Online and Extended Programs

Online Learning On Your Terms

Earn an accredited and career-aligned degree from Texas State University, and expand your education options with Extension and Self-paced Courses. Online education — everywhere, for everyone, so you can get ahead in life.
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Whether figuring out how you'll juggle life and school, focusing on getting a promotion or looking to take the next step in your education, our programs focus on today's workforce needs and provide the education and credentials you need to reach your goals. Find the right fit for you!

Accredited and Achievable

Online education reflects our passion for teaching and learning, and the allocation of resources to deliver superior performance and distinctive impact. Texas State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees including those offered by distance learning.

Students outside the State of Texas are charged a rate comparable to in-state tuition when enrolled in eligible 100% online programs.

Texas State online programs are taught by the same award-winning, and widely-published faculty that teach in-person programs.

Extension Studies

Study beyond the traditional classroom. Extension courses are offered face-to-face, online, and at various off-campus locations in Texas and other locations within the United States.
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Flexible, independent learning. Achieve your academic goals at your own pace with Texas State Self-Paced Courses.
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Online and Extended Programs

Texas State University is committed to meeting the educational needs of learners both near and far providing education beyond the traditional on-campus programs and classes. Online and Extended Programs (OXP) provide the Texas State community with an array of educational options and support these options through instructional design and media production services.


Online and Extended Programs provides course consultations, faculty development training and workshops, and support for the design and effective use of active learning spaces.

Media Production

Online and Extended Programs provides the resources to produce high-quality multimedia learning materials that reinforce course content and create a bridge to engage learners.