Outreach College Programs
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Outreach College proudly extends the resources of the University beyond the traditional campus, making higher education accessible to a broader community. Students are able to complete their degrees while managing full time work and families by taking classes on campus or via distance education.
Call us at (808) 956-6780 to find out how we can help you achieve your educational and professional goals.
Partnering with other UH Mānoa colleges, Outreach College offers the following programs and more:
College of Arts and Humanities
The Master of Arts in Music Education is intended for individuals with a Bachelor of Education or comparable degree and currently teaching in the public or private school systems. This Online Program fits a busy professional schedule.
College of Education
The Doctor of Education in Professional Practice prepares professionals for leadership roles in education and other positions focused on the application of research in educational settings.
The Master of Education in Curriculum Studies program serves licensed teachers with an interest in preschool/primary, elementary, middle level or secondary education and equips them to fill a variety of teaching and resource roles at an advanced level.
The interdisciplinary Master in Education in Early Childhood Education supports professional development and promotes leadership in personnel working with children between infancy and five years of age.
The Master of Education in Educational Foundations with the specialization in Educational Leadership in the Asia-Pacific Region is open to qualified educators around the world through a combination of summer institutes and online courses.† Students select to focus on educational issues with an emphasis on multicultural awareness and diversity.
The Master of Education in Educational Foundations with the specialization in Educational Leadership in Private Schools is open to qualified educators around the world through a combination of summer institutes and online courses.† Students select to focus on educational issues with an emphasis on leadership in the private schools.
The Master of Education in Educational Technology prepares students to create educational resources through diverse media and information technology.
The Master of Science in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science with a specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling provides students with the essential knowledge and skills to assist individuals with disabilities achieve an increased sense of empowerment, responsibility and maximum independence.
The statewide Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education prepares students for a teaching license in elementary education, with the option of dual preparation in Special Education, and serves students from all islands through online instruction and face-to-face weekend meetings.
The statewide Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Special Education prepares students with a Bachelorís degree in any field for a teaching license in special education.
The statewide Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Secondary Education prepares students with a Bachelorís degree for a teacher certification at the secondary school level.
John A. Burns School of Medicine
The Imi Hoʻola Post-Baccalaureate Program makes medical careers possible for members of disadvantaged groups for whom such careers may seem impossible and who have demonstrated a commitment to serve in areas of need in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. Upon successful completion, these students matriculate into the MD program as 1st year medical students.
Myron B Thompson School of Social Work
The Master of Social Work, a three-year, distance education program allows neighbor island residents to complete the Children and Families concentration while remaining in their communities.
School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is designed as a post-masterís program to meet our statewide demand for a highly competent nursing workforce equipped with the skills to ensure the delivery of safe, quality nursing care in Hawaiʻi.
The Online PhD in Nursing prepares scholars capable of conducting clinical scholarship to improve the health of a diverse society and of teaching in nursing educational programs, especially those with minority student populations.
The Master of Science in Nursing offers a variety of specialty area options†and alternative entry pathways†to prepare†students for advanced nursing roles.
The Master's Entry Program in Nursing is an accelerated alternative entry program to the Master of Science degree for adult learners who have Bachelorís degrees in fields other than nursing, but are leadership bound and seeking a career in advanced nursing.
The RN to Bachelor of Science (RNBS) program for associate degree nursing (ADN) graduates is a complement to the statewide continuing consortium nursing curriculum offered to UH students. The RNBS program is designed to provide an efficient bridge to the baccalaureate for the nurse with less than 2 years RN work experience.
The new Executive RN to Bachelor of Science (BS) program is designed to provide an efficient bridge to the baccalaureate for RNs with 2 or more years experience as a RN.
The Hawaii Statewide Nursing Consortium Bachelor of Science (BS) nursing program admits current Manoa and transfer students. This program admits for both Fall and Spring semesters. With the BS degree, the student is prepared for graduate education and continued career development.