At the University of Minnesota Rochester campus, our focus is on providing students with the best health science and biotechnology education. By incorporating unique and integrated ways of teaching, UMR has created an environment that encourages academic success and helps students discover their professional passion. By leveraging UMR’s high-quality, engaged faculty, local experts in the community, and top-notch facilities, UMR delivers an experience above and beyond conventional higher education.
(+) Denotes online program offered through the University of Minnesota Digital Campus
The University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development has offered individualized programs on the Rochester campus to prepare educators for licensure in a variety of areas. These cohorts are offered based on enrollment. Examples of licensure programs offered in the past include Adult Basic Education, and administrative programs for licensure as Director of Community Education, Director of Special Education, K-12 Principal, and Superintendent.
CEPD programs are offered throughout the year. Topics may include business, technology, social work, aging & wellness, politics/government, medicine, law, human resources, transportation, environment, public health, and alternative energy sources.
University of Minnesota colleges and campuses offer 34 fully online degree programs and certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Online course enrollments grew to over 31,000 in the 2011-2012 academic year.
Technology-enhanced learning occurs at all levels of the University, beyond courses and programs that are fully online. From active learning classrooms to unique online educational resources to engaging, interactive eTextbooks, technology is being used to enhance curriculum and engage students more deeply with their learning.
The PSEO program at the University of Minnesota Rochester allows high school juniors and seniors in Minnesota public, private, home, and charter schools to take courses on the UMR campus for both high school and college credit. Costs for tuition and books are subsidized by the State of Minnesota. Courses taken through UMR’s PSEO program are done so as part of the Bachelor in Science Health Sciences (BSHS) program curriculum.