The University of Dubuque designed the Learning Institute for Fulfillment and Engagement specifically for adult learners. LIFE's accelerated degree programs and services---available during the hours you need them---help you balance your family life, your career, and your studies.


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Session Dates 2019-2020
Fall 2019
  • Session 1: 8/27/19 to 9/26/19 [No Monday classes]
  • Session 2: 9/30/19 to 10/31/19
  • Session 3: 11/4/19 to 12/12/19 [No classes the week of Thanksgiving]

  • Spring 2020
    • Session 4: 1/6/20 to 2/6/20
    • Session 5: 2/10/20 to 3/19/20 [No classes during March 9 - 13, Spring Break]
    • Session 6: 3/23/20 to 4/23/20
    • Session 7: 4/27/20 to 5/28/20 [No Monday classes]

                                                                                                                          Summer 2020

                                                                                                                          Session 8: 6/1/20 to 7/2/20
                                                                                                                          Session 9: 7/13/20 to 8/13/20

    The LIFE Advantage

    Learn about the program requirements, admissions, transfer credits, financial planning and much more.

    The University of Dubuque has designed the programs of the Learning Institute for Fulfillment and Engagement (LIFE) specifically for adult learners who are at least age 23 years of age and who have three or more years of work experience.  LIFE's accelerated, evening bachelor's degree programs and services - available during the hours you need them - help you balance your studies, your career, and your family life. Our 5-week course format allows you to begin classes when you choose.

    Majors available in the LIFE program include:

    Business Administration - 4 majors available                         Graduate Degrees

    • Accounting                                                                                                             Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • General Business                                                                                                 *Master in Management - Communication Management (MMCM)
    • Human Resource Management                                                                             *Dubuque and Cedar Rapids only
    • Marketing

    Health Care Administration

    Criminal Justice

    Last modified: Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:47 PM