Ready When You Are | Distance and Online Education
The University of Iowa

It is never too late to achieve your educational goals and finish what you’ve started.  The University of Iowa’s online degree completion programs are designed for busy adults balancing professional growth and busy lives.  We combine leading-edge technology and support with nationally recognized faculty to provide the best educational experience possible.


Both the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) and the Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) allow the flexibility you need with both part-time and full-time options.


Key features of each program

Bachelor of Liberal Studies

  • Designed for students who have earned credit from Iowa or other institutions

  • Choose from business-focused tracks to shape your program

Bachelor of Applied Studies

  • Designed for community college graduates

  • First program in Iowa to accept Associate of Science (AS) and Associated of Applied (AAS) course credit in full

Both degree programs provide easy access to a program advisor ready to support you throughout the process.


Don’t wait to complete your degree.  Get started today!