The Online Learner

Houston Garner

Online Student Studies Abroad

"I knew they had a really good supply chain program. ... I will have six years of military service plus a degree. I think it will pay off."

Houston Garner, Fort Worth, TX

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

The realistic part for me was that I had to keep a full-time job. It was definitely the big reason for choosing the Professional Master of Applied Business Analytics. ... So for me it was just finding a good program that had good balance and high quality expectations and support. I...

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...

 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.

5 Quick Tips on Time Management for the Online Student – And More

People at the University of Arkansas talk a lot about student success. It’s one of three strategic priorities or pillars upon which the U of A’s mission is built. To foster success, the Student Success Center offers many ...

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Listen Up! Podcasts to Elevate Your Summer Goals

What are your plans this summer? Will you be lounging poolside or at the beach with a good read? Or are you more inclined to lace up your hiking boots and conquer a mountain for that breathtaking view? Summer is ...

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First Students to Use Online Degree to Hone Leadership, Elevate Patient Care

Having the authority, knowledge and skills to improve care for patients motivated two nurses to enroll in a new executive leadership-focused, dual degree program at the University of Arkansas. Both nurses want to help their employers expand the reach and ...

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Operations Management Master’s Degree Evolves with Distance Education

Beginning in 1974, the Master of Science in Operations Management mastered the art of distance education at the University of Arkansas. In the early days of its 50-year history, the degree program offered by the College of Engineering sent faculty members ...

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