Continuing Education at Kennesaw State University offers more than 2,700 classes and programs to over 23,000 registrants per year, making it one of the largest continuing education programs in the country. From summer classes for kids, to professional and leisure courses for adults, to a wide array of classes and events for seniors, we truly have something to offer any age and any interest. Our instructors are experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly. Most of our courses have no diploma or degree requirement or lengthy application process - they're open to anyone with a passion for learning. For those looking to enhance their careers, develop new ones, or simply enjoy a new leisure interest in the company of like minded individuals, Continuing Education at KSU is the solution.
Professional development gives individuals the opportunity to experience business and personal growth through a wide range of courses and programs. With over 40 certificate programs in dozens of disciplines, students can enhance their current skills or learn new ones. Businesses will find options to provide training to employees in a variety of subjects including technology, management, and human resources.
Certificates are offered in the following areas:
Languages & Cross Cultural Programs
The Languages program meets the needs of our multilingual population by offering six levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, serving more than 1,500 students in the past four years, as well as offering training in eight foreign languages.
Online Learning offers the convenience of classes anytime, anywhere, to fit any lifestyle. Topics include all areas of personal and business development, including certificate programs in technology, healthcare, human resources, business and management, and writing.
Leisure & Life Enrichment
For the more recreational learner, an eclectic array of classes is offered, covering every leisure activity from art to writing. In addition, courses for kids and teens have provided over 1000 students in the past three years with fun and informative summer classes.
A sampling of the types of courses includes:
Corporate Training & Development
High quality, personalized and convenient training is offered to companies and individuals at the times and locations which best suit each business. We will partner with you to develop a program tailored specifically to your needs.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
This award winning program provides a variety of educational and social opportunities specifically for adults ages 50 and older. The program promotes lifelong learning and continued intellectual and personal growth.
Project IDEAS specializes in workforce issues. Staff and consultants design and deliver customized training workshops and facilitate team building and strategic planning issues. Also provides career assessment and guidance to individuals and organizations.
The International Center specializes in customized training for foreign government officials, business executives, professionals, and students. The Center has served students from Asia, and nine Eastern European countries. It is one of five authorized training bases in the U.S. for the Chinese government.
Honors & Recognition
Conferences & Facilities Rental
The KSU Center is designed to accommodate educationally oriented events in a state-of-the-art meeting and training environment. Rooms are comfortably furnished and equipped with easels, white boards, overhead and data projectors, screens, and high-speed Internet connections.