Meet Higher Learning Commission Requirements with Kansas State University

Kansas State University Global Campus offers online graduate courses that can help you meet the 18-credit-hour requirements set forth by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for individuals teaching concurrent or dual-credit courses. All of the courses listed below are available online, so you can take classes from the comfort of your home and without commuting.

Courses meeting HLC Requirements

The courses listed in the table below have been approved by K-State academic units as appropriate for faculty who need 18 hours of graduate credit in their discipline to meet HLC requirements. K-State offers additional courses online in other disciplines. Before enrolling, you should confirm the course is acceptable to your employer.

For course descriptions, tuition and start dates, use the online course search tool.

Some of the courses listed below may count toward a graduate certificate or master's degree. To find out more, visit the degree listing page.


K-State Global Campus offers a fixed tuition rate regardless of your Kansas residency status. Additional fees may be assessed by the college or department. You can also find the cost of a specific course by searching for the course in the online course search tool.

Some districts and colleges may offer financial assistance for teachers taking courses to meet HLC requirements. Check with your individual district or college to find out if financial assistance is available to you.

Fall Spring Summer
COMM 790 Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement: Theoretical Foundations X
COMM 791 Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement: Process Models X
COMM 792 Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement: Core Skills and Strategies X
COMM 793 Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement: Capstone Experience X
CNRES 751 Conflict Resolution: Core Skills and Strategies X X X
CNRES 752 Culture and Conflict X
MATH 706 Theory of Numbers X
STAT 701 Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics X
STAT 703 Introduction to Statistics Methods for Sciences X X X
STAT 705 Regression and Analysis of Variance X X
STAT 722 Experimental Design for Product Development and Quality Improvement X X X
STAT 730 Multivariate Statistical Methods X X
STAT 770 Theory of Statistics I X X X
STAT 771 Theory of Statistics II X X X
STAT 870 Analysis of Messy Data X X X
ENGL 758 Scientific Writing X X X
ACCTG 810 Foundations of Accounting and Finance X
FINAN 815 Corporate Finance X
MANGT 810 Operations and Supply Chain Management X
MANGT 820 Behavorial Management Theory X
MKTG 810 Marketing Concepts and Research X
POLSC 812 Foundations of Security Studies X X
POLSC 813 International Security X X X