UH Hilo Distance Learning (DL) Programs

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Online Learning Readiness Check

Are you ready for online learning?

Master of Education (M.Ed.) New!

This high-quality program is uniquely designed for working teachers and features online classes, small class sizes, professors who care about student learning and a supportive cohort learning community which enhances success.

West Hawaii BBA Program (Bachelor of Business Administration)

For students residing in West Hawaii

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

For those nurses wishing to improve and transform health care through an advanced level of nursing science.

Registered Nursing (RN) to Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)

For the working RN wishing to get a BS in Nursing.

Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program (by videoconferencing)

The Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program is a three-semester post-baccalaureate program, delivered primarily through the medium of Hawaiian, specifically designed to prepare Mauli Ola Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian identity nurturing) teachers of the highest quality to teach in Hawaiian language medium schools, Hawaiian language and culture programs in English medium schools, and schools serving students with a strong Hawaiian cultural background.

Master of Arts in Indigenous Language & Culture Education (by videoconferencing)

Designed for indigenous language and culture education practitioners.

Former Program - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

For students seeking information about the former BA in Psychology program.

What is Distance Learning?

Distance learning courses, or e-Learning, provide students across the Big Island and the state of Hawaiʻi with the opportunity to take programs or courses online or by vidoeconferencing offered by the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

UH Hilo also offers outreach through face-to-face credit and non-credit classes off the main campus at the North Hawaiʻi Education and Research Center (NHERC) located in Honokaʻa. Besides face-to-face classes, NHERC offers courses through video conferencing, has a computer lab, and provides community service events.