Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) annually reaches more than 30,000 professionals through short courses, certificate programs, conferences, research symposia, workshops, and custom-developed educational programs for business, government, and community organizations. As Virginia’s senior land-grant university, Virginia Tech applies its intellectual assets to serve professionals seeking career change, career advancement or development of personal interests, address the educational, economic, and social needs of communities around the commonwealth, the nation, and the world. This commitment is based on the university’s motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). CPE develops programs that integrate world-class research, cutting-edge technology, and quality instruction.
Our programs are designed with the specific needs of working adults in mind, with an emphasis on:
To ensure we provide the highest quality education possible, every program administered by VT Continuing and Professional Education is developed in partnership with a corresponding VT college, school or department.
Associate Director of
Continuing and Professional Education
Executive Briefing Center Manager
Program Services Specialist
Regional Event Coordinator
ADDING VALUE to the Partnership
In today’s challenging world, private and public sector organizations seek answers to challenging issues, innovative solutions, and quality learning environments. CPE works with Virginia Tech teaching and research faculty, academic, government, and business leaders, as well as community partners to offer customized programs that achieve results. CPE is your clear point of contact at Virginia Tech for academic, government, business, and non-profit leaders interested in designing programs that prepare individuals, organizations, and communities through innovative learning experiences.
CPE adds SIGNIFICANT VALUE to your program:
With over 450 courses, research conferences, certificate programs, and customized on-site educational events offered annually, CPE provides trusted expertise in all aspects of program design, management, and delivery.
The professionals of CPE make your program successful by providing:
The mission of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) is to foster the exchange of knowledge and experience between Virginia Tech and its partners in the commonwealth and beyond in order to address the needs of professionals, organizations, and communities.
CPE can help you design and deliver:
Discover how Continuing and Professional Education can connect you with the educational resources at Virginia Tech.