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Why Pursue Online Education at Cal State East Bay?

Thinking about whether you should commit to online learning? From the flexible learning environment and professional faculty to the affordable cost of attendance, our online programs have so much more to offer. Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, we are committed to providing exceptional online education to students from all over the world. 

Flexible Learning Format

Unlike the traditional on-campus format, our online programs provide the flexibility that working adults seek. You do not need to give up your full-time employment to attend classes on specific days. Through video lectures, online discussions, virtual meetings with your professors, and class readings, you can learn at your own pace. CSUEB even offers accelerated degree programs that allow you to complete your bachelor’s or master’s degree in as little as two years!

Experienced Online Faculty

The professors and instructors that teach our online courses are the same experienced faculty that lead our on-campus classes. In addition, acknowledging the fact that online teaching is different from face-to-face teaching, we provide professional training and guidelines to our faculty to gain the necessary skills to ensure the quality of our online classes.

Affordable Online Programs

We understand that the cost of the traditional brick-and-mortar college could be expensive. Not only do students need to pay for the tuition and fees, but also the housing and transportation expenses, which makes the cost of attendance even higher. If you are hoping to earn a degree at a lower cost, taking online courses is your solution. In addition, students who are enrolled in online college programs at Cal State East Bay are eligible for financial aid. With that said, you can pursue your academic and life dreams with minimal cost.

Award-winning Online Education

One of the common concerns about online education is the quality of the courses. Yet, as a Cal State East Bay online student, you have our promise that the quality of your education will not be diminished by the online format. Over 190 of the online courses at Cal State East Bay are certified by Quality Matters (QM) or Quality Learning & Teaching (QLT). What’s more, CSUEB’s online campus has received recognition from the press, including awards for the 2020 Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in California and 2020 Best Online Colleges (Nationwide).

Online Degree Programs

We offer online courses in both undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Students who have completed lower-division general education requirements can continue pursuing their bachelor’s degree online. There are five majors for students to choose from, including: 

In addition, graduate-level degrees are available online as well. Students can earn their Master’s degrees in eLearningEducation LeadershipHospitality, Recreation and Tourism, or Healthcare Administration

View the full list of online degree programs

Online Campus Support Tools and Services

To ensure our students can enjoy the best online learning experience, we offer extensive professional support to both students and faculty to tackle any issues they may encounter. Knowing that technology lays the foundation for quality online classes, we provide Canvas support to help students and instructors solve any technical problems. In addition to technical assistance, our online campus also provides 24/7 tutoring services to students who may need assistance in achieving their academic success.