Continuing Education and Professional Development

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Take the next step in your career

Gain new skills and knowledge, get the continuing education credits you need, and pursue new avenues for personal enrichment. Whether you’re looking to enhance your professional career or simply learn something new, 鶹ƵAPK believes that expanding your horizons never really ends. 

We offer more than 25 programs from the School of Business, School of Education, College of Liberal Arts, Mitchell 鶹ƵAPK School of Law, and Center for Justice and Law in a flexible learning environment. Adult learners can pursue certificates, courses, CEUs, and more through online and distance learning programs, as well as summer term opportunities. 

With online course options and multiple start dates across the year for many of our programs, you’ll have no problem balancing work and family with your education.

On-demand offerings , live webinars, conferences and more

Looking to expand your knowledge and skills? We offer several on-demand trainings and webinars that satisfy many CEU, CE, and other professional licensing continuing education course requirements. 

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Violence Prevention Project Research Center webinars and trainings

The Violence Prevention Project Research Center offers free monthly webinars to learn more about the center's latest research and findings, on-demand webinars, and training on preventing workplace and school shootings.

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Center for Public Administration and Leadership offerings

Attend the Women in Public Service conference or seminars, or explore the many certificate offerings.

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Center for Justice and Law webinars

Explore the upcoming events focused on environmental justice law, view past events, and learn more about the work of the center.

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Center for Global and Environmental Education offerings

The Center for Global and Environmental Education offers a wide range of continuing education opportunities including immersive teacher institutes and webinars that explore our K-12 online educational resources. 

Certificates and courses

We also have many offerings that offer you continuing education credits, graduate credit, etc.  Find the perfect fit for your goals and needs by using our continuing education program finder or by browsing all our unique offerings below.

Graduate certificate programs

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Education CEUs, courses, and certificates

See courses, certificates, and on-demand CEUs in Autism Spectrum Disorder, environmental education, ESL, literacy education, and more.

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Business administration and business analytics certificates

Explore certificates in leadership, change management, data analytics, and finance or analytics for business leaders.

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Public administration certificates

Explore public sector certificates in operations, management, and public policy.

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Paralegal certificate

Get a graduate paralegal certificate in as few as nine months with this American Bar Association-accredited online program.

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Forensic science certificate

Grow your expertise with a certificate that prepares you to work in forensic science laboratories or continue to graduate school. This program is a special opportunity for 鶹ƵAPK degree-seeking students majoring in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, or anthropology.

Summer term

Take advantage of summer courses that run three to 12 weeks long, starting with our three-week May term. You don’t have to be a full-time student to apply for summer term. We welcome applications from current 鶹ƵAPK students, transfer students, and visiting students alike.

In the past, our course offerings have covered many topics, including art appreciation, mindfulness and health, the biology of women, public speaking, statistics, brain and behavior, social issues, and more.

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