Tarleton Online

Tarleton Online operates to serve the needs of students who are geographically dispersed and/or who may be unable to attend traditional face-to-face classes at Tarleton’s Stephenville campus or at the Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, or RELLIS-Bryan off-campus instructional sites.

In response to the needs of learners who desire fully online degree programs, Tarleton developed one of the first online graduate degrees in Agriculture in 2003.

Since that time, Tarleton State University has expanded its online offerings to include graduate and undergraduate completion programs in a variety of programs including (but not limited to):

  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Administration
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Administration
  • Psychology
  • Kinesiology
  • Nursing

Tarleton Online offers a set of fully online master’s programs and bachelor's degree completion programs.

Information about any of these programs may be obtained by visiting https://www.tarleton.edu/online/index.html.

Students desiring a campus designation of Distance Learner-Online may not reside in the following fourteen Texas Counties:

  • Comanche
  • Dallas
  • Eastland
  • Ellis
  • Erath
  • Hamilton
  • Hill
  • Hood
  • Johnson
  • McLennan
  • Palo Pinto
  • Parker
  • Somervell
  • Tarrant

Students residing within these counties may enroll in online and blended programs, but must do so with a campus designation of one of the following locations:

  • Stephenville
  • Midlothian
  • Fort Worth
  • Waco

Tarleton Online has a diverse student population comprised of working adults seeking master’s degrees and community college graduates or returning students seeking baccalaureate completion degrees delivered online.

Tarleton Online academic advisors and Tarleton State University support staff are available to assist with:

  • Admissions
  • Financial aid/scholarships
  • Veteran services
  • Degree plans
  • Class recommendations
  • Career services
  • Other student success services (tutoring, proctored testing, etc.)

Students interested in Tarleton Online can visit https://www.tarleton.edu/online/student-services.html to find out about resources for distance learners.

Prospective out-of-state students can visit https://www.tarleton.edu/site/de-student-grievance.html for more information about whether Tarleton State University is authorized to provide distance education in their state of residence.

Programs and courses are offered through Tarleton’s learning management system, Canvas.

Applicants to an undergraduate program must meet the transfer admission standards for Tarleton State University: https://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/

Requirements for admission to one of the online undergraduate degree completion programs:

  • Student has completed a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • Student has satisfied Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements

For additional information, please contact Tarleton Online at (254) 968-9451 or online@tarleton.edu.

Prospective Tarleton Online students can visit https://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/steps-to-apply.html when they are ready to submit an application.

Elizabeth Dunn Rawlings, Marketing and Communications Manager
Tarleton State University
Box T-0350
Stephenville, Texas United States 76420