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Open Learning

TRU Open Learning (OL) provides distance learning for everyone. Our online and distance courses and programs may be completed anytime, anywhere. Gain a new career and a new perspective while maintaining a flexible schedule.

About Open Learning at TRU

Distance Education student

Open Learning (OL) is the online and distance education provider of TRU.

With OL, you can access accredited post-secondary courses wherever you live and work. Enrolment is always open, and our flexible scheduling options let you complete your courses on your timeline.

If you’re returning to school, we specialize in assessing prior education and work experience—so you don’t have to start from scratch!

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Advance your career

Register Now for a course or program that will launch your career into dream-job territory.

Meet Our Students

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Greg Ryan

This Bachelor of Technology, Trades and Technology Leadership (BTTTL) student built on his Red Seal certifications and worked toward a university degree. When it comes to career opportunities, more is more.

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Nicole Wershler

This Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) grad balanced her university studies with work and family life to take her career by storm.

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Featured Online and Distance Education Programs

Bachelor of General Studies

The BGS program has a flexible structure, allowing you to create your own program. OL offers a wide range of courses that fulfill degree requirements.

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Bachelor of Technology

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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Bachelor of Health Science

The BHSc program offers health care diploma students and graduates from recognized programs and institutions the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree.

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