adult students

New IHCC campus in Burnsville

Accessibility and flexibility are more important to college students than ever before. If you live in the Burnsville area or nearby Scott County, you have probably found that taking college classes means a long commute and more challenges to an already busy schedule. Inver Hills Community College’s new Burnsville campus at the South of the River Education Center (co-located with Metropolitan State University and the Minnesota WorkForce Center Dakota County – Burnsville) gives you an ideal way to earn your college degree or certificate on your own terms and right in your own vicinity.


The South of the River Education Center is located at 2800 County Road 42 in Burnsville, MN.

Enter your address, city, or zip code to receive directions to the center.

Programs and courses offered at the South of the River Education Center:

  • General Education Courses
  • Customer Service: Certificate
  • Contemporary Business: A.S. Degree
  • Individualized Professional Studies: A.S. Degree
  • Educational Planning and Assessment Course: You can receive credit for prior learning via this accelerated course, which also helps you develop a degree plan


The center offers programs specially designed for the adult learner

As an Adult Success through Accelerated Programs (ASAP) student, you can earn a two-year college degree at an accelerated, flexible and independent pace. ASAP provides:

  • Personalized educational planning
  • Accelerated 8-week courses that meet once per week
  • Credit for prior learning

For more information, visit ASAP.

Courses offered in Spring 2014

Number Course Title Start End
BIOL 1120-85 Exploring Biology 3/19/2014 5/7/2014
BUS 1102-85 Principles of Customer Service 1/14/2014 3/4/2014
BUS 1119-85 Human Relations in Business 3/17/2014 5/5/2014
BUS 1121-85 Principles of Management 3/19/2014 5/7/2014
BUS 1131-85 Legal Environment of Business 1/16/2014 3/6/2014
BUS 2130-85 Employment Law for Business 3/17/2014 5/5/2014
COMM 1110-85 Public Speaking 3/18/2014 5/6/2014
EMC0984-03 Emergency Medical Technician - Refresher 1/13/2014 3/3/2014
EMC0910-03 Emergency Medical Responder - Refresher 1/13/2014 2/10/2014
ENG 1108-85 Writing & Research Skills 1/16/2014 3/6/2014
ENGR 1000-85 Orientation to Engr 1/14/2014 3/4/2014
FS 2220-85 Documentary Films 1/16/2014 3/6/2014
MUSC 1143-85 History of Rock and Roll 3/18/2014 5/6/2014
PSYC 1101-85 General Psychology 1/15/2014 3/19/2014
PSYC 2250-85 Abnormal Psychology 3/26/2014 5/14/2014

To learn more about the application process for the Inver Hills Burnsville campus at the South of the River Education Center, contact the Inver Hills Admissions Team at 651-450-3902 or