When you learn online at Ottawa University, your campus is wherever you need it to be – at home, your office or a coffee shop! At Ottawa University, online means all the time. And with 24/7 access to your degree program lectures and coursework, you study on your schedule, not ours.
100% Online, 100% On Your Schedule and still 100% Accredited
Ottawa University online degree programs are designed to be do-able, even with your busy schedule, and give you the skills you need to get ahead in your career and your life. That’s why Ottawa University online program courses are 100% online with no outside study groups required … and 100% accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Our online degree programs provide a caring, supportive community to all our students. In fact, our students enjoy their online university education so much that we recently ranked in the Top 100 “Best Online Universities” by the Online Education Database. We have an entire team looking out for you and we all care about your personal and professional goals. So who are we and how do we help you?
Student Services Team
The Ottawa University Student Services Team (SST) is a comprehensive group of professionals who are dedicated to walking with you through each phase of your educational journey. They help you determine the academic plan that’s right for you, give you the roadmap to get there, and ensure you have the tools and resources to cross the finish line – all while guiding you through any obstacles you face along the way. This is YOUR team. It consists of advisors who are specialized to assist you throughout the Ottawa University admissions process, transfer advantage programs, your academic progress, and financial planning.
Our instructors are professionals who bring real-world experience to the classroom. Our diverse faculty use multiple approaches to teaching which assure comprehensive and varied responses to students’ learning patterns; they bring sensitivity to different ethnicities and political configurations of the global community; and they demonstrate a commitment to social responsibility which asserts that the University’s education is of the heart and hand, as well as the intellect. OU faculty are also dedicated to making sure you succeed by answering your questions, providing direction, and connecting you with the resources you need to become a person who makes a difference in your profession, your family, and your community.
Sample an Online Class
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.