Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech) Online Courses & Programs

Ontario Tech's innovative and unique undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to meet your interests and career aspirations, along with the market-driven requirements of employers. When you graduate, you will have the critical thinking, innovative research and technological skills demanded by the world's leading employers. 

Professors and students undertake research in a wide range of areas that include automotive design and engineering, business and information technology, computational science, alternative and sustainable energy, nuclear engineering, law enforcement, manufacturing, community/public health, to name just a few. Ontario Tech's unique and technology-rich teaching and learning environment challenges students to push the boundaries of innovation and discovery and prepares graduates to excel in the global, knowledge-driven economy of the 21st century. At Ontario Tech​, the possibilities are endless. 

If you wish to take a course at another institution you must in advance apply for and receive a Letter of Permission from the Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech).  A Letter of Permission ensures the courses to be taken at the host institution will be recognized for credit at Ontario Tech and are applicable to your program of study.

Please note: Failure to obtain a Letter of Permission prior to taking the course will result in the credit not being transferred.


  • A minimum four-week processing time is required following the submission of complete documentation and payment of a non-refundable processing fee.
  • You must register for the approved course(s) at the host institution during the academic term you specify on your Letter of Permission (LOP) form. If you do not take the approved course in the term specified, you will be required to reapply for LOP and pay the applicable fee.
  • Letters of permission are granted on the approval of the Dean in consultation with the Registrar’s office.
  • For equivalency, the course(s) content from the host institution must contain a majority overlap with a Ontario Tech course. The appropriate faculty makes this determination of equivalency.
  • Students must achieve a minimum mark of 60 per cent to have the course transferred for credit.
  • The Letter of Permission credit(s) will be indicated by a T on the student's transcript and will not be used in the GPA calculation.


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