School of Continuing Studies

It’s never too late to learn something new. Add an area of specialization to your resumé or develop the skills you need to take the next step in your career or education.

If you're like a lot of people, your life always seems to be getting busier and more complicated. We at the School of Continuing Studies hope that the flexibility and convenience of our courses will make it easier for you to learn new skills and improve yourself. 

We place the utmost importance on giving you a high quality academic experience, and we work every day with faculty leaders and experts to serve you and a diverse population of your fellow students. Our courses and teaching is aligned with the overall mission of the university and its century-old commitment to students.

Certificate programs, individual courses, workshops and on-site custom programs

Continuing Studies programs and courses are open enrollment, no formal admission or application required. We offer competitive prices and an exceptional value.

Certificate programs

Multi-course certificate programs provide an opportunity to become proficient in a specialized area of study. Each certificate is based on the latest developments and best practices in the field. Certificates offer upper-division undergraduate degree-applicable credit, but you do not need to be a degree-seeking student to enroll. 

Continuing education workshops

Workshops are offered on-site at your workplace. If you have six or more people who require training to upgrade their skills, consider one of these offerings covering presentation skills, project management, lean principles, organization skills, time management, finance, accounting, change management and much more. These two or three day workshops are conveniently scheduled and directed to help you improve your professionalism and achieve excellent results on the job. Learn more

  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Business Plan Development
  • Business Writing and Communication
  • Change Management
  • Finance, Accounting and Taxation for the Non-Financial Manager
  • Grant Writing
  • Lean Principles - Do More with Less
  • Managing Differences through Workplace Inclusion
  • Presentation Skills
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Six Sigma Fundamentals
  • Supervisory Excellence
  • Time Management and Organizational Skills