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Continuing and Professional Education

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 Development Workshops and Certificate Programs

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.


Life@Western Carolina

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.

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