Online Continuing Education FAQs

What is online continuing education?

Online continuing education courses are non-credit hours generally characterized by the issuance of a Certificate of Completion. Courses are completed online


How long are the online continuing education courses?

Majority of courses are only six weeks to complete. The certificate training programs require approximately three to six months to complete.


Is there an instructor online that I can ask questions?

Yes, for instructor-led courses, there is an instructor that will address student questions via message boards, discussion boards or by e-mail methods. For courses that are self-paced, a content or subject matter expert will address questions via email or phone.


Are credit hours earned for an online continuing education course?

No. All continuing education courses are non-credit; however, a Certificate of Completion is awarded at the successful conclusion of the course.


Are there entrance requirements or prerequisites prior to enrollment?

Online continuing education courses are open to individuals 17 years of age or older. Please note, some courses require a high school diploma, GED or related subject matter competency.


What are the areas available in Online CE courses and programs?

  • Certification Preparation
  • Career Training
  • Professional Development
  •  Personal Enrichment


What are the benefits of online courses?

  • Monthly start dates
  • 24/7 online access
  • Easy to login, navigate and use
  • Complete most courses in just 6 weeks
  • Affordable tuition
  • Easy registration
  • Convenient and fast-track method for just-in-time, close skill gaps or refresher training