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Oregon State Ecampus student Geoff Boldt sits at a table outside. He studies economics online

Oregon State Everywhere: Economics with a real-world impact

“The stigma around online learning being insufficient is entirely false. As I am actively working in a field that uses my future degree, I am able to apply what I am learning immediately. This helps me understand how relevant the material is and makes the classes that much more interesting.” — Geoff Boldt, OSU Ecampus economics major

An infographic titled financial benefits of a degree. The chart depicts median yearly full-time earnings according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in October 2020 High school diploma, no college — $41,236. Associate's degree or some college — $47,528. Bachelor's degree — $70,460. Master's degree and higher — $85,072.

How earning a degree impacts career earnings and value

Earning a bachelor’s degree is a badge of honor. And it’s a game-changer in the job market. By earning your bachelor’s degree, you could earn as much as $1 million more than someone with a high school diploma over the course of a career.

A photo of the facade of the U.S. Supreme Court building. Open educational resources

OER at Work: A volume of original research on judicial politics

Rorie Solberg, an associate professor in OSU’s School of Public Policy, worked with colleagues Jennifer Segal Diascro and Eric Waltenburg to develop a freely available resource that introduces students to the political science research process. Solberg recently discussed the development process, how students are using it and more.

Former Major League Baseball player Daniel Robertson swings the bat in a game for the Texas Rangers in 2014. Robertson is a 2020 Oregon State Ecampus graduate

Life in the big leagues and the online classroom

The phone rang in Daniel Robertson’s hotel room on the night of April 22, 2014. He was in Las Vegas, and he felt — no, he knew — he was going nowhere in his seventh season of professional baseball as a member of the San Diego Padres organization.

A person uses a smartphone to access Oregon State University's mental health resources online

Mental health resources for online students

Knowing where to go for support is essential for a student’s holistic wellness, and without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners thankfully have a clear-cut path to important resources for stress management. Read three tips to prioritize wellness and find support while earning your degree from a distance.

A black football helmet and a white football helmet, each bearing the logo for the Canadian Football League Players' Association, rest on a table. The CFLPA and Oregon State formed a collaboration to help professional football players earn their degrees online.

Canadian Football League Players’ Association taps Oregon State as its exclusive U.S. provider of online education

Oregon State University and the Canadian Football League Players’ Association have announced a collaboration that provides CFLPA members access to the university’s top-ranked online education with support from a tuition benefit program. The agreement gives hundreds of active CFL players the opportunity to advance their education in one of more than 80 degree and certificate programs delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

A man sits at a desk, typing on a laptop with computer code on the screen. Oregon State cybersecurity online

A look inside Oregon State’s cybersecurity online certificate

The exponential rise of technology across industries has produced incredible innovations worldwide. It has also paved the way for new and nefarious means of cybercrime. Now more than ever, cybersecurity professionals are needed. Learn more about Oregon State’s online Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity.

The Valley Library on Oregon State University's Corvallis Campus is home to Oregon State Ecampus, a leader in online learning. Ask Ecampus

Answers to your top online learning questions

If one future Oregon State student has a question about the online learning experience, odds are that several hundred other people asked the same question previously. That’s where the Ask Ecampus knowledge base comes in handy. Read some of the top 10 questions.

An image of Austin Hall on Oregon State University's Corvallis campus. OER open educational resources

OER at Work: Business instructor enhances course’s real-world experience with open textbook

In the first part of our OER at Work story series, business instructor John Morris shares his insights about the decision to incorporate open educational resources in his course, the development process and more. He was inspired, in part, by the shock he received when he began paying for his child’s college textbooks.