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Learn About SinclairOnline Options

Sinclair offers 15 associate degrees and 30 certificates that can be completed entirely online. Students can complete part of any of Sinclair's 270+ associate degree or certificates online. Over 300 courses are offered completely online. That includes most general education courses and many core specialized program courses in Business and Computer Information Systems, Health Information Management, Health Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice Science, Management, and more.

At Sinclair, all online courses (online, blended, and FlexPace) have embedded into the design and development Quality Matters™, the national higher education’s standards for online course development. Sinclair is also a member of the Quality matters Ohio Consortium

Completely Online
Associate Degrees

Online Certificates

Online Courses

Blended 50% Online &
50% Face to Face Courses

Quality Matters™ Online
Courses & Consortium Member

FlexPace Competency Based
Education (CBE) Courses

Types of Courses

Sinclair affords students more options to success with 5 different course modalities. Choose how you want to take classes that are best for your needs. Online and especially FlexPace courses offer the most flexible scheduling and eliminate the need to drive to campus. Face to Face, Virtual Learning, and Blended meet at scheduled day(s) and time(s). To read more about what to expect in online, blended, and FlexPace courses, view this Learning Modalities Infographic.

Online Courses

Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.

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Course Schedules

Virtual Learning Courses

Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.

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Course Schedules

Face to Face Courses

Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).

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Course Schedules

FlexPace Courses

Online learning completed around your schedule as you demonstrate competency in the subject. Requires computer and high-speed internet.

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Course Schedules

Blended Courses

Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.

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Course Schedules

About eLearn and the eLearning Division

Sinclair's learning management system, named eLearn, is powered by D2L's Brightspace. eLearn provides students with the tools and resources needed to excel in an online environment. Current students can access the learning portal directly at or login through

What all does eLearn do?
  • Creates an online environment for students to easily communicate with their instructors and with other students.
  • eLearn’s discussion forums, email, and dropboxes are used for grading to assess students and assign grades.
  • Delivers online, FlexPace, and blended classes. Some instructors teaching in-person classes also use eLearn.
  • Provides access to student courses and online course materials.

The eLearning Division is the academic unit responsible for support of eLearning courses, peripheral technology, academic coaching and student support, and faculty training. 


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