Online Degree Programs & Courses

Earn Your Degree at a Distance

Are you looking to start or finish your degree online?

Winona State has a growing selection of online degree programs for you to choose from, including: 

  • Online – program is completely online, though there may be some mandatory meetings via technology
  • Hybrid – program has both online and face-to-face requirements

If you'd like general guidance before making a decision, book an appointment with an Adult Entry Advisor to talk through your goals and needs before connecting with an advisor from a specific program.

Please read through the program information thoroughly so you fully understand the requirements of your program.

Take Online Courses at WSU

Between undergraduate, graduate and non-credit offerings, Winona State University offers 100+ online courses year round.

Whether or not you are a current WSU student, you can benefit from WSU Online with very little hassle getting started.

Looking to add an online course to your schedule next semester?

Check out these tips for filtering your course search in eServices to find the options that will be best for your needs.

Remember to talk with your major advisor about what courses you should be taking to stay on track in completing your degree requirements. 

If you are not a Winona State student but wish to take some online courses through WSU as a Visiting Student, we welcome you!

For students who are currently enrolled at another Minnesota State school, registering for WSU courses can be done right through your home school’s eServices portal, just change your College/University to Winona State University.

Use these tips for filtering your course search to find the options that will be best for your needs.

If you are not currently at another Minnesota State school, you will need to complete a Guest Student Agreement form to register for your course(s).

Please note that a maximum of 6 credits can be taken as a guest student each semester and should you decide to pursue a degree at WSU, only 12 credits taken as a visiting student can count toward your degree requirements.

For more information, contact the Warrior Hub.

Individuals looking to take courses without the intention of pursuing a degree will need to complete a Guest Student Agreement form.

A maximum of 6 credits can be taken in a semester as a guest student. Non-degree students can take courses for a grade or have the option to audit courses.

Review information about Audited Courses in the WSU Undergraduate Catalog under the header "Alternatives for Earning Academic Credit."

Adult & Continuing Education at WSU offers a variety of non-credit online courses and certificates that help life-long learners meet professional development and personal enrichment goals.

These courses ensure that busy professionals have access to affordable, convenient and relevant coursework designed to build new skills and enhance productivity and career potential.