Course Formats

[[Element: ]]

Course Formats

Your Future. On Your Terms.

Modern college students balance busy work schedules, family life, and seemingly countless other responsibilities. That's why we work to meet our students where they are.

We've risen to meet the need for flexible classrooms and alternative learning formats, so that now Kirkwood students are able to earn a degree online OR on campus — or through a mixture of both options.

See Kirkwood’s latest COVID-19-related campus updates.

Take On-Campus Classes

Enroll in traditional face-to-face classes on our main campus in Cedar Rapids or in Iowa City.

Visit Campus  Find a Program  Search for Courses

Take Online Classes

Kirkwood students can also choose from many available Distance Learning courses — including several degrees that can be earned entirely online!

Students enrolled in online classes experience the same levels of quality in faculty and have access to the same financial aid opportunities. In addition, there are several on-campus (and online) support services available to online students.

Distance Learning courses are delivered in two main formats:


Online Anytime

Students can take these classes entirely online — anywhere, anytime. Online Anytime courses really give students the flexibility to work and learn at their own pace and on their own terms.

Take Online Classes  Search for Courses



WebLive courses offer an alternative classroom experience, where students access live virtual classes at a scheduled time. It’s an exciting way to earn a degree from the comfort of your own home — or wherever else you’d like! All you need is a computer with a web camera and microphone, and high-speed internet access.

WebLive Course Info Search for Courses