Welcome to the Office of Professional, Continuing,
and Distance Education (PCDE)

Formerly known as the Office of Extended Studies

PCDE collaborates with the academic colleges to develop, administer, and support courses, certificates, and degrees that address the professional development, continuing education, and service needs of south-central Pennsylvania.

New Funding Available
PA Early Childhood Directors Credential

New Program
Supply Chain & Logistics Management Post-Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate & Letter of Completion (Fully Online)       

Make Your Summer Count
See all 2015 Summer Term Courses

K-12 Educators Institute
View all Summer Course Offerings

Workforce Development WEDnetPA: Training Pennsylvania's workers for a growing economy.

New Location
Masters of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy, Principal/Supervisory Certificate, and Superintendent Letter of Eligibility at Spring Grove / Harrisburg 

Bachelor’s of Social Work (BSW) - Degree Completion Program in Harrisburg 

Master of Arts in Teaching/Science Education- Master's Degree in Science Education plus PA Teacher Certification in 18 months

Management Information Systems- Post-Bachelor's Graduate Certificate and Letter of Completion

Couples and Family Therapy- Post-Master's Graduate Letter of Completion

Advanced Studies in Business- Post-Bachelor's Graduate Certificate (and Pre-MBA preparation)

Flexible Schedules
including evening, weekend, summer, winter, and accelerated formats

Convenient Locations
with courses offered in Harrisburg, York, Spring Grove, and online!