The specific method for paying a bill for an online course varies depending on the nature of the course, though most include a dedicated website where you can log in to an account with the institution to find your due balance and submit payment. Some online courses are also payable by mailing a physical check or visiting an authorized payment location.
Many online courses that are part of enrollment at an educational facility, such as a college or university, include the cost of the classes as part of the student's tuition. These charges are typically due before the start of each semester and allow the student to take multiple classes without making individual payments. Some schools, such as community colleges or institutions offering courses for outside credit, do require students to pay for the course before the session begins. In this case, you must locate the website for the bursar of that school to make the appropriate payment.
Courses taken outside of an official university typically require students to pay for enrollment in the course during the initial registration process. Paying these bills consists of providing a credit or debit card number at the time you choose the course, rather than waiting for the bill to come in the mail. Online courses that are part of a physical institute may allow you to visit the school in person to pay any outstanding bills as well.