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Open house to showcase online degree Nov. 9

In honor of National Distance Learning Week and in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, UW-River Falls will host an open house to showcase the recently launched online Bachelor of Science in health and wellness management degree from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the UW-RF Hudson Center, 2501 Hanley Road.

The new online degree was designed in response to an anticipated employment growth rate of 18-22% in health and wellness related jobs.

The open house will demonstrate online learning, and answer questions about transfer credits, financial aid and careers in health and wellness management.

Participants are encouraged to register online for this free event by going to and search "Health and Wellness."

National Distance Learning Week celebrates the growth and accomplishments in distance learning programs.

The UW-Extension fosters online education through the creation of online degree programs that serve the needs of adult returning students.

For more information, go to