Distance learning at Western Iowa Tech Community College is available to provide flexibility and convenience to students who cannot attend campus classes due to schedule conflicts or travel obstacles. Starting with a description of online learning to help determine the suitability of online learning, the website offers tips for successful online learning and the technical requirements for connectivity. Western Iowa Tech offers online associate’s degrees in accounting, agribusiness technology, agriculture management, financial services, human resources management and technical business management; the school also offers several certificate and diploma programs online as well. Courses are scheduled for 8-, 12- and 16-week terms, with varying amounts of acceleration. All students are offered resources and support services including admission, financial aid and enrollment, academic advising, counseling and tutoring, bookstore and library access.