Continuing Education

Continuing Education offers quality programming at convenient times and locations to support the workforce development needs of companies and organizations in Luzerne, Wyoming, Bradford, Sullivan, Lycoming and Tioga counties. We also provide professional development opportunities to help individuals prepare for new careers or enhance their knowledge and skills for career advancement.

Continuing Education hosts a range of youth programs, including summer youth camps, where school-age youth can expand their horizons by attending academic enrichment and athletic camps. We also sponsor community events and offer personal enrichment courses.

YOU are the center of everything we do!
Let us be YOUR training team!

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Working Professionals

At Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Continuing Education Department we care about your future! We can help you prepare for a career change, obtain credentials needed for a promotion, or further your knowledge to stay at the top of your industry. Choose from non-credit training courses, programs to prepare you for professional certification, programs awarding Penn State credit or non-credit certificates, and graduate-level courses. Several programs are offered on a regular schedule, while others are offered as demand arises.

By Program Type
Training (non-credit)
Credit Certificates
Non-Credit Certificates
Professional Certifications

By Industry
Real Estate Licensing
Programs for Educators

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Business and Industry

The workplace is continuously changing. There are new regulations, new demands, a younger, more diverse workforce, and new technologies in the workplace today. Continuing Education at Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers many services to area companies to help them develop their workforce and their competitive advantage. We can provide customized training programs, for-credit courses, or credit and non-credit certificate programs in the workplace to help you meet your workforce development goals.

By Program Type
Customized Training
Certificates in the Workplace

By Industry

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Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

The Wilkes-Barre LaunchBox offers entrepreneurial programs and resources to Penn State Wilkes-Barre, local school districts, and the community. Whether you are just learning about entrepreneurship, getting started with an idea, looking to acquire your first customer, or working to grow your business, we are here to help!

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Youth and Teens

Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers a wide variety of development programs for youth. Students of all ages can enjoy an educational experience in a university setting. Programs are customized to offer each age group the appropriate mix of educational and fun activities. Our youth programs are high quality, interactive and taught by university-approved instructors. We look forward to seeing you on campus!

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Personal Enrichment

The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education office offers personal interest programs that have an educational and cultural interest to the community.