Innovative Education and Partnerships

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. 

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IBM Skills Academy has arrived!

Florida Gulf Coast University has partnered with IBM Global University Programs to provide access to relevant, cutting-edge technology education. Both students and professionals within the community may enhance their technical knowledge, skills, and abilities to remain current and earn a digital badge issued by IBM. Learn from university experts and master IBM technical skills.

EXPLORE IBM SKILLS Scholarship Opportunity


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.


SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

SHRM recertificiationFlorida Gulf Coast University Office of Continuing  will be offering Essentials to Human Resources in the near future! 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. 

Our Mission

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 The FGCU Academy, offer retirees and other citizens programs to keep their minds intellectually, creatively, and culturally active.

Our Vision

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.


News & Upcoming Events

Stay updated with the latest in FGCU Continuing Education

  • High level of interest in FGCU's cannabis class

  • FGCU Complete proves it’s never too late to graduate

  • Learn About A Marijuana Education Program At FGCU

  • Interdisciplinary entrepreneurship helps working adults through FGCU Complete

  • FGCU offers degree programs for people working full time

  • FGCU Complete, a degree completion program, comes to FGCU


Financial Support for Military Spouses

Utilize military spouse benefits to get in-demand career training.


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Office of Continuing Education

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10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965