Earn Your College Degree Online at Charter Oak State College.
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What's New at Charter Oak
New! Online Social Work Degree!
Social Workers are in demand - earn a degree that prepares you to help individuals, families, organizations or whole communities!
Welcome First Responders!
Our online Public Safety programs are built for busy, working professionals looking to serve their communities at a higher level AND we offer credit for qualified credentials! Explore our public safety programs today!
Explore our unique online RN/ADN to BSN!
This CCNE accredited program is suitable for licensed and soon-to-be licensed RN's looking to earn a bachelor's degree. Join our Zoom Open House, June 15, 5:30PM ET. Attendees apply free! Register here.
New! Online Social Work Degree!
Social Workers are in demand in a wide array of settings! Learn more at our Zoom Open House - May 18, 5:30PM, ET. Register here!
Comparing Graduate Programs?
Check out our popular online M.S. Leadership degrees in Business and Health Care at our next Open House! May 3 at 5:30PM ET. Register here for Zoom link.
Attention CT Community College Grads!
Are you graduating from a CT community college soon? Keep going with our online programs to complete your Bachelor's degree. Our CT Community College Tuition Match Scholarship can help! Learn more here!
Explore an online Business degree here!
From Business Administration to Human Resources Management to Organizational Leadership - our popular online programs really work for you! Learn more here!
Open House for Undergraduate Programs
Join us via Zoom, Wed, April 27 at 5:30PM, ET and learn about all of our career-focused online undergraduate degrees & certificates. There's something for everyone! RSVP here.
Health Care Programs Open House April 12 @ 5:30PM ET
Join a Zoom Open House and learn about our high quality, accredited health care degrees & certificates! Designed for busy, working professionals. Attendees apply free - RSVP here.
Charter Oak Freezes Tuition Rate for 3rd Consecutive Year
College announces no increase in tuition for Fiscal Year '23 beginning July 1, 2022.
Looking to step it up with a Master's Degree?
Our Online Graduate Programs can help. Explore our M.S Leadership programs in Business and Health Care and take that next step on your own terms!
Early Childhood Educators!
Join the next Open House (via Zoom) on April 6, 6PM ET and learn about our popular online programs in Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, Paraprofessional Studies as well as CT's only Alternate Route to Certification!
Charter Oak President Ed Klonoski and Provost David Ferreira share how using the College Scorecard (https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/) can help families, adult students, and employers measure what really matters when comparing Higher Education institutions. Learn more here!
Graduate Programs Open House (Zoom) March 1 @ 5:30PM ET
Looking to step up at work? Learn about our popular online Graduate Degrees in Business and Health Care. Meet Program and Admissions directors and get your questions answered! Event attendees APPLY FREE! Click to RSVP.
Early Childhood Educators!
Did you know we offer the only early childhood Alternate Route to Certification in Connecticut? Check out all of our early childhood degree and certificate programs. The March class is forming now!
High Quality, Accredited Health Care Programs
You've come to the right place if you are looking to advance your current health care career or join the profession! We offer quality degree & certificate programs specifically designed for busy, working adults! Learn more!
Online Business Degrees that WORK for you!
From Business Administration to Human Resources Mgmt to Organizational Leadership - we've got the programs that really work for you! Learn more here!
Early Childhood Educators!
Did you know we offer the only early childhood Alternate Route to Certification in Connecticut? The January '22 class is forming now! Click for details!
Undergraduate Programs Open House Dec 1 @ 5:30PM ET
Join in via Zoom and learn about our popular online degrees in Health Care, Public Safety, Early Childhood Education and more! Event attendees APPLY FREE. RSVP here.
Graduate Division Virtual Open House November 17 @ 5:30 PM ET
Calling leaders and aspiring leaders! Join us for a Virtual Open House to learn more about our Graduate degree programs in Health Care and Business. Meet our Program Directors and have your questions answered. Event attendees APPLY FREE! Learn more and RSVP...
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) is authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020.
Open House for RN/ADN-to-BSN Program!
Are you seeking the next level in your Nursing career? Join us (via Zoom) November 9 at 5:30p.m. ET for information on our popular CCNE accredited program. Click to register.
Charter Oak State College is proud to be a new investor in the Metro Hartford Alliance.
The MHA is an investor-based economic development partnership focused on business development and growth, retaining and attracting jobs and talent in targeted sectors, ensuring a strong urban core, and promoting the Hartford Region. Check out our Corporate Partnerships page for more info.
Strategic Thinking: A Path to the Future
The MS in Organizational Effectiveness & Leadership Luncheon Series presents a free four part series on strategic thinking. For dates and times, follow the link or visit any of our business program pages.
Early Childhood Education Programs Open House
We're educating leaders in Early Childhood Education! Join a Zoom Open House, Oct. 27, 6pm ET led by our passionate Program Director and Admissions experts. Learn about our Online programs in Early Childhood Education and CT's only early childhood Alternate Route to Certification Program. Attendees apply free!
Apply Today. Start October 25!
Bachelor's, Master's, Associate and Certificates. Learn from expert faculty. 100% online and on your own time. Let's Get Started!
Registered Nurses! Our RN/ADN to BSN is CCNE accredited.
Are you seeking that next level in your career? Whether you're a recent graduate or experienced RN, our online program was created for busy working nurses. Learn from experienced leaders in the field of Nursing with a curriculum designed for seamless transfer from ADN to BSN.
Apply Today. Start August 23rd!
Bachelor's, Master's, Associate, Certificates. Learn from our expert faculty. 100% online and on your own time. Let's Get Started!
CT Community College Grads Tuition Match!
Are you a soon to be or recent graduate of a Connecticut State Community College? Take the next step! Find out if you qualify for our CT Community College Tuition Match Scholarship Program.
Join Us! Virtual Undergraduate Open House August 4
Join our Admissions Director and expert Counselors Wed., August 4 @ 5:30 PM ET to learn about our online degree programs. Have all your questions answered and get ready to start classes August 23rd. Attendees APPLY FREE!
Online Graduate Programs that Work for You!
Evolve your career to the next level with our online Master's programs in Leadership, Health Care and Health Informatics. Our programs are led by vested Program Directors and taught by experts. GRE's not required for Admission.
Apply Today and Start Online Classes August 23rd!
Ready to take that next step? Searching for an online public College with expert faculty and affordable tuition and fees? Check out our career-focused Bachelor's, Master's, Associate and Certificate programs!
Graduate Programs Open House, July 27, 5:30PM ET
Learn about our popular online Master's degrees in Health Care Administration, Health Informatics and Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership. Register for Zoom link here.
Registered Nurses! Join us for a Virtual RN/ADN to BSN Open House.
Join us June 23 @ 5:30 PM EDT to learn more about our CCNE-accredited online RN/ADN to BSN program. Event attendees Apply Free!
Big News re: CCNE Accreditation!
Our RN/ADN to BSN Program has received CCNE accreditation. Please visit our program page for the official statement.
Seeking Info on your next Career in Health Care Admin or Health Information Management?
Learn how pathways in education can guide your career! Join a virtual webinar on June 22 @ 6 PM EDT with our Health Care Program Directors to learn more!
Interested in Early Childhood Teacher Certification?
Join our virtual Summer Info Session on Saturday, June 12 at 10AM, ET! Learn about our Alternate Route to Certification Program. Click to register!
Graduate Programs Open House, May 26, 5PM ET
Join our Program Directors for a virtual Open House featuring our popular Graduate Programs! Learn about our Master's degrees in Organizational Leadership, Health Care Administration, and Health Informatics. Advance or change your career!
New Provost Appointed
Charter Oak State College announces Dr. David Ferreira as new Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Searching for an Online Business Degree?
Ours offers two tracks - Business and Non-profit and was recently ranked #12 for graduate ROI by OnlineU as a 2021 Best Online College Business Degree.
April is Early Childhood Month!
We're excited to get you to the front of the classroom! Join our virtual Open House, April 27, 5:30pm EST to learn about our Early Childhood Education & Paraprofessional programs. Click here to register for the event.
First Responders Served Here!
Our online majors were built for busy working professionals serving their communities. Perfect for shift work and offering credit for qualified credentials. Check out our portfolio of public safety programs!
Early Childhood Education Associate's, Bachelor's & Certificates!
Seeking your next step in the field of ECE? Check out our online Early Childhood Education degree and certificate programs designed to advance careers and support educators!
B.S. in Business Ranked #12 for Graduate ROI
Noted for its value, our Bachelor's in Business Administration is recognized by OnlineU as a 2021 Best Online College Business Degree program.
Health Care Professionals! Join our Virtual Open House March 10 @ 6 PM EST.
Join the conversation and learn more about our Bachelor's, Master's and Certificate programs in the fields of Health Informatics, Health Information Management and Health Care Administration. Have all your questions answered by our Program and Admissions staff!
Organizational Leadership, Business and Human Resources Virtual Open House November 11
Join us online November 11 @ 5:30 PM ET for a conversation about our Graduate and Undergraduate degrees in Organizational Leadership; and our B.S. in Business Administration and B.S. in Human Resources Management. Attendees APPLY FREE!
New Always Learning Webinar Series Announced
Join our discussions about COVID-19: Health Care Lessons & Emerging Trends. Wednesdays - Sept 16, Sept 23, Sept 30 & Oct 7 at 12PM ET
Join Us! Online Master of Science in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership Info Sessions.
Choose from three dates in August. Join our Director virtually to learn more about this online graduate leadership program with business and non-profit tracks. Classes start August 24.
Interested in Early Childhood Education?
Learn about our alternate route to the Birth through Five teaching Certificate. New class forming now for August 1 start! Applications accepted now!
Health Care Careers Advance Here!
We offer affordable online bachelors, masters and associate degrees to get you ahead in the field of health care. Plus, career oriented online certificate programs. Learn more....
Always Learning Webinar Series Announced
Join us for a Stay Home, Stay Positive webinar series on maintaining positive well-being in difficult times. Wednesdays - May 20, May 27, and June 3 at 12PM.
Considering your next step? Researching online options for the Summer or Fall?
We're here to help! As Connecticut's public online College we have offered online degrees and certificates for over two decades. It's not new to us! Check out our Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs and get started with us today.
Searching for an online Graduate program in Health Care or Leadership?
Check out our online business and health care graduate programs led by Program Directors with experience in their field of study!
Registered Nurses! Apply Today for our Online RN to BSN.
Our program offers generous acceptance of prior ADN credits and online coursework is shift friendly!
Spring Term 2 Registration Open!
Still want to take Spring classes? Register through March 19. Classes begin March 23.
Spring Term 2 Registration Open!
Still want to take Spring classes? Register through March 19. Classes start March 23.
Spring Term 2 Registration is Open!
Still want to take classes this Spring? Registration for Term 2 is open through March 19 and classes start March 23.
Just Announced! FY21 Fees Reduced; Tuition Held Flat
Beginning July 1, 2020 Charter Oak will reduce fees and tuition will remain flat for FY21. President Ed Klonoski announces 'fair and equitable' rates for the coming year.
Licensed Nurses! Seeking an Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing?
Our online RN to BSN is a flexible, affordable degree designed for working RNs, and offers generous acceptance of prior ADN credits. Enroll now and start January 21!
RN to BSN Open House
Join us! Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Registration 5 PM, Presentation 5:30-7 PM
Charter Oak to Offer New Online RN to BSN!
Do you hold an Associate Degree in Nursing? Are you ready to take the next step? Our online program was created by nurse- developers with you in mind. Inquire today for details!
Charter Oak Named #1 College for Adult Education
Best College Reviews notes Charter Oaks unique transfer policy and flexibility for adult learners.
Brenda S. York 2018 Honorary Degree Recipient
Alumna Brenda York will receive the 2018 distinction and address the graduating class at the June 3 commencement.
Charter Oak Offers Incentive to Northwestern Community College Students
Program provides opportunity to complete bachelor's degree online at Connecticut community college rates.
Liberty Bank Partners with The Charter Oak State College Foundation
Are you Cyber Safe? Take our FREE online courses to find out. Presented by Jeff Lanza, former FBI agent, through the support of Liberty Bank.
Three new Majors Announced
Public Safety Administration, Criminal Justice, Sociology now offered as majors. Approved as distinct academic disciplines by CT Board of Regents for Higher Education.
Charter Oak State College Awarded National Pay for Success Structuring Grant
Unique public-private partnership will focus on scaling Charter Oak's degree completion model.
New Transfer Tickets Allow Seamless Transition from Associate Degree to Bachelor's Degree
Connecticut community college students can now choose Transfer Ticket associate degree programs that directly translate to bachelor's degree programs at Charter Oak State College.
Charter Oak State College and Springfield Technical Community College Sign Transfer Articulation Agreement
Agreement supports seamless student transfer into online Health Information Management program.
Charter Oak Joins SARA
National membership benefits students and college.
Does Your Path to a Degree Go Through Community College?
Tunxis Community College's New Certificate has Credits that Transfer to Charter Oak State College
ITT Tech Credit Accepted
Let us help you transfer.
Charter Oak Ranked #2 Best College for Returning Adults
College Factual ranking reported by Forbes.com
Office 365 & Microsoft Office Downloads for Students & Faculty
Upgraded webmail and access to Microsoft Office software, both online and offline.
College credit now available to edX learners through Charter Oak State College
Connecticut's public online college to award college credit for MOOCs
Health Information Management major receives CAHIIM accreditation
Allows HIM grads to sit for RHIA exam
Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.