Burnsville


  • Stephanie
  • For more information, contact:
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  • Education Center Coordinator
  • 952-703-3128

Register for summer and fall classes now!

The right direction is close to home. Join us at Open House on April 22 from 4-6:30 p.m.

Get started on your degree this summer or fall. We offer accelerated courses, typically held in the evening, that meet once a week. See how easy we fit into your schedule. For more information, e-mail Stephanie or call 952-703-3128.

What we offer

Earn your degree on your terms. South of the River Education Center, a partnership with the Minnesota Workforce Center, Inver Hills Community College, Metropolitan State University, and Dakota County Technical College, gives you an ideal way to earn your certificate or degree:

  • Accessible location (County Road 42 in Burnsville)
  • Accelerated courses
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Evening courses that meet one night a week
  • Programs designed for the adult learner through the Adult Success through Accelerated Programs:
    • Personalized educational planning
    • Accelerated 8-week courses that meet once per week
    • Credit for prior learning
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  • Credits earned from any of the partner institutions
  • Opportunity to take Continuing Education / Customized Training courses
  • On-site staff to help with resources and questions

Get Started Today

Location

Placement testing now offered on site

New students are required to take assessments to ensure they are placed appropriately according to their abilities and experience. The Accuplacer placement test is offered Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 11 a.m, and 1 p.m. at the South of the River Education Center. Click on sign up below to reserve a time convenient for you. To learn more about placement testing, visit the Testing Center website.

2015 Spring Course Offerings in Burnsville

Continuing Education / Customized Training

Spring 2015 Time Dates Held
Pharmacy Technician Course Tuesday & Thursday
6 – 9 p.m.
4/7/15 – 6/2/15
Medical Terminology I Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
4/7/15
Medical Terminology II Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
4/14/15
Basic ICD 10 Coding Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
4/21/15
Intermediate ICD 10 Coding Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
4/28/15
Intermediate CPT Coding Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
5/12/15

2015 Summer Course Offerings in Burnsville

Inver Hills Community College

Course Day/Time Dates Held
INTS 1125-85
Creative Problem Solving
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
06/01/2015 - 08/05/2015

Dakota County Technical College

Course Day/Time Dates Held
HIST1100-81
History of The U.S. to 1877
Monday
6 - 8:55 p.m.
06/01/2015 - 07/24/2015
ENTR 1170-81
Introduction to Small Business
Tuesday
6 - 8:55 p.m.
06/01/2015 - 07/24/2015
MKTC 1000-81
Principles Of Marketing
Wednesday
6 - 8:55 p.m.
06/01/2015 - 07/24/2015
ENGL 0114-81
College Reading
Thursday
6 - 8:55 p.m.
06/01/2015 - 07/24/2015

Continuing Education / Customized Training

Summer 2015 Time Dates Held
Export Compliance Wednesday
5 – 8 p.m.
5/6/15 – 6/10/15
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
5/18/15 – 5/22/15
Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide Program* Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
6/1/15 – 6/5/15
6/8/15 - 6/11/15
Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide Program* Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
7/6/15 – 7/10/15
7/13/15 – 7/16/15
Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide Program* Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
8/3/15 – 8/7/15
8/10/15 – 8/13/15

*Clinicals scheduled off-site after this course.

2015 Fall Course Offerings in Burnsville

Inver Hills Community College

Course Day/Time Dates Held
Full Semester
BIOL 1120-85
Exploring Biology*
Monday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/24/15 – 12/14/15
ENG 1108-85
Writing and Research Skills
Monday / Wednesday
9 - 10:30 a.m.
8/24/15 – 12/16/15
MATH 0840-85
Introductory Algebra
Tuesday / Thursday
6 – 7:50 p.m.
8/25/15 – 12/17/15
BIOL 2201-85
Anatomy And Physiology I*
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/26/15 – 12/16/15
First Half
CJS 1156-85
Introduction to Corrections
Monday
6 - 9:00 p.m.
8/24/15 – 10/12/15
FS 2210-85
Hitchcock: The Master Of Suspense
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/24/15 – 10/1/15
HUM 1140-85
Hispanic Cultures & Civilization
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/24/15 – 10/12/15
INTS 1010-85
Educational Planning And Assessment
Wednesday
Time TBD
8/26/15 – 9/30/15
PSYC 1101-85
General Psychology
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/26/15 – 10/14/15
ENG1108–85
Writing And Research Skills
Thursday
6 – 9 p.m.
8/27/15 – 10/8/15
Second Half
ANTH 1110-85
Cultural Anthropology
Monday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/19/15 – 12/14/15
ECON 1105-85
Principles of Macroeconomics
Tuesday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/20/15 – 12/15/15
SOC 1127-85
Social Inequalities: Race, Class & Gender
Tuesday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/20/15- 12/15/15
INTS 1011-85
Prior Learning Assessment Development
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/7/15 – 10/14/15
CJS 1162-85
Special Populations In Criminal Justice
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/21/15 – 12/16/15
COMM 1100-85
Public Speaking Comm
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/22/15 – 12/17/15
ENG 1111-85
Research Writing In The Disciplines
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/22/15 – 12/17/15

*Labs are NOT held at the Burnsville site. Please contact Stephanie Atkinson for details.

Dakota County Technical College

Course Day/Time Dates Held
First Half
MKTC 1100-81
Fundamentals of Sales
Monday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/24/15 – 10/19/15
ACCT 1000-81
Principles Of Accounting I
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/26/15 – 10/21/15
ENTR 1170-81
Introduction to Small Business
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
8/27/15 – 10/22/15
Second Half
ACCT 1003–81
Principles Of Accounting II
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/28/15 – 12/16/15
ENTR 1860-81
Business Plan Development
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
10/29/15 – 12/17/15

Metropolitan State University

Course Day/Time Dates Held
PSYCH 300-01
Abnormal Psychology
Monday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
8/24/15 – 12/7/15
PSYCH 406-01
Introduction To Clinical Psychology
Monday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
8/31/15 – 11/30/151
HSER 355-01
Introduction To Human Services: History And Trends
Tuesday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
8/25/15 – 12/1/152

1Meets Aug. 24 Sept. 14, 28 Oct. 12, 26 Nov. 9, 23 Dec. 7

2Meets Aug. 31 Sept. 21 Oct. 5, 19 Nov. 2, 16, 30

To learn more about the application process for the campus at the South of the River Education Center, contact Stephanie Atkinson, Education Center Coordinator, 952-703-3128.

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