Online Professional Education and Enrichment Courses

If you're looking to advance your career or you're seeking personal enrichment, our online professional development courses may be an important step to meeting your goals. Through our partner Ed2Go, NIU offers non-credit, online programs that make it easy to enhance your skill set.

Courses are either instructor-led or self-paced and run from six weeks for a single course to one year for a series of courses that lead to a nationally recognized certification.

The programs we recommend below will help you learn the skills that employers value in today's competitive marketplace.

Business Management

Course Duration Price
Accounting Fundamentals Series Instructor-led
(48 course hours)
$225
Mastery of Business Fundamentals Instructor-led
(6 weeks)
or self-paced (3 months)
$225
Supervision and Management Series Instructor-led
(48 course hours)
$225
Records Management Certificate Instructor-led
(6 months, 180 course hours)
$1,595
Entrepreneurship: Start-Up and
Business Owner Management
Instructor-led
(6 months, 360 course hours)
$2,095

Business Writing

Course Duration Price
Effective Business Writing Instructor-led
(6 weeks, 24 course hours)
$135
Fundamentals of Technical Writing Instructor-led or self-paced
(6 weeks, 24 course hours)
$135

Microsoft Excel

Course Duration Price
Introduction Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 Instructor-led (6 weeks)
or self-paced (3 months)
(24 course hours)
$135
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 Instructor-led (6 weeks)
or self-paced (3 months)
(24 course hours)
$135
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 Instructor-led (6 weeks)
or self-paced (3 months)
(24 course hours)
$135
Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 Series Instructor-led
(72 course hours)
$325

You can browse the entire Ed2Go course catalog to choose from a variety of beginner, intermediate and advanced online classes, across many areas of study.

Contact Us

NIU Continuing and Professional Education
815-753-5200
NIUCPE@niu.edu
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