Outreach and Continuing Education

Penn State Fayette’s Outreach and Continuing Education unit serves individuals, organizations, and businesses in Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland, and Somerset Counties by providing a variety of training programs to meet individual and corporate needs.

Our goal is to facilitate learning opportunities which meet the academic, vocational, and social needs of learners of all ages and to enrich the cultural, recreational, and professional development of our communities.

Our programs are offered through direct delivery, blended instruction, and online programming at convenient locations and times to accommodate a varied spectrum of learners.

For more information about any of these services please call the Office of Outreach and Continuing Education at 724-430-4211.

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Professional Development and Personal Enrichment

We are committed to providing professional development and personal enrichment courses, as well as continuing education units required for renewal of professional licensures. Non-credit courses are offered to the lifelong learner wishing to enhance their knowledge in a particular area of interest. Workforce professionals can take non-credit courses to maintain credentials, up-skill to leadership roles, or advance their current skills to be more marketable in a changing economy.

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Summer Camps and SAT Prep

We offer educational enrichment programs and hands-on activities for children in grades 1 through 12. 

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Corporate Training

We offer a variety of contemporary short-term programing to help your employees develop skills for career advancement.

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Corporate and Meeting Planning

We coordinate and manage a wide array of campus facilities to meet the educational, cultural, and professional needs of the community.

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LaunchBox is a no-cost business accelerator designed to connect early-stage startups with the resources and support necessary for growth. We connect entrepreneurs at every stage of development to educational programming, legal and business services, collaborative workspaces, tools, and even business competitions.

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Leadership Fayette

Empowering emerging leaders in Fayette County to catalyze progress in their organizations and communities!

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Continuing Education and Workforce Development

Whether you're looking to advance in your current career, seeking employment, or simply learning something new, Penn State Continuing Education and Workforce Development has a program that can help you achieve your goals. With a focus on high-quality education, expert faculty, and flexible learning options, Penn State can help you find the right program to suit your needs!