Online Programs 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.



Noncredit Programs

About Online Courses

Online courses are taught by the same highly regarded faculty and instructors 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 "ONLNE" in the course description. Courses that last four or eight weeks are indicated by a date range in bold.