|Distance Learning Alliance
With its 32 institutions, including 25 two-year colleges and seven state
universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is
the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota.
The distance education site is easy to locate simply go over to Students
and click on Online Learning. Minnesota Online offers thousands of online
credit and non-credit courses and over 200 online degree, certificate and
diploma programs. Bachelor online degrees offered include Applied
Engineering, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Individual Studies,
Human Resources, Law Enforcement, Management, and Marketing.
Graduate programs offered through distance learning include Business,
Education, English, Information Systems, Public/Non Profit Administration,
Reading, Speech, Sports Management, and Library Media. Minnesota
Online also offers a doctorate in Nursing Practice via distance education.
The mighty Mississippi River winds through the Twin Cities, home to the
University of Minnesota. Founded in 1851, the University has a
presence throughout the state with its five campuses and numerous
research and outreach centers. The UM website contains a link to Online
Learning on the front page. You can earn a University of Minnesota
degree online from anywhere in the world. The online degree programs are
equivalent to the on-campus degree programs, generally with the same
instructors, program requirements, and curriculum. All online degrees are
conferred by the Regents of the University of Minnesota, whether the
courses were taken online or in-person. Bachelor online degrees available
at the University of Minnesota include Applied Health, Manufacturing
Management, and Business. Graduate online programs include Computer
Science, Electrical Engineering, and Maternal and Child Health. Several
doctorate programs are available in Nursing and Healthcare.