Online Graduate Degrees and Certificates

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The following graduate degrees, certificates, and endorsements are available online as distance education.

Note that in some programs, the degree can be completed online for certain specializations or areas of study only.

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Education and Human Sciences Fields

Child, Youth and Family Studies
M.S. in Child, Youth and Family Studies
These specializations only:
  • Family Financial Planning
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Family and Community Services
  • Human and Family Services Administration
  • International Family Studies
  • Youth Development
Graduate Certificate in Family Financial Planning
Graduate Certificate in Financial and Housing Counseling
Graduate Certificate in Youth Development
Educational Administration
M.A. and M.Ed. in Educational Administration
This specialization only:
  • Student Affairs Administration

These areas of study only:
  • P-12 Education
  • Higher Education
Ed.D. and Ph.D. in Educational Studies
This specialization only:
  • Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Ph.D. requires 6 credit hours of on-campus coursework.
Ed.D. in Educational Administration (joint program with University of Nebraska at Omaha)
This area of study only:
  • P-12 Education
Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership
Nebraska Certifications/Endorsements
These areas only:
  • Elementary Principal (P-8)
  • Secondary Principal (7-12)
  • Curriculum Supervisor
  • Supervisor of Special Education
6 Year Certificate in Educational Administration and Supervision
This area of study only:
  • Superintendent of Schools
Nutrition and Health Sciences
M.S. in Nutrition and Health Sciences
This specialization only:
  • Dietetics
Special Education and Communication Disorders
Teaching endorsements in Deaf Education, Early Childhood, Severe Disabilities, Supervision, and Visual Impairment
Some Severe Disability courses require face-to-face instruction. Visual Impairment requires brief on-site summer instruction.
M.A. and M.Ed. in Special Education
Some areas of study may be completed fully online; others require on-campus attendance.
Graduate Certificate in Sensory Disabilities
Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
M.A. in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
This area of study only:
  • German Language Education

Other areas of study: some courses available online.
Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
M.A. in Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
This area of study only:
  • Textile History with an emphasis in quilt studies
M.S. in Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
This specialization only:
  • Merchandising (GPIDEA)
Graduate Certificate in Quilt Studies

Other Fields

May also include education areas of study.

Agronomy and Horticulture
M.S. in Agronomy
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Horticulture
Graduate Certificate in Grassland Management
Graduate Certificate in Ornamentals, Landscape and Turf
Applied Science
Master of Applied Science
These specializations only:
  • Community Development
  • Science for Educators

Other areas of study: Some may be completed fully online; others require on-campus attendance.
M.S. in Architecture
This specialization only:
  • Interior Design
These specializations only:
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Engineering Management
Master of Eng. Management
M.S. in Entomology
Any area of study
Graduate Certificate in Insect Biology for Educators
Journalism and Mass Communications
M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications
These specializations only:
  • Integrated Media Communications
  • Media Studies
  • Professional Journalism
M.A.T. in Mathematics
This specialization only:
  • Teaching of Middle Level Mathematics