Online programs and courses at KU

KU Online Overview

KU offers undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and certificates, as well as a variety of for-credit and noncredit online courses. Hybrid options, combining online education and classroom experiences, are also available.

These online courses are taught by the same highly regarded faculty as in-person programs with the same rigorous curriculum and instruction. Online courses are offered in four, eight, and 16-week formats. Enrollment times follow the standard semester calendar:

  • Enrollment for summer and fall courses occurs in March/April
  • Enrollment for spring courses occurs in October/November

Search for online courses
To browse KU's online, for-credit course offerings, select “Online Courses” under the “Online/Video courses” section of the “Options” tab on the right. Online Course listings have “ONLINE” in the course description. Courses that last four or eight weeks are indicated by a date range in bold.

Online undergraduate programs

Online graduate programs

Noncredit programs

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The KU Center for Online and Distance Learning provides services and support for online and hybrid learning.

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