The University of Dubuque designed the Learning Institute for Fulfillment and Engagement (LIFE) 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.


Not registered for Fall? Session 1 starts soon!.  

Contact your academic advisor to get registered today!

Session Dates - 2022 - 2023


Session 4: 1/3/2023 to 2/2/2023
Session 5: 2/6/2023 to 3/16/2023 (no classes week of  2/27 - 3/3 - Spring Break)
Session 6: 3/20/2023 to 4/20/2023


Session 7: 4/24/2023 to 5/25/2023
Session 8: 5/30/2023 to 6/29/2023
Session 9: 7/10/2023 to 8/10/2023

 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:

Undergraduate Degrees:                                                      Graduate Degrees:

Business Administration - 4 majors available                              Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Accounting                                                                                          Master in Management - Communication Management (MMCM)*
  • General Business                                                                                             *Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, IA, and Meridian, ID only
  • Human Resource Management                                                                             
  • Marketing

Health Care Administration

Criminal Justice

Elementary Education (Iowa locations only)

Student Resources

For more information about the LIFE program, please visit our Student Resource Page, which includes information about the University of Dubuque, LIFE student handbooks, location specific information, important policy information, learning resources, and contact information for LIFE staff.

Last modified: Friday, January 27, 2023, 3:52 PM