Welcome to the University of Tennessee Center for Professional Education & Lifelong Learning.
Make 2023 the year you commit even deeper to your lifelong learning. We have a terrific selection of course options available, led by expert instructors.
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.
Study the Definite Dozen Principles of Legendary UT Basketball Coach Pat Summitt
Learn the principles and wisdom of legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt. Coach Summitt’s Definite Dozen, a profound model for success, is designed to educate and inspire adult lifelong learners on leadership and success.
You’ll enjoy a self-paced online, module-by-module approach featuring each Definite Dozen principle. You’ll also view embedded video clips of Coach Summitt and on-screen leaders and associates of Summitt presenting her principles as well as thought-provoking “knowledge checks” and questions for reflection that you can answer in the downloadable workbook.
The registration fee for this exclusive program is $399. Register now.
NEW! 14-Week Online Paralegal Studies Certificate
Paralegals are lifelong learners devoted to helping others. Whether it’s doing extensive research on cases or talking clients through a trial, the work of a paralegal is dynamic. Get your start in a high-demand, rewarding career by earning your paralegal certificate online.
Our new online Paralegal Studies Certificate program prepares you with the skills necessary to drive your paralegal career. The program combines quality, affordability, and flexibility to give working professionals the opportunity to earn a comprehensive education in just 14 weeks.
The next session begins January 2. Learn more.
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
Our online IT courses are affordable, flexible, and the course content is developed with industry experts, hiring managers, and IT professionals. These bootcamps leverage top technologies such as AWS, Microsoft, CompTIA, and many more.
Students who choose to learn with an IT bootcamp will gain in-demand skills and stand out in the competitive IT job market.