Distance Learning

Distance Learning provides flexible options to help you meet your educational goals. These classes expand learning opportunities while allowing students to balance educational demands with work and family. Review this information to help determine which course style might be right for your learning and scheduling needs.

If you need more flexibility in your course schedule, Distance Learning has several options:

Course Length Course Location Due Dates

5, 7, 12, and 15-week classes

100% Online*
*All MATH courses require on-campus exams

Weekly Due Dates


5, 7, 12, and 15-week classes

Approximately 50% online/50% traditional classroom

Scheduled Due Dates

Open Entry/Open Exit

7, 12, and 15-week classes
- Actual course length determined by you within the semester
- Extended enrollment window
- Opportunity to finish the course early

Predominately online
- On-campus orientation and assessment(s) required
- All faculty host office hours on campus to support your learning

No Weekly Due Dates

Due dates determined by:
- How much time you need to learn a topic
- When you are ready to complete an assessment
- Semester deadlines

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Registration Guides

View information about course registration, important dates, financial aid, and more helpful semester topics in our Registration Guides.

Distance Learning
P: (734) 462-4525

Distance Learning Programs

A variety of Schoolcraft College degrees and certificates can be completed through Distance Learning including:

  • Associate Degrees
    • Associate in Arts
    • Associate in Science
    • Associate in General Studies
    • Associate in Business Administration
    • Associate in Applied Sciences
      • Business General
      • Marketing & Applied Management
      • Small Business for Entrepreneurs
      • Office Information Systems
  • One-Year Certificates
    • Business Basic One-Year Certificate
    • Small Business for Entrepreneurs One-Year Certificate
    • Computer Information Systems Introductory One-Year Certificate
    • Office Specialist One-Year Certificate
  • Skills Certificates
    • Computer Information Systems Programming Certificate
    • Office Specialist Certificate
  • Post Associate Certificates
    • Biomedical Applications Post-Associate Certificate
    • Computer Information Systems Post-Associate Certificate

Working with a Schoolcraft advisor will help you determine your best pathway for completion.

Schoolcraft College is approved for distance education courses and programs by the Higher Learning Commission.

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