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School of Continuing Education

Continuing Education is Our Business

Everyone's journey is different. ODU's School of Continuing Education program can help you reach your goals. Whether you want to advance your career, get started in a new field, or pursue a new passion, we have a wide variety of courses and certificate programs that will help you move ahead and stay ahead. And many of these courses are available online, giving you the options and flexibility to learn from your home, and at your own pace.

Why ODU School of Continuing Education?

  • Advance or begin a new career or pursue your passion
  • Faculty are experts in their fields
  • Flexible online formats available for most courses
  • Quality credit and non-credit programs
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Featured Programs:

Beer Brewer Professional Certificate

The University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies and the Old Dominion University School of Continuing Education, in collaboration with the Coastal Virginia Brewing Alliance and other community partners in the Tidewater region, offers a beer brewer professional certificate for those interested in entering or advancing in the growing craft beer industry.

The certificate program guides students through the entire craft brewing business, from procuring high quality ingredients and raw materials through the proper handling, processing, packaging and distribution of the final product. The program highlights local, sustainable practices by partnering with Tidewater-area suppliers, breweries and distributors.

Learn about our Customized Training Programs 

Old Dominion University can work with your organization to create a customized training program tailored to meet your specific needs.

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