Please Note: The University and our offices remain open, although our staff will be working remotely. For inquiries about testing, summer conferences, community classes or other continuing education information, please contact Bobby Hensley, Associate Director of Continuing Education via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are registered for an upcoming program, please watch your email for updates. Thank you for your patience during this time. We look forward to continuing to serve our community, locally, regionally and globally.
This page lists all of our upcoming continuing education programs and events.
Dulcimer U provides an unforgettable educational experience with its first-class instructional staff, unbeatable skill-building programs, and vigorous classes that focus on music theory, techniques, and history. Various classes and conferences are held throughout the year.
Learn a new language! WCU offers online and in-class beginning language courses.
This annual conference seeks to drive interest in and knowledge of propagating and preserving native southeastern plant species in the landscape of the Western North Carolina area and specific to Cullowhee. Both professionals and knowledge seekers are welcomed!
WCU offers swim classes for adults and kids along with aqua fitness to maintain a healthy lifestyle. All swim programs are led by instructor Michael Creason, a retired assistant professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at WCU.
From art to science, robotics to theater, swimming lessons and outdoor skills we have year-round programs and camps for kids of all ages.
Discover your creativity and explore the world of fine art. Open to both kids and adults these community classes work closely with the Bardo Art Center, WCU's ARTS and Cultural Events as well as some of the rotating exhibitions. No previous experience or skill is needed!
The Online Professional Certificates in Nutrition, Fitness, and Health are a collaboration between Educational Fitness Solutions, Western Carolina University, industry experts, instructors, internship affiliates, board members, and national organizations.
WCU is home to top-ranked programs in fields ranging from nursing to education to engineering. We build online learning communities that bring accomplished students together with professors dedicated to their success.
Western Carolina is a partner with the Center for Legal Studies which offers online certificate programs in legal topics such as Paralegal and Legal Nurse Consultant. Study online on your schedule and pursue a certification that makes an impact in the lives of others.
Available on campus at Western Carolina University, the Testing Center provides on-site
testing for CLEP, MA, DSST, PRAXIS, GRE and more. Testing schedules change throughout
the year, check back often for the most up-to-date schedule.
In cooperation with Ed2Go, a national provider of online instruction, these online courses are offered on a monthly basis and cover a wide variety of skills and board interests.