KU Edwards Campus

The southernmost point of the education research triangle is the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. The JCERT partnership and passage of the sales tax funded the construction of a 75,000-square-foot, $25 million building on the KU Edwards Campus.

The Business, Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) Building houses classrooms, a business conference center, faculty and staff offices. It will allow enrollment at the KU Edwards Campus to grow by 1,000 students. The BEST Building opened in March 2012. Within the last two years, the BEST Building has hosted more than 135,000 attendees in the building, whether that be for Edwards Campus events, External Group events and academic program classes and events.

JCERT also funds more than a dozen degree and academic programs in BEST disciplines at the KU Edwards Campus: 

  Undergraduate Graduate

Business Administration (BBA)​

Accounting Certificate

Master of Accounting

Professional Workplace Communication Certificate


Project Management - Master of Engineering
Project Management - Master of Science
Foundations in Project Management Certificate

Master of Civil Engineering

Structural Analysis Certificate 
Structural Design Certificate 
Structural Forensics Certificate


Bachelor of Exercise Science

Bachelor of Biotechnology

Bachelor of Environmental Studies

Strength and Conditioning Certificate

Professional Science Masters (PSM)
- Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Certificate

Professional Science Masters (PSM)
- Environmental Geology
Environmental Geology Certificate

Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Analytics

Applied Data Science Certificate
Applied Statistics Certificate

Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science

Applied Behavioral Analysis Certificate

Technology Information Technology (BSIT)

Software Engineering Certificate


Cybersecurity Certificate

The KU Edwards Campus is proud to have awarded 120 students with $355,000 worth of JCERT scholarships since 2010.

The KU Edwards Campus' “Degree in 3” program, is a partnership with area educational institutions. The Degree in 3 program allows students to earn college credits in high school, complete an associate’s degree one year after graduating, and finish their bachelor’s degree two years later. Available Degree in 3 programs include: 

Bachelor in Applied Science in Biotechnology

Bachelor in Business Administration

Bachelor in Exercise Science

Bachelor in Information Technology

Bachelor in Law and Society

Bachelor in Literature, Language and Writing

Bachelor in Molecular Biosciences

Bachelor in Public Administration