Distance Learning

Get a degree from your living room.
  • If attending classes on a regular basis during the day or evening is simply not possible with your busy schedule, we have the solution.
  • Using our distance learning system, you can take classes virtually wherever you want.

How many courses are available?

  • Through our partnership with the Kentucky Virtual Campus, you can take more than 1,100 classes.
  • Using our virtual library, online bookstore, and 24-hour help, you can finish an entire program from the comfort of your home or office.

How does distance learning work?

  • You attend courses through instruction on the Internet or on Instructional Television (ITV).
  • You simply need access to the appropriate technology.

What kind of technology do I need?

  • A computer with Internet access and an e-mail account.
  • You should know basic word processing, how to use e-mail, and how to attach documents.
  • You will communicate with faculty and students by e-mail or in discussion groups.

How do online courses work?

  • You read materials on the Internet or in a textbook.
  • You take part in class discussions via bulletin boards, online forums, chat rooms, or e-mail.
  • You get assignments on a Web site or by e-mail.

How do I take tests or submit assignments?

  • You take tests online or on campus, depending on the course and the test.
  • You submit various assignments by attachment though e-mail.
  • Some courses require campus meetings.

How does Instructional Television (ITV) work?

  • You take courses taught at another college that are broadcast here on closed-circuit TV.
  • You talk to the instructor or classmates during class.
  • You submit assignments by mail, FAX, or e-mail, and communicate with instructors after class by e-mail or phone.

What types of courses and programs are available?

  • More than 1,100 courses are available for dozens of programs leading to a wide variety of degrees, diplomas, and certificates. 
  • You can also transfer credits to other institutions.

Where do I go to log into Blackboard?