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Your Online Learning Experience

Education reimagined

The future of education is at Strayer. Helping you reach your education and career goals drives us to innovate. We constantly look for new technologies to optimize your education. And we base our online curriculum on skills employers look for today.

Designed for the way you live today

An online degree from Strayer can free you from the constraints of a classroom schedule. You get a practical path to acquiring real-world skills with the convenience of fitting your education into your busy life. And you get the support you need with faculty, advisors and coaches available to help guide you. 

  • Flexibility: Attend classes from anywhere, and work at a pace that suits you.
  • Easy Access: Instantly access course materials, schedules, assignments, and lessons.
  • Stay Connected: Interact with students and instructors wherever they are.

Online student resources

Your Admissions Officer
Your admissions officer

An admissions officer will help you navigate enrollment and your first quarter, answering questions like:

  • What’s the right program for me?
  • Do I qualify for financial aid?
  • Can I transfer credits from another school?
Financial aid guidance
Financial aid guidance

Get financial aid information and insight when you need it, including ways you may be able to save on tuition.

Student services coaches
Student services coaches

After your first quarter, a student services coach will be with you until you graduate to help you:

  • Choose which courses to take
  • Connect with tutors and study groups
  • Navigate personal, course-related and financial aid challenges
Tutoring
Tutoring

Get help working through difficult coursework from academic and professional tutors. Tutoring is available in-person and online at no cost. Connect with your admissions officer to set up an in-person appointment, or click here for online tutoring. 

Connect with faculty
Connect with faculty

Our faculty is easy to reach and responsive, so you can get help when you need it. Your professors will give you fast feedback, with specific answers to your questions to keep you moving along on your coursework.

Career Center
Career Center

The University Career Center provides a wide range of services and resources designed to help you reach your career goals. Find support for crafting your resume, cover letters, portfolio and LinkedIn profile. Or get tips on networking and interviewing. To access career support resources or set up an individual appointment, visit the Career Center at careercenter.strayer.edu.

Virtual writing center
Virtual writing center

This online resource can help you put your thoughts into the right words.

Student community
Student community

Connect and collaborate with your fellow students. Whether you study online or in a classroom, you can participate in class discussions, mentor and learn from others, expand your professional network and form lifelong friendships.

Online library
Online library

Access a variety of resources through our online library and Learning Resources Centers at select campuses.

Virtual bookstore
Virtual bookstore

The online Strayer University bookstore has all the books and other study materials you need to complete your coursework. Complete your order online. Most orders are shipped within 24 hours.

Virtual assistant
Virtual assistant

This online resource can help you put your thoughts into the right words.

Technical support
Technical support

Connect and collaborate with your fellow students. Whether you study online or in a classroom, you can participate in class discussions, mentor and learn from others, expand your professional network and form lifelong friendships.

Frequently asked questions

If I take online classes, can I get help on campus if I need it?
Yes! You’re always welcome to go to your home campus or any other Strayer campus for assistance from staff, faculty and coaches. Find a Campus Near You

Do I take exams and tests online or in a classroom?
All of your exams, tests and assignments are completed online. You are welcome to use the computers on campus, where available, to finish your work or take tests.

Are online classes worth the same amount of credits as on-campus classes?
Yes, both online and on-campus classes are worth 4.5 credits and last 11 weeks. Find Your Program

How do online classes work?
You’ll use our online course room, Blackboard, for submitting assignments and viewing course content. Classes are 11 weeks long, and each week your work will be due in Blackboard by Sunday at midnight. You can access Blackboard through your student portal, iCampus.

Are textbooks digital or printed?
Depending on the class, there are multiple textbook formats. Some are electronic only with the option of print on demand for an extra fee. Some classes just have a textbook, while others require additional materials.

Video learning

Retain more from your coursework through fascinating documentary-style videos produced by Emmy award-winning filmmakers that feature real-world knowledge and skills. The assigned readings complement the video content, and you can engage in lively discussions with your classmates on your class discussion board.

On-campus services

Retain more from your coursework through fascinating documentary-style videos produced by Emmy award-winning filmmakers that feature real-world knowledge and skills. The assigned readings complement the video content, and you can engage in lively discussions with your classmates on your class discussion board.