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Every year, we help thousands of non-traditional students continue their education at the University of Vermont. Through collaborations with UVM’s various colleges and schools, we offer courses and programs to help you explore your options. Whether you’re planning a career change, looking for personal enrichment or professional development, or preparing for an undergraduate or advanced degree.

Contact us via email ( or phone (800-639-3210) to meet with an advisor who can help you map an educational plan based on your background and goals.

UVM CDE has it all

Flexibility & Fundamentals

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Our experienced enrollment advisors and career coaches strive to help you connect your passion to real-world opportunities

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Balance the demands of your busy lifestyle with convenient online courses and programs, designed with your success in mind

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Tailored for working adults, UVM PACE offers multiple certificates to help you strengthen your credentials and advance in your professional career

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PSS 311: Introduction to Agroecology

This hybrid, graduate level, 4-week course presents an in-depth overview of research and applications in the field of agroecology. The course seeks to provide students with both conceptual and practical content, covering the evolution of the field of agroecology, from its origins to the present, as it gains increasing recognition in scientific, policy, social movement and farming spaces.

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Hands-On Beekeeping

Due to the spread of emerging pests and pathogens and changes in agricultural practices, today’s honeybees and their beekeepers face far more challenges. In this exciting hands-on course, students will learn the fundamentals of being responsible stewards of honeybee colonies and the skills to support good decision-making in today’s changing world.

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Business and Leadership

Business of Craft Beer

Offered fully online, our courses provide participants with the essential business skills needed to be successful in today’s craft beer industry.

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