Online & Adult Programs

Explore our programs

Communications for the Digital Age Certificate

A certificate in Communications for the Digital Age will help you get ahead.

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LPN-B.S. (Sioux Falls)

If you are ready to take your nursing career to the next level, our LPN-B.S. program is for you. Offered in Sioux Falls, this program is designed for working professionals. Courses are offered in eight-week sessions and in a little more than two years, you can finish your Bachelor of Science degree.

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Master of Arts in Education

Earn your Master of Arts in education at DWU.

Educational Leadership

The Master of Arts in education is designated to provide you a significant advantage in a broad range of educational settings.

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Master of Business Administration

Acquire an MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Leadership, Nonprofit Administration or Athletic and Activities Administration.

Regional Focus

Prepare to succeed in smaller, non-publicly traded businesses in our region, or cast a wider net and explore opportunities with larger organizations.

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Organizational Leadership Certificate

A certificate in Organizational Leadership will help you get ahead.

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Practical Church Leadership

Designed specifically for pastors, this flexible one-year program is structured around a typical church calendar. Participants will regularly consult with their coach who will provide guidance and support in the execution of applied projects.

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Athletic and Activities Administration

Earn a graduate certificate in DWU’s new AAA program. This certification will teach you everything you need to know about managing a large-scale event and facility.

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Climb to new professional heights

As an active leader, collaborative partner, and incubator for economic growth and entrepreneurial thinking, DWU’s distinct tradition of delivering a personalized education grounded in our values of learning, leadership, faith and service will be present in these online programs. DWU’s online experience lets you complete courses 100% online, anytime and anywhere. You decide what is most convenient for your schedule.

More than just a place to go to class online…

Dakota Wesleyan University Online is a digital community where you can develop lasting relationships with faculty and classmates. Our flexible and asynchronous course model allows for a healthy work/life balance while you pursue your educational goals. Specifically, at DWU you’ll participate in classroom discussions, submit coursework, and communicate with faculty and classmates during the time that suits you best.

Our Distinctions 

  • Relevancy

    At DWU, we don’t believe in busywork. Through meaningful collaboration and projects, we believe in providing you with information, knowledge and newly refined skills that you can apply immediately.

  • Personalized attention

    Even in the online environment, our professors will be accessible to you and supportive of you. They will provide mentorship and guidance so you can achieve your goals.

  • Timely preparation for leadership

    All of our programs are designed to prepare you for leadership roles upon graduation. You can complete our M.B.A. in one year (as a full-time student) and our other programs in 14-26 months.