Serving students online since 2003, Herzing University Online offers students across the country the opportunity to earn their graduate, bachelor’s and associate degree or diploma in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design and public safety, using a convenient online format for their classes. Continuing education opportunities are also available for individuals looking to advance their skills and organizations seeking professional development opportunities for their workforce.
In February of 2011, the university’s administrative offices relocated from downtown Milwaukee to Menomonee Falls to accommodate the increase in staff size due to student population growth. Herzing University Online currently serves over 5,000 students. Approximately 10 percent of those students reside in Wisconsin, with the majority of them living in the southern half of the state. In addition, Herzing University also currently operates physical campuses in Brookfield, Madison and Kenosha, as well as eight other campuses in seven states and three continuing education divisions in three states. Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association; www.ncahlc.org or (800) 621-7440.
Herzing University Online has been recognized as the “Best School for Online Education – 2009” by Corporate Report Wisconsin, as a 2010 winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility and as a member of the 2010 and 2011 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools.” In 2011, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) named a Herzing University Online educator the national Teacher of the Year, and another Herzing teacher received an Honorable Mention. The college was also named to the 2011 “Future 50” list of rapidly growing companies in southeastern Wisconsin by Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.
Herzing University Online is located at W140 N8917 Lilly Road, just off Main Street, in Menomonee Falls. For more information, please visit www.herzingonline.edu or call 866-508-0748.
Menomonee Falls students can easily commute to several colleges and universities in the immediate area. Waukesha County Technical College, the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Marquette University, Carroll College, Cardinal Stritch College and Concordia University are among the nearest. The main campus of Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) is located in nearby Pewaukee. WCTC awards associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates.
WCTC teaches nearly 60 different technical career programs in business, industry, science and service occupations. The process involves hundreds of courses. In addition, it offers seven apprenticeship programs that require two-to-five years to complete.
The college is heavily involved in economic development in Waukesha County. It assists business and industry with custom-designed worker training programs, provides technical assistance to local firms, offers training and other forms of support for entrepreneurial and small businesses and works with communities to enhance economic growth.
The largest of 14 University of Wisconsin Central System campuses, UW-Waukesha is a two-year college that offers associate degrees in a wide range of academic subjects. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are four-year institutions and the only doctoral degree granting institutions in the University of Wisconsin System.
Marquette University in Milwaukee is a leading Catholic university that offers bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral degrees in a variety of academic fields. Its impressive urban campus occupies a large area close to the city’s downtown business center.