Burnsville


  • Stephanie
  • For more information, contact:
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  • Education Center Coordinator
  • 952-703-3128
  • Navigating Higher Education Workshop
  • Held on the first Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sign up for the workshop.

Register for fall classes now!

The right direction is close to home.

See how easy we fit into your schedule. Get started on your degree this fall, on your terms. For more information, e-mail Stephanie or call 952-703-3128.

Join us for our Enrollment Fairs on July 15th and August 12th from 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

  • Apply to one of the partner schools
  • Take the Accuplacer (please call prior to book a time)
  • Plan your fall semester
  • Ask financial aid questions
  • And meet with staff from all of the colleges!

Nursing Information Session

On August 10th at 10 a.m., we're hosting a Nursing Information Session. Read the flyer for all the details.

What we offer

We offer accelerated courses, typically held in the evening, that meet once a week. 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

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 Summer Course Offerings in Burnsville

Continuing Education / Customized Training

Summer 2015 Time Dates Held
Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aid* Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
7/6/15 – 7/16/15
Pharmacy Technician Course Tuesday & Thursday
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
7/7/15 – 9/1/15
Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aid* Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
8/3/15 – 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
BUS 1150-85
Supervisory Techniques in Business
Tuesday
6 - 9:00 p.m.
8/25/15 – 10/13/15
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
INTS 1125-85
Creative Problem Solving
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

Continuing Education / Customized Training

Fall 2015 Time Dates Held
Passport to Retirement Tuesday and Thursday
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
9/8/15 - 9/17/15
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
9/14/15 – 9/18/15
Passport to Retirement Tuesday & Thursday
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
9/29/15 - 10/8/15
Pharmacy Technician Course Tuesday & Thursday
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
10/6/15 – 12/3/15
Export Compliance Monday & Wednesday
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
10/12/15 – 10/28/15

*Clinicals scheduled off-site after this course.

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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