Independent learning classes help you continue your education from anywhere

Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of studying at home. Complete assignments at your own pace and send to instructors for evaluation and critique. Take up to a year to complete your course.

Earn the credits you need. Independent learning courses are open for university credit that you transfer to your degree program. The number of credits available is listed with the course description. University of Wisconsin students can confirm their specific course equivalency at http://www.uwsa.edu/tis. (In the course wizard select transfers from UW Extension Independent Learning to your campus.)

Distance education is a great way to learn! Join thousands of students taking Independent Learning courses.

Why? Here are just a few of the many reasons to consider University of Wisconsin Independent learning:

  • To meet college prerequisites.
  • Your schedule makes it difficult to travel to campus.
  • You've been out of the classroom for years, and this is a good way to renew your educational goals.
  • You'll be overseas.

Still not sure? Get personalized feedback on whether distance learning is a good fit for you. Try SmarterMeasure, a free, online, personal assessment tool made available through UW Independent Learning.

Faculty and staff at UW–Madison Continuing Studies teach and develop the following independent study courses. To browse the entire online catalog of courses offered through UW Independent Learning visit their web site at https://il.wisconsin.edu.

About credits: Confirm the specific course equivalency at http://www.uwsa.edu/tis. (In the course wizard select transfers from UW Extension Independent Learning to UW-Madison.)