Academic credit courses
Through the College of Continuing Education, adults, many juggling work, family, and personal commitments; ambitious high school students; and learners dedicated to bridging language divides access University of Minnesota courses.
Students need not be admitted to a U degree to take a course. All credits appear on an official transcript.
Through flexible evening, weekend, summer, and online courses, professionals often "test the water" to determine the right path when considering returning to school for a career-enhancing degree or certificate. Many online courses have an "extended term," which allows you to work at your own pace for up to nine months. For more information, visit:
High school students
Motivated high school students seeking early experience with challenging university curriculum can get a head start on college through two innovative programs. For more information, visit:
Burgeoning language authorities
In our global community, facilitating dialog has never been more important. The College of Continuing Education helps non-native English speakers as well as translators and interpreters through the:
- Minnesota English Language Program | Course work helps non-native English speakers improve English reading, writing, and speaking skills for success in a university classroom or in the workplace.
- Program in Translation and Interpreting | Professionals who assist in ensuring accurate communication between speakers of different languages improve their skills.