Credits required
N/A Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. *
Cost per credit
$350 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses. Courses numbered 5XX and higher are graduate level tuition.
Online Course sequences can include classes that are delivered online, as well as a blend of online coursework with one or a few required site-based classes.
Start terms
4 per year

Online Chemistry and Lab Courses


Oregon State University's online chemistry and lab courses provide you with access to high-quality learning opportunities with the added aspect of convenience. Delivered by OSU Ecampus, the online classes and labs enable you to complete your science requirements and move forward in your career.

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OSU faculty discuss how the online learning environment provides a challenging and interactive experience for students.

Distinguished science and chemistry resources

Oregon State's online chemistry courses feature curriculum and online lab instruction from a top-tier, accredited research university. Learn more about Oregon State University.

Online interaction

Student-to-instructor and student-to-student connections are highly interactive and typically occur via online discussion boards and video conference.

Many Ecampus students comment on the accessibility and availability of their instructors and advisors when it comes to communication and building relationships. You'll also learn alongside a global community of classmates.

View the Ecampus course demo to discover more about learning online at Oregon State.

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No matter where you live, you'll pay the same tuition and fees rate for all OSU Ecampus online courses. Additionally, the learning outcomes in Ecampus classes are identical to the on-campus OSU chemistry courses.


The online learning format allows you to balance your education with other life responsibilities, including family and job commitments. You can access course and lab activities in a time frame that fits your schedule.

Transferable credit

If you find that you are unable to complete your degree program's chemistry requirements at your home institution, you may be able to transfer your credits earned from OSU Ecampus. OSU operates on a quarter-based academic calendar.

View our transferring credits page to learn how OSU credits will transfer to your home institution, especially if your college or university operates on a semester-based academic calendar.


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