Continuing and Professional Education
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Lifelong Learning

Explore why lifelong learning is not just words, but really a way of life.

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Professional Development

Advance towards professional development programs and partnerships, both online and in-person, as well as classroom and event rentals and support.

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Conference Services

Conference Services provides administrative support to a variety of conferences and noncredit workshops, including events offered by academic departments and individual faculty members.

UO Insight Seminars

UO Insight Seminars offers a spring full of 4-week courses. Sign up for one or all of them. Register online now.

Data Analytics Boot Camp

Gain real-world experience with Python, Tableau, Machine Learning, R, JavaScript, SQL, and more in this robust, 24-week program covering the specialized skills for collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data. Part-time, meets in-person on evenings and weekends in Portland. First cohort starts in May!

Welcome to Continuing and Professional Education

Our department name has changed from Academic Extension to Continuing and Professional Education (CPE), to represent programmatic integration within the division of Student Services and Enrollment Management.

CPE continues to:

  • host vibrant lifelong learning programs that serve over 1,000 participants annually;
  • provide conference services for professional development events in the K12 sector; and
  • support professional development opportunities in partnership with UO schools and colleges, selected vendors, and national credentialing associations.