Distance Learning Systems

West Coast University aims to help promote higher education for students of Distance Learning Systems.

Designed for working professionals.

WCU’s online programs in healthcare, nursing, and business help provide the flexibility and support you need to pursue your degree.

If you are taking or have already completed courses at Distance Learning Systems, your credit might be transferable into West Coast University programs. Schedule an appointment to learn more.

  • Lower tuition rates for WCU online programs with our Health Services Partner Grant*
  • No application fee
  • Complimentary transcript request and evaluation service
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Distance education programs are delivered out of the Orange County and Texas campuses and may not be available to residents in all states.

Distance Learning

Gateway Education and Distance Learning Systems facilitate accelerated completion of general education and general elective courses required for the specific degree sought.

These courses are completed 100% online by live instructors, are affordably priced, and are recorded. Recorded classes are available 24/7 for convenience of the student. DLSI and Gateway have worked with tens of thousands of students since their inception in 1999 saving those students over $200,000,000 in tuition and fees.

Course completion time may be reduced by up to 50%. Gateway Education and Distance Learning Systems will work closely with you to provide the best possible, student-focused online learning environment.

Why Choose West Coast University?

Online classes let you study when and where it’s convenient for you.

One-on-one support through Career Services, Financial Aid advisors and more.

Accelerated and Working Professional options available.

With multiple starts per year, we are ready when you are.

Accredited by WASC and CCNE2.

WCU Programs Offered

West Coast University offers degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of nursing, healthcare, and business.

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1West Coast University is institutionally accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001, www.wscuc.org.

West Coast University’s nursing programs are programmatically accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington D.C. (202) 887-6791, www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE

WCU provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment.

Financial aid and scholarships available for those who qualify.

WCU Distance education programs are delivered out of the Orange County and Texas campuses and may not be available to residents in all states.

*Grant amounts vary and will not exceed 15%* if three or more students from the same Health Services Partner enroll together for the same start term. For additional information and eligibility requirements, click here