About Online Learning for Prospective Students

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The University of Minnesota Crookston provides learning opportunities for people and communities of practice, transcending geography, utilizing technology, and empowering personal and professional growth. The campus prides itself with high quality educational services for nontraditional or continuing students, community organizations, and the workforce. This arm of the University specializes in educational products and systems that serve public needs, serving many geographic areas and emphasize lifelong learning.

The Crookston campus has the University of Minnesota’s first online Bachelor’s degrees.

The University of Minnesota Crookston’s online Bachelor's degrees provides students a convenient and flexible alternative for working adults and part-time students who have relevant work experience and are interested in completing a 4-year degree. The Office of Admissions develops and delivers online courseware and training to meet the needs of adult learners and an expanding workforce.

Online courses provide opportunities to complete courses without attending classes on campus. They offer interactivity with the instructor and other students, convenience of location and time of day, and independent learning for motivated students. Online courses may be applied to UMC degrees or transferred to other institutions. The flexibility of online courses allows professionals working rotating shifts to pursue an advanced degree.

The University of Minnesota Crookston offers diverse adult learning activities to serve the needs of individuals, groups, organizations, and communities of northwest Minnesota and beyond. We do this through courses, conferences and other education program offerings. Outreach services provided by the Office of Admissions are targeted to meet the needs of working professionals, organizations, businesses, industries, young adults, homemakers, and senior citizens.

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