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Distance Learning

(for Academic Year 2012-13)

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Purdue defines distance learning as structured learning process by which a student is physically removed from both the instructor and the instructional setting associated with the campus,
but has the opportunity to interact with the instructor or other students in educational activities. At Purdue, learners participate in degree programs, individual courses, and noncredit programs
through distance learning.
      Courses Enrollments Graduates
  Certificate in Veterinary Homeland Security 31   59   11  
  Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology 140   1,111   7  
  Master of Science in Aviation Technology 14   101   7  
Distance Learning Programs Master of Science in Building Construction Management 10   109   9  
are delivered entirely through Master of Science in Engineering 68   1,462   94  
distance learning technology and do   Degrees in aeronautics/astronautics, electrical/            
not require traditional classroom   computer, industrial, mechanical, and interdisciplinary            
work or campus residency Master of Science in Information Technology Project Management 21   251   12  
  Master of Education—Learning, Design and Technology 85   1,234   48  
  Doctor of Pharmacy 14   73   10  
    Offered in US and United Arab Emirates            
  Master of Business Administration 91   2,351   80  
“Blended” Distance Learning   Executive MBA and international concentration            
Programs are enabled by distance Master of Science in Technology 44   756   39  
learning but involve some traditional Master of Science in Agricultural Economics 7   168   26  
classroom instruction on campus or   Articulates with IU’s Kelley School of Business MBA            
elsewhere. Cohort Doctoral Program in Educational Studies 25   160   7  
    Educational Administration concentration            
  Total distance learning degree program participation 550   7,835   350  
Students’ Participation in
Distance Learning Courses
Purdue-originated course sections 240   9,265   N/A  
Course sections offered through other institutions 73   894   N/A  
Total campus students’ participation 313   10,159   N/A  
  Degree program-related 550   7,835   350  
Purdue Participation in Campus student-related 313   10,159   N/A  
Distance Learning Other distance learning credit courses 57   538   N/A  
  Noncredit distance learning 119   11,516   N/A  
  Total participation in distance learning 1,039   30,048   350  





Source:  Purdue Extended Campus