College of Continuing and Professional Studies

graduation caps up in the air

Congratulations to our graduates! We applaud their accomplishments and wish them a future full of opportunities.

Scott Wenum

Scott Wenum earned his degree in Multidisciplinary Studies. He looks forward to a career in communications after graduation.

Katie Covey in front of painting in Weisman Museum

Katie Covey, Arts and Cultural Leadership grad, is prepared to create new pathways for the public to engage with the arts.

Jean-Marcel Njokou

Jean-Marcel Njokou is graduating with his Construction Management degree, ready to apply his education to the industry.

Bilal Syed

Bilal Syed graduates with his Health Services Management major and looks forward to fulfilling his vocation to help others.

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Robyn Thomas is a civilian soldier and a recent graduate of the Construction Management program.

Ana Enriquez

With a master's in Addictions Counseling, Ana Enriquez graduates with the skills to become a licensed alcohol and drug counselor.

Sydney Provinzino

Sydney Provinzino designed her degree through the Inter-College Program and graduates this spring with global academic experiences.

Stephen Brennan

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

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.

Celebrating Commencement

Advisers reflected on commencement and selected six words to sum up students' experiences. 


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