College of Continuing and Professional Studies

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

Wokie Daboh

Advocate for diversity and ICP alumna Wokie Daboh addressed the CCAPS graduating class of 2019.

Jonah Lang

Jonah Lang graduates this spring with a degree he designed himself.

Viola D'Ambrosio seated at cafe

Viola D'Ambrosio graduates with the tools and connections to inspire new audiences to engage in the arts.

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After retiring from the Army, Ryan Phillips reinvented himself with a degree in Construction Management.

Jokotade Shonibare

Graduate Jokotade Shonibare pursued a second master's degree to help people dealing with addictions.

Brian Bangerter

Brian Bangerter finished a degree he started years ago—an achievement that means the world to him.

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.

How Can CCAPS Help You Reach Your Goals?

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