We transform students into problem-solvers.
Through quality academics, we train our students to become caring and generous professionals who will positively impact the world.
We go the extra mile.
We combine an accelerated curriculum with innovative skill-building techniques to ensure our graduates are prepared for career advancement.
We are forward-thinking.
We adapt to the ever-changing world to ensure our students are receiving the latest information and most relevant education available.
Connect to what’s possible
Take advantage of the opportunity to study in a fully online program that’s flexible, affordable and, overall, fits your life. East Central University is here to help you transform your future.Learn More
East Central University is a comprehensive, student-centered regional university offering outstanding academic programs that prepare students to contribute to the betterment of the world. Our online programs further this mission. As a premier online university in Oklahoma, we strive to ensure our graduates receive the training they need to improve their careers, their communities and beyond.More About Us
East Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Our nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
National Educational Leadership Preparation
The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is aligned with National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards.
Society of Health and Physical Educators
The M.Ed. in Sports Administration program is aligned with Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) standards and North American Society for Sports Management (NASSM) standards.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology
The M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology program is aligned to standards set by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. The ECU Foundation offers an array of scholarships for deserving students. Online students are eligible for these opportunities if they are enrolled full time. You can view the full list of scholarships.
If you are accepted to East Central University and have Internet access, you can enroll in our online courses. Contact your adviser for enrollment. To enroll:
Online courses are fully online and do not meet face-to-face, although some courses do require proctored testing. Check the schedule or with your instructor for specific details.