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.

Featured Programs


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Join our first cohort. Classes start August 23. Use code UISFIRST for $300 off our first cohort start!

Certificate Programs:

  • Healthcare and Medicine
  • Cannabis Law & Policy
  • Business
  • Agriculture & Horticulture

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Looking for interesting professional development opportunities?

Spend a little time this summer with the high-quality faculty at UIS.

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) is working with UIS faculty members to present workshops in the summer of 2021 (May through August). The CAPE Summer Workshop Series offers the chance to explore interesting topics taught by experienced UIS faculty at the University of Illinois Springfield.  Some workshops will provide opportunities to earn continuing and professional development credit.  All courses will receive a digital badge. Participants are welcome to attend multiple sessions.


Instructor BIOS    

  Audience – Faculty & Students

SU2134  .5 CEUs  $40

(August 9 and 11, 9-11 a.m.) Two 2-hour live Zoom sessions Amy Hewitt
Selecting Strategies for Whole-Class Discussions
 Teacher holding a book and pointer stick. Audience – Faculty

SU2133 $30

(August 19, 1 -3 p.m.) virtual Zoom session Shahram Heshmat
Addiction & Self-Control

 Master Online Facilitator Course

Continuing & Professional Education at the University of Illinois Springfield is offering a new course for trainers, instructors, facilitators, and virtual meeting leaders who have had minimal exposure to course design or virtual presentation techniques.

This course explores the basics of online facilitation, delivering training or information through online/virtual methods. Concepts include: basics of instructional design, communication, assessment and technology. Registrations are OPEN. Set up an account and register.  Starts October 23.  For more information.

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Splunk and bitsIO, Inc. are working collectively to launch the Data Analytics Using the Splunk Platform – Fundamentals II instructor-led course. Watch for the next course.

You now have access to critical Splunk skills and platform knowledge in an accessible and affordable format. And the best part? You get the full Splunk Fundamentals 2 course for 75% less than the typical cost.

Thanks to the support of Splunk and bitsIO, this $2,000 course is now offered for only $500.

Create an account and REGISTER NOW!

Why should you learn data analytics? Watch this video to learn more.

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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.