Continuing and Professional Education

The School of Education Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) provides teachers with practical tools and approaches to meet current challenges in education.  We offer teachers, educators, mental health professionals, and other school personnel credit and non-credit opportunities to further professional development.  Become more effective by:

  • Earning credit to begin a Master’s degree or move up the salary scale
  • Taking online, face-to-face or hybrid classes in a variety of locations
  • Choosing classes from 3 day, 8 week, to 16 week sessions
  • Paying lower fees than the traditional tuition rate
  • Learning and using current teaching trends in the classroom


Whether you are looking for online, face-to-face, or hybrid coursework for graduate credit or personal enrichment. UMKC Continuing and Professional Education is the right choice!  UMKC Continuing and Professional Education.Pathways include:

  1. Partnership Organizations
    1. School Districts
      • Faculty and staff professional development activities
      • In-District Focused Certificate programs
      • Graduate Certificate programs
    2. Affiliate Organizations
    3. Third Party Organizations
      • Online PBS Teacherline online
  2. Professional Development for non-University credits – CEUs
  3. Special Events