Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Take your next step through continuing education programs at Northern Vermont University.

No matter what your reason for pursuing continuing education — finishing your degree, advancing your career, or challenging yourself — Northern Vermont University has a continuing education option that’s right for you. You can find a range of courses, programs, locations and modes of delivery (online, in-person, etc.) to meet your needs and fit your schedule.

At NVU, you will enjoy affordable courses that integrate theory with applied experience. All courses are taught by well-qualified faculty who take a personalized approach to students’ learning.

In addition, NVU provides academic advising, writer’s workshops and math labs, academic coaching, financial aid information, library access, and other services designed to help non-traditional students excel.

Take a look at the different options we offer at Northern Vermont University and find the best fit for your goals.

NVU Online

With five 100% online programs and one 90% online program, you can start or complete your degree in a flexible, affordable way that works for you. Learn more about NVU Online.

NVU at Northern Essex Community College

Complete your bachelor's degree in computer information systems or graphic design without leaving Northern Essex Community College in Massachusetts. NVU and NECC offer a unique campus-based partnership that allows Massachusetts students to earn an undergraduate degree from Northern Vermont University. Learn more about NVU at NECC.


Take a cluster of courses that introduce you to the fundamentals of a discipline but do not confer a degree. Certificates are available in accounting, small business management, sustainability, and advanced graduate studies

Center for Professional Studies

Northern Vermont University-Lyndon’s Center for Professional Studies offers non-degree education such as certificate, diploma, and licensure programs through both traditional learning and online platforms.​ Learn more about the Center for Professional Studies.

Campus Degree Programs

Complete your bachelor’s or master’s degree while taking courses o campus. Weekday and evening courses are available, along with a master of fine arts degree in studio arts, offered in a low-residency and campus-based format. Learn more about NVU degrees.

Individual Courses

Take courses for college credit but not toward a degree or certificate. Explore our current class offerings or contact the Registrar’s Office for more information about registering for a course.

Ready to Register for a Course?

If you want to take a single course at NVU-Johnson, NVU-Lyndon, or through NVU Online, you can begin the process by completing our Continuing Education Registration form. 


NVU-Johnson/NVU Online Registrar

NVU-Lyndon Registrar