Great Plains IDEA and Ag*IDEA is a consortium of 20 universities offering courses and programs in the Human Sciences and Agricultural disciplines at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) is a partnership of 20 public university members providing access to the best educational opportunities by collaboratively developing and delivering high-quality, online academic programs. Great Plains IDEA is an academic alliance whose member institutions offer fully-online graduate and undergraduate coursework and program options in high demand professional fields. Since 2001, Great Plains IDEA has helped students of all ages and backgrounds learn from the best professors in their fields and earn degrees from some of the nation's finest universities.
Ag*IDEA, an affiliate of the Great Plains IDEA, is a national consortium of universities that offer programs and courses in agriculture disciplines. The Ag*IDEA's membership of top accredited universities offer master’s degrees and graduate certificates fully online from top faculty.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers the following online programs through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) and the Ag*IDEA Alliance:
- Community Development
- Family & Consumer Sciences Education
- Family and Community Services
- Family Financial Planning
- Youth Development