Online Graduate Degrees and Certificates

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These programs are available online as distance education.

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

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Graduate Degrees

What's offered online
M.S. in Agronomy
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
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
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
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
Master of Eng. Management
M.S. in Entomology
Any area of study
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
M.S. in Nutrition and Health Sciences
This specialization only:
  • Dietetics
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.
M.A. in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
This area of study only:
  • German Language Education

Other areas of study: some courses available online.
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)