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Associate of Arts & Sciences
Candidates for the Associate of Arts and Sciences degree must have a high school diploma, GED or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED). Students with transferable college credit should have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher. Students below a 2.00 will be evaluated as part of our holistic admissions review.
B.S. in Business Administration
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher and at least 10 transferable college credits.
- Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be considered for our Associate of Arts & Sciences (AAS) degree program. Once you have met the minimum transferable credit requirements, you may request a program change or wait to transfer after the AAS degree is earned.
B.S. in Diagnostic Imaging
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences Diagnostic Imaging degree must have an Associate Degree in a related field (e.g. diagnostic imaging, medical sonography, radiography), or a hospital-based diagnostic imaging training program. You must also have an electronic copy of an active ARRT, ARMRIT, ARDMS, or CCI registry card.
B.S. in Health Sciences
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences degree must have an earned Associate Degree (for which a minimum of 60 credits will be awarded towards the Health Sciences degree) OR earned 60 transferable credits to UW-Milwaukee (for which equivalent course credit will be applied toward the Health Sciences degree after transcripts are reviewed).
B.S. in Information Science and Technology
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Information Science & Technology (IST) must have at least one year of professional IT experience and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 from all accredited institutions.
B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program must have:
- Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or nursing diploma
- Active, unencumbered state RN license
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from prior coursework
- Work experience as a nurse
Note: While there are no on-campus requirements in this program, students must find their own clinical project and a qualified preceptor in their own workplace or another setting in their community for their capstone course.
Business & Technical Communications
To be considered for admission, candidates must have a high school diploma, GED or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED). Students with transferable college credit should have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.
To pursue the Business & Technical Communications Certificate Program, you must have successfully completed a second-level college English composition course or satisfy this through placement exam following admission, or CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)- equivalent to English 102 or College Writing II.
To be considered for admission to the Project Management Certificate Program, candidates must meet at least one of the following requirements:
- Junior or senior standing at UW-Parkside or another college/university
- An undergraduate degree
- Five years of business experience, preferably at mid-level management or above or at an entrepreneurial firm
- Associate degree and two years of business experience, preferably at mid-level management or above or at an entrepreneurial firm
Students with transferable college credit should have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.
Substance Use Disorders
Registration Requirements: That you hold, or are actively working on, a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health or human services field (such as counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, or related fields). If you have extensive human services experience, but lack a bachelor’s degree, call our advisers to discuss your options.
How to Apply
You will be considered for admission after completing the following action items:
- Apply online at apply.wisconsin.edu ($25 application fee)
- Send official high school and college transcripts (see How to Submit Transcripts)
- Complete the Holistic Student Profile
Our admission review process considers many factors when assessing your application to a UW Flexible Option program. Your high school records, strength of prior college coursework, rigor of curriculum and academic readiness, test scores, grade point average, academic goals, relevant work experience, and your potential for success will all be considered.
Applications are valid for up to 1 year after submission. If it has been more than 1 year since you submitted your application, you will need to reapply for admission. If enrolled in a Flexible Option program less than a year, see returning student admissions.
- If you would like to change your desired start term, please submit the Term Change Form by the 1st of the month prior to your desired start date. For example, if you wish to enroll (start) in July, submit the from no later than June 1.
- If you have any questions, please contact UW Flexible Option Office of Admissions at email@example.com.
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Questions? — Contact one of our Enrollment Advisers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-262-2011.
Complete the Holistic Student Profile soon after you apply.
All students must participate in an online orientation program:
- Orientation, Part 1 must be completed as part of the application process. A link to this self-paced, online orientation module will be emailed to you after you have submitted your application for admission.
- Orientation Part 2 is a second orientation module sent after a student is admitted (see details below)
After You Are Admitted
1. Activate your University Email Account
- A few days after being admitted, you will receive important information about your campus ID number, user name, and instructions on how to activate your university email account.
- Your university email is your primary account used for all communication. Please activate your email as soon as possible.
2. Complete Orientation Part 2
- Orientation will take 1-2 hours to complete. This can be done in one session, or broken up into multiple sessions.
- Orientation must be completed prior to your first conversation with you Academic Success Coach.
- Orientation will outline step-by-step process from now through the completion of your first course. Once you complete Orientation, you will receive a Reference Sheet to help guide your next steps.
- Please finish Orientation, Part 2 as soon as possible. You will want to allow enough time to schedule a meeting with your Academic Success Coach prior to the 25th of the month preceding your first subscription period. Failure to do so may result in deferred start time.
3. Apply for Financial Aid
- If your program qualifies for financial aid and you wish to apply please complete the online FAFSA.
- UW-Milwaukee school code is 003896
- Review the financial aid section in Orientation, Part 1 and Orientation, Part 2.
- Contact email@example.com or 877-895-3276 if you have any further questions.
4. Review Veterans’ Benefits
- If you, your parent, or spouse is a veteran, you may be eligible for veterans’ benefits. Refer to the veteran information on our website for more information or contact:
- Please note – paperwork for veterans’ benefits may take four or more weeks to process.
5. If you Need to Change your Start Date?
- If you would like to change your desired start term, please submit the Term Change Request form by the 1st of the month prior to when you’d like to start. For instance, if you wish to enroll in September, submit the form by August 1.
- Applications are valid for up to 1 year after submission. If it is more than 1 year since you submitted your initial application to the UW Flexible Option, you will need to reapply apply.wisconsin.edu and pay the application fee. If you have any questions, please contact UW Flexible Option Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: If you decide to cancel your admissions, submit the Application Cancellation Form
|Transfer Credit Evaluations
A review of how your credit will transfer begins shortly after your admissions to the program (see How to Submit Transcripts). Transfer credit must be from a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Please allow up to two weeks for processing transfer credit equivalencies.
You can review how your credit may transfer by using the following databases:
Most University of Wisconsin System campuses require students to complete a specific number of credits “in residence” to earn a degree or certificate. “Resident credits” are credits earned from the campus granting the degree or certificate. Transfer students are responsible for fulfilling these residency requirements.
UW Flexible Option programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools.