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Continuing Education Courses

We offer courses in various delivery methods.  The links below will help you to explore our offerings. 

Online Courses

We have joined forces with multiple partners to bring an amazing selection of courses to your finger tips.  Online courses offer you expanded flexibility to learn on your own schedule.  The Center offeres a variety of online education options.  Registration is available directly through the program online.

Instructor-Led Courses

Courses start once a month and last for 6 weeks.  Topics span from personal leisure learning to business and professional development. You may be interested in our Grant Writing Certificate program which combines multiple courses on grant writing at a reduced rate.


Career Training Programs

These open enrollment programs are designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional caliber positions for many in-demand occupations.  Many programs can be completed in as little as 6 months.

Real Estate License School

Austin Peay is proud to partner with Career WebSchool to offer real estate and appraisal licensing education. Since 1989, Career WebSchool has been providing high-quality distance education courses to Real Estate trainees and licensees in support of federal and state-mandated education programs for licensure and ongoing professional competency.

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On Campus Courses

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View our on campus courses and register for them online at our new course offerings portal Sign Me Up!  We offer multiple registration methods for your convenience.


Featured Courses

American Sign Language

Have you ever wanted to learn American Sign Language (ASL) for yourself, work, or to support a loved-one?  Now is your chance!  In ASL 1, you will learn the basics including the alphabet, spelling, and Deaf culture.  Continue your exploration of the language in ASL 2 with new vocabulary and grammar.  Learning ASL is both fun and rewarding!

SHRM CP/SCP Certification

National certification course for Human Resources professionals.  HR professionals who implement policies and strategies, serve as point of contact for staff and stakeholders, deliver HR services and perform operational HR functions should take the SHRM-CP exam.  HR professionals who develop strategies, lead the HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics and align HR strategies to organizational goals should take the SHRM-SCP exam.

Essentials of HR Management Certificate Course

The SHRM Essentials of HR Management will address the complex...the vital...the real-world...the practical...and the legal issues you face. Developed by leading HR experts and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials covers a wide range of introductory HR topics in a condensed, straightforward format. Easy-to-understand content ensures that you master HR concepts and apply them to everyday situations and issues. Four learning options are available to accomodate any schedule or learning style.

Personal Trainer Certificate Program

Continuing Education at Austin Peay State University has partnered with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) to offer interested students as well as local and regional residents the Personal Trainer Certification program. This program is designed to fit the busy schedules of students as well at residents of the greater community of Clarksville and southwest Kentucky with career, life and family obligations.


Phlebotomy Technician

Austin Peay State University Continuing Education is offering healthcare training programs that will prepare students to enter the healthcare industry – the largest employment sector in the country today. The Phlebotomy Technician Training program is planned with busy adults in mind.


Conferences and Events

Customized Training


Important Notice

Continuing Education reserves the right to make adjustments to all aspects of a course.  Students will be notified of any pertinent changes.