Continuing and Professional Education Programs and Courses

We offer instructor-led courses in person and online to help you get ahead in your career. We partner with professional organizations to deliver world-class continuing and professional education programs. Our programs are led by industry experts and certified practitioners.

Facility Management

Achieve more with the credential created by facility professionals.

ProFM® is a universal credential that benefits all facility professionals, regardless of career stage, industry or country. It was created in response to the demand for universally accepted standards and training to help employers identify proven talent.

Occupational Health and Safety

NIU offers over 50 virtual and in-person courses in occupational safety and health topics through our National Safety Education Center.

From free coronavirus safety webinars and intro to machine guarding courses to industry-specific safety standards classes and certifications, you can customize your learning to advance your career.

Human Resources

For the past 20 years, NIU has partnered with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to provide high-quality professional development opportunities for HR professionals.

  • SHRM Essentials® of Human Resources
  • SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® Certification Preparation Course
  • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Test Prep Tutoring/Refresher Sessions
  • HR Strategies and Solutions

Project Management

Get your CAPM credential or PMP credential and join one of the fastest growing and in-demand professions in the global marketplace. Take our prep course online or in person. You'll benefit from real-time instruction and be prepared to sit for the exam in as little as six weeks.

Enrichment Courses

Through our partner Ed2Go, we offer noncredit online programs to advance your career and enhance your skill set.

Custom Courses

We offer custom courses on-site in your corporate training environment, at our locations or virtually.

Contact Us

NIU Continuing and Professional Education
NIUCPE@niu.edu

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