Adult Education

Bachelor's Degree Completion

Bachelor's Degree Completion Programs

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

We can accommodate your needs by:

  • Providing professional development classes to improve your skills
  • Helping you to turn your associate's degree into a bachelor's degree
  • Offering classes in a format that is convenient to your life
  • Personalizing your admissions process
  • Recognizing the value of your work experience

Choose Your Degree

Each of the following provides a path for adults with an associate degree or previous college experience to  complete their bachelor's degree.

     Applied Computing (Online)

     Early Childhood

     Sustainable Management (Online)

Flexible Course Offerings and Professional Development

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, many programs do not require a long-term commitment of time to complete.  Search our course catalogs for affordable online, self-paced or instructor led, hybrid, evening, or weekend classes.

For Credit Course Catalog

Career, Professional, and Certification Training

Noncredit (non-degree seeking) Online classes for enrichment or skill building

Group rates for professional development may be available. Please contact with any questions or additional information.

Events Calendar

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A Second Chance to Improve Your GPA

Former UWRF undergraduates who have not taken any classes for at least five years may return to campus and apply to have previous grades excluded from their cumulative grade point average (GPA). For more information on this policy, including restrictions and application process, visit the Academic Forgiveness Policy.


UW-River Falls provides a great value. Here is a list of undergraduate programs with special tuition rates and graduate programs with special tuition rates. You may also be eligible for low interest loans, scholarships and other forms of financial aid.


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.