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Introduction to Student's Rights and Responsibilities
Benefits of Our Distance Education Programs
Alumni Commentary
Degree Programs
Our Accreditation and Recognition
Our Educational Affiliates
Our Board of Directors
Our Faculty Leadership
Our Hawaii-Based Administration
Tuition and Fees
Akamai Admission Process
Initial Faculty Communications

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Aloha, prospective students!
We are pleased you are considering enrollment at Akamai University as your school for higher learning! Akamai is a progressive, forward thinking, distance education and cross-border university dedicated to the betterment of the human condition and sustainability of the planet. We are committed to superior quality in education and research and hope to offer the very best student experience under the mentorship of world class faculty and professional practitioners. We welcome your inquiry and your application!

The founding mission of Akamai University is based upon the premise that amelioration of major world problems and the creation of sustainable lifestyles and global practices are the hallmarks of responsible individual and corporate world citizenship. As generators of new knowledge and developers of new systems, our sole mission as an institution is the advancement of the human condition and sustainability of the planet. For more about our mission.

Benefits of Our Distance Education Programs
  1. You will have no residency requirements, no travel demands, and will complete your degree within your own home community
  2. You will study at your own pace, in a personalized manner, integrating new learning with your professional pursuits
  3. Your program will be guided by world-class faculty, who will mentor you, one-on-one, through the heights and depths of the subject matter.
  4. You will have access to the world's largest full text online library, which ranks among the very best in higher education
  5. You will be guided in building professional development projects, publishable quality papers and a wider network of academic and professional colleagues for the benefit of your professional advancement.
For more about our model of education

Alumni Commentary
The Akamai University alumni have expressed overwhelming support for the quality and integrity of the academic and research programs of the University. We encourage you to review our
alumni commentary page to find what our prior students have to say about our program quality, our faculty, and our student services.

Degree Programs
We encourage you to examine the quality of our programs. Detailed information is available on our website. Please explore our
program offerings, our manner of operation and our standards for your desired degree. Also review ourmodels of scholarly instruction to gain insight into the level of leadership our school has attained in the the field of distance learning.

Our Accreditation and Recognition
Akamai University holds a valid Premier level of international accreditation with
Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities and maintains good standing under the laws and regulations of the State of Hawaii and United States of America
Akamai's ASIC Accreditation Certificate
ASIC Listing of Akamai University

Our Educational Affiliates
It is the position of the University that institutional affiliations worldwide are desired and necessary to successfully reach this mission and pursue the amelioration of major world problems. Standards, policies and procedures, and general guidelines have been established by the Akamai Board of Directors to assure academic quality and integrity across all educational partnerships established by the University. These expectations apply to all institutional affiliations and are mean to guide the day-to-day interactions with the affiliates and the long-term growth and development of the cooperative relationships. View our
active affiliations online.

Our Board of Directors
The Board of Directors at Akamai University represent advance minds from the professional fields which support our mission, and they possess the needed depth of experience and commitment needed to help guide the University toward achievement of its vital mission.
Examine the bios of our Board online.

Our Faculty Leadership
Akamai University has drawn together a wide array of faculty members who have committed to serving our students with the highest of quality and integrity. To be admitted to the faculty at Akamai University, faculty members must meet rigorous professional and academic standards. The basic standards for appointment include the earned doctorate or terminal degree at recognized and accredited institutions and quality experience in their areas of the appointment, licensing and certification, as appropriate. One major factor in selection of members of the Akamai faculty is the capability of candidates to mentor adult students in pursuit of professional advancement, through academic and research achievements.

Our Hawaii-Based Administrative Staff
Allow me introduce you to our
Hawaii-based administrative staff, who you should find helpful, well-trained, and supportive of your needs and goals as a student.

Tuition and Fees
You will find our
tuition and fees to be among the lowest in higher education. Akamai offers an excellent financial plan for working adults, permitting payment of tuition over time via monthly or quarterly installments.

Akamai Admission Process
process of admissions is rather straight forward and easy to follow. The necessary steps include:

  • Preliminary discussion with University leadership
  • Submission of complete admission application
  • Formal registration at the University
  • Appointment of faculty committee to oversee student progress
  • Design of individualized student Program
  • Arrangement of student program array and completion timeline
  • Arrangement of student tuition installment agreement
  • initiation of student programs via enrollment in first classes or doctoral tutorials.
  • Maintenance of communications with the University administration.
  • Submission of periodic progress reports.
  • Completion of classes and undertaking of comprehensive final examination.
  • Successful achievement of thesis or dissertation manuscript approval
  • Successful oral review of thesis or dissertation
  • Achievement of final degree approval from faculty committee

Initial Faculty Communications
To help you explore your options for study, we would be pleased to introduce you to
appropriate members of our faculty. Please tell us a little about yourself by sending a brief email, including your career goals, your interests for degree study, and your ideas for research. Attach a personal resume or CV for our use in introducing you to faculty.

Christian Studies
Applied Psychology
Integrative Psychology
Business Administration
Engineering and Technology
Economic Development
Environmental Studies
Applied Ecopsychology
Educational Leadership
TESOL Literacy
Public Health Administration
Complementary and Alternative Medicine -CAM
Sustainability Studies
Peace, Diplomacy, and International Relations
Transpersonal Psychology
Professional Studies
University Center
Degree Programs
Honoris Causa Program
Community and Continuing Education

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Akamai University is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). The University has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).


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110 Haili Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720 USA