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Community Programs

The Center for Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) also offers a variety of programs specifically for our surrounding community.

Customized Workforce Training programs are offered to businesses throughout Stockton and the surrounding community to improve workplace skills and address workforce needs. A few examples of customized programs available include computer training, interpersonal and teamwork skills, professional communication, and customer service skills.

Post-baccalaureate Professional Development (PDU) credit courses (9000 series number) are designed for educators and administrators for professional skill and salary enhancement. This graduate level credit is not applicable toward a degree at Pacific.

Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses are offered for individuals in professions where the CEU is accepted as the measure of continuing professional development or is required for recertification or relicensure.

Certificate Programs are designed to enhance specific skill sets for working professionals, to both enhance these individuals in their current positions or prepare them for new careers.  Examples of available certificate programs include Supervisory and Leadership (online), International Trade (online),  Substance Abuse Counseling (in-seat or online), Animal Shelter Management:  Lifesaving-Centered (online), Paralegal (online), and Nonprofit Management (online).  Both credit and non-credit courses are available for personal enrichment and professional development.  

Special Programs are offered throughout the year for youth (Summer Scholars) as well as for mature adult learners (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute).