The Online Learner

The Milner family

20-Year Construction Coordinator Continues to Learn with Online Degree

"Every class, used every day. All the time."
That was James Milner's answer to "how will you use what you have learned" in his final presentation for his master's degree in construction management delivered online by the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas.

Online Degree Programs

From the University of Arkansas


University of Arkansas Online programs give you the flexibility to balance family, work and school responsibilities. You do not have to put your life on hold while working toward a better one. Online programs are designed by academic departments on the Fayetteville campus to offer you another path to earning a degree from a top-tier public research university.

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Online Students Pay In-State Tuition

Students in an approved online degree program pay in-state tuition, have access to the U of A's support network, and become part of a long-standing community of passionate learners.

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We’ll Help You Get and Stay on Course

The Student Liaison Office is here to help you get enrolled, stay on track, and navigate life as an online student. There is no shame in asking for directions on your road from application to graduation. So, ask away! We are always here to help point you in the right direction.

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Success Stories

From Our Online Students and Graduates

I feel we’re all lifelong learners, and adults learn differently than children. They have different mindsets. They’re not so passive, they’re active, and that’s really the main thing.

For me it’s the value of the networking. I think these connections that I’m building with all of these people are invaluable because, you never know when you’re going to run into these people again, or if I do want a career change in the future. I...

I needed something to fit my schedule, and this was perfect. I can do my work at home. I don’t have to leave my office and go to class. It works perfect for me as a full-time employee. And if I have to move on from UAPB, of course...

It has been a while since I took classes or completed any type of education or higher learning. I have been working and having a family. I feared if I could study and do papers. Though it is a challenge to balance work, home, and school, I have learned a...

 The Online Learner

What does it take to be a successful online student at the U of A? What jobs can you pursue with an online degree? What’s special about U of A educators? The Online Learner blog describes the U of A learner experience and introduces the innovative people who shape those  experiences.

Instructional Designers Empower Educators, Students in Use of Artificial Intelligence Tools

Instructional designers keep pace with the latest pedagogical and technological advances available when developing online courses. That’s their job at the University of Arkansas Global Campus, but it’s a tall order to stay abreast of the latest – still ...

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Listen Up! Podcasts for Online Learners

Listen up! Life as an online student, and life in general, sometimes feels like navigating a maze. Each turn represents the questions you face while figuring out student life, your career, finances, and passions. How can I change my career ...

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Online Bachelor’s Programs Rise in ‘U.S. News’ Ranking; Grad Degrees Fare Well

Online bachelor’s degrees at the U of A climbed seven spots to No. 28 in the nation for the 2024 “Best Online Programs” announced by the U.S. News & World Report on Feb. 7. Online graduate engineering and graduate education programs ranked ...

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Family’s History Part of U of A Legacy

Gray Church wrote a personal essay to mark the University of Arkansas’ celebration of its sesquicentennial in 2021. She didn’t reach all the way back to 1871 when the university was founded, of course, instead tracing her family’s history at ...

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