Learning for Life
Rutgers offers more than 5,000 continuing education programs each year. Enhance your career, complete your degree, or simply indulge a personal passion. You’re welcome at Rutgers anytime you are ready to learn.
Find your inspiration and explore your passion through continuing education
Continuing Education Opportunities
An open door to Rutgers for all who seek to learn and grow.
Build, sharpen, or retool career skills with skills-based courses and certificate programs.
Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12
From preschool reading programs to pre-college summer camps, Rutgers welcomes learners at all grade levels.
Opportunities for the Unemployed
Unemployed New Jersey residents may be eligible for state grants to earn skill-building certificates in high-growth industries. Rutgers staff will guide you through the process.
Returning to College—or Starting Later
The road to college need not be straight. Rutgers offers alternative paths to your degree at six community colleges, through 100 percent online options and through on-campus programs. We’re ready to help whenever you’re ready to start.
Educational Programs for Active Duty Military and Veterans
Nationally ranked as a top school for veterans, Rutgers offers over 100 approved programs for active duty military, veterans, reservists, and eligible military dependents.