Nicolet Area Technical College is aggressively embracing distance education and online learning, as evidenced by the fact that nearly one third of all credits earned are through online classes. Flexibility is the main reason for students’ desire for online coursework; combined with other benefits including schedule convenience and reduced cost, online learning is an exploding marketplace for higher education. Nicolet Area Technical College uses Blackboard as their content delivery platform which features interaction among students, instructors and peers to enhance the learning experience. Introductory videos provide orientation into the Blackboard platform to start students off well. Technology resources are also available on the webpage. Business management with multiple disciplines is offered online as an associate’s-level degree; Nicolet Area Technical College maintains transfer agreements with many colleges and universities to complete a bachelor’s degree.