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New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Offers New Non-Credit Cybersecurity Courses
Courses teach latest cybersecurity skills

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Four Join College Staff
Academic and leadership staff additions.

Charter Oak Launches Health Care Major
New major focuses on health care workforce

Charter Oak awards 2013 Community College Transfer Scholarship
Charlene Hill of Meriden, CT is awarded annual scholarship

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Our offices will be closed Friday, April 18 for Good Friday. We will reopen on Monday, April 21.

About Us

Charter Oak State College is Connecticut's public online college offering bachelor's and associate degree completion programs for adults. The college was established in 1973 by the Connecticut legislature and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education. The college offers degree completion programs in a number of high-demand fields including Business, Health Care, Public Safety, Information Systems and more. Students can complete degrees in many concentrations through the exclusive use of affordable and accelerated online courses offered by the college. In other cases, concentrations may be completed by combining Charter Oak's courses and other sources of credit. The college awards credit for:
  • Up to 87 credits of coursework from other regionally accredited colleges and universities
  • Standardized tests (CLEP, DANTES)
  • Military training and occupation evaluated by ACE
  • Corporate and agency training programs evaluated by ACE/PONSI
  • Connecticut Credit Assessment Program (CCAP)
  • Portfolio Assessment
  • Faculty evaluated licensures and certifications
Over 11,000 alumni have graduated from Charter Oak State College. The college is guided by the following vision statement: Charter Oak State College: A dynamic community of online learners advancing the nation's workforce one graduate at a time. Interested prospective students should visit Admissions.

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