Continuing And Professional Education

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.

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Featured Programs

bitsIO logoNew Data Analytics Using the Splunk Platform – Fundamentals II course starts February, 18, 2021.   Create an account and REGISTER NOW!

Discover why Splunk is so important – Thrive in the Data Age with Splunk.

Splunk Fundamentals 2

Learn the fundamentals of data analytics and unlock the hidden value of big data!

This instructor-led course will focus on the powerful Splunk platform. Learn about searching and reporting commands as well as creating knowledge objects.


  • Using transforming commands and visualizations
  • Filtering and formatting results
  • Correlating events
  • Creating knowledge objects
  • Using field aliases and calculated fields
  • Creating tags and event types
  • Using macros
  • Creating workflow actions and data models
  • Normalizing data with the Common Information Model (CIM)

Course Dates/Times:  Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 CST

  • February 18
  • February 25
  • March 4
  • March 11

Cost: $500

Credential: Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a Splunk certificate, digital UIS completion badge and be prepared to complete the Splunk Core Certified Power User exam if desired with Pearson Vue. Certification is optional

Prerequisites: Completion of Splunk Fundamentals 1 is recommended, but not required. Please note that the topics of Fundamentals 1 will not be covered in 2. Basic Splunk information/review is available at no cost at This course is intended for candidates with some computer science/data analytics experience.

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CAPE Summer Workshop Series

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) invites UIS faculty members to submit workshop proposals for the CAPE 2021 Summer Workshop Series.  Faculty members may propose a one-time event or a multiple day series. Content will be offered over the Summer term between May 20 and August 20. The CAPE Summer Workshop Series offers UIS faculty the opportunity to showcase their academic interests in non-credit workshops. Workshops should focus on active learning topics that encourage professional growth and/or discovery-based activities. The intended audience can be students, professionals, or any other relevant group. Visit the CAPE Summer Workshop Series page for more information. 

CAPE Summer Workshop Series Proposal form

UIS CAPE Programs & Services

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.


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.

Digital Accessibility Remediation

Let the UIS Digital Accessibility Remediation Team (DART) take the work out of accessibility compliance. Word, PDF, PowerPoint, video and audio captioning and transcript services are available.

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.


Business & Professional Customized 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.