Distance Learning

Options to fit your learning preferences and your busy schedule

NuPaths Program Format Adjustment due to COVID-19

To address the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the first course in all upcoming NuPaths programs is being offered in a distance learning format, allowing you to start any NuPaths program from home.

The Digital Marketing Assistant program starting on July 22 and the Technical Support Specialist program starting on August 19 will both start with the first course in a distance learning format.  NuPaths will continue to monitor the situation and move other program starts to a distance learning format as necessary.

Programs and start dates fully available in a distance learning format are listed below.

Upcoming Distance Learning Programs

Technical Support Specialist
July 13, 2020 – January 23, 2021

Network Technician
July 27, 2020 – February 13, 2021

Technical Support Specialist
August 10, 2020 – February 27, 2021

IT Security Analyst (SOC Analyst)
August 24, 2020 – March 13, 2021

What is NuPaths Distance Learning Model?

  • A flexible blend of self-paced online work and live, online sessions with an option to attend in-person classes.
  • Complete all the coursework online OR attend weekly class sessions at Harrisburg University.
  • Distance Learners can trust that they are not alone with high-quality, engaged instructors available for questions, assistance, testing, and face-to-face interactions 3 nights a week.

Weekly Schedule

Weekly Distance Learning Schedule
Tuesday 6-7 PMWednesday 6-7 PMThursday 6-7 PM



Live, Online


Watch Recording

Live, Online


Watch Recording




Live, Online


Watch Recording


Sunday – Saturday
Self-Paced Online Assignments

Weekly Schedule:

  • Sunday-Saturday: Complete self-paced, weekly online assignments.
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7 PM: Attend live, instructor-led classes in the classroom OR live, online, OR watch sessions recordings at a later time.
    • NOTE: As of March 16, 2020, all instructor-led classroom sessions have been moved to live online sessions ONLY, until further notice.
  • Wednesday from 6-7 PM: Join the instructor and classmates online for a live online learning session OR watch session recordings at a later time.

*Students are required to attend at least one live session (either online or in the classroom) each week.

**Students will need to attend a proctored testing location near them to take certification exams in each course.

What are the Benefits of NuPaths Distance Learning?


NuPaths Distance Learning programs are an affordable option for those interested in entering the IT field in just six months.


There are multiple learning formats to enhance a blend of personal schedules and learning preferences.


Distance Learning students learn to excel in time management, written and oral communication, and research.


The online option offers schedule and location flexibility.

Is NuPaths Distance Learning Right for Me?

  • Are you a disciplined, self-motivated learner?
  • Do you have good time management skills?
  • Are you a goal oriented student?
  • Do you need a learning schedule where live classroom time is optional or limited?
  • Do you have previous successful distance learning or online learning experience?

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Upcoming Program Dates

May 18th, June 08th, July 13th, August 10th
Technical Support Specialist

July 17th
Network Technician

August 24th
IT Security Analyst (SOC Analyst)

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