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Oregon State’s 100% online and hybrid MBA programs set students up for career success

Known for its high level of faculty involvement, the Oregon State MBA program connects OSU College of Business’ world-class faculty with students for personalized support and ample networking opportunities – no matter where you live.

Oregon State Ecampus liberal studies alumna Janine Romero stands on a balcony speaking to another person with short, dark hair who is facing Janine with their back to the camera. Janine is one of several Ecampus alumni who shared about the process of building a network and communication skills while earning an Oregon State degree online.

Despite distance, online learners build lasting connections

Oregon State University’s online learners do what many say can’t be done: form genuine connections in the digital classroom. Ecampus alumni from the Class of 2018 shared how their interactions with peers and instructors went far beyond the computer screen, providing the opportunity to polish their communication skills and collaborate with others in their fields.

Janine Romero and her husband, Lee, walk through a dry grassy area holding hands. Janine is looking at Lee and both are smiling. Janine wears blue jeans and a red-toned plaid shirt and Lee wears his military uniform.

‘Choose your own adventure’ in online liberal studies degree program

Janine Romero didn’t settle until she found the perfect degree online: a military-friendly university that offered a rigorous and well-rounded education to fulfill her interest in both the humanities and the sciences.

Heather Bell, radiation health physics student, sits outdoors on the OSU Corvallis campus.

Radiation health physics student represents U.S. nuclear policy overseas

It’s difficult to give people all the right answers. But she’s willing to try. Heather Bell’s decision to return to school doesn’t only serve her own best interests by providing a new scientific skill set to advance her career – her expanding expertise will also answer important questions about global nuclear policy and protection.

Orman hugs a Native elder whom he met at the Oregon State University Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

Environmental sciences online alum finds support, family with on-campus Native community

Orman Morton III felt at home at OSU’s Native American Longhouse Eena Haws, building on the virtual connections he had made with the university’s indigenous community as an online student.

Emily Critelli, a student in the Human Development and Family Sciences program, leans against a cement wall with London's Tower Bridge and the River Thames in the background.

If they can do it, so can you

“Studying abroad is a life-changing experience,” says HDFS Ecampus student Emily Critelli. “As a distance student, studying abroad offers you the opportunity to collaborate with peers that you would likely not meet in any other situation. It truly enriches your collegiate experience and contributes to your own personal development.”

A group of people stand around a water pump that is surrounded by large yellow jugs. One person is pumping water into one of the jugs.

Paving the way for stronger and healthier communities worldwide

The new Master of Public Health – Public Health Practice degree program is offered by the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and delivered online through Oregon State Ecampus, creating a unique opportunity for world-class instructional faculty to work directly with adult learners across the world.

Lisa Frasieur, OSU Ecampus business administration graduate, stands against a white wall with dark brown wooden panels. She is holding a tablet in her hands and looking up and to the right. She has long brown hair and wears a blue shirt and a gray blazer.

Your seat at the table is out there. To claim it, first you have to stand up.

Twenty years into her career as an accountant, Lisa Frasieur felt like she was a peg below her peers. Truth be told, she was. “The first time I sat with our auditors, they asked me where I went to school,” she says now. “I didn’t have a degree, and it was embarrassing.”

Maria Carpenter sits outside with a silver laptop on her lap. She is looking at the laptop and smiling. Green foliage and red brick buildings are visible in the background.

With a dream at close range, no obstacle is too great

No obstacle could stand in the way as Maria Carpenter pursued her agricultural sciences degree – not her additional responsibilities as a parent and employee, nor a breast cancer diagnosis that came shortly after beginning her degree program.

Gustavo Ramos Nunez, who earned a Spanish degree online with Oregon State Ecampus, wears a white button-up shirt and faces slightly to the right. He is smiling excitedly on his graduation day. Behind him there is a large, out-of-focus tree.

Strengthening native roots with higher education

Accepting comfort was not enough of a challenge for Gustavo Ramos Nuñez, whose decision to enroll in the Spanish bachelor’s degree program online through Oregon State Ecampus arose from honoring his Peruvian roots and a desire for self-improvement.