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Part-time pathway - entirely online | 13-15 Credits | 1.5 Years
  • Instructional plans in language acquisition courses are tailored to students' needs and any prior exposure to Chinese (not intended for native Chinese speakers)
  • Certificate can be completed by non-degree seeking students as well as UNI degree-seeking students

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As a UNI Online & Distance Education student, you’ll have a dedicated Enrollment Contact and Program Coordinator to assist you with registering for classes, navigating the course sequence and billing process, preparing for graduation, and much more.

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Congcong (Penny) Wang
Program Coordinator
Instructor, Languages & Literatures

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Carolina Wilson
Enrollment Contact


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A Flexible Online Pathway to Earn Your Certificate
  • designed for both degree and non-degree seeking students
  • online coursework provides flexibility for busy professionals
  • tailored to students' needs and does not require any prior exposure to the Chinese language
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Delivered Entirely Online

Courses are offered entirely online. Coursework may also be available on-campus or via hybrid delivery.

A suggested sequence for part-time students is indicated in the course sequence below.

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Individualized Support Services

Throughout every step of your program, you'll have a dedicated team of support staff ready to assist you. You'll also have access to UNI services such as:

  • Personalized academic advising
  • Support from Financial Aid, Career Services and Rod Library staff
  • Academic support and tutoring opportunities from the UNI Learning Center
  • Access to student accessibility services and staff
  • Technical support assistance
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Next Steps

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Complete our online information request form. We'll send program updates, important information, and application deadlines directly to your inbox!

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To enroll, students need to complete our online enrollment form. 

Questions about course enrollment can be directed to or 319-273-2121.

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Our team of support staff is available to help you throughout your UNI journey.

Contact us at 319-273-7206 or for assistance!

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Delivery of this program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program.