The Division of Continuing Studies at Purdue University Fort Wayne (Kettler 139, 260-481-6619) provides lifelong learning opportunities through its credit programs at both the bachelors and masters levels, its public courses for professional development and personal enrichment, and opportunities for contract training with community businesses and organizations. The division manages approximately 32,000 student enrollments annually and increases student access to internationally recognized Purdue University degrees. Through collaborations with the university’s academic departments, the division provides online, hybrid and traditional delivery of college credit courses, minors, certificates and degree programs. The division manages online learning delivery, high school dual credit, the university’s Weekend College program, the Professional MBA program through the Doermer School of Business, and the M.S. in Educational Leadership, Elementary and Secondary Education, and Special education through the College of Professional Studies. In addition, the division manages the ACELINK program, connecting Allen County K-12 schools through video conferencing and virtual field trips. An array of noncredit options, many of which yield continuing education units, are offered through the division of continuing studies. These include public courses for personal and professional development and customized contract training for regional businesses. A variety of credit and noncredit professional development options for educators are available through the division, as well. For more targeted, in-depth training, selected professional development courses are grouped into certificate programs.
For more information about the Division of Continuing Studies and a listing of available courses, see pfw.edu/dcs.