College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) serves the adult population with a series of programs designed to meet the educational needs of adult specific. Indiana Wesleyan University understands the special needs of adults who are interested in receiving an associate, undergraduate, graduate or master, but he must also continue their professional and personal commitments. The college programs are designed for those working adults by combining theory with practical experience.
More than ever, working adults are choosing IWU’s College of Adult and Professional Studies. IWU has now become the fastest growing universities in Indiana and one of the fastest in the United States IWU has grown by over 200 percent since 1990 to educate more than 11,400 students this year, 9,000 of whom are taking courses online or at our education centers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.
The growing popularity of our program reflects its design to meet the special educational needs of adult audiences. Indiana Wesleyan University understands the special needs of adults who are interested in receiving an associate, bachelor or master while continuing to keep Their professional and personal commitments. The college programs are designed for those working adults by combining theory with practical experience and offering the material in a convenient format.
The size distribution and structure of curriculum is specifically designed for working adults. Undergraduate and graduate degree programs are conveniently offered through evening, Saturday, and online (Internet) classes. Site-based classes are held at 11 education and conference centers: Indianapolis (2), Fort Wayne, Shelbyville, Kokomo, and Columbus, Ind., Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio. Classes are also held more than 80 locations off-campus in Indiana.
In addition to its educational programs, CAPS provides support services off-campus for all its classes. Students can gain access to special services University Library by phone, fax, email or mail and receive assistance with research or bibliographic questions. And ‘the goal of CAPS is not only to give lessons, but to provide an “extended university” designed to meet the needs of both students and their employers bringing quality education without requiring students to relocate.
Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission * and a member of the North Central Association. IWU is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
CAPS now has more than 23,000 graduates representative of learning partnerships with more than 500 employers, school districts, businesses, health agencies and organizations.