College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Katie Covey in front of painting in Weisman Museum

Katie Covey, Arts and Cultural Leadership grad, is creating new pathways for the public to engage with the arts at the Weisman Art Museum.

Ana Enriquez

Addictions Counseling alumna, Ana Enriquez, brings a warmth and sincerity to her work as a chemical care coordinator.

Stephen Brennan

Stephen Brennan, Integrated Behavioral Health grad, won a 2018 President's Student Leadership and Service Award.

Sydney Provinzino

Sydney Provinzino augmented her self-designed degree with global academic experiences.

Scott Wenum

Scott Wenum plans to apply his degree in Multidisciplinary Studies to a career in communications.

Jean-Marcel Njokou

Jean-Marcel Njokou is ready to use his education in construction management to make a difference in the industry.

Bilal Syed

Bilal Syed's vocation is to help others, and his degree in Health Services Management will allow him to do just that.

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Robyn Thomas's research on labor shortages in the construction industry matters greatly for the state of Minnesota.

Welcome to the University of Minnesota's College of Continuing and Professional Studies (formerly College of Continuing Education) where, for over 100 years, we've been opening doors for those seeking professional and personal growth. While we have a new name, our mission and commitment to learners remain the same.

Whether you’re looking to earn a degree, advance in your current profession, change careers, or are simply seeking new insight, we can help you reach your goals. Flexible bachelor's and professional master's degrees, carefully crafted certificates, and thought-provoking courses offered online and in evenings (for academic credit, professional development, or personal enrichment) make it convenient for you to further your education.

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