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College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Graduation hat being tossed into the air

CCAPS is #umnproud of our 330 students who graduated this year. Congratulations, graduates!

Jesus Trujillo stands in from of a large plant display at the U of M Conservatory

Jesús Trujillo (Inter-College Program) combined natural and social sciences in a unique degree.

Bemnet Kika stands next to U of M flags

Bemnet Kika (Inter-College Program) is prepared to help communities who have been marginalized by the healthcare industry.

Mary DaSilva stands before aggregate stone wall

Mary DaSilva (Health Services Management) gives voice to marginalized communities as a supervisor of health care interpreters.

Christina Martinez looks across trees toward donwtown Minneapolis

Christina Martinez (Arts and Cultural Leadership) expanded her ability to educate, connect, and lead in the local arts arena.

Chris Hansen stands next to U of M flags

Chris Hansen shines a light on evolutionary ecology in bacteria through his work in the Master of Biological Sciences degree.

Logain Elnimiery standing by a column on Northrup Mall

Logain Elnimeiry's graduate capstone project combined her knowledge of cancer biology and microbiomes with bioinformatics.

Welcome to the University of Minnesota's College of Continuing and Professional Studies where, for over 100 years, we've been opening doors for those seeking professional and personal growth.

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 at convenient times (for academic credit, professional development, or personal enrichment).

How Can CCAPS Help You Reach Your Goals?

Message from the Dean

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