WCU at Biltmore Park is committed to serving professionals in the greater Asheville
region through continuing and professional education including workshops and certificate
programs for professionals, the Life@ program for seniors, Retirement Planning, and Dulcimer U.
Professional education includes career development programs related to business, human
resources, finance and accounting, customer service, marketing, nonprofit management,
leadership, programs for educators, and other specializations. WCU offers continuing
education units (CEUs) using the rigorous accreditation standards from the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools- Commission on Colleges and is an approved provider
for SHRM PDC and NASBA CPE recertification credits.
Western Carolina University offers an affordable, membership-based education program
specifically designed to provide learning opportunities to adults ages 50 and over.
In this program, learners will participate in non-credit educational programs led
by current and retired WCU faculty and staff and other educators from the region.
Classes are held Wednesday mornings in both Spring and Fall.