Online Learning

An Education That Fits Your Lifestyle

Western offers quality online degrees in many of today’s in-demand fields including health care, information management, business administration, education, social media and much more.

We strive to meet the educational goals of all types of learners by offering 11 fully-online programs and 7 fully-online certificates, while providing the same quality resources for online students as we do our on-campus students, including online-tutoring, virtual-advising, library resources and 24-hour tech support.

Online learning is flexible, convenient, and accessible wherever you have a reliable Internet connection. There is no need to spend time and money commuting or relocating.

Check out our online programs and get an education that suits your lifestyle. 

Western cares about your success! Check out some tips aimed to help you with Online Learning!

Online Learning Support 

7 days a week, with the exception of Christmas break, students and faculty can call or email Western’s Canvas help between 8am and 9pm to receive help with the following:

  • All things Canvas
  • Login issues
  • Instructional Technology tools integrated into Canvas
  • 3rd party vendors- Publisher content

MyWestern username and passwords

24/7, 365 days a year, students and faculty can call or chat with Canvas and receive assistance with the learning management system. (We pay for this service).

I will be reaching out to all library directors in our service area this week (1.21.20) to offer access to a public Canvas course, personalized training and printed material for reference. We are also designing posters with basic login and functionality information for the libraries to hang on their boards and put by their computers.


Western online students have two options for tutoring services.

  • Western’s Peer Tutor Center has tutors in all areas of study and will make Zoom appointments with our distance students.
  • Western also subscribes to NetTutor, which offers tutoring 24/7, 365 days a year

Western’s Wellbeing and Accessibility office provides counseling services for our online students who cannot come to campus.

Western’s online students have access to all online library databases. Upon request, online students can have books mailed to them from the on-campus library.

Western’s bookstore has a robust online system that allows students to easily purchase or rent textbooks.

Western academic Advisors offer Zoom or telephone appointments for online students.

Students are able to use Western’s Zoom account to host virtual study groups.

Want to learn more about us?

Western is an award-winning college in both our on-campus and distance learning programs. We believe our students come first, and your success is our #1 priority. Our motto says it best: “Enter with passion, leave with purpose”. Let us help you on your path to success!