University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Extended Learning (UWLEX) works with faculty and departments to extend the instructional, research, and public service resources of UWL to individuals and organizations in western Wisconsin communities and in other parts of the state. Some programs attract national and international audiences.
Graduate and undergraduate credit courses are offered off campus for part-time students, primarily K-12 educators, and health and human service professionals. Online bachelor’s degree completion programs and master's degree programs are offered in collaboration with UW Extended Campus.
Conferences, workshops and other non-credit instructional programs are conducted for selected professional audiences, as well as the general public. Continuing education units (CE units) or health education continuing education contact hours (CECHs) are awarded when appropriate.
Science, humanities, and arts enrichment classes also are offered for upper elementary, middle, and high school students. Test preparation courses are also offered for ACT, GRE, GMAT, and LSAT.
Credit outreach courses and most non-credit instructional programs are offered in partnership with UW Extended Campus. Distance learning technologies are used for selected audiences.
UWL Extended Learning staff work with faculty and off-campus individuals to host conferences and annual meetings of professional associations and other organizations.
Online undergraduate degree programs:
- Health Information Management & Technology - Bachelor of Science
- In collaboration with: University of Wisconsin-Extended Campus, UW-Green Bay, UW-La Crosse, UW-Parkside, and UW-Stevens Point
- Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management & Technology (HIMT) collaborative program
- UW-La Crosse curriculum
- Program to program articulation agreement between University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's College of Business Administration (Information Systems and Health Information Management and Technology) and Wisconsin Technical Colleges (WTCS)
- The agreement provides the opportunity for WTCS students who have earned the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree for the Health Information Technology (HIT) major to be awarded equivalent credits (as described here) upon entry to the UWL Information Systems Health Information Management Technology (HIMT) major.
- Health and Wellness Management - Bachelor of Science
- In collaboration with: University of Wisconsin-Extended Campus, UW-La Crosse, UW-River Falls, UW-Stevens Point, and UW-Superior
- Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management (HWM) collaborative program
- UW-La Crosse curriculum