Online degree programs at Wichita State are designed and delivered by the same faculty
who teach on-campus. Online courses use technology and tools that give you direct
access to the expertise of our faculty.
Earn an accredited associate, bachelor's, or master's degree with our convenient,
flexible and affordable online programs. Our online academic advisors will help personalize
your plan of study to fit your schedule.
OneStop offers students information and answers to questions 24/7 via the OneStop
website. Students can also chat live or create a ticket to help resolve issues and
Wichita State University utilizes an online learning platform called Blackboard. Blackboard
allows students to view information about their specific classes, including grades
and assignments. This is also a way for students and professors to communicate asynchronously.
Receive support from your instructors, online student retention specialist and your
academic advisor. As an online student, the myWSU portal will also provide you with
additional tools and resources to help you succeed!
“My experience with WSU Online has been wonderful. You will find the ability to balance
full-time work and family while pursuing your degree with the flexibility the online
experience brings. The only thing stopping you is yourself.”
-Gabe Reeder-Ferreira, MPA Online Student
What to expect from online programs at WSU
Consistent course experience
We strive to keep the course layouts consistent so you always know where to go inside
your digital classroom.
Courses developed by faculty
Students enrolled online at WSU will learn from faculty who teach on-campus, who are
leaders in research in their fields, and dedicated to providing a quality online experience
Accessible student support
Finding balance between school, work and family can be challenging. Our Student Success
team is dedicated to helping you stay on track and guide you all the way to graduation.
Our courses are consistently reviewed by our instructional designers to ensure we
are delivering course content in the best way for the academic discipline. We use
analytics and student feedback to measure effectiveness and improve future courses.
The tools we use to enhance your online experience
Wichita State University subscribes to Quality Matters (QM), a faculty-centered, peer
review process and rubric designed to certify the quality of online courses. The nationally
recognized QM process is based on research and best practices for online teaching
SmarterMeasure is an online readiness assessment tool provided to students who are
enrolling in online courses that assists the student and their advisor in understanding
learning styles, attributes, and life factors that will contribute to student success.
The assessment can also demonstrate how much time and motivation students realistically
have when approaching their online courses.