Summer Is the Season for Shopping for Continuing Education
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Rhode Island College
With the first summer session underway, there is still time to enroll in Session II, which runs July 2-August 10. You'll find undergraduate, graduate, traditional, intensives, hybrids, and online courses detailed at www.ric.edu/summersessions. New this year: RIC's Green and Sustainability Studies program, featuring summer courses for every student and community member. Look into the new Certificate of Continuing Study in Green Enterprise Management (GEM), an affordable, noncredit certificate designed for small and medium-sized business, nonprofit, and agency employees and includes concentration options for management, financial, operations and marketing personnel. For more information on the new program, go online here.
University of Rhode Island
- Center for Urban Studies & Research
- Providence Bio-Technology Center
- Dr. Pat Feinstein Child Development Center
- Urban Arts & Culture Program
- Feinstein Center for A Hunger Free America
Use this summer to plan your continuing ed path at URI and don't miss this week's Open House Thursday, June 21, at 5pm. To register, go here.
Johnson & Wales
Looking for continuing ed courses in everything from Microeconomics and Finance to Nutrition and Event Management? JWU's 4-week Session II featuring daytime courses might be just the answer. Classes meeting four days a week for several hours per day. For more information about all Adult & Continuing Education programs at JWU, don't miss this week's Information Night, Wednesday, June 20, 5-7pm. For more information, call 401-598-2300 or go online here.
Rhode Island School of Design
Use the summer to browse RISD's broad and unique set of Continuing Education offerings for the Fall 2012 term. Consider programs as varied as Advertising Design, Animation, Comic + Sequential Art, Jewelry + Light Metals, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and Computer-Based Design, among many. And don't forget the RISD offers a series of excellent CE courses at its bucolic satellite campus on Barrington's shore at Tillinghast Farm. To get the process started, go online here.
Salve Regina University
Looking to earn your BS in Accounting, Business Administration, or Marketing? How about a BA in Liberal Studeis or an RN-BS in Nursing. Salve Regina's continuing education programs might be just the fit. New at Salve this fall: continuing education courses will be offered at its new Center for Adult Education in Warwick, an easy commute for many Rhode Islanders who may have found the drive to Salve's campus in Newport a challenge. Further incentive for checking out Salve's CE program: for a limited time, students who apply to a continuing education program will have their $40 application fee waived. For more information, go online here.
There's still time to shop for and enroll in PC's Summer Continuing Education session II, which runs from July 2-August 3. Courses range from Human Anatomy and Organic Chemistry to Managerial Accounting, Digital Photography, Leadership Theory and The Sacraments. For more information, go online here.
Now housed in a brand-new facility in Providence's Knowledge District at 200 Dyer Street, Brown's Adult & Professional Programs in Continuing Education are richer than ever. Consider programs including the IE Brown Executive MBA, the Brown/Pfizer MA, Continuing Studies, CHOICES - Social Studies Curriculum, Infant & Child Mental Health Workshops, ARISE - Science for RI Educators. There's even a Crime Writing Intensive Writing Workshop this October taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Brown's CE program also offers Undergraduate and Pre-College programs. For more information, go online here.
For businesspeople looking to gain certifications or prepare for them, Bryant's Executive Development Center offers courses and certificates that empower individuals and companies to move to the next level. Courses and programs are taught by experienced faculty who are expert practitioners in their respective fields. Check out the listings online here, or contact the EDC's consultants, who will work with you to evaluate your situation and recommend which courses and programs best suit your needs.
Roger Williams University
The School of Graduate and Continuing Studies at Roger Williams University has programs for you, whether you are just starting your undergraduate work, working to complete your degree, looking to advance your career or studying for an advanced degree. RWU offers a variety of bachelor's and master's degrees as well as associate's degrees and undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate certificates. From Literacy and Leadership Education to Construction Management and Clinical Psychology, you'll find rich resources at both the Bristol campus and in downtown Providence. For more information, go online here.
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