About Continuing and Professional Education

Whether you’re looking to advance in your current position or you’re ready to make a change to a new profession, NIU Continuing and Professional Education makes it easy to acquire the skills you need to get ahead.

Our highly rated, noncredit certification programs are designed for your convenience. Our courses are offered online or face-to-face at our Chicago-area NIU locations: DeKalb, Naperville and Rockford. Online versions of our in-person courses are available upon request.

If your organization is looking for large or small group training, we can help. We’ll customize our course offerings to meet your needs, and we’ll provide all classes at your location, our facilities or online. Just contact our office to discuss your next custom training program.

All certificate and certification classes facilitated by NIU are taught by industry professionals, certified practitioners or NIU faculty members.

Personal and professional enrichment courses from our online partner Ed2Go are managed and taught by Ed2Go instructors. We’ve curated the classes that will teach you essential employability skills – those proficiencies that employers look for in an ideal candidate.

We’re here to help you grow your career. Contact our office to learn more about our continuing and professional education options or register for your next course today.

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