University of Northern Colorado: Distance Learning Programs

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO

Greeley, Colorado
Office of Extended Studies
http://www.unco.edu/center/es/main

University of Northern Colorado was founded in 1890. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1941. In fall 2004, there were 300 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.

Contact Receptionist, University of Northern Colorado, Michener Library, Southwest Lower Level, Campus Box 21, Greeley, CO 80639. Telephone: 800-232-1749. Fax: 970-351-2519. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

BA Dietetics (degree completion/didactic program in dietetics)

BS Nursing–RN to BS

Certificate Speech-Language Pathology–Master's Preparation ('Leveling')

Internship Certificate Dietetics

Graduate Certificate Nursing Education

MA Educational Media & School Library Media Endorsement; Educational Technology; Special Education, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Emphasis; Special Education, Visual Impairment Emphasis; Speech-Language Pathology

PhD Nursing Education

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— biology; chemistry; community health services; creative writing; economics; foods, nutrition, and related services; geography and cartography; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; gerontology; health and medical administrative services; health professions related; human services; mathematics; nursing; political science and government; psychology; rehabilitation and therapeutic professions; special education.

Graduate— chemistry; communication disorders sciences and services; education related; gerontology; health and physical education/fitness; legal research and advanced professional studies; marketing; special education.