Continue your education with us
Everyone can find the value in continuing education — whether you're a lifelong learner or a professional wanting to advance your career. No matter where you find yourself, we're here to help you take the next steps. Learn to accomplish your goals and go further in life.
Professional Development Training & Certifications
Continuing Education offers credit and non-credit learning opportunities for the working professional as well as customized training programs to meet the needs of local businesses and industries. Courses are offered in-person and online.Learn More
The Renaissance Academy provides lifelong learning presented in a variety of locations to meet the needs of our local community. Enjoy single lectures, short courses, film series, fine arts and much more. Our courses focus on intriguing and relevant topics for our community.
FGCU Complete is a degree-completion program enabling individuals with an associates degree or approximately a year-and-a-half or more of college credit, to pursue a FGCU bachelor's degree. To help adults juggle jobs and family responsibilities, classes will be offered in a combination of on-campus, in-community and online courses.
The Office of Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs at Florida Gulf Coast University has partnered with leading industry subject-matter experts to develop a multitude of exciting workshops developed to help people enhance their skills. Each workshop is completely self-paced and participants are given a Certificate of Completion at the end.
Workshops Currently Available:
- Innovation Management
- The Customer Experience
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
- Speaking for Success
- D.A.R.E. to FLY: Design Strategies for Success
- Selling on Facebook, eBay, and Amazon - with Confidence!
- Spa Operations & Management
- Dynamic Workplace Communications & Interpersonal Effectiveness
- Project Management
- Problem Solving and Process Improvement
SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Florida Gulf Coast University Office of Continuing Education will be offering Essentials to HumanResources this fall 2020! The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of the key aspects of HR, which provides 15 PDCs. It gives participants foundational knowledge and an introduction to behavioral competencies that are essential for business success. This course is ideal for those who are just starting out in the human resources profession, or those who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills.
Meet online for 4 Tuesday night classes, program starts on Sept. 22 for $629!
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The mission of the Office of Continuing Education & Off Campus Programs is to meet public and private sector training and development needs; provide educational opportunities that enrich the intellectual, civic, economic, and cultural life of the region and the state; and, through the Renaissance Academy, offer retirees and other citizens programs to keep their minds intellectually, creatively, and culturally active.
Our vision is to be the premier provider in the region of academic programming for working adults, professional development for those seeking career enhancement, and enrichment and intellectual stimulation for lifelong learners.
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Financial Support for Military Spouses
Utilize military spouse benefits to get in-demand career training.