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Outreach School

Susan Frye, Ph.D., Dean, Outreach School
R. Scott Seville, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Interim Director, UW-Casper and Professor of Zoology and Physiology
W. Reed Scull, Ed.D., Associate Dean and Director, Outreach Credit Programs
Anne Alexander, Associate Dean and Director, International Programs

Dept. 3106, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
333 Wyoming Hall, (307) 766-3152

The mission of the Outreach School is to extend the University of Wyoming to our state and the world, while bringing the world to Wyoming. Our programs and services are organized under five units, with UW Outreach Regional Centers located in communities throughout Wyoming. The five units of the Outreach School working in partnership to deliver a broad spectrum of UW programs are:

Division of Outreach Credit Programs

International Programs Office

University of Wyoming/Casper College Center

Division of Outreach Technology

Wyoming Public Radio

Division of Outreach Credit Programs

W. Reed Scull, Ed.D., Associate Dean and Director
Phone: (307)766-4300

The University of Wyoming was the first university west of the Missouri to offer correspondence courses. For over a century UW has sent its faculty across the state to meet with citizens, students, teachers, business owners, ranchers, and farmers to help them learn. Today the Division of Outreach Credit Programs, in partnership with the university's colleges and departments, extends the university learning experience to students across the nation with audio and video conferencing, independent learning via correspondence or semester based, and Web-based or online instruction.

Using on-site, online, and mediated instruction, the division offers baccalaureate degree completion programs as well as certificate and graduate degree programs. Upper division undergraduate- and graduate-level courses are also offered to satisfy continuing professional education requirements or to meet requests for professional development. The division also offers a wide variety of educational opportunities for teachers in collaboration with the College of Education and school districts.

Undergraduate Majors

Social Science
Agroecology "3+1" (requires one year in Laramie)
Bachelor of Applied Science
Business Administration (online)
Criminal Justice
Family and Consumer Sciences (online)
RN to BSN (online)
Accelerated BSN (2nd Bachelor's)

Graduate Programs

Master of Business Administration (online) (MBA)
Public Andministration (MPA)
Kinesiology and Health
Nursing—Nurse Educator (online)
Speech-Language Pathology (currently in redesign for Fall 2015)

College of Education - Master of Education Programs
Educational Administration in Adult and Post-Secondary Education (online)
Educational Administration in K-12 Educational Leadership
Instructional Technology (online)
Curriculum and Instruction
Special Education

Doctoral Program

Educational Administration in Adult & Post-Secondary Education
Educational Administration in K-12 Educational Leadership
Nursing Practice (DNP)

Certificate and Endorsement Programs

Land Surveying Certificate
School Social Work Graduate Preparatory Certificate

College of Education Programs
Early Childhood Program Director Certificate
Teachers of American Indian Children Certificate/Endorsement
Early Childhood, Birth to Five Endorsement
Early Childhood, Birth to Eight Endorsement
Early Childhood, Special Education Endorsement
Literacy Certificate/Endorsement
Online Instruction Certificate
Principal in K-12 Educational Leadership Certificate/Endorsement
English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement/Certificate
Special Education Endorsement/Certificate
School District Superintendant in K-12 Educational Leadership Endorsement/Certificate
Special Education Director Endorsement

Audio conferencing uses long-distance telephone lines and a centrally-located audio conferencing bridge to link as many as 96 class sites at a time. These courses usually can be delivered to any location at which there is a telephone line, provided at least three students are enrolled at each site.  If a course is offered statewide or nationwide, students in any location may take the course as long as there is sufficient enrollment at that site. Audio conferencing courses may include recorded lectures as well as an online component that provides a number of communication and information sharing tools.

Video conferencing is an interactive technology enabling students at each site to see and hear each other and their instructor. Video conference courses can be delivered to specific sites in Wyoming. Video conference courses may include an online component.

Web-based and online courses are available “anytime, anyplace.” They are, however,  semester-based and often include specific times for student and faculty dialogue. Learning online is interactive and collaborative; students generally need to be online in class a few times each week throughout the semester. Students and instructors share discoveries and materials throughout each developmental step of the course using online communication tools such as e-mail, threaded discussions, document sharing, and live chat sessions.

Hybrid courses are delivered through a combination of web-based instruction and one or more other delivery methods.

Correspondence study courses, or print-based courses, meet the needs of site-bound students by offering a variety of study opportunities. These courses are designed to provide flexibility with open enrollment throughout the year, a more self-paced and independent study format, and nine months to complete each course. For further information, contact the Division of Outreach Credit Programs, Dept. 3274, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071; (800) 448-7801; or e-mail: 

International Programs Office

Anne Alexander, Associate Dean and Director
(307) 766-3677
Web site:

The International Programs Office is the home of internationalization at the University of Wyoming.  Explore what we do for the campus community to promote global citizenship - you can start here, and go anywhere.

University of Wyoming at Casper

Scott Seville, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Interim Director
125 College Drive, Casper WY 82601
(307) 268-2713
Web site:

Since 1976, the University of Wyoming at Casper (UW-Casper), in partnership with Casper College, has offered on-site courses and a slate of university degree programs in Casper. UW-Casper is also the location in Natrona County for statewide degree programs and classes offered through Outreach Credit Programs.

UW-Casper was established to meet the needs of students unable to move to Laramie. Some of these students are nontraditional students who may be older or have families, homes, or jobs in the Casper area. UW-Casper is designed to meet the academic needs of students in a setting providing small classes, dedicated staff, and award-winning faculty. Courses are taught by resident and visiting faculty who are regular or part-time members of UW academic departments. A full-service office handles admission, registration, financial aid, and advising.

Classes are taught on-site in the Union/University Building at the Casper College campus. On average, more than 700 students enroll in UW courses and degree programs through UW-Casper each semester, and more than 3,000 students have received their UW degrees.

Undergraduate Majors

Applied Science
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Elementary Education
Family and Consumer Sciences
Humanities and Fine Arts
Mathematics and Science
Medical Laboratory Sciences - Coming Soon
Secondary Science Education, Biology
Social Science
Social Work
Technical Education

Graduate Majors Offered - available statewide offered through Outreach Credit Programs

Adult and Post-Secondary Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership
Executive MBA (Online)
Instructional Technology
Kinesiology and Health
Nursing—Nurse Educator
Public Administration (MPA)
Social Work
Speech-Language Pathology

Doctoral Degrees Offered - available statewide offered through Outreach Credit Programs

Adult/Post-Secondary Education, Ed.D., Ph.D.
Educational Administration in K-12 Educational Leadership, Ed.D., Ph.D.
Nursing Practice, DNP

Certificate Programs Offered - available statewide offered through Outreach Credit Programs

Early Childhood Mental Health
Early Childhood Program Director
Land Surveying
Teachers of American Indian Children

Endorsements - available statewide offered through Outreach Credit Programs

Early Childhood, Birth to Five
Early Childhood, Special Education
English as a Second Language
Special Education
Wyoming Reading

For more information, contact UW-Casper at 125 College Drive, Casper, WY 82601; (307) 268-2713, (877) 264-9930; or e-mail:

Division of Outreach Technology Services

Tony Pedersen, Interim Director
Web site:

The Division of Outreach Technology Services (OTS) provides technological support for the programs and services offered through the Outreach School. The division units are University of Wyoming Television (UWTV) and OTS, in partnership with UW’s IT Division, manages and operates the Outreach Video Network (OVN) at 50 sites in 21 communities statewide.

UWTV provides full professional services for video production, programming, and distribution. These services also include streaming video, video conferencing, and video/DVD duplicating. Instructional TV conferencing classrooms on the Laramie campus are utilized primarily for Outreach credit courses. UWTV’s production facilities include a full production studio, several single cameras for on-location productions, three Avid edit suites, and DVD duplication and streaming services. All of the services are available to government clients, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations at modest rates. UWTV accepts commercial clients at appropriate rates.

For further information, contact the Division of Outreach Technology Services, Dept. 3106, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071; (307) 766-4999; 

Wyoming Public Media

Christina Kuzmych, General Manager
Web site:

Wyoming Public Media (WPM) delivers three radio services to residents of Wyoming and beyond, as well as internet streaming, podcasts, and web information services via Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) is WPM's primary service and is the state's only National Public Radio member. WPR has been serving Wyoming for 47 years with news, music, and entertainment, now with 26 FM stations and translators statewide. WPM also operates two full time music services, Classical Wyoming and Jazz Wyoming with FM, HD-2, and HD-3 networks expanding across Wyoming. 

Wyoming Public Radio (FM and HD Stations)

Afton: KUWA-FM 91.3 and in HD 91.3-1
Alta/Driggs: KUWR- FM 91.3
Buffalo: KBUW-FM 90.5 and in HD 90.5-1
Casper: KUWC-FM 91.3 and in HD 91.3-1
    HD Classical Wyoming 91.3-2 and
    HD Jazz Wyoming 91.3-3
Cheyenne: KUWR-FM 91.9 and in HD 91.9-1
    HD Classical Wyoming 91.9-2 and
    HD Jazz Wyoming 91.9-3
Cody: KUWP-FM 90.1 and in HD 90.1-1
    HD Classical Wyoming 90.1-2 and
    HD Jazz Wyoming 90.1-3
Douglas: KDUW-FM 91.7
Dubois: KUWR 91.3
Evanston: KUWZ 89.7
Fort Washakie: KUWW-FM 90.9
Gillette: KUWG-FM 90.9 and in HD 90.9-1
Green River: KUWZ-FM 90.5 and in HD 90.5-1
    Classical Wyoming FM 88.5
Jackson: KUWJ-FM 90.3 and in HD 90.3-1
    HD Classical Wyoming 90.3-2
    HD Jazz Wyoming 90.3-3
Kaycee: KUWK-FM 88.7
Lander: KUWW-FM 90.9
    Classical Wyoming FM 91.9
Laramie: KUWR- 91.9 and in HD 91.9-1
    Classical Wyoming 88.5 and HD 91.9-2 and
    Jazz Wyoming 90.1 and HD 91.9-3
Lusk:  KUWV-FM 90.7
Newcastle: KUWN-FM 90.5 and in HD 90.5-1
Pinedale: KUWX-FM 90.9 and in HD 90.9-1
Powell: KUWP-FM 90.1 and in HD 90.1-1
Rawlins: KUWI-FM 89.9
Riverton: KUWT-FM 91.3 and in HD 91.3-1
    Jazz Wyoming 90.5
Rock Springs: KUWZ-FM 90.5 and in HD 90.5-1
    Classical Wyoming FM 88.5
Saratoga: KUWI-FM 89.9
Sheridan: KSUW-FM 91.3 and in HD 91.3-1
Sundance: KUWD-FM 91.5 and in HD 91.5-1
Thermopolis: KUWT-FM 91.3 and in HD 91.3-1
    HD Classical Wyoming 91.3-2 and
    HD Jazz Wyoming 91.3-3
Torrington: KUWR-FM 89.9
Worland: KUWT-FM 93.3

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For further information, contact Wyoming Public Media at Dept. 3984, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071-2000; (307)766-4240 in Laramie, or (800)729-5897 within Wyoming.

UW Outreach Regional Centers

An academic coordinator administers each Outreach Regional Center. These individuals are responsible for coordinating adult education and educational activities sponsored by the university and the Outreach School.

Campbell, Crook, Johnson, and Sheridan Counties
Box 1500, WATT Building, Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 674-6446, ext. 4551

300 West Sinclair, Gillette, WY 82718
(307) 686-0044

Big Horn, Park, and Washakie Counties
231 West 6th Street, Powell, WY 82435
(307) 754-6108

1501 Stampede Ave., Unit 9020, Cody, WY 82414

Laramie and Platte Counties
Laramie County Community College - Career & Technical Bldg.
1400 East College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307) 632-8949

Converse, Goshen, Niobrara, and Weston Counties
(at Eastern Wyoming College)
3200 West "C" Street, Torrington, WY 82240
(307) 532-8204

Carbon, Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater, and Uinta Counties
(at Western Wyoming Community College)
2500 College Drive, Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 382-1817

Fremont, Hot Springs, and Teton Counties
2725 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501
(307) 856-8651

240 S. Glenwood, P.O. Box 4901, Center for the Arts Building
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 734-0224

125 College Drive, Casper, WY 82601
(307) 268-2713

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