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Instructors in our programs use Open Educational Resources (OER) in place of traditional textbooks for some courses. This means digital, openly licensed content is available free of charge to students. Aurora University's use of OER gives students the opportunity to experience a better, more unique learning environment.
Because AU Online uses OER in some programs, you will benefit from significant savings on textbook costs. The OER library and network allow you to access your learning materials with reduced textbooks costs.
Our commitment to providing OER ensures that you will receive the best academic experience possible. The use of OER empowers our expert faculty to select the latest resources for enhanced coursework, creating a customizable experience. With AU Online and OER, you can be confident you are gaining the skills to succeed in your chosen career.
Aurora University is a participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements initiative.
Aurora University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.
The Aurora University baccalaureate social work and master of social work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).