Online Student Experience

Winthrop University’s online graduate programs feature the same curricula and are taught by many of the same faculty as our respected on-campus programs. We also provide additional training to our instructors in online instructional techniques to ensure that you receive the best possible online educational experience.

How Do Online Courses Work?

When you study online with Winthrop University, you benefit from the flexibility and online convenience of being able to access your courses from any Internet-enabled device using the Blackboard learning management system. Through Blackboard, you can easily access your syllabi and assignments, and communicate with your instructors and fellow students online. While you will have deadlines for your assignments and tests, you can complete your coursework and access your online lectures at your convenience, on your schedule.

To support you in your learning, you will have full access to the same suite of student services our on-campus students do, from online registration to advising, financial aid, library resources and career services.

Classroom Interaction

Each program provides numerous ways to engage with faculty and students within Blackboard and beyond. Learning and discussion modes include:

  • Video lectures
  • Online chat
  • Online student groups
  • Weekly discussion boards

Hands-on Learning

Winthrop’s online programs include applied learning opportunities such as:

  • Internships
  • Field practicum experience
  • Real-life case studies
  • Interactive assignments
  • Capstone research projects

Dedicated Support

Every student has access to many of the same dedicated support services throughout their program as our on-campus programs, including:

  • Student services
  • Enrollment assistance
  • Technology
  • Career services
  • Faculty support
  • 24/7 technical support

Online Student Experience FAQ's

Continue your learning and advance your career with an online graduate degree from Winthrop University. Contact a program manager toll-free at 833/257-1704 or request more information today!