It’s the promise of technology, realized. It’s the delivery of a world-class education to students, anytime, anywhere by CU’s unmatched community of scientists, scholars and educators. Nobel Prize Winners, Fulbright Scholars, and National Teaching Award recipients join you in real time—or on your own time. More than just simple online delivery, distance education allows students to connect to the vibrant Boulder campus from anywhere in the world and to participate live in the classroom. Besides real-time lectures and personal interaction with professors and fellow students in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, CU Boulder offers an entire suite of online delivery options that customize your degree to fit your schedule.

We’re not just a world-class research university; we’re a world-class provider of distance education. We’ve led the field for over thirty years, delivering CU Boulder’s commitment to excellence to students everywhere. The same on-campus programs, the same reputation, the same degrees, available to you, anytime.

Our programs fit your needs

Are you ready to expand your career? Choosing to deepen your expertise and experience by pursuing a Professional Masters' degree or certificate will not only increase your value to employers, it will also strategically position you to achieve your highest professional goals.

Our online, flipped and hybrid programs are ideal for working professionals who want convenient, flexible graduate education. We offer access to a variety of graduate degrees, professional certificates and individual courses.

Choose from these distance education master's degree and certificate options.