Center for Continuing and Professional Education

Workforce Development

Enhance the skills of your employees. We help you and your business succeed.


Community Programs

Lifelong learning for all ages and stages of your personal growth.


Customized Training

Our programs for educators, business and healthcare professionals will help you stand out. Recharge. Sharpen your expertise. Succeed!


Youth Programs

Our Pre-College Youth Programs are designed to foster a positive academic transition.


Center for Continuing and Professional Education

The Center for Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) offers intensive professional certificate programs and courses to fit a variety of professional development needs and schedules. Review our list of programs or explore our course catalog. Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University strives to be community connected, regionally responsive, nationally recognized, and internationally engaged through the delivery of innovative, high quality programs and services. Corporate executives and employees, aspiring entrepreneurs, educators, healthcare professionals, community leaders, adults in career transition, and pre-college youth can select from a wide range of creative experiential learning opportunities under the direction of distinguished professors and highly acclaimed field specialists.