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Meeting you where you are

Jayhawk Global provides access to the University of Kansas’ high-quality engaging educational opportunities designed to meet learners where they are – geographically, professionally, or personally – in their educational journey.

Vision and Mission

Join the Flock from Anywhere

Same highly regarded instructors, rigorous curriculum and outstanding student support you have come to expect from the University of Kansas.

Education Innovation Center

Jayhawk Global advances and delivers flexible forms of learner engagement, including online degree and certificate programs and online and on ground professional and workforce development, certifications, competency-based educational offerings, credit for prior experience, employee training, and enrichment learning.

Important Stats

Top 10 Graduate Degree Programs
Top 50 Online Degree Programs
Online degrees, certificates & noncredit courses

For Credit Programming

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Convenient & Flexible

Interactive, innovative online format that is an extension of the renowned and trusted Jayhawk experience: same distinguished faculty, same groundbreaking curriculum, same accreditation, same recognizable Jayhawk brand, same highly respected University of Kansas diploma or certification.
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Tuition and fees for KU online programs vary by program, level and your degree-seeking status. Many offer flat-rate tuition regardless of your residency.
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Quality Matters

We'll support you with the latest online learning methods and systems, and you'll benefit from virtually delivered student success services and co-curricular experiences.

Apply to an Online KU Program

Find an online KU program to match your mission, then familiarize yourself with individual needs and next steps.

Online & On-ground Noncredit Programming

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Record of Success

Established in 1891, it is the third oldest continuing education unit in the world and is a leading provider of professional education programming, workforce training and lifelong enrichment.
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Flexible & Responsive

We create customized, relevant employee development and training programs for businesses and industries in the Kansas City metropolitan area, across the country and around the world.
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Educational opportunities in the areas of aerospace, information technology, leadership management, conference & event planning, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, social & behavioral sciences, engineering, and Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute (KFRTI).

Explore Noncredit Programming

Jayhawk Global offers noncredit education and employee training and development across the Kansas City region, the state and the world.
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Access to the student support services that will help you succeed

No matter where you are in your educational journey we strive to provide exceptional student support from inquiry through graduation and beyond.

Resources to be Successful

Jayhawk Global News

The University of Kansas Jayhawk Global is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jennifer Johnson as the director of Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute (KFRTI).

This July, aspiring filmmakers can learn firsthand the methods and tools used by a successful writer-director to craft award-winning films.

Neal Martin Kingston appointed Vice Provost of Jayhawk Global and Competency-Based Education

Neal Kingston, Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of the Achievement and Assessment Institute, will serve as our next Vice Provost of Jayhawk Global and Competency-Based Education.  

Take the Leap & Fly with Us

Find a program that fits your needs.