Wittenberg offers Fall and Spring semesters of 16 weeks each and five shorter terms during the summer session. This system provides ample time for in-depth academic work and courses of high credit value.
Options for Completing a Degree
Most adult students who are also employed full-time take 8 credits per semester, but many options are available. We encourage you to go at the pace that works best for you.You can complete 12 credits in a semester or during the Summer Session with only three courses.
Any student taking 12 credits or more in a semester is considered full-time. This may qualify you for a Pell grant and/or student loan. Learn more about these opportunities at Rates & Financial Aid.
A student transferring in with an Associate's degree, who takes 12 credits during each of the Fall, Spring and Summer terms, can generally complete the B.A. or B.S. degree in two years.
A student transferring in with an Associate's degree, who takes 8 credits during each of the Fall, Spring, Summer terms, can generally complete the B.A. or B.S. degree in three years.