Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2024-2025 Chesapeake College Catalog

Online Learning

Types of Online Learning

Chesapeake College offers a variety of online learning opportunités to fit students’ needs and schedules: 

  • Asynchronous
    • Anytime online – courses can be taken at your convenience anywhere you have internet access.
    • Entire class is held in a virtual environment.
  •  Synchronous
    • Real time online – courses are taken on specific days and times, anywhere you have internet access.
    • Entire class is held in a virtual environment.
  • Hybrid
    • A mix of online and face-to-face in-person instruction.
    • Some traditional face-to-face in-person instruction and some virtual online learning.
  • ·Face-to-Face
    • Traditional in-person classes
    • Takes place on campus, in a classroom with other students and the instructor present.
  • HyFlex
    • Students in HyFlex courses may choose to attend in-person to participate in the classroom, they may stay home and view the live-streaming, or they may participate asynchronously online.
    • HyFlex courses are appropriate for students who have the flexibility and comfort level to move between in-person and online learning during a semester.


Ready for Online?


Online courses work best for students who are: 

  • ·Self-disciplined 
  • ·Willing and able to put in the time every week to do the work 
  • ·Comfortable with computer and internet skills 
  •  Able to read and write at a college level. 


If you think your success in class depends on face-to-face interaction with your instructor and other students, online classes may not be your best choice. 

Find out if online learning is a good choice for you - before you register!  

Take the SmarterMeasure self-assessment. 

It takes less than half an hour. Results are privately emailed to you. 

Click here to begin. 

Username: chesapeake 

Password: student 


Technology Recommendations


To be successful, it is best to take your online courses using a computer or laptop that has a webcam, headphones, an up-to-date operating system, and reliable internet.  Taking an online course using a phone is not recommended.   


Online Programs

Currently, the College offers two degree and two certificate programs that may be taken fully online by selecting the appropriate courses:

  • Accounting - A.A.S. Degree
  • Accounting - Basic Certificate
  • Accounting - Advanced Certificate
  • Accounting - Letter of Recognition
  • Business Administration - A.A. Degree
  • Business Management - A.A. Degree
  • Business Management – Certificate
  • Business Management – Letter of Recognition
  • Human Services – A.A.S. Degree – Behavioral Health
  • Human Services – Addictions Counseling Certificate
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (200) - A.A. Degree
  • Transfer Studies - Basic Certificate
  • Transfer Studies - Advanced Certificate

For more information about these programs, please contact the Admissions office at 410.822.5400, ext. 2240.