Andrews University online courses are offered in one or more of the following formats. Use this table to review the pros and cons of each type, before choosing which section works best in your situation now.
Use the Andrews Course Schedule to look up specific course information for the term you wish to register.
Note: Washington Adventist University and Oakwood University Consortium courses are currently offered in self-paced open learning format only.
|Self-Paced Open Learning Online||Interactive Online|
|Benefits||With 180 days to complete, these courses can be done at your convenience. Schedule time to study in between your daily activities, vacations and holidays.||Flexible and convenient, within fixed start and end dates. Full term classes continue for 15 weeks, summer intensives may be 8 weeks.|
|Registration||Guest or non-degree students, and degree students living outside the U.S. may enroll, selecting their own start date.||Registration continues up to the first day of class. See the schedule in the current bulletin for specific term deadlines.|
|Faculty Interaction||Faculty support and encouragement; students initiate contact usually.||Faculty support and encouragement, communications initiated by the instructor each week.|
|Assessment Deadlines||You are in control. Decide what pace works right for you.||Weekly deadlines with no late work accepted|
|Student Interaction||Not applicable, as you study alone, at your own pace.||Lively interactive learning community.|
|Completion||Must be very self-motivated to complete the course.||Deadlines and interaction increase motivation to complete successfully.|
|Available; check for eligibility with the institution through which you are completing your degree.|