• How does online learning work?

    M State's online classes allow you to complete your degree from the convenience of your home. Rather than attending on-campus classes, complete your weekly assignments, readings, discussions, quizzes and exams online.


Online courses are taught by caring faculty members, and there is easy online access to your instructors, your advisor and other resources including an electronic library and tutoring services. M State is fully accredited and offers transfer, career and technical online program and degrees. You can start your M State career by applying now.

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Convenient and Flexible:

  • Online courses are similar to on-campus courses but offered in a flexible format so students can attend their classes from any location with reliable high-speed Internet access.
  • Unless your program specifies on-campus requirements, you will have the convenience of attending classes without commuting to a campus.

Caring and Dedicated:

Affordable and Accredited:

  • The tuition rate for online courses is $197 per credit. For a tuition estimate, please visit our Tuition Calculator.
  • M State is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: North Central Association. For further information on individual M State program accreditation, please visit www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.

Diverse:

  • M State serves students from throughout the United States and several foreign countries.
  • Forty-six percent of students who take online courses also take on-campus classes.


Online learning can be an ideal way to combine education with work, family and other responsibilities. If you answer "yes" to the following questions, earning an online degree with M State may be right for you.

  1. Do you have a reliable computer with internet access? Check out our Computer Requirements.
  2. Do you know how to navigate websites, email and basic computer tasks?
  3. Can you organize your time efficiently to complete assignments and meet deadlines?


 

Online education at M State can fit your life!

We understand that many of our students have work and family commitments that make it difficult to attend on-campus courses. That's why we offer more than 300 classes and 25 programs and majors through online education. Whether your goal is taking a few classes online or completing an online degree, M State provides an affordable and innovative way to advance your education.