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Welcome to the University of Tennessee Center for Professional Education & Lifelong Learning.

Make 2022 the year you commit even deeper to your lifelong learning. We have a terrific selection of course options available, led by expert instructors including Gavin Baker, Kelly Drummond, and Tammie Smeltzer, who are featured on the cover of our 2022 course catalog.

Please call 865-974-0150 or email professionaled@utk.edu for assistance in selecting your courses.

View our 2022 non-credit course catalog
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View our 2022 Kids U summer camp catalog.

Enhance your career skills and open new possibilities with Professional Education courses and programs. Learn a new hobby or enhance an existing one with Personal Enrichment courses. Explore the Smoky Mountains with the Smoky Mountain Field School.

Children can learn and explore at the university with Kids U Summer Camps and summer reading skills programs.

With our corporate training program, we can create a customized learning experience for your employees that will result in higher productivity and overall job satisfaction.

You must be 18 or older to register for and attend a UT non-credit course or certificate program. A notable exception is our Kids U summer camps.

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Register Now for Kids U Summer Camps

Our popular Kids U summer camp program features weeklong day camps during June and July for area youth in grades 3-12 (rising). 

These camps provide opportunities for students to explore their interests in fields ranging from art to chemistry, cooking to anthropology, photography to technology, STEM to LEGOs, and more.

Browse our 2022 camp catalog.

Register for a camp.


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Online Career Training Programs

These online certificate programs are highly interactive and provide you with an enriched learning experience. Each program was developed to ensure that you gain the necessary skills to excel in a professional environment.

Additionally, these programs include access to an online community with interactive content and robust student services. They are available online at any time for your convenience.

Featured programs include a variety of options in Healthcare, Skilled Trades & Technology, Business, Management, & Accounting, and Software, IT, & Web Development.

Stand Out in the Competitive IT Job Market

The UT Center for Professional Education & Lifelong Learning has partnered with QuickStart to provide a variety of online IT courses for professional development. 

These courses are affordable, flexible, and the course content is developed with industry experts, hiring managers, and IT professionals. QuickStart IT bootcamps leverage top technologies such as AWS, Microsoft, CompTIA, and many more. 

Students who choose to learn with a QuickStart bootcamp will gain in-demand skills and stand out in the competitive IT job market.

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