Distance Learning Programs at UH Hilo
Online Learning Readiness Check
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
For those nurses wishing to improve and transform health care through an advanced level of nursing science.
- Program information (BSN to DNP and MSN to DNP)
- DNP Admission Checklist
- Contact for DNP Program or Co-Contact for DNP Program
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 Counseling Psychology (by videoconferencing)
The Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology is a 60-semester-hour, two-year program that is designed to provide multicultural, student-centered training in counseling psychology with a specialization in clinical mental health counseling. The graduates are eligible to become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Hawaii and elsewhere. The program is offered through the Department of Psychology.
- Mission and program information
- Distance Education information and policy
- Contact for MA in Counseling Psychology Program
Master of Arts in Indigenous Language & Culture Education (by videoconferencing)
Designed for indigenous language and culture education practitioners.
- Provides students with the tools to carry out indigenous language and culture education in their language of focus
- Mission, entrance requirements, and graduation requirements
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
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.
Registered Nursing (RN) to Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
For the working RN wishing to get a BS in Nursing.
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.