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Commencement 2015 student speaker April Cox
Barrington, RI resident named Charter Oak student speaker

Commencement 2015 speaker Colin McEnroe
Columnist and radio personality to speak at graduation

Commencement 2015 on May 31st
Over 550 students will comprise the Class of 2015, with 200 attending the ceremony

Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

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

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

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
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Online Courses

Course Brochure PDFLooking to complete courses in the comfort of your own home or office? Charter Oak's online courses are the perfect solution! They are offered in 5-, 8- and 15-week formats, and are developed and taught by faculty who are experts in their fields.

For more information, please visit FAQs-Online Courses or How to Register.

To find and register for courses, use our Course Search.

Credit Courses

Charter Oak's credit courses offer a convenient way to complete your degree. When you become a degree-seeking student, credits earned with Charter Oak are added directly to your transcript - no need for transfer requests. Furthermore, course costs are very reasonable.

Certificate & Credential Programs

Certificate Programs, combining multiple courses in one subject area:

Credentialing is provided for Child Care Directors and workers:

Non-Credit Courses

If you already have a degree, or are not interested in earning a degree at this time, you may enjoy one of our non-credit courses. These courses were developed to provide working adults with personal or professional enrichment. Several of these courses are offered for healthcare workers:

Technical Requirements

Charter Oak's online courses require the use of a computer with an Internet connection. The Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (CTDLC) supports Charter Oak's courses. Technical requirements and other help with Blackboard courses.

For additional assistance, contact the Registrar's Office at, (860) 515-3702.