degree programs

Undergraduate Degrees Online

  • Agricultural sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Business administration
  • Computer science (postbaccalaureate)
  • Economics
  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Environmental sciences
  • Fisheries and wildlife sciences
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human development and family sciences
  • Liberal studies
  • Natural resources
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Rangeland science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sustainability (double-degree program)
  • Women, gender and sexuality studies

Graduate Degrees Online

  • MBA in Business Analytics
  • MBA in Innovation Management
  • MBA in Organizational Leadership
  • MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Ed.M. in Adult and Higher Education
  • Ed.D./Ph.D. in Community College Leadership or Leadership in Higher Education
  • Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration
  • Master of Education (K-12 teachers)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T)
  • Master of Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Counseling: School Counseling
  • Ph.D. in Counseling
  • ESOL/Bilingual endorsement
  • M.S. in Data Analytics
  • Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
  • Master of Public Health: Public Health Practice
  • Master of Public Policy
  • Master of Natural Resources
  • Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Sciences
  • Professional Science Master’s in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration
  • Master of Health Physics/M.S. in Radiation Health Physics

Graduate Certificates Online

  • Business analytics
  • College and university teaching
  • Data analytics
  • Financial planning
  • Fisheries management
  • Forests and climate change
  • Geographic information science (GIScience)
  • Public health
  • Sustainable natural resources
  • Urban forestry
  • Water conflict management and transformation
  • Wildlife management
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Degree Programs

Oregon State University Offers the Following Degree Programs Online

Certificate Programs

Oregon State University Offers the Following Certificate Programs Online

Location & Contact

Student Contact

Oregon State Ecampus Enrollment Services 800-667-1465 ecampus@oregonstate.edu
Ecampus 4943 The Valley Library Corvallis OR 97331-5404

Head of Distance Learning

Lisa Templeton Associate Provost of University Outreach and Engagement 541-737-1279 lisa.l.templeton@oregonstate.edu
Ecampus 4943 The Valley Library Corvallis OR 97331-4504

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