Degree at a Distance, housed in the College of Individualized Studies, offers you the opportunity to complete your Individualized Studies degree without having to attend class on campus. Courses can be taken online, as student and faculty designed independent studies, or as courses at other institutions.

Profile of a Degree at a Distance Student:

  • A working adult who has completed an AA, AS or AAS looking for flexible options to finish a degree.
  • A busy individual who does not have time to travel to a physical classroom on a regular basis.
  • A busy parent, who would like to learn from home.
  • Someone with an irregular schedule who is unable to attend weekly classes.

Are you curious of the possibilities? Do you want to travel around the world of learning? Contact us today. The faculty and staff of the College of Individualized Studies look forward to working with you.

Program details:

Apply to the University

Download a Sample Degree Plan (.pdf)

Explore the Curriculum

Download the Partnership Agreement (.pdf)

Explore the College of Individualized Studies 

Faculty and Staff

Advising Information

View Degree Requirements

Declare your Program

Call or email Judith Minning at: 651-793-1784, judith.minning@metrostate.edu or individualized.studies@metrostate.edu