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Kansas State University


Contact Information:
Kansas State University
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Division of Continuing Education
13 College Court Building
Manhattan, KS 66506

Toll Free 1-800-622-2KSU
Local 785-532-5566
E-mail: degrees@dce.ksu.edu
Web site: www.dce.ksu.edu/distance

Online degree programs:
Bachelor's Degrees
  • General Business
  • Interdisciplinary Social Science
  • Food Science and Industry
  • Animal Sciences and Industry
  • Dietetics
  • Early Childhood Education
Master's Degrees
  • Agribusiness
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Food Sciences and Industry
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Youth Development
  • Gerontology
  • Mechanical Engineering
Certificate Programs
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Food Science and Industry
  • Occupational Health
  • Academic Advising
  • Drama Therapy
  • Early Childhood Administration Credential
Admission Requirements:
Students may take individual courses through K-State's distance education as a special student and not be formally admitted into the University. In order to be admitted to a degree program, students are required to apply for admission to the University. The admission requirements vary for each program.

Tuition Costs:
Tuition costs vary for each course and program. Tuition for distance education students is the same whether they are in the state of Kansas or out of state.

Learning Environment for students:
For more than 30 years K-State has been offering high quality courses and degree programs in new and innovative ways to students who are not geographically located near the Manhattan, Kansas campus. Kansas State University delivers educational opportunities to individuals when and where they need it through its distance education programs. K-State utilizes cutting-edge technologies that not only enhance the learning environment, but also extends it far beyond the university's physical boundaries. Credits earned at K-State are transferable to most other institutions.

K-State uses a variety of delivery methods for its distance education courses, including videotape, audiotape, print-based guided study, and online. Many courses are delivered using K-State Online, a course management system designed to deliver an interactive web-based classroom to students. K-State Online extends and enhances K-State course instruction, enabling students with time and geographic restrictions to take advantage of the flexibility of learning over the Internet.

Relevant Information on Faculty:
Distance education courses and programs offered by K-State are taught by regular faculty who are also teaching courses on the main campus in Manhattan, Kansas. The faculty at K-State are dedicated to excellence in teaching, student advising, research, extension education, scholarly achievement, and creative endeavors.

Accomplishments/Recognition
Kansas State University was founded February 16, 1863 as a land-grant institution and continues today to fulfill its educational mission in teaching, research, and public service. K-State is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by various professional accrediting agencies. K-State has received numerous national and regional awards for its outstanding distance education programs.