Course Formats

Course Formats

Your Future. On Your Terms.

College students balance busy work schedules, family life, and countless other responsibilities. That's why we work to meet our students where they are.

We've risen to meet the need for flexible classrooms and alternative learning formats, so that Kirkwood students are now able to earn a degree online OR on campus — or through a mix of both options.

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Take On-Campus Classes

Enroll in traditional face-to-face classes on our main campus in Cedar Rapids or in Iowa City.

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Take Online Classes

Kirkwood students can also choose from many available Academic Innovation, Strategy and Design Department courses — including several degrees that can be earned entirely online! Students enrolled in online classes experience the same levels of quality in faculty and have access to the same financial aid opportunities. In addition, there are several on-campus (and online) support services available to online students.

Academic Innovation, Strategy and Design Department courses are delivered in two main formats:


Online Anytime

Students can take these classes entirely online — anywhere, anytime. Online Anytime courses really give students the flexibility to work and learn at their own pace and on their own terms.

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WebLive courses offer an alternative classroom experience, where students access live virtual classes at a scheduled time. Earn a degree from the comfort of your own home — or wherever else you’d like! All you need is a computer with a web camera and microphone, and high-speed internet access.

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Academic Innovation, Strategy and Design Department

2196 Linn Hall