Burnsville


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

It’s not too late!

Register now for accelerated late-start spring semester classes, beginning in March.

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
    • For more information, visit ASAP!
  • 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

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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

Inver Hills Community College

Course Day/Time Dates Available MnTC Goal Area
(if applicable)
First Half
ART 1100-85
Introduction to Art
Tuesday
6 - 9 p.m.
01/13/2015 - 03/03/2015 Goals 6a, 8
BUS 1131-85
Legal Environment of Business
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
01/14/2015 - 03/07/2015  
INTS 1010-85
Educational Planning and Assessment
Wednesday
6 - 9:30 p.m.
01/14/2015 - 02/18/2015 Goal 2
MUSC 1143-85
History of Rock and Roll
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
01/14/2015 - 03/04/2015 Goal 6a
ENG 1108-85
Writing and Research Skills
Thursday
6 - 9:30 p.m.
01/15/2015 - 03/07/2015 Goals 1, 2
Second Half
ENG 2215-85
American Literature: The Civil War to the Present
Monday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/16/2015 - 05/11/2015 Goals 2, 6b
BUS 1104-85
Principles of Marketing
Tuesday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/17/2015 - 05/12/2015  
INTS 1011-85
Prior Learning Assessment Development
Wednesday
6 - 9/9:30 p.m.
02/25/2015 and 03/04/2015  
PSYC 2250-85
Abnormal Psychology
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/25/2015 - 05/13/2015 Goals 5, 7
COMM 1100-85
Interpersonal Communications
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/19/2015 - 05/07/2015 Goals 1, 7

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

Dakota County Technical College

Course Day/Time Dates Available
First Half
ACCT 1000-81
Principles of Accounting I
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
01/14/2015 - 03/04/2015
ENTR 1170-81
Introduction to Small Business
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
01/15/2015 - 03/12/2015
Second Half
MKTC 2506-81
Digital Marketing
Tuesday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/24/2015 – 05/12/2015
ACCT 1003-81
Principles of Accounting II
Wednesday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/25/2015 - 05/13/2015
ENTR 1860-81
Business Plan Development
Thursday
6 - 9 p.m.
03/12/2015 – 05/14/2015

Metropolitan State University

Course Day/Time Dates Available
HRM 530
Employee Development and Training
Monday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
01/12/2015 – 05/04/2015
HSER 346
Counseling and Interviewing skills
Wednesday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
01/14/2015 – 04/29/2015
HSER 355
Introduction to Human Services: History and Trends
Tuesday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
01/13/2015 – 04/28/2015
PSYC 300
Abnormal Psychology
Monday
6 - 9:20 p.m.
01/12/2015 – 05/04/2015

Continuing Education / Customized Training

Spring 2015 Time Dates Available
Pharmacy Technician Course Tuesday & Thursday
6 – 9 p.m.
1/13/15 – 3/12/15
Pharmacy Technician Course Tuesday & Thursday
6 – 9 p.m.
4/7/15 – 6/2/15
Building Your Team Leadership Wednesday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1/7/15
Building Your Team Leadership Tuesday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
2/10/15
Building Your Team Leadership Wednesday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
3/18/15
U.S. Broker Test Prep Monday & Wednesday
5 – 8 p.m.
3/2/15 – 4/1/15
Passport To Retirement Tuesday & Thursday
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
3/10/15 – 3/19/15
Emergency Medical Responder Refresher (Formerly First Responder Refresher)
Note: Combined With EMR-Refresher
Wednesday - Saturday
6 - 10 p.m. (1/14-1/15)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (1/16-1/17)
1/14/15 - 1/17/15
Emergency Medical Responder Refresher (Formerly First Responder Refresher)
Note: Combined With EMT-Refresher
Wednesday - Friday
6 - 10 p.m. (1/14-1/15)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (1/16)
1/14/15 - 1/16/15
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

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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