Building on Auburn University's mission to serve the citizens of Alabama and beyond, the Office of Professional and Continuing Education's online programs offer a variety of non-credit workforce and professional development training opportunities that will enable participants to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing and highly competitive global economy. The goal of these programs is to increase access to higher education by facilitating the creation and implementation of high quality, interactive, non-credit courses and certificate programs.
All of the courses offered through the Office of Professional and Continuing Education's online programs are available to anyone, regardless of background or career path. Participants will find these programs to be convenient because they are available any time and are accessible from anywhere. Once you have completed a program, you will receive a certificate of completion from Auburn University.
There are many benefits to taking an online course. They can help you become:
- more productive in your current job by acquiring a new skill,
- more valuable to your current employer by enhancing an existing skill,
- more competitive on the job market by acquiring new skills
To browse our existing offerings, please click one of the links below.
NEW! At Ed4Online, each course is designed by top level curriculum designers structured in a user friendly and logical format. All courses are accessible from one website with one login. Our courses are available anytime, anywhere from any mobile device, as long as you have access to the internet. The courses are self-paced and incorporate a variety of learning methods to support you on your educational journey. Whether you are looking to start a new career or advance in your current occupation, we offer online training courses designed to provide you the skills needed to be successful in your chosen profession.
The Center for Legal Studies (CLS) was founded in 1980, and offers legal studies courses in conjunction with Auburn University in the following formats: live lecture, online, DVD, and text-only. The curriculum is updated by CLS to remain current and on-pace with the newest trends in the legal industry. Recognizing the state-of-the-art technology and ease of use, online courses created by CLS were awarded top honors by Thomson West Publishing International.
Interpretation Certification: We offer the finest online training programs in Interpretation and Translation in the country. Our online programs have been voted the best in the country by employers and academia alike. These online programs are for students who are fully bilingual in Spanish and English, and are interested in becoming State, Federal Court, and/or Medical Interpreters. Interpreting is in high demand and it is a growing profession. All our graduates who complete any of our programs with a GPA of 3.5 or better are included in a database available to over 400 interpreting agencies in the United States. These programs are suitable for vocational or workforce training, as well as those who are pursuing a new career.
ProTrain online courses provide building professionals the ability to earn certificates in a variety of topics in both renewable energy and green supply chain training. ProTrain courses begin at the time of enrollment; however, the length of each course may vary—please check the course description for more information.
Career Web School offers online real estate, appraisal and home inspection courses. Perfect for business professionals looking to get into, maintain, or keep up-to-date with the real estate industry. The length of courses offered by Career Web School varies by individual course, please check the course description to determine how long the course will take to complete.
Ag Certificate courses are courses that you may take that do not require official admission to Auburn University but are made available to you directly from the College of Agriculture at lower cost. You will not receive a transcript for the course. Instead, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which you may use as evidence that you have successfully completed the course.
Employment of technical writers is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations as the need to explain a growing number of electronic and scientific products increases. Job prospects are expected to be good for those with solid writing and communications skills and a technical background. To meet the need for skilled technical writers, OPCE has partnered with JER Online to offer three levels of technical writing training; Basic, Professional, and Mastery. For complete course descriptions of the online technical writing courses offered, please visit our Technical Writing Certificate catalog.
JER Online lists over 1000+, cost affordable, non-credit Continuing Workforce Courses and Certificates. Start anytime or on a fixed time schedule and access your course anytime from anywhere for fast completion. As an extra added value and bonus, students will have 1 year access to their online courses, post course completion (applies to self-directed corporate developed courses only).
All of Career Step's career training programs are designed to provide the practical experience students need in order to quickly obtain successful employment upon graduation. Advisors help graduates turn their education into a job by providing resume reviews, interview tutorials, job search tips, and additional valuable resources after graduation.
Last Updated: April 11, 2014