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Adult Accelerated Degree Program - Evening and Online

If you're looking to advance professionally, build your leadership skills, and achieve your bachelor's degree from a nationally ranked college, Wisconsin Lutheran College is the right place for you!

  • Wisconsin Lutheran College offers an impactful learning experience designed for busy working adults who are seeking a flexible and affordable, accelerated bachelor's degree completion program from a highly respected and accredited college.

    In as few as twenty months, you can complete your Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Leadership, taking classes online or just one night per week on campus in Milwaukee or Watertown.

    Program Highlights: 

    • Pay an affordable tuition without the hassle of extra fees or textbook costs
    • Qualify for federal financial aid and student loans
    • Transfer credits from previous study at accredited colleges
    • Convert prior learning from professional work and life experience into college credit

    At WLC, you'll learn from experts who personally live the lessons they teach in their own business or corporate settings every day. An engaging curriculum provides you with skills and competencies that employers list as valued characteristics for their top employees.

    I appreciate the program's flexibility. If at any time I need to take classes online, I am able to do that. This is very important for me as a wife, mom, and full-time employee. The accelerated bachelor's degree completion program is designed to provide adult students convenient and flexible learning options.
     - LaBella '15

    Our graduates have amazing stories to tell, as indicated by a recent survey of program alumni. The survey found that 60% of WLC graduates were promoted while enrolled in the program, recognizing that their WLC education was having a positive effect on their income potential, personal enrichment, and leadership skills. Also, 100% of the graduates reported being "satisfied or very satisfied" with their Wisconsin Lutheran College education!

  • GETTING STARTED

    Here are a few quick steps we recommend to help you get started on your way toward professional advancement:

    • REQUEST INFORMATION or contact your personal enrollment advisor at 414.443.8896 or via email.
    • Schedule an appointment with your personal enrollment advisor for a transfer evaluation at 414.443.8896 or via email. An evaluation of prior college credits determines admissibility, entry point into the college, and progression plan, accordingly.
    • Complete the FREE ONLINE APPLICATION and begin the following steps:
      • Please visit the website(s) of your former college(s) or university(ies) and request your transcript(s) be sent to your personal enrollment advisor. Please consult your personal enrollment advisor if you have questions about placing a transcript request.
      • Ask your employer or other references to complete the accelerated degree completion program recommendation form. Recommendations should not be completed by family members or relatives.
      • Electronically submit your goal statement.
      • Mail your transcript(s) and recommendation forms to:
        Wisconsin Lutheran College
        Adult & Graduate Studies
        8800 West Bluemound Road
        Milwaukee, WI 53226

     

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    The degree completion program at Wisconsin Lutheran College offers an accelerated option for adults aspiring to earn a bachelor's degree. 

    Adult accelerated degree program enrollees generally:

    • Have transfer credits from a previously attended college or university;
    • Have significant (at least two years) professional work experience;
    • Schedule their time carefully and possess self-discipline to meet the demands of this program; AND,
    • Desire to complete their degree in a Christian setting where faculty and staff are highly motivated to serve the interests of students and impact their future.

    If you are unsure of whether you qualify for admission, please contact your personal enrollment advisor at 414.443.8896 to discuss your options.