The Online Learner

Sarah Spence displays her research on a poster at Nursing Science Day

Nurse in Online Graduate Program Conducts Vaccination Research with Practical Implications

"The idea that we can eradicate any illness is mind-blowing. That's what drew me to this project and to help vulnerable populations as well."

Sarah Spence
Fayetteville, AR

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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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

The interdisciplinary degree allows us to look at problems from a multidisciplinary angle. Instead of just looking at problems head on, we can pull from different areas. In the job I'm doing now, I've been where the people that I'm helping have been. I work with the prosecutor in my...

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...

 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.

LPN to BSN Online Program Best Option for Many to Accomplish Goals

Susan Patton told December graduates of the online LPN to BSN program at the University of Arkansas that many of them were graduating thanks to the tenacity of Hilary Bowling. Bowling had the vision for launching the online LPN to ...

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Framing our Food System: Lawyers on the Front Lines

Lawyers have many important roles to play in the food and agricultural sector. Graduates of the LL.M. Program in Agricultural and Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville are active in all aspects of ...

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New York Woman Finds Arkansas Online Master’s in Physical Education Meets Her Needs

Being an effective grant-writer can have a big impact on a teacher’s success. A New York teacher found a class on grant-writing to be one highlight of the University of Arkansas master’s in physical education she earned online. ...

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The World as a Classroom: The Executive MBA Program at the University of Arkansas

Students enrolled in the Executive MBA program offered by the University of Arkansas get to take a pretty exciting field trip. The Sam M. Walton College of Business EMBA program blends online learning with engaging face-to-face interaction one Saturday a ...

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