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Online Programs from UIU
UIU offers online classes in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Select one of the programs below to explore that area of study.
- Business Administration
- Communication Studies
- Criminal Justice
- Emergency and Disaster Management
- Financial Management
- Graphic Design
- Health Services Administration
- Human Resources Management
- Human Services
- Liberal Arts
- Nursing, RN-BSN
- Public Administration
- Social Science
- Supply Chain Management
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Education (M.Ed.)
- Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
- Master of Public Administration (MPA)
- Master of Science in Counseling (MSC)
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Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule
UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.
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2022-2023 Academic Year
Session 5 (05/15/2023 – 07/06/2023)
Session 6 (07/10/2023 – 08/17/2023)
2023-2024 Academic Year
Session 1 (08/28/2023 – 10/19/2023)
Session 2 (10/23/2023 – 12/14/2023)
Session 3 (01/08/2024 – 02/29/2024)
Session 4 (03/11/2024 – 05/02/2024)
Session 5 (05/13/2024 – 07/04/2024)
Session 6 (07/08/2024 – 08/15/2024)
Full Year Schedules
Easily Transfer Credits
Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.
The university also partners with several community colleges in the Rockford area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including Rock Valley College and Rockford Career College.
Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.
Students transferring from a UIU partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!
Admissions and Aid
When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Rockford, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.
Special Programs and Grants
Transfer Connection Scholarships
Transfer students from partner schools can transfer up to 78 credits to UIU and qualify for scholarships!
Military Financial Aid
If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.
UIU-Rockford partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.
Experience UIU from Rockford
As a student at UIU-Rockford, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.
Jennifer Lange, '19
Health Services Administration
I currently work in health care and having the degree in Health Services Administration will assist me in advancing to a higher position.
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