We may be located in Abilene – but you don’t have to be! Students studying online receive the same dedicated level of education as those on campus. Whether you are home for the summer or around the world doing missionary work, our programs allow you to obtain your education, no matter your location.
Scroll down to view our programs and more information or Apply now to enroll in HSU Online.
We started HSU Online a couple of years ago, and every year we expand the number of courses and fully-online degrees that we offer. Our online teaching and course development programs are some of the best in the country.
Our mission is to enrich the HSU student, faculty, and spiritually-formative experience in online and technology-enhanced education.
Quick access to the most requested resources for our professors who teach online programs.
We provide links and information to help our online students succeed.
"I hope to make a difference in the lives of young athletes, just as Dr. Edwards made a difference in mine."
Our online teaching and course development programs are some of the best in the country. Both the HSU Department of Online Education and HSU faculty have received National awards for research, innovation, and best practices in online teaching and course development. The Department of Online Education supports faculty members by providing training in course design and pedagogy.
Your success is our only objective, and HSU will provide you with resources and tools to make you as successful as possible.
See Student Resources
All professors must complete our Online Teacher Certification in order to teach online at HSU. We are committed to ensuring that our online students receive the same high-quality education that our campus students receive.
See Faculty Resources
Hardin-Simmons University has been approved by the State of Texas to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of post-secondary distance education. HSU is also a participating member of the Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campus.
Hardin-Simmons is an institutional member of the Online Learning Consortium. OLC is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime.
HSU is also a member of Quality Matters (QM), a faculty-mentored, peer-review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and components. QM is the leading provider of tools and processes used to evaluate the quality in online course design.
HSU Online Teaching Certification Registration
Coffee Break Teaching Tips
We can't wait to see you at HSU! Click the button below and get started on your application. If you have any questions, you can call Admissions at 877-GO-HSUTX.
The best way to really experience Hardin-Simmons University is through a campus visit. We host a variety of visit opportunities throughout the year. Schedule a visit today to learn more about HSU and the exciting experiences we have for you.
Choosing your college is a huge decision, and we want to help you make the right one. Tell us what you need to know, and we'll answer all your questions.