Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System.
Extension Online. Convenient, affordable, self-paced eLearning.

Online Courses.


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What is the cost for enrollment in your online courses?

Most of the Extension Online courses offer free enrollment. If there is a fee for a course, it will be clearly indicated on the course listings.

Certificates of completion can be obtained for all courses. Before obtaining some certificates, you may be required to pay a small processing fee.

All billing is handled through the Texas Agrilife Bookstore. You may pay on-line with a VISA or MasterCard, using secure shopping cart technology. When you've placed your order and clicked "check out," your total will be calculated for you and the shipping charge and sales tax (if applicable) will be added.

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What are the computer requirements for taking an online course?

This answer can be found in the Getting Started section.

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What languages are the online courses taught in?

Currently, all of our online courses are taught in English. In the future, we plan on translating the online courses into Spanish.

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What are your online courses like?

Our courses are easy-to-read and there are no time limits for completion. All course material is research based and developed by highly qualified, university faculty. There is pre-assessment and brief final exam for each course. Some courses contain fact sheets, assignments, graphics, audio and video.

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How is each online course structured?

Course content varies depending on the topic. Most courses are structured this way:

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How do I enroll in an online course?

First, register for a free Extension Online account.

After successful registration, sign in to your account.

Click on the Courses Tab. View all courses offered or click on a subject category link located to the left.

Find a course that you would like enroll in.

Click the "Enroll Now" button located within each course listing.

If the course is free, you will be automatically redirected to the beginning of the course.

If there is a fee for the course, you will be redirected to payment options. After successfully completing payment, you will be automatically redirected the beginning of the course.

You can leave and return to your course at any time by clicking on the "My Account" tab and then clicking on the "My Courses" link.

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Can I contact the instructor if I have questions?

Yes. Instructor contact information will be provided at the beginning of each course and next to each of your "My Courses" listings. Please allow 24-48 hours for course instructors to reply to your question.

For technical difficulties, please contact us.

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Can Extension Online course material be downloaded or used on other websites?

No. All material is © Copyright Texas AgriLife Extension. All rights are reserved.

You may download or print fact sheets and course materials needed to complete the online courses.

These are for personal, non-commercial use only.

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