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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional and Continuing Studies

The Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (UD PCS) extends the University of Delaware’s academic resources to citizens throughout the state and beyond through credit courses, certificate programs, non-degree short courses, distance learning, institutes and conferences. Offered in the fall and spring semesters, as well as during the winter and summer sessions, programs are taught or conducted by University faculty members and by outstanding professionals in their particular subject areas.

UD PCS offers the following professional development programs:

The Division of Professional and Continuing Studies provides customized, on-site training to area businesses, government agencies and professional associations in Delaware and beyond to help meet their educational and professional development needs.

Advisement for Continuing Education and Graduate College Non-Degree Students

The Division of Professional and Continuing Studies ACCESS Center provides academic advisement, career exploration and assessment, and registration assistance to current Continuing Education Non-Degree (CEND) and Graduate College Non-Degree (GCND) students, prospective students, and members of the community. Academic advisors assist students in developing a plan to attain their educational and career goals, providing guidance on UD policies and processes, help with course selection and registration, and connection to resources and supports.

For more information, visit www.pcs.udel.edu/academic-career-advisement/ or email access-advise@udel.edu.

Distance Learning Brings the Campus to You

UD Online learning provides nontraditional students with greater access to credit courses and degree programs at the University of Delaware. UD Online offers students the freedom to pursue their degree even if their schedules or geographic locations prevent them from attending class on campus.

The UD Online “virtual classroom” features many creative learning technologies such as videostreamed class lectures, interactive web activities, blogs, online research projects, threaded discussions and chatrooms. Online courses have exams proctored virtually or at University of Delaware testing location sites.

The following programs or courses are available in online or hybrid-online format.

Graduate degrees:

Fully online programs offered by Academic Colleges across the University:

Hybrid (combined online plus on-campus) programs:

Graduate certificates:

Fully online programs offered by Academic Colleges across the University:

Hybrid (combined online plus on-campus) programs:

Noncredit professional development or certificate programs:

Fully online programs:

In addition, UD Online courses can help meet degree requirements in other majors or can be transferred to other college degree programs.

For complete program information, please visit https://www.pcs.udel.edu/ud-online-courses-degrees-certificates/.

Learning Should Last a Lifetime

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Delaware, a program of the Division of Professional and Continuing Studies, provides more than 450 noncredit courses each semester as well as seminars, cultural and social events, and other learning and enrichment activities for individuals age 50 and over. Courses and activities are planned and taught by members. Languages, history, science, technology, religion, art appreciation and music-appreciation and performance-are all areas included within the OLLI program. UD offers OLLI programs online and in-person in Wilmington, Dover, Lewes, Bridgeville and Ocean View. For more information, please visit www.olli.udel.edu.

List of Programs