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Your education on your terms.

Whether you are a degree-seeking student, or simply taking courses for personal enrichment, University College offers a diverse array of fully-online and hybrid courses.

Online Courses & Programs

Online courses at University College are small by design to maximize your interactions with classmates and instructors. Creative use of technology broadens your opportunities for critical thinking and reflective communication and provides innovative ways to learn for a lifetime of personal and professional success.

Online courses can be taken at a time that is convenient for you. Instructors assign weekly deadlines, keeping students motivated and on pace. Instructor also offer live online office hours or discussion sessions.

    Fully Online Certificate Programs 

    Online Graduate Courses

    • Human Resources Management
    • International Affairs
    • Nonprofit Management

    Online Undergraduate Courses

    • Anthropology
    • Business
    • Communications
    • Economics
    • English
    • Geographic Information Systems
    • Global Leadership and Management
    • Health Care
    • History
    • International Studies
    • Italian
    • Journalism
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Spanish

      Hybrid Courses & Programs

      Hybrid online courses combine on-campus class meetings with online activities and resources. For example, students may meet with an instructor over two weekends and complete the remaining course work online.

      Currently, the Master of Science in Biology for Science Teachers is the only hybrid program we offer.

        Blackboard Support for Students

        Experiencing technical difficulties? Looking for additional resources to become familiar with Blackboard?

        Learn more

        Assessing Your Computer

        Most known technical issues related to Blackboard can be solved by ensuring that your computer is properly configured. Take some time at the beginning of the semester to make sure your computer is ready for Blackboard.

        Browser & OS Compatibility

        Not all browsers or Operating Systems are supported within Blackboard. Check that your browser is compatible with Blackboard.

        Java Update

        Java is a free software download that is required so that certain features of Blackboard function properly. Java updates are frequent, so visit from time to time in order to ensure that you are always using the most recent version. Every time you update Java, it is best to restart your computer before attempting to access Blackboard.

        Student Technology Services

        If you continue to experience technical difficulties, contact Student Technology Services at


        Enable Pop-ups

        Some Blackboard features display as pop-up screens, so you must enable pop-ups within your browser in order for all Blackboard features to function as designed. Follow the link for your browser in order to learn how to allow pop-ups on your computer:

        Test your browser

        1. Use your WUSTL Key to log into Blackboard.
        2. Once you have logged in, click the "Help" link near the top of the screen.
        3. Click "Test Your Browser" on the right side of the screen.
        4. Pay special attention to the "Required Components" section and follow any prompts for updates.
        5. Click "More Information" near the top of the screen for more details on your computer's configuration.
        6. Click "Other Tests" near the top of the screen to test your ability to view video content and to hear audio files.