University of Vermont

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Lifelong Learning

Continuing Education: Further career skills or take a class

Students who either are not yet ready to pursue degree programs or who wish to further their career skills may find a variety of opportunities in the university's adult and continuing education programs. For the busy non-traditional student, evening and summer courses are offered on campus, online or around the state. Courses, workshops, certificates and conferences are offered at convenient times for working adults and part-time students. The majority of UVM's adult studies are based in the Division of Continuing Education.

Continuing Medical Education: Education for physicians

Physicians who wish to continue their education can peruse the options from half-day seminars to week-long national conferences and international scientific symposia. More on Continuing Medical Education from the College of Medicine.

The Center for Leadership and Innovation (CLI): Support for the business community

Providing relevant business management training and learning experiences for Vermont and the nation's business community, the CLI (through UVM's School of Business Administration) also hosts the Family Business Initiative, which holds forums to assist family-owned businesses and to help them compete in both the local and global arenas. Visit the Center for Leadership and Innovation.

UVM Extension: Support to agricultural industry, Vermont youth and other community members

Research-based education and modern programming and workshops are offered to the agricultural industry, Vermont youth and adults covering topics such as: nutrition, job skills, agriculture, gardening, coping with divorce and separation. Extension's Master Gardener Program draws dozens of students each year who take intense classes and go on to volunteer in their communities. Visit UVM Extension's website.

Last modified January 07 2013 03:15 PM