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Mission, Vision, and Goals

Office of Continuing Education

Mission

The Continuing Education Program at Elizabeth City State University is committed to contributing to the mission of the University by providing a variety of continuing education opportunities geared toward the professional and personal development needs of the citizenry of northeastern North Carolina and beyond. Continuing Education is the primary unit of the university responsible for non-credit offerings.  Continuing Education provides lifelong learners with opportunities for learning new skills, advancing their careers, and for personal enrichment. Continuing Education utilizes the University's educational resources to offer lifelong learning experiences that provide continuing education units to non-traditional audiences.

Vision

The vision of the Continuing Education Program is to become a leader in offering non-credit opportunities to the citizenry of northeastern North Carolina and beyond. Through a focus on excellence in instructors, excellence in courses, and excellence in support services, the Continuing Education Program will be instrumental in affording lifelong learners opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Goals

  • To provide lifelong learners with convenient opportunities for learning new skills, advancing their careers, and for personal enrichment.
  • To form partnerships with business, industry, public agencies, organizations, schools, etc. in an effort to offer opportunities for personal and professional development to their employees.
  • To serve as a recruitment tool for prospective students
  • To generate an additional source of revenue for the university