Iowa Western Community College

Degrees Offered Online

  • Interested in starting your education but don’t think you have the time?
  • Do you need an affordable option that will meet you where you are at?
  • Iowa Western’s Online Cohort Programs provide accredited, transferable degree programs with open admissions policies.
  • All you need is a high school diploma or equivalency.


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Cohort Model

A cohort program model provides consistency throughout your online program and alleviates the uncertainty of degree planning and choosing electives. Your cohort group (classmates) will start your program together and advance through the courses together.

Iowa Western Online Cohort Programs will provide:

  • Personalize enrollment navigator
  • Frequent instructor feedback and contact
  • Opportunities to connect with classmates (cohort group) in online commons environment

Student Resources

Transfer Planning & Advising

  • The World is Waiting…Where will your degree take you?

Academic Support

  • Online Tutoring – assists with various study strategies, online academic resources, and use of free tutorial software
  • Disability Services - provides an array of accommodations for students who qualify
  • Cyberlibrary - 24/7 access to full-text journal articles, books, and other resources 

Non-Academic Support

  • Mental Health Support
  • Community Resources Referrals
  • Emergency Assistance Fund