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conservation and natural sciences

A closer look at 5 online degrees in conservation and natural sciences

Knowing how to take care of the planet and the animals who live here is just one of our areas of expertise at Oregon State. To get there in your career, you can choose from a variety of bachelor’s degree programs that align with your passion for conservation and natural sciences — and they’re all delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

Oregon State is helping Panamá high school students thrive in college environment online

Ronit is in her final year at the Instituto Alberto Einstein, a high school in Panamá City, Panamá. Like most kids her age, she says she isn’t sure which college she’ll attend or what she’ll declare as her major. But one thing is certain: No matter where she goes, Ronit has already proven she knows how to succeed as a college student. That’s because she’s one of many IAE students who earns college credit each year by taking classes through Oregon State Ecampus.

Oregon State Ecampus launches virtual career center

Oregon State Ecampus, a national leader in online education, has launched a virtual career center for more than 10,000 current students and thousands of alumni. In collaboration with uConnect, OSU Ecampus built the Ecampus Career Hub, an online career services platform designed with Ecampus students in mind.

An outdoor photo of Sean Newsom, a Ph.D. professor of kinesiology at Oregon State University. He teaches kinesiology online and on campus.

6 reasons to earn a degree in kinesiology online with Oregon State

“Students graduating from our program go on to diverse careers, most of which have a direct relationship to human health. This is a growing appreciation for the role of physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle and a need for health care professionals who can help to address our many public health challenges.”

What’s it like to learn online? Military veterans share their advice

Hundreds of military service members and veterans have earned their degrees online from Oregon State Ecampus. They know what it takes to live the military lifestyle while pursuing a higher education. And those Ecampus graduates are always eager to offer guidance to fellow military-connected personnel.

OER at Work: Expanding access to learning on all fronts

For a number of years, Oregon State assistant professor Marit Bovbjerg grew increasingly frustrated with the traditional textbook options for her introductory epidemiology courses. Then, a solution. “I wrote one myself,” she says. Now she’s an OER Champion in the state of Oregon for her impressive efforts.

Record-setting 1,384 Oregon State students earn their degrees online

The members of the Oregon State Ecampus graduating Class of 2021 hail from 47 states and 15 countries including Canada, England, India, South Africa, South Korea and Switzerland. The 1,384 graduates account for 18.7% of all Oregon State graduates this year.

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To the Oregon State Ecampus Class of 2021, your time has come

June 2021 is the month you officially become a college graduate, the one in which you’ll put a celebratory bow on all of your hard work and perseverance. You’re primed to enter a community of thousands of Oregon State Ecampus graduates who are out there, changing the world.

Benny the Beaver, Oregon State University's mascot, sits at a computer.

FAQ about online learning at Oregon State

All questions are good questions, and when it comes to pursuing a college degree online, it’s almost a guarantee that they’ve been asked before — or thousands of times before. In this final installment of a three-part Ask Ecampus series, we share five more of the most commonly searched Q&A pairs in our database.