Flexible Learning Options

Flexibility Where It Counts for You

Northwood Tech students come from all walks of life. Some may be coming straight from high school, others are changing careers mid-life with a family and full-time job on the side of college. No matter what your educational goals are, Northwood Tech offers a wide variety of accredited programs and credentials including associate degrees, technical diplomas, certificates and apprenticeships. Upon completion, you'll be able to jump straight into your career or transfer to a four-year college or university to complete you bachelor's degree.


Online

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Complete your course totally online. Course content is delivered online, with deadlines, but no set meeting times. 

  • No required, scheduled onsite meetings
  • No required, scheduled online work/meetings
  • Instructor location may vary

Online Live

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Join your classes through the internet live from anywhere. Connect with your instructor and classmates during live classes via the web. 

  • No required, scheduled onsite meetings, but you may choose to attend onsite, if that option is available
  • Required, scheduled online/work meetings
  • Instructor location may vary

On Site

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Attend face-to-face, scheduled meetings in the classroom setting.

  • Required, scheduled onsite meetings
  • No required, scheduled online work/meetings
  • Instructor location may vary

Your Choice

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Choose from three ways to attend classes: 1) Online Live via the internet, 2) On Site in a classroom, or 3) watch recorded sessions at a time convenient for you.

  • No required, scheduled onsite meetings, but you may choose to attend onsite
  • Required, scheduled online work/meetings varies by class
  • Instructor location may vary

Flex

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Work at your own pace in an individualized, workshop environment. Multiple courses are offered by your instructor during the same timeframe. 

  • No required, scheduled onsite meetings, but you may choose to attend onsite
  • No required, scheduled online work/meetings, but an orientation is required prior to starting class
  • Instructor location may vary

Hybrid

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Leverage the best of On Site, Online, and/or Online Live instructional formats. Courses are delivered via a combination of modes, based on specific class content.

  • Required, scheduled onsite meetings varies by class
  • Required, scheduled online work/meetings varies by class
  • Instructor location may vary

Work-Based Learning

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Get on-the-job experience combined with expert support and instruction. 

  • Required, scheduled offsite work experience in a community-based setting
  • Possibility of required, scheduled onsite work/meetings
  • Possibility of required, scheduled online or virtual meetings
  • Instructor location may vary

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NEW - #FitMyLife

#FitMyLife programs are built to do just that - fit your life by providing you with a consistent, evening core course schedule all the way through your education, making it easier to accommodate for work, childcare and other responsibilities. 

Learn More


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NEW - Start Now!

You don't have to wait weeks or even months to get started on your education. Select programs offer nine start dates each year, so you can apply after the traditional semester start and get rolling right away.

Learn More about Start Now Classes


Free Webinars

Northwood Tech's webinars are a free, no pressure option to explore different career fields or gain insight and grow in your current field. You can attend the live webinars from anywhere or view the recordings at a time that works for you. 

Discover Northwood Tech's Free Webinars

 

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Northwood Tech is a member of the NWECS distance learning network (Northern Wisconsin Educational Communication System), which is one of 32 distance learning networks in the State of Wisconsin.

Learn More About NWECS

Contact Distance Learning to learn more.

800.243.9482, ext.5252

distancelearningstaff@northwoodtech.edu

 

 

Contact

Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Tia Dietz

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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Get the Northwood Tech experience

Attend an event or schedule a campus tour/program shadow.

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Finding the class you want to take has never been easier. 

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Take the Next Step

Are you ready to experience success? Northwood Tech staff are standing by to support you in reaching your educational and career goals, so do it. Take the leap.