Convenient education in the heart of Indiana and Kentucky
Joining the community in 2002, Ottawa University serves the needs of adult students in "Kentuckiana" which includes the Louisville metro and southern Indiana.
Find the tools you need to succeed
Ottawa University offers online courses and network learning, allowing you to complete your degree on your terms and timeline. Student services provided include admissions, academic advising, course registration (including online registration) and student financial services for those pursuing adult and continuing education. Plus, our instructors have years of experience in their fields and can help you prepare for success in your career.
Accredited degree programs for all types of learners
At Ottawa University, you’ll find degree programs in fields like Business, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Human Services, Psychology and more. Courses in all of these programs take place in a caring, Christ-centered learning environment designed for adults.
Click the programs below to learn more.
Ottawa University's online courses are taught via the Blackboard learning management system, which provides an easy to use virtual classroom space, low student to faculty ratios and dynamic discussion and connections with your professor and classmates. Plus, your professor is always accessible when you have a question. Courses typically feature a variety of assignments and discussions. Each course lasts eight weeks and is entirely online – no outside study groups required. You can view our sample syllabi to see the concepts and workload involved in each course.
We invite you to sample a class now as our guest and experience an Ottawa University online course first-hand.
Please feel free to try out all aspects of the virtual classroom. Get a feel for posting on the discussion board or sending the professor an email message. The course is not "live," so there’s no pressure! This is your time to get comfortable with online courses. However, our professor is on duty and will respond to your email message within 24 hours.
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Instructor in Psychology
PhD - Washington University
MHL - Ottawa University
MA - Washington University
BA - Washington University
AB - Oberlin College
Associate Professor of Music
M.M. Jazz Studies, DePaul University
B.M. Trombone Performance, University of Kansas