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Distance Education at Kansas State University

Kansas State University Global Campus has been offering distance education degree programs since 1974. Each year, approximately 12,000 distance education students join more than 23,800 students at the Manhattan, Kansas, campus in their pursuit of a college education. Many of the main-campus K-State faculty also teach courses through K-State Global Campus.

Whether students are looking to complete a bachelor's degree or start post-graduate work, K-State Global Campus has many options to fit individual needs. At this time, K-State Global Campus offers nine bachelor's degree completion programs, 27 master's degree programs, 26 certificate programs and a doctoral program. Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees depend on undergraduate or graduate status. Scholarships are available for distance students, and financial aid is also an option if students are accepted into a program as degree-seeking and take at least six credit hours per semester. K-State Global Campus doesn't charge out-of-state tuition to its students, which makes for a competitive price point.  Visit the website for information about scholarships.


Graduate application fees are $50 for U.S. residents and $75 for international students. Students seeking a graduate degree should check for program-specific application requirements.

Master's Programs

K-State Global Campus offers master's degrees in 27 areas. These include academic advising, adult and continuing education, agribusiness, food science, ,agricultural education and communications, family and community services, personal financial planning, youth development business administration, curriculum and instruction, digital teaching and learning, educational computing, design, and online Learning, English as a second language, dietetics, gerontology, psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology, agricultural education and communications, family and community services, personal financial planning, youth development, curriculum and instruction community development, educational leadership, merchandising, and 7 engineering degree tracks, among others.

Degree & Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor's Degree
BS in Animal Science and Industry
BS in Business Administration
BS in Dietetics
BS in Early Childhood Education
BS in Elementary Education
BS in Food Science and Industry
BS in Human Development and Family Services
BS in Interdisciplinary Social Science
BS in Nutrition and Health
BS in Personal Financial Planning
BS in Technology Management
Undergraduate Certificates
Certificate in Community-Engaged Leadership Undergraduate
Certificate in Conflict Resolution
Certificate in Food Science
Certificate in K-12 Online Teaching Undergraduate Certificate
Certificate in Nonviolence Studies
Specialized diploma in Nuclear Engineering Undergraduate minor
Certificate in Primary Texts
Endorsement in Reading Specialist
Graduate Programs
Graduate Certificates
Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising
Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Horticulture
Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Graduate Certificate in Community Development
Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution
Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics
Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology
Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement in Elementary and Secondary Education
Graduate Certificate in Financial Therapy
Graduate Certificate in Food Safety and Defense
Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Graduate Certificate in Grassland Management
Graduate Certificate in Horticultural Therapy
Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate in Personal Financial Planning
Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
Graduate Certificate in Social Justice Education
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) for Adult Learners
Graduate Certificate in Transportation Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Youth Development
Master's Degrees
MS in Academic Advising
MS in Adult Learning and Leadership
MS in Agribusiness
MS in Agricultural Education and Communication
MBA in Business Administration, Professional Masters
MS in Chemical Engineering
MS in Civil Engineering
MS in Community Development
MS in Curriculum and Instruction
MS in Dietetics
MS in Early Childhood Education
MS in Educational Leadership
MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
MEM in Engineering Management
MS in English as a Second Language
MS in Family and Community Services
MS in Food Science and Industry
MS in Gerontology
MS in Industrial Engineering
MS in Mechanical Engineering
MS in Merchandising
MS in Nuclear Engineering
MS in Nutrition, Dietetics and Sensory Sciences
MS in Operations Research
MS in Operations Research
MS in Personal Financial Planning
MS in Psychology, Industrial, and Organizational Psychology emphasis
MS in Software Engineering
MAT in Teaching
MS in Youth Development
Graduate Certificates
Specialist Degree in Bakery Science Minor
Graduate Certificate of Completion in Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement
Specialist Degree in Nuclear Engineering minor
Doctoral Degrees
PhD in Personal Financial Planning

Location & Contact

Student Contact Maleah Lundeen
Student Services Coordinator
Email: global@k-state.edu
Phone: 785-532-3119
Fax: 785-532-0813
Address1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Head of Distance Learning Karen Pederson
Email: karenpedersen@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-2568
Fax: 785-532-3779
Address1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502