For both traditional and nontraditional students, online and evening/weekend course delivery formats provide greater flexibility and more options for completing a degree, furthering your career, or pursuing an interest. UW-Madison offers several degree and capstone certificate programs that are fully or partially available at a distance or in a flexible format to accommodate working schedules. For more information, contact the specific program.
Distance and flexible degrees
For distance and flexible capstone certificates and degrees, visit AdvanceYourCareer.wisc.edu»
Distance learning through UW-Madison
The UW-Madison Schedule of Classes includes all UW-Madison credit courses. To search specifically for distance education courses: enter the Class Search, select the correct term and then use the “Mode of Instruction” field to select the kind of distance education that works for you. You can further narrow your search by limiting it to specific departments, course numbers, etc. To take classes listed here you must be an admitted UW-Madison undergraduate, graduate, or nondegree University Special student.
Hundreds of courses are available for transfer credits. You should have courses approved by your degree-granting institution before enrolling. Work at your own pace and can take up to a year to finish a course. Visit the independent learning website to start exploring choices.