Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) develops and delivers innovative programs through a demand-driven approach to address the education needs of professionals across a variety of businesses and industries.

The Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) unit at UIS provides high-quality courses, development, and training to career professionals in the public and private sectors.

Given the speed of change in today’s competitive business environment, continuing and professional education becomes an effective and efficient way for individuals to remain current in their fields. CAPE offers short-term, very focused professional education to assist in specific skill-building.

Need customized training?
CAPE offers instructional design services and consultation, including online course hosting, instructional design and development, media creation, assessment development and alignment, and technology integration. Email cape@uis.edu for more information.

CAPE Services

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Professional Development & Training

Earn CEUs through online courses, conferences, one-day workshops, and short certificate programs to maintain professional certifications and stay current in topics and technologies for your industry.

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Non-Credit Online Courses

Develop new job skills in fields such as cyber security, project management, online teaching, and many others. Advance your career in IT, K-12 teaching, hospitality, grant writing, personal training, and more. Professional certificates in online teaching and leadership, mobile app development, and more.

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Instructional Design Consultation

CAPE offers instructional design consultation and services, including developing learning outcomes, content organization, media creation, assessment development and alignment, and technology integration.

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Business & Professional Services

Do you want to explore customized online, blended, or classroom training for your organization? Contact us for digital badging, online course hosting, instructional design and development, and test proctoring.


Upcoming CAPE Events

Apr 08, 09:00 am
Alliance for Experiential Problem-Based Learning (UIS) is partnering with the State Board of Education to offer a free The Night Before: A…
Jun 06, 09:00 am
SU2233 – The Startup Academy – Raising Entrepreneurial Aspirations Workshop Dates: June 6,7,8,9&10;  9:00 a.m. – 3:…
Jun 20, 09:30 am
SU2231 – Math Challenge: Cool math for middle school students When: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20 and Tuesday, June 21…
Jun 27, 09:30 am
SU2232 –  (High School) Relativity: The physics and math behind Einstein’s theory When: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 27…
Jul 07, 09:00 am
Registration is open! High School students learn to investigate a crime scene utilizing the Residential Simulation Lab at UIS. …
Department News
Apr 04, 2022
University of Illinois Springfield Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) will offer four academic summer camps for middle and high school students in…
Mar 23, 2022
The Night Before: A Trauma-Informed Virtual Experiential Training 31 Training webinar dates available: 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. Setup an ION Account &…
Mar 11, 2022
The University of Illinois Springfield has partnered with Green Flower, an online program focused on the marijuana industry, to offer programs about the…
Feb 18, 2022
Joey McLaughlin talks with Green Flower’s VP of Higher Education, Daniel Kalef, about online cannabis certificate program classes at University of…