What's your American Dream? | Distance and Online Education
The University of Iowa
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Is your American dream a college education?  

At the University of Iowa we offer distance and online degrees that make it possible for you to complete a bachelor degree away from campus.  You choose  how to fit your coursework into an already busy life of work and family.   We help by combining 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.  Degree programs are offered online and are available on a full- or part-time schedule, designed to help you advance your career with course work relevant to your professional goals.

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 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) course credit in full 

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

Take the first step today by filling out the attached form.  We are waiting to help you.