adult education


Adult Education

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls offers many educational opportunities that are specifically designed for working adults or adults with work experience. 


Flexible Course Offerings

Take classes at a time and location that is convenient for you. Whether you are interested in pursuing a degree, taking a course to advance personally or professionally, or taking a course that can be transferred to another institution, we have plenty to choose from.  

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Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs

UW-River Falls offers more than 50 major fields of study. There has never been a better time to start your degree.


Degree Completion Programs

If you have an associate's degree or previous college credit, you can complete your bachelor's degree in the following areas:

Business Administration
Computer Science
Early Childhood
Geographic Information Science
Health and Wellness Management
Law Enforcement
Sustainable Management

Certificate and Licensure Programs

Build your skills for your current position or a new career. Some certificate and licensure programs may be completed in as few as two semesters. 

Alternative Education (Online)
Director of Instruction
Geographic Information Science
Montessori Teacher Education
Reading Teacher
STEMteach, a STEM Graduate Teaching Certification (Summer 2015)
Sustainable Management (Online)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


When possible, courses are offered evenings, weekends, off-campus and online to meet the needs of working professionals. Use our class schedule lookup to search for classes by time of day and location.


Degree plans may be customized based on your previous college experience and work history. Advisers will review your transcripts to determine how your existing credits may be used. View our transfer guide for more information. Some programs allow you to earn college-level learning through work experience. For more information, see our prior learning assessment page.


UW-River Falls provides a great value. Check out our estimated tuition and see for yourself. You may be eligible for low interest loans, scholarships and other forms of financial aid.