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Specialized Programs and Institutes

The Division of Extended Studies offers a variety of non-credit professional development and avocational courses to students in Colorado and throughout the country. These courses provide an opportunity for individuals to develop new career paths or personal enrichment and growth. These courses are not part of an academic credit program and do not produce credit towards a degree at the University.

For more information or to register for any of our non-credit courses call us at 800.388.6154 or email us at


    Continuing Education Credits for Educators

    Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Recreation (EXHPR)

    Consider the following short courses that happen in Spring of 2018:

    Contact Dr. Christine Rochester for more information


    Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

    The Conferences and Short Courses Program (CSC), under the Division of Extended Studies at Colorado State University-Pueblo, boasts an array of partnerships, collaborations and cooperation's with a plethora of high quality training centers and facilities in and throughout the region and contiguous US. We provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs), which offers a standard unit of measure for continuing adult education and training activities (for example, one CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education/training experience under responsible, qualified direction and instruction), which demonstrates to your organization or employer that you are continually gaining the newest and most applicable information in your specified field. If you or your organization requires CEUs in continuing adult education, please contact us.


    Certificate in Cyber Security Defense

    In consequence of the recent NSA designation of CSU-Pueblo as a Center of Academic Excellence (NSA-CAE) in Cyber Defense Education, the CSU-Pueblo Extended Studies Division in cooperation with the Hasan School of Business is offering a professional "Certificate in Cyber Security Defense".

    This intensive one-week training seminar (32 PDUs) will feature experts from the fields of Cyber Security and Homeland Security in an effort to incorporate both the technical and broader national issues related to these topics.

    This program seminar is geared towards professionals and military personnel who currently work in the related fields of IT ops, information security ops and information assurance who are interested in pursuing a professional certificate from a NSA-CAE designated University.

    The Certificate in Cyber Defense Security is designed and offered in collaboration with the faculty of the Hasan School of Business with coverage of all Knowledge Units (KUs) that were required for NSA-CAE designation.

    Cyber Security Defense Brochure

    Certificate Registration Form


    Executive Leadership Certificate Program

    The​ Executive Leadership Certificate is intended for anyone who supervises, directs, mentors, coaches or manages others. This series of five courses will challenge you to be a better leader and will expand your professional network through collaboration with other community leaders. Our focus on practical, applicable, high-impact skills will improve your success and the success of your team, whether you lead at the CEO level or supervise a small work team.

    The classes will all meet Thursday evenings, 6:00 – 7:30 pm on the following dates:​

    • Leadership Authenticity:  Aug 20, 27, Sept 3, 10, 17
    • Lead, Engage, and Retain Your Workforce: Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • Strategic Leadership: Nov 12, 19; Dec 3, 10, 17
    • Full Spectrum Leadership: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 4
    • Leadership and Innovation: Feb 18, 25; Mar 3, 10, 17 ​ ​

    To learn more about the Executive Leadership Certificate Program, view our informational brochure.​ 
    To register for the Executive Leadership Certificate Program, please fill out and submit this form. 
    Please note that the "Submit by Email" & "Print Form" buttons on the form above will not work properly without Adobe X.


    SERTC Training under the Security and Emergency Response Training Center

    If you have recently completed a training course on behalf of the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC), we can provide you with documentation and a certificate of completion, which will assist you in the process of continuing education and training in your specified field of employment and interest.

    SERT C Registration Form
    SERT C Web Based Modules Registration Form

    Mobile App Development Certificate Program

    The Mobile App Development Certificate is intended for individuals who are seeking to expand their skills to include the development of iOS iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad/Android applications.  This certificate program will cover the development of a mobile application including design, coding, testing, and debugging in a hands-on environment. 

    The classes will all meet in the evenings, 5:30 – 8:30 pm on the following dates at the CSU-Pueblo Extended Studies Tower Location in Colorado Springs:

    • Beginning Apple App: Sept  7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5 (Wednesdays)
    • Advanced Apple App: Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9 (Wednesdays)
    • Beginning Android App: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8 (2017, Wednesdays)
    • Advanced Android App: Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15 (2017, Wednesdays)

    To learn more about the Mobile App Development Certificate Program, view our informational brochure.​ 

    To register for the Mobile App Development Certificate Program, please fill out and submit this form. 

    Please note you will need to type the text into the registration form, then click "Print Form" button on the form, and finish your registration by delivering, mailing, faxing or scan & emailing the form and payment. 

New Summer School Opportunities

Summer School Opportunities
  • Increased work-study jobs and Pell Grants
  • Housing and out-of-state tuition discounts
  • More online and face-to-face Gen Ed courses
  • See your advisor to enroll today!
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