USC: Continuing and Professional Education

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The University of South Carolina is your source for Professional and Continuing Education!

Come and benefit from the University's experience and expertise with professional education and personal interest programs from USC.  Whether you seek classes to improve your professional skills, change careers by obtaining a professional certificate, or are interested in learning for your own personal development, the University of South Carolina is your solution.  From professional certificate programs like our Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belts, Paralegal (online or classroom based), Grant Writing and Project Management to classes that explore South Carolina's natural wonders, you are sure to enjoy your learning experience with Professional and Continuing Education from the University of South Carolina.

Carolina Classroom

The University of South Carolina's Office of Continuing Education and Conferences is proud to present Carolina Classroom, a collection of intellectually stimulating non credit lectures, workshops and explorations.  Carolina Classroom is an outreach program focused on providing lifelong learning opportunities to everyone who wants to discover!


Professional Education Programs

Whether you are looking for a single course to strengthen your professional skills or a certificate program to enable a career change, the University of South Carolina's Professional Education Programs are your solution.

Our Professional Education Programs advance the University of South Carolina's mission to promote productive engagement with the Columbia community, the state of South Carolina, the nation and the global community in such areas as public health, education, social issues, economic development, and family support systems.


University Test Prep

Access your future with test preparation from the University of South Carolina’s test prep experts. Exam preparation with University Test Prep includes instruction from exam preparation professionals and all the materials, tips, tricks, and help you need.

Programs cover Graduate Program entrance exam courses for the GRE, GMAT, and LSAT, plus summer and academic year programs for the SAT and ACT undergraduate entrance exams.




Contact Us

Ready to learn more about our exciting programs? Simply Join our Mailing List or give us a call at (803) 777-9444. We are here to fulfill your continuing education needs.



Continuing Education and Conferences provides value-added expertise and quality service in every aspect of our outreach and engagement.




Continuing Education and Conferences supports the University of South Carolina's mission of outreach and engagement by providing continuing education opportunities, conference and event services, and educationally stimulating programs.

For additional information about our programs, or to join our mailing list, please contact us at (803) 777-9444



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