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Photo of associate professor Christopher Stout, who teaches political science online and on campus for Oregon State University.

New era in politics creates a demand for political science graduates

“There are so many more jobs in politics now than there has been in recent history. When (our students) graduate, they don’t just have the critical thinking skills, they also have the applied skills to go out and get some of these jobs and bring a new perspective to understanding politics.” — Oregon State political science associate professor Christopher Stout

A selfie photo of OSU Ecampus online psychology student Kristina Tucker

Oregon State Everywhere: Gaining a deep understanding after a tragic loss

“The motivation to understand how and why my thinking and behavior changed pushed me towards completing my degree with OSU Ecampus. The classes were difficult and sometimes it felt overwhelming, but I wouldn’t trade anything for this experience.” – OSU Ecampus psychology student Kristina Tucker

Oregon State Ecampus graduate Samantha Diaz sits at a table and uses a laptop. Tuition

Here or anywhere, Oregon State Ecampus students pay the same tuition rate online

The benefits of learning online with Oregon State are abundant, so much so that it can be hard to keep track of them all. Here’s a trick to memorize them: Think of the word same. As in, OSU Ecampus students earn the same diploma as campus-based students. And no matter where you live, you’ll pay the same tuition rate for every Ecampus course you take online.

Laura Micewski poses in front of an American flag and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission crest.

From the Navy to the online classroom: An Ecampus student’s journey

Laura Micewski, U.S. Navy veteran, started her educational journey with one goal in mind: land her dream job without missing a beat. That’s where Ecampus came in. She kept her full-time job and leveraged her GI Bill to get the education she needed to make her dreams a reality.

Photo of Hope Sims, Oregon State Ecampus online economics student

Oregon State Everywhere: Developing passions, adding skills for the future

“The courses that I’ve taken have helped me expand my education in economics and further develop my passions for sustainability. With the online education, I’ve been able to work toward my goals as a sustainability ambassador.” — Hope Sims, OSU economics major

A person sits at a cafe table and works on a laptop, with a notebook at their right and a coffee mug to their left. Online enrollment services

4 tips for enrolling in an online degree program

There are many things to research and plan for prior to enrolling online with Oregon State Ecampus. Going back to school is a big commitment, both in time and energy, so we’ve compiled some helpful tips as you take the next step toward your future.

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

Oregon State Everywhere: Economics with a real-world impact

“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, 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.

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 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.