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Online Courses and Programs

Important Note:  These non-credit courses are for professional development only.  For academic credit opportunities at Texas State, please visit our Future Students page.

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The Office of Distance and Extended Learning Continuing Education offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that will bolster your career readiness.  These fully online courses are affordable, convenient, and geared just for you.

Our courses target key job skills sought by employers, and especially those in the Austin-San Antonio area.  Admission to the university is not required to enroll.

Registration Information

To register and/or to see a full listing of available courses in a category, please click on any of the course links below.

If your employer is covering the fee associated with the course registration, please contact our office at 512-245-2507 or at for assistance with this process.

Featured Courses

Career Professional and Certification Training

Important Note:  These non-credit courses are for professional development only.  For academic credit opportunities at Texas State, please visit our Future Students page.

These open enrollment, asynchronous industry certifications are designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experience available today. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They will respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations. Grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor's evaluation of students' work and computer-graded tests. We know you'll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of any time, anywhere learning!

How these programs work:
    • Start your program when you want and work at your own pace
    • Most online coursework is designed to be completed in 6 months
    • An instructor is assigned to each student to provide one-on-one assistance
    • A certificate is awarded for scores of 70% or higher

Program Search and Registration

To search the full list of available industry-recognized certifications and online courses, please select any of the subject headers below for a complete list of programs in that area of study. 

Once you've identified the desired program, you will be able to finalize your registration and payment directly through the Texas State University website

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Online Personal and Professional Skill Development Courses

If you want to enhance your value at work, make your home your new workplace, or just enrich your life by increasing your knowledge, these affordable and convenient online courses may be just what you need. Choose from hundreds of short, engaging courses that are designed to deliver skills quickly and are ideal for personal enrichment, career development, employee training, and life-long learning.

For more information regarding finance options and My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program (MyCAA), visit the Financing Options page.