Professional & Community Education Programs
Career DevelopmentAre you trying to find a new job or get a promotion? Do you want to supplement your skills to excel in your new career? Our career development classes can help you enhance skills and employability and prepare for or maintain professional certifications.
We have more than 400 online courses and programs for leisure, professional development, advanced career training, online bootcamps, and certification preparation. Teachers can earn PLUs/CEUs with our convenient, online teacher recertification courses. Our popular Special Interest Certificate Programs provide basic skills and knowledge in leadership, nonprofit management, grant writing, creative writing, and more.
Real Estate Salesperson Training
We have the 75 hours of education you need to get your Georgia Real Estate Sales License. Enroll in a free, 5-day trial at ValdostaState.TheCEShop.com. You'll have access to everything in the GA Pre-Licensing course except the final exam so you can "try before you buy." Post-licensing and real estate continuing education courses are also available.
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Paralegal and Legal Support
The paralegal field is one of the fastest-growing professions around the world. The U.S. DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of paralegals and legal assistants will grow 15% through 2026. VSU PACE partners with CLS by BARBRI to bring you affordable, up-to-date, and effective legal education taught by attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals with years of legal experience.
Teacher RecertificationWe provide online professional development for teachers in Georgia AND many other states to meet their recertification needs.
Contract TrainingWe work with employers to develop employee training taught by qualified instructors that meets your needs and your budget.
Learning in RetirementLearning in Retirement is a program where adults age 50+ can learn together, make new friends, and have fun. We offer a wealth of classes, discussion groups, and activities for a membership fee of $75 per semester. There's something for everyone in LIR!
Leisure LearningThe goal of our leisure classes is to provide opportunities for participants to think outside the box and try something new. Classes are subject to change each semester and include such topics as guitar, practical Spanish, art, exploring voice acting, and more. In addition, we have many online leisure courses you may be interested in exploring: drawing; languages such as American Sign Language, Japanese and Italian; guitar, and more. Browse our online catalog.