Adult Degree Program

There’s No Reason to Wait
We serve adult learners with our flexible programs with day, evening and online course options to start or complete your college degree. If you are beyond four years of high school graduation or GED completion, the Adult Degree Program is ready and waiting to help you succeed.

Claim Your Future

There’s No Reason to Wait

Coming Back is Easier Than You Think

Your Education is Our Priority

An Experience for You

Life may not always move in a straight line. We know that stepping into the classroom is a big decision. Whether you want to finish or start a college degree program, with more than 30 years of experience creating an adult-friendly educational environment that helps non-traditional students excel in the classroom. We are a military-friendly school honoring the Yellow Ribbon program for military veterans.


Whether you are interested in earning your bachelor or associate degree or are interested in a certificate program, we have a program that fits your schedule and a major for your career ambitions.

Student Resources

We know you are already juggling a lot in your life—work, family and now school. That is why we have resources to help you be successful. From our career development program and academic support services to personal librarian program and a commuter lounge in the newly renovated library, we have resources that support adults in the classroom and on campus.

Wilson at a Glance

Learn the numbers that make our Adult Degree Program great.
years we’ve been serving adult learners
We have been enrolling students like you for more than 30 years, since 1982. With flexible options that include day, evening and online classes with admissions professionals who truly understand your challenges, we will make sure you get to the next level.
Adult-Friendly Environment
When you return to classroom, you won’t feel out of place. Adult students represent more than a third of Wilson’s total undergraduate student population.
majors you can complete exclusively through night classes
Choose from several programs that won’t cut into your work day at all: accounting, business management, early childhood education, English and communications.


Prepare for a rewarding career in education with our collaborative learning models, partnerships with local communities, and innovative educational practices. Undergraduate, graduate and certification programs also offer a focus on special education.
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Gain the critical interpersonal, analytical and economic skills you’ll need to flourish in both the public and private sectors with our undergraduate and graduate business degree programs.
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Receive your BSN or MSN, or combine either with your existing RN. With a focus on active learning, the latest innovations in nursing education and partnerships with healthcare providers, our programs give you the experience you need to become the most effective and caring nurse possible.
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Back to the Books

A quiet voice in the back of her mind kept nagging at Marybeth Richards: Wasn’t it time for her to go back to school and get that college degree?

After one long discussion about finances with her husband—which ended with them asking each other, “Where do we go from here?”—she sat in her living room holding her baby daughter and watching her two older children play. “And that quiet voice suddenly got really loud.”

The program is incredibly flexible so that it can take into account family life, kids, jobs.

News & Events

Catch up with Wilson’s latest news, upcoming events, and faculty and student accomplishments.

Learn more about Wilson College eSports! In addition to information about Wilson, the application process, and financial aid, you’ll also participate in scrimmage matches in our brand-new eSports arena. Join us on February 5th to explore your future and show off your skills against other future Phoenix.

Space for this program is limited because of the interactive nature of the day. Register now!

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Interested in a future in Healthcare? Our Healthcare Focus Day will introduce you to the Wilson programs that will prepare for your future. If you want to pursue a degree in Nursing, Exercise Science, Health Science, Healthcare & Medical Humanities, or Biology, this is the day for you! Our faculty in each program will be on-hand for interactive sessions designed to show you what our students do on a daily basis. There will also be a session that details the pathway to post-undergraduate studies.

Join us on February 12th!…

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open to all high school juniors and seniors.
Space is limited to 30 students.

Challenge your mind and heighten your critical thinking skills with an afternoon of presentations, reflections, and conversations centered on the Black American experience.

Expressions of Black History
Presented by: Ross Winegardner
An examination of art, poetry, and music from black creators, reflecting both joy and struggle across American history.

Environmental Justice
Presented by: Laura Oslik
Explore environmental racism and environmental justice and provide examples of how it manifests today.

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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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