Office of Continuing Studies and Professional Development
The Office of Continuing Studies and Professional Development (OCSPD) offers certificate programs, courses, workshops and seminars for the working adult. The purpose of OCSPD is to extend the resources of the university to the community in accessible formats, and to assist in making the university a recognized expert resource for high tech, cutting edge information, professional development, and training.
OCSPD is the major unit of the university providing outreach to the community-at-large. In collaboration with the academic departments, schools and colleges of the university, OCSPD offers professional development programming through industry partnerships, high tech training seminars, short courses and workshops, and conferences.
The Office of Continuing Studies and Professional Development sponsors both non-credit and contract credit programming. Continuing Education Units (CEU) may be awarded for successful completion of non-credit activities. OCSPD maintains permanent transcripts of all CEU earned.