Online degree programs

Online Degree Programs

College of Health

You are unique – and so is the path to your career goals.

Whether you’re earning an undergraduate degree, working to advance in your career or adding a minor; we offer several programs 100% online through OSU Ecampus, ranked top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Online undergrad degrees


Human Development and Family Sciences, BS


Be part of a rewarding career that empowers individuals, families and communities to survive and thrive. Explore how individuals develop and become resilient over time — particularly within the contexts of family, school, work, community and society. Apply what you learn to graduate education or professions in social work, education or other helping professions.


Kinesiology, BS


Focus your passion for health and physical activity with a degree in kinesiology. Gain the skills needed to start a career in the health and wellness industry or prepare for professional programs for advanced training. You have the chance to help others thrive — every day.


Public Health, BS


Options in Health Management and Policy or Health Promotion Health Behavior.

In this undergraduate degree, you’ll take a holistic look at improving health across the lifespan, whether through health education or managing the business or clinical aspects of health care or human services. Gain an understanding of health disparities and the social and behavioral determinants of health, as well as the knowledge and training to prevent disease and protect and promote health.


Online undergrad minors

Environmental and Occupational Health minor


Gain a general understanding of how environmental and occupational hazards impact human health and society. These courses will also help you learn how to develop effective interventions to control and prevent exposure to biological, physical, and ergonomic hazards that are commonly encountered in workplaces and communities.


Global Health minor


Gain strong foundational knowledge about the social factors that influence the health of individuals and populations in Oregon State University’s online minor in global health – the only program of its kind in the nation.

Designed for those interested in the allied health services and sciences as well as those primarily focused on public health, this minor will prepare you to apply principles of health equity, cultural competence and humility, and global thinking in real-world settings.


Human Development and Family Sciences minor


Explore how individuals develop and become resilient over time and how difficult environments affect well-being and relationships. Learn how people change across the lifespan within the contexts of families, schools and communities. This minor complements academic degrees such as education, public health, psychology, sociology and allied health sciences


Health Management and Policy minor


Earning your minor in health management and policy online from Oregon State University will place you at the front lines of policy decisions and health care management with implications from a local to global level. This minor complements academic degrees such as business, liberal studies, and human development and family sciences.


Public Health minor


Gain a general background in public health while examining health disparities, quality of health care programs and accessibility to health care. This minor is a good complement for degrees in environmental economics and policy, environmental sciences, human development and family sciences, psychology or sociology.


Online undergrad certificate



An aging population impacts individuals in every aspect — physically, socially and psychologically — and it also results in distinct societal changes. This reality makes the study of aging vital as the global population grows older.

To learn how to serve and support people who are aging and enhance your employability in the process, earn an Undergraduate Certificate in Gerontology online with Oregon State University.


Online graduate degree

Master of Public Health (MPH) – Public Health Practice


Oregon State University’s Master of Public Health – Public Health Practice (MPH–PHP) online degree program will provide you the skills, knowledge and credentials to prepare you to be a thriving public health professional and to take on leadership roles informing public health action.


Nutrition – Professional dietetics, MS


Become an RDN and solve problems with advanced practice and research skills. Gain a cutting-edge understanding of contemporary issues in nutrition and learn to apply these concepts to human health as a student in Oregon State University’s MS in Nutrition – Professional Dietetics program. Through a blend of online coursework and a site-based internship, this MS-PD program will put you on a path toward becoming a registered dietitian nutritionist who can serve and support diverse patient populations.


Online graduate minor

Public health


Global awareness of public health issues is higher than at any other time in modern history. That presents a growing opportunity and need for skilled and educated professionals. By pursuing a graduate minor in public health online with Oregon State University, you can impact the health and well-being of populations and their environments.


Online graduate certificate

Public Health Graduate Certificate


The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health at Oregon State University is designed for public health practitioners and others seeking professional development and continuing education within the field of public health. The certificate consists of a minimum of 18 graduate credits focusing on key domains of public health.




Microcredentials are high-quality educational opportunities that can help advance your career with less time and financial commitment than a formalized degree or certificate program. Read What is a microcredential? Here’s what you should know.

We currently offer:

  • Child and Youth Development
  • Children and Youth with Disabilities
  • Innovative Healthcare Leadership
  • Innovative Healthcare Management
  • Occupational Safety in Supply Chain Management