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 Bryan, Fort Worth, or Waco off-campus instructional sites.

In response to the needs of learners who desire 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 hybrid bachelor's degree completion programs, 100% online bachelor's degrees, 100% online master’s programs, and an online synchronous doctoral program in Educational Leadership.

Information about any of these programs may be obtained by visiting http://web.tarleton.edu/online.

Students who reside in the below Texas counties and who select online as their designated location will be assigned to the noted campus for billing and registration purposes. As a Tarleton Online student, you can visit any Tarleton location in Bryan, Fort Worth, Stephenville, or Waco for on-site support and services. If you do not live in any of the counties listed, you will be designated as a Distance Learner.

Campus Assigned-County of Residence:

  • Bryan-Brazos 
  • Fort Worth-Johnson, Parker & Tarrant-Fort Worth
  • Stephenville-Comanche, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Palo Pinto & Somervell
  • Waco-McLennan & Hill
  • Distance Learner Online-All other counties

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/texan-services/ 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 24 transferable credit hours.
  • Student has satisfied Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements.

For additional information, please contact Tarleton Online at (817) 717-3322 or online@tarleton.edu.

Prospective undergraduate students can visit https://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/ to explore the admissions process.

Prospective graduate students can visit Admission Requirements | Graduate Studies (tarleton.edu) to explore the admissions process.

Tarleton Online
Tarleton State University
Box T-0008
Fort Worth, Texas United States 76036