Thompson Rivers University

TRU
Open Learning

TRU-OL

Distance and Online Education

Achieve your goals, wherever you are. TRU, Open Learning removes the barriers to quality post-secondary distance and online education by offering continuous enrolment, flexible scheduling and minimal admission requirements. Take one course or a complete degree program, and study at your own pace.

Open Learning

Open Advantage

Open Advantage
About Online and Distance Education at TRU

Traditionally, distance education has allowed students to access post-secondary education from wherever they are on their own schedule. At TRU, Open Learning, we make education more flexible by allowing you to enrol in a course or program whenever you like, so there is no need to wait for a particular semester to register.

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Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

In addition, we offer students the opportunity to receive credits towards a program through PLAR. This program is in place to recognize the experience and skills you have gathered from previous education, or life and work experience.

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Prospective Students

Prospective Students
Featured Online and Distance Education Programs
Bachelor of Health Science

This degree program is designed to provide Health Care diploma students and graduates from recognized programs and institutions with the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree.

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Bachelor of Technology (Technology Management)

This degree program provides technologists with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective project leaders, supervisors, and managers in organizations within a changing business and technical environment.

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Current Students

Current Students
Featured Online and Distance Education Courses
Accounting I (ACCT 1211)

This introductory course provides an understanding of the total accounting process, from recording business transactions to preparing simple financial statements.

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Management Principles and Practices (MNGT 1211)

This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of the role and functions of a manager and to explain the principles, concepts, and techniques used by managers in carrying out their work. The course is intended for persons who presently hold, or desire in the future to hold, management responsibilities in an organization or enterprise.

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