UW-Milwaukee first school in system to offer "flexible degree" - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

UW-Milwaukee first school in system to offer "flexible degree"


MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be the first school in the UW System to offer a so-called flexible degree.

Students will be able to earn college credit for knowledge already gained through work or life experience.

UW System officials outlined the program over the summer. On Wednesday they provided details about how the courses would work and which programs would be included. 

UW-Milwaukee will begin offering degree programs this fall in nursing, diagnostic imaging and information science, as well as a certificate program in communications.

The 13 two-year UW colleges will also provide courses for general education and liberal arts.

The target audience includes nontraditional students such as military veterans and those who left school with some college credits.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.