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Different Paths to Success through UVM Continuing and Distance Education

Different Paths to Success through UVM Continuing and Distance Education


At UVM Continuing and Distance Education, we understand that students come from all walks of life, with varying educational backgrounds and career goals.

That’s why we offer over 40 programs and 400 courses to help you reach those goals, whether you’re a high school student, a potential medical school applicant, or future business mogul.

Check out some of the exciting programs offered through UVM Continuing & Distance Education:

  • Pre-College – Experience college and earn credits while still in high school. Take courses on campus or online, during the school year or while you’re on summer vacation.


  • If you’re an aspiring farmer or food-systems advocate, earn your Certificate in Sustainable Farming with our Farmer Training Program. Our six-month, hands-on program is offered on campus at the Catamount Educational Farm. Learn more.



  • Summer Medical School Prep Program – If you’re to planning to apply to medical school, this 4-week program helps you prepare for the revised MCAT, practice and receive feedback on essential interviewing skills, experience formal shadowing and medical simulation center activities, all under the direction of our exceptional Medical School Teaching Academy faculty.
  • Our Professional Certificate in Cannabis Science and Medicine is the first academic program of its kind nationwide. This eight-week online program is ideal for clinicians, students, researchers, and professionals interested in the benefits and complexities of medicinal cannabis. Learn More.
  • Interested in breaking into the growing craft beer industry or opening your own brewery? Learn everything you need to know with our online Business of Craft Beer Professional Certificate. Learn more.