Getting Started

You are only a few quick steps away from becoming a Barton Cougar! Through BARTonline, you can take a class or earn an associate’s degree or certificate – all on a flexible schedule, from your own home, and at a price you can afford. Your instructor, classmates, and academic advisor are all just an email or phone call away and you can login to BARTonline anywhere you have Internet access and work at your own pace to complete weekly assignments. Access your online courses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Step 1: Visit the Admissions Information page for information about the admissions process and to complete an application

Step 2: Go to your PAWS account and enroll for Classes

Step 3: Financial Aid - Never rule out the cost of going to college. You have many options to help you accomplish yours goals! We encourage all students to seek federal assistance by visiting You can also learn more about Financial Aid Opportunities at Barton.

Step 4: Paying for Classes - Check out information on cost per credit hour or payment plans and dates