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Are you a Cardinal Stritch student looking to complete your degree? Ottawa University is here to help you transfer seamlessly and continue on the path toward your degree!
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Achieve your academic goals in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Pursue your dreams and advance your career by earning an affordable and highly reputable degree from Ottawa University’s Brookfield campus. Our Milwaukee area campus in Brookfield, Wisconsin opened in Fall 1992, extending our prestigious educational benefits to adults in the Greater Milwaukee Metro and surrounding area of Waukesha.

We have created a welcoming community of open inquiry and grace to help our students prepare for a lifetime of personal significance and vocational fulfillment. Conveniently located near I-94, we are one of the best and most affordable universities in Milwaukee. Our staff is available to answer any questions you may have. We are here to help you advance your career, which is exactly why our Milwaukee campus offers a wide variety of accelerated, online degree programs, all tailored to the needs of working professionals.

Discover the benefits of Ottawa University!

  • Generous credit transfer policy 

Ottawa University is a popular choice for many not only because we accept up to 80 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree, but we also offer special discounted tuition rates through our Transfer Advantage program. This program provides generous discounts for students who attend our partner schools. See if your school is listed as a partner!

  • Rich, established history 

For over 150 years, Ottawa University has educated students for lifetimes of enlightened faith, exemplary service, inspired leadership, and personal growth and significance. Find out more about our history and heritage.

  • Ongoing Support

We know that continuing your adult education can be demanding. This is why Ottawa University has an entire team of individuals who walk with you during each phase of your journey as a student. Meet our Student Services Team!

Degrees at Ottawa University Wisconsin

Our Ottawa University Brookfield campus offers unique, career-focused programs which are specifically designed to help you advance your career. Whether you are seeking a bachelors or master’s degree, our enrollment advisors are right there with you throughout the enrollment process. We can help you choose from a wide variety of degree programs. With courses on campus for Human and Social Services and Counseling, as well as online classes in fields such as BusinessAccountingHealth Care Management, and much more!

NOTICE: The Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services has re-approved Ottawa University's Human and Social Services coursework that the State of Wisconsin requires for obtaining the Social Worker Training Certificate (SWTC) for the 2019-2021 biennium. Human and Social Services majors who take the specified courses in the ground format at our Brookfield, Wisconsin campus will have met the educational course requirement for the SWTC. Learn more about our Human and Social Services major today!

Our accelerated courses get you to your career faster and better prepared for success. Take a closer look at our Milwaukee campus’ accelerated courses and programs!

HLC Accreditation

Ottawa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.  HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary education institutions in the North Central region, which includes 19 states including Kansas.  The federal government has a distinct interest in the role of accreditation in assuring quality in higher education for the students who benefit from federal financial aid program.  By being recognized by the US Department of Education as a gatekeeper agency, the Commission agrees to fulfill specific federally defined responsibilities within the accreditation processes, as described by HLC.

Ottawa University Milwaukee Campus Information

Ottawa University in Brookfield, WI
245 S Executive Drive
Suite 340
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: 262-879-0200

If you are looking for online or in-person classes with a campus in the Milwaukee, Brookfield, and Waukesha area, please reach out to an Enrollment Advisor for more information!


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