Personal Enrichment & Professional Development



          Whether you want to accelerate your career, deepen professional skills, offer employee training, or simply learn new things, Edinboro University offers a wide range of personal enrichment and professional development programs.

          Community Music School

          Further your education and expand skills by taking Personal Enrichment and Professional Development courses through Edinboro University. We offer courses at Edinboro University, at Porreco College, and online. 

          In addition, we offer customized employee training for businesses and organizations through Contract Training, Leadership University and WEDnetPA. These classes can be completed on campus or at a location of your choice. Many are available online, as well.

          Rejuvenate Your Retirement: An Educational Course for Retirees

          The Porreco College of Edinboro University – Por 2
          Thursdays, January 31st and February 7th   |  9:30am - 11:30am
          Tuesdays, February 5th and 12th   |   1:00pm - 3:00pm

          Edinboro University - Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Room 143
          Wednesdays, February 6th and February 13th   |   1:00-3:00 pm


          Registration (PDF)Informational Flyer

          Passport to Retirement: Your "How to" Guide for Financial Success

          The Porreco College of Edinboro University – Por 2
          Thursdays, January 31st and February 7th   |   6:30pm - 9:30pm
          Tuesdays, February 5th and 12th, 2018   |   6:30pm - 9:30pm

          Edinboro University - Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Room 143
          Wednesdays, February 6th and February 13th   |   6:30-9:30 pm



          Registration (PDF)Informational Flyer

          Wealth Creation – A Personal Finance Course for Professionals Age 35 to 50

          The Porreco College of Edinboro University – Por 2
          Tuesdays, February 21st and 28th   |   6:30-9:00 pm
          Thursdays, February 26th and March 5th   |   6:30-9:00 pm

          Edinboro University - Butterfield Hall, Room 211
          Wednesdays, February 27th and March 6th   |   6:30-9:30 pm


          Registration (PDF) Informational Flyer

          Wastewater Operator Certificate Program

          Edinboro University 
          Classes run two nights per week for Fall of 2018 and Spring of 2019

          Information Flyer


          Available Year-Round

          NEW! Online E-Learning Healthcare Courses

          These courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience. Each course was developed to ensure that students gain the necessary skills to excel in a professional healthcare environment. Learn more about these exciting new programs, or visit us online at www.healthedtoday.com/edinboro to experience a Course Demo.

          Additional Online Short Courses (Ed2Go)

          Quickbooks 2016 Series
          Accounting Fundamentals
          Accounting Fundamentals II
          Math Refresher
          Beginning Writer’s Workshop
          Discover Digital Photography
          Fundamentals of Supervision & Management
          Building Teams That Work
          Effective Business Writing
          Grammar Refresher
          Supervision & Management Series
          A to Z Grant Writing
          Adobe Value Suite
          Basic Computer Skills Suite
          SAT/ACT Prep Series
          Fundamentals of Technical Writing
          Introduction to Photoshop
          Resume Writing Workshop
          Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016
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          Online Professional Courses with Certifications (Ed2GoPRO)

          Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Master, with Exam Voucher
          Certified Bookkeeper
          Human Resources Professional
          Project Management
          Microsoft Office Specialist, with Exam Voucher
          Paralegal, with Exam Voucher
          Preston Bailey’s Fundamentals of Floral Design
          Preston Bailey’s Intermediate Floral Design
          Project Management Essentials, with CAPM® Prep
          NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Certified Personal Trainer Exam Preparation (voucher included)
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          Lifelong Learning Institute

          Al Stone Lecture Series Lectures begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Diebold Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Edinboro University. The environment is friendly and encourages dialogue rather than a lengthy talk. The program is free and open to the public.
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          Numerous events and programs offered by a consortium of local colleges, including Edinboro University. View the upcoming schedule.