Online Education Programs

Clemson Online

Online Education at Clemson University, hands on keyboard

Clemson Online, a unit reporting directly to the Provost, works closely with leadership teams across the University to develop, market, and deliver top-quality courses and programs in blended and online formats. The office provides vision, leadership, coordination, and expertise in support of faculty design, delivery, and evaluation of technology-enhanced, blended, and fully online courses and instructional materials. Dynamic, transformative, and unique eLearning opportunities characterize Clemson’s approach to online teaching and learning.  

Specifically, Clemson Online collaborates with faculty, administrators, staff, and students to

  • Develop appropriate requirements, standards, and training for online course development.
  • Evaluate courses to ensure they are pedagogically sound and provide a high-quality learning experience for students.
  • Develop and implement a strategic planning process and business plan for online education.
  • Ensure compliance with government regulations and accreditation standards;
  • Develop and maintain effective eLearning infrastructure and support for faculty development (working closely with Clemson Computing and Information Technology staff).
  • Market online courses and programs to current and prospective students.

Our Mission: Clemson Online provides strategic leadership for online education, emphasizing innovative teaching and superior learning outcomes to maximize student success in 21st-century academic and professional contexts.

Our Vision: Clemson Online will define the public web-grant university through measurable achievements in online education, research, and service.

The office is committed to pursuing strategic opportunities, providing supportive resources, promoting superior educational quality, and ensuring faculty involvement and responsibility in shaping Clemson’s online future.