Programs

Overview

Continuing Education offers a variety of programs geared toward adult students seeking to learn new skills, advance their careers, or join a lifelong community of learners. Students learn from world-class faculty and industry practitioners while earning a credential from USF, a major research institution.

Professional Development
Gain new, updated or complementary knowledge and skills to advance yourself in a chosen career field. Programs include financial planning, human resource management, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, management and supervisionmarketing and public relations, meeting and event planning, nonprofit managementphotography, and project management.

Computers & Technology
Continuing Education offers computer training at all levels from beginner to advanced. Our offerings include courses in the latest Microsoft Office applications and preparation for CompTIA certifications. Certificates and courses also are available in cybersecurity and website design and development.

Online Training
Learn at your own pace with our convenient online training programs, with courses in healthcare, renewable energy, criminal justice, software development, and more.

Test Preparation
Prepare for the SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL and LSAT exams. Our quality test preparation courses provide academic and psychological preparation to help you achieve the best possible test scores.

Reading Skills
Designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development, our eight summer programs for children in grades K-12 improve reading skills and comprehension. Reading skills programs are available on campus and at over 25 locations throughout South Florida.

Teacher Professional Development
Gain the knowledge you need to improve student achievement, graduation rates, and college and workforce readiness with online subject-specific training. Through this proven instructor-led professional development program, you will obtain instruction and mentoring to prepare you for new subject assignments. Earn the equivalent of three Continuing Education Credits toward recertification by selecting courses within 16 subject areas.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USF (Programs for Adults 50+)
OLLI-USF is a learning community of older adults in USF's service area. Programs include study groups on a broad array of topics, hands-on computer training and a free lecture series. Programming is developed and provided by older adults who volunteer their time, energy and expertise.