Continuing Education

​McNeese State University offers a wide range of in-person and online professional development programs. These technical and non-technical programs are not part of a degree plan and do not require admission to the university. Program areas include Continuing Education, Leisure Learning, Online Career Training, and Online Skills Building. We are also a training provider for Louisiana's Incumbent Worker Training program and have facilities and equipment for customized industry training.  Find out more information about these programs below.

Technical and Non-technical

Continuing Education

Technical and non-technical courses for professionals seeking industry training, career development, and/or continuing education units (CEUs)/professional development hours (PDHs). Courses include (but not always scheduled):

  • Notary Exam Prep
  • Private Investigating
  • and MORE!

Online options available for some courses.

Personal Enrichment

Leisure Learning

In-person activities available to all ages for personal enrichment. Leisure Learning topics include (but not limited to):

  • Beginner Stained Glass
  • Western Floral Leather Carving
  • Traditional Cajun Dance: Cajun Two-Step, Waltz, & Jitterbug
  • and more...

Need online options? Check out our Online Skills Building classes.

leads to certification

Online Career Training

Online career training programs. Acquire professional level positions for in-demand occupations. Career training programs lead to certifications in:

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Human Resources Management
  • Graphic Design
  • and MORE!
Convenient and Fast Learning

Online Skills Building

Fun, fast, affordable, and entirely ONLINE! Courses for learning jobs-related or just-for-fun skills. Classes include (but not limited to):

  • Microsoft applications
  • Learn a new language
  • Grant writing
  • and MORE!
Workforce Development

Customized Training

We can help your company develop a customized training program that is eligible for state funding through the Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP).



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