Professional and Workforce Development

Shippensburg University's Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education is working continually to create new and relevant non-credit professional development programs to help you excel in your career. 

Upcoming Programs

Don't see the right program?

Fill out our Professional Development Interest Form to let us know what programs you're interested in, and we'll notify you when those programs are available.

Current Programs


Business and Technology

These self-paced online courses and certificates are offered in partnership with MindEdge.

Career Essentials

Exam Prep

Healthcare Careers

Self-paced, online programs


Science and Geography

 Past Programs

State and Federal Approved Trade Programs

Shippensburg University has multiple trade programs approved for funding assistance through the U.S. Department of Labor and/or PA CareerLink. To see the full list, visit out Federal and State Approved Trade Programs page. 

Small Business Development Center

Looking to start or grow your small business? The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Shippensburg University is an accredited affiliate of the National Network of Small Business Development Centers and provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training to small business owners and potential entrepreneurs in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York counties.