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Faculty excellence helps OSU earn another top-5 national ranking for online education

For the third time in six years, Oregon State University is ranked as one of America’s five best providers of online education by U.S. News & World Report. In the rankings released today, Oregon State Ecampus is No. 5 out of more than 350 institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. OSU was ranked third last year and has placed in the national top 10 every year since 2015.

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Regional conference on affordability for online students coming to Oregon State

Oregon State University is hosting a regional conference in February 2020 with a focus on improving student success and affordability for online learners. The event brings the Online Learning Consortium to OSU’s Corvallis campus for a one-day event in the Memorial Union. Scheduled for Feb. 7, OLC Collaborate – Oregon will draw faculty, administrators and online learning professionals together to address the opportunities and challenges facing the future of affordability in higher education.

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Oregon State’s fisheries and wildlife online program earns prestigious national award

A track record of student success and faculty satisfaction have helped an Oregon State University online bachelor’s degree program be honored as one of the nation’s best. OSU’s fisheries and wildlife sciences bachelor’s program on Tuesday won the Online Learning Consortium’s John R. Bourne Outstanding Online Program Award at a conference in Orlando, Florida.

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OSU Ecampus earns national recognition for online student support services

Students who learn online at Oregon State University receive the highest level of academic support according to a new distinction earned by the school. The Quality Matters organization, regarded as the nation’s leading evaluator of high-quality teaching and learning experiences in online education, recently honored Oregon State with its Online Learner Support Certification.

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Oregon State becomes exclusive provider of online education for professional hockey association

Oregon State University and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association announced today a collaboration that provides players and their family members access to the university’s top-ranked online degree programs with support from a tuition reimbursement plan. The alliance makes OSU Ecampus the exclusive provider of online education in the U.S. for more than 8,000 current and retired minor-league hockey players.

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Oregon State brings its zoology expertise online with first-of-its-kind bachelor’s degree

Oregon State University has launched the nation’s first online bachelor’s degree program in zoology, combining OSU’s expertise in the life sciences with its industry-leading work in online education to provide students with a solid foundation in the biological sciences at all levels.

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Oregon State offering enhanced support services to help Native American students earn degrees online

Oregon State University is increasing its outreach to Native American communities in Oregon and across the country by enabling tribal members to earn college degrees through OSU’s nationally ranked online programs. The new initiative is a partnership between Oregon State Ecampus – the university’s renowned online education provider – and OSU’s Office of Institutional Diversity […]

MSB in Supply Chain Analytics

Oregon State unveils online MSB in Supply Chain Analytics

Oregon State University is expanding its catalog of online business programs by offering a new Master of Science in Business (MSB) in Supply Chain Analytics to students worldwide. The program focuses on two areas – supply chain and logistics management and business analytics – in which organizations need trained and experienced leaders.

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Oregon State’s online degree in crop and soil science emphasizes advanced technologies

Driven by a slew of innovative technologies to teach course concepts, Oregon State University this spring will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in crop and soil science 100 percent online. The program will be the only one of its kind in the nation and expects to reach an underserved audience of working professionals in rural areas who have limited access to higher education opportunities.

Online engineering graduate programs at Oregon State are ranked No. 9 in the nation

Online engineering graduate programs earn Oregon State top 10 national ranking

Powered by the expertise of its engineering faculty and the excellence of their students, Oregon State University has been ranked No. 9 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. It’s the third straight year OSU has appeared on the list.