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Professional Development & Continuing Education

Start on your path to success.

NKU offers a wide variety of learning opportunities to continue your education. Whether you are looking to advance your career, seeking an industry certification, or taking classes for pure enjoyment, training is available for all levels.  We also collaborate with companies to upskill and prepare employees to tackle dynamic workplace challenges.  Our non-credit courses, certificate programs, micro-credentials, and online courses provide flexible options for learners at any stage of their career.  

Explore seven colleges and five schools with more than 80 programs to take your career to the next level.
Demonstrate your mastery of relevant workplace skills, abilities and competencies, which is professionally invaluable not only to you, but also to your employer.
Explore on-demand online learning with NKU's Coursera partnership to become job-ready in short-duration.
Leverage NKU's greatest minds in business to create a special learning experiences that produce results.
Why NKU?

Through in-person and online learning opportunities, NKU provides a pathway that fits your budget and lifestyle.  We offer:

  • A vast catalog of courses, which is curated and updated based on current workforce needs
  • Credentials and Certificates earned through NKU, increasing and enhancing employability and skills
  • Online, on-demand courses that are flexible and can be accessed anytime, anywhere-as a group or individually

Advanced Degrees  Micro-credentials 


Providing Essential Workforce Tools

Professional Development opportunities can help your company excel, as long as your know where to find them!

Listen to the NKY Spotlight Podcast with Jenny Sand, Director of Economic Engagement at ˿APP. Jenny highlights the NKU Professional Development & Continuing Education program and why these resources are so essential to today’s workforce.



Learn more about how you can advance your career with NKU continued education. 

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