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    Online Learning

Get your degree or certificate online!

Extended Education at Humboldt State University offers three online degree programs and five online certificate programs.

These programs are affordable and many offer schedule flexibility.

See Online Degrees, Certificates & Classes

Benefits of Online Learning

As an online student, you’ll find the same opportunities, resources, and skills provided in traditional face-to-face courses. 

With advancements in technology, digital devices, and free apps, being an online learner is better than ever.

  • Learn from the best – Online classes are taught by HSU faculty.
  • Convenience and flexibility – Course material is always accessible; plan study time around your schedule.
  • Variety of course offerings – Choose from individual courses to degree programs and certificates.
  • Improve your technical skills – Develop valuable technical skills that translate to many professions.
  • Avoid commuting – Save money on gas and help save the environment! 

What do you need for online learning?

See Student Support on this site, or visit the HSU ITS website.

Open University and Summer Session online courses

Open University (fall/spring) and Summer Session courses are regular university courses available to the community and to matriculated HSU students.

See the HSU schedule for the current and complete list of regular online and hybrid courses at HSU. To search online classes, select "Mode of Instruction" of "Online instruction only".