Continuing Education

Canisius College is proud to offer professionals, community members and more a wide variety of choices in continuing education. Investing in your own knowledge will help you advance your career while navigating the many challenges in today’s workplace. No matter which continuing education option you choose, you can be sure of the academic excellence, exceptional teaching and real-world learning that have been hallmarks of Canisius College for nearly 150 years.

Center for Professional Development

Tap into our more than 30 years of experience in providing an exceptional education in professional development. The Center for Professional Development offers workforce training and other programs to increase personal performance and expand career opportunities for you, your team and your organization. Whether you participate in one of our structured courses or a consulting offering, you’ll be taught by professional consultants, instructors and facilitators committed to transformational learning.

Women's Business Center

The Canisius Women's Business Center supports economic opportunities for women through all stages of business ownership. As the region’s most comprehensive resource for women in business, the Women’s Business Center empowers entrepreneurs to succeed through education, professional connections and community relationships. The WBC provides an array of programs and services, including business counseling, leadership training and networking opportunities.

Graduate Programs at Canisius

Canisius offers more than 30 master’s and certificate programs in business, education, sport administration and health. Enjoy a personalized experience through program flexibility. You’ll also benefit from expert career advisement and close collaboration with an extensive network of alumni. Because we understand the investment you’re making to advance your education, we’ll work closely with you to find the graduate program that meets your needs.

Non-Matriculating Students

Canisius courses are open to undergraduate students from other colleges or universities who wish to complete required courses, acquire additional credits toward a degree, or address previous deficiencies. Courses are open to undergraduate students who want to explore opportunities in higher education. Experience the outstanding programs and individualized approach that have earned Canisius a reputation as the region’s premier private college.

Lifelong Learning

Each semester Canisius offers a variety of four- to six-session, non-credit courses that are open to adults in the Buffalo community. Explore a wide range of subjects with other adults in a small class setting without the worry of tests or papers. All Lifelong Learning courses are taught by Canisius faculty on topics of their particular expertise.

Institute for Global Engagement

The Institute for Global Engagement works to bring international programming to Canisius College through the Road Less Travelled Seminar Series. Alumnae in the field or distinguished Canisius faculty members lead international seminars and trips for adults to build an unforgettable, immersive experience in locations all around the world.