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Online Degrees and Certificate Programs

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Looking for an online option to earn your degree or certificate? Leeward CC offers over 140 courses online to provide you a convenient pathway to your educational goal. Explore the options below to see if one of these programs is right for you. If you need some guidance, contact one of our counselors.

Online AA 5-Week Courses

Out of State Online Information (NC-SARA)

5 week online courses

Earn 3 credits in 5 weeks. Each semester Leeward offers several courses that fulfill a general education or graduation requirement. It's a great opportunity to accelerate your your degree completion. Listing of the next set of courses, which start in February and March, 2019.

Online AA degree

Our AA degree (Liberal Arts) can be earned totally online in two ways.

  • You can take all your courses online during the regular semesters.
  • You can take 5 weeks online courses for an accelerated pathway.

Designed especially for working adults, the the online AA degree is offered in accelerated 5 week segments. This program is flexible and focused. You take one class at a time. You’ll earn this online Associate in Arts degree in two-and-a-half years. And, if you choose to earn a bachelor’s degree, you can continue onto the new UH online bachelor programs.

Leeward to Manoa

A new and unique, entirely online option to pursue a Bachelor's degree from UH Manoa's College of Social Sciences. Support services include a concierge advising and free online tutoring. Details on the Leeward to Manoa pathway.


Programs that can be earned completely through online classes

The list below represents the possible degree and certificate programs generally available through Distance Education. Not all courses required for each degree or certificate are offered every semester. It is critical to work with a counselor and the DE faculty and support staff.

Be sure to check out all the resources for online learners.

  • Associate in Arts (AA) degree
  • Accounting, Academic Subject Certificate
  • Accounting, Associate in Science
  • Accounting, Certificate of Achievement
  • Basic Logic & Programming Level 1, Certificate of Competence
  • Basic Logic & Programming Level 2, Certificate of Competence
  • Business Essentials, Certificate of Competence
  • Business, Academic Subject Certificate
  • Help Desk, Certificate of Competence
  • Hospitality & Tourism, Certificate of Competence
  • Information & Computer Science, Academic Subject Certificate
  • Information & Computer Science, Certificate of Achievement
  • Management Essentials, Certificate of Competence
  • Management Foundations, Certificate of Competence
  • Management, Academic Subject Certificate
  • Small Business Accounting, Certificate of Competence
  • Software Developer, Certificate of Competence
  • Teaching, Alternative Certification in Teaching, Track 1 or 2, Certificate of Competence
  • Teaching, Associate in Science
  • Teaching, Special/Inclusive Education Certificate, Certificate of Competence
  • Travel Industry Management, Academic Subject Certificate
  • Writing-Business Track, Academic Subject Certificate

Updated 1/30/2019