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Your career goals are within reach. The University of Kansas offers academic programs and certificates in Leavenworth, Kan., providing you the education of distinction you need to advance your career. A degree from the University of Kansas is well known and highly respected wherever your career takes you - nationally or globally.

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Choose from a variety of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs available for completion at your convenience. Students can pursue KU coursework that can be completed within 10 months through accelerated programming and flexible class times to fit the busy schedules of working adults and military careers.

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Alex Terwilliger
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KU Program Offerings In Leavenworth

Undergraduate Course Offerings

Bachelor of General Studies (Online)
The components of the online Liberal Arts Sciences Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) include KU Core, World Culture, Natural Science & Math and Breadth in Liberal Arts & Sciences. Students in this online degree-completion program must have 45 to 60 hours of transferrable coursework. Transfer credit evaluation will determine the requirements a student has left to complete the BGS degree. The requirements can be fulfilled by a combination of transfer credit and KU credit. Online courses are offered at a flat-rate tuition and fee structure of $359/credit hour ($1,077/course). All coursework can be completed online. Learn more about the Bachelor of General Studies
Military Transition Certificate (Online)
The Military Transition Certificate includes four online courses that can be completed in less than 10 months. Courses include interpersonal management, workplace success skills, career transitions and professional career management. The certificate is designed for active-duty United States military as well as members of the National Guard or the Reserves within their last 18 months of service seeking to enter the civilian workforce. We also welcome any current or former member of the United States military, National Guard or the Reserves. The certificate is offered fully online for academic credit.

Graduate Course Offerings

Professional Science Master or Certificate in Environmental Assessment (City of Leavenworth)
Highly trained environmental scientists and specialists are in high demand, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Industries ranging from architecture, engineering and public policy require continued professional education for a variety of roles. Start or advance your career supporting human progress and environmental values. The environmental assessment program is highly interdisciplinary, drawing upon natural or physical science training, project management experience, and communications skills. Graduates can become professional scientists who play a key role protecting the environment and human health. Through their work, graduates identify possible environmental effects of a project or program, propose measures to decrease adverse effects, and predict those effects. KU offers a master's degree and four-course graduate certificate in environmental assessment in an accelerated format in Leavenworth.
Master of Engineering in Project Management (City of Leavenworth)
Project management roles are predicted to increase by more than 13.4 million by 2020. A master’s degree in project management will address how project management uses cross-functional teams to assist in the process of planning, organizing, securing, leading, delegating and controlling of resources to achieve specific goals. Upon completion, graduates will have the skills and knowledge to successfully bridge the fields of engineering, technology, people and business. The Master of Engineering in Project Management is offered in an accelerated format in Leavenworth. Students begin coursework in August and can complete the program in its entirety within one academic year.
Master of Science in Homeland Security: Law & Policy (City of Leavenworth)
Homeland security professionals work in an increasingly complex environment requiring high-level critical and creative thinking. This interdisciplinary program is designed for military officers, as well as government and private sector employees of organizations responsible for security operations and disaster preparedness. Graduates learn about domestic and international law and policy, crisis mitigation and management, cyberterrorism, critical infrastructure attacks, natural disasters, epidemics, and chemical and biohazards. The coursework culminates in an intensive homeland security crisis simulation. Students in Leavenworth can complete the degree in 10 months, beginning in August and finishing the following May. Some federal employees may qualify for a 10% discount off of tuition. Inquire now and ask about the Federal Government Partnership.
Master of Science in Business and Organizational Leadership (City of Leavenworth)
The Master of Science in Business and Organizational Leadership program focuses on building foundational leadership skills necessary to excel in today's complex world. The program is designed on the fundamental principles of business leadership, focusing on emergent thinking in leading, ethics, team-building, and strategy. The curriculum incorporates useful, practical knowledge balanced across the central components of leadership and consists of 30 credit hours. KU may grant six hours of transfer credit for leadership electives completed during ILE-CGSC or at other accredited institutions. The program leverages a hybrid curriculum, with 12 credits offered in a classroom setting and 12 in an online environment. The curriculum can be completed in ten months (August to May), and students have the option of applying their coursework toward a KU Master of Business Administration, which can be pursued online at your own pace. See more information on the KU School of Business website.
Master of Science in Business - Supply Chain Management and Logistics (Fort Leavenworth)
The Master of Science in Business with a Supply Chain Management and Logistics concentration is aimed primarily toward Army Majors and Major-eligible Captains but is also offered to other branches of the military. The degree will complement the quality military supply chain education officers enjoy while enabling a broader, civilian economy focus for those who plan to pursue logistics careers after military service.
Master of Arts in Global and International Studies - Interagency Track (Fort Leavenworth)
The objective of the Interagency Studies Program (ISP) is to prepare military officers for working in interagency environments by expanding their abilities to conceptualize and address issues beyond their military training. The program offers coursework from multiple disciplines with an array of theoretical frameworks. The ISP curriculum consists of 30 credit hours, with KU granting six hours of credit for ILE education. The remaining 24 credit hours come from eight KU courses that are taught at two locations: night courses at the Command and General Staff College and day courses at KU's main campus in Lawrence. The evening classes - four courses taken in sequence - are taught from late July to March at the CGSC. The final four courses are taught at the KU Lawrence campus from March through late June.

Programming offered in the City of Leavenworth is taught at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1101 N. 4th St. Leavenworth, KS 66048.

 

Professional Offerings

Coming Soon: Students can pursue KU Public Management Center and Professional and Continuing Education's non-credit programs in areas such as Lean Six Sigma, leadership, information technology, Osher Lifelong Learning courses and more.

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