Global Online Experience

Be a PennWest California student online anywhere, any time.

The Global Online program at PennWest California lets you earn a degree, certificate or certification from anywhere in the world. As a Global Online student, you learn from the same expert professors - and earn the same diploma or other credentials - as you would if you studied on campus.

We also make it easy for you, wherever you are, to tap into the services and resources available to all Global Online students at PennWest California:

  • Learning about computer requirements for online learning.
  • Applying for financial aid.
  • Ordering textbooks.
  • Accessing our UTech Services Helpdesk.
  • Connecting to academic programs and advisers.
  • Getting help from Global Online

We make sure that you get the right foundation to start your Global Online experience with detailed checklists for accepted undergraduate and graduate students.


A military student uses a computer for online courses

Military Friendly


Global Online programs at PennWest California are well-suited to active duty service members, as well as to veterans and military/veteran dependents. PennWest California reduces your tuition costs to provide a more affordable education and offers comprehensive assistance through our Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.

Learn more.

A Global Online student takes courses at home.

International Applicants


PennWest California welcomes applications from students from countries outside the United States . Currently, students from 30 countries are enrolled in PennWest California Global Online. International students must meet the same entrance requirements as all other students. You'll complete a Global Online application as well as other necessary documents.

Learn more.