Leaders in Professional, Continuing, and Online Education Choose UPCEA

The association for the latest in serving adult higher education units at the leading universities and colleges across the field.

2022 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference | August 3-5, 2022 | Virtual Event

Leaders in Professional, Continuing and Online Education Choose UPCEA

The association for the latest in serving adult higher education units at the leading universities and colleges across the field.

UPCEA has the knowledge and resources colleges and universities need to serve today's learners.

UPCEA is the only organization in North America focusing on the professional, continuing and online (PCO) education enterprise. For more than 100 years, UPCEA has served most of the leading public and private colleges and universities in North America. Based in Washington, D.C., UPCEA also builds greater awareness of the vital link between contemporary learners and public policy issues.

Why Leaders Choose UPCEA

The association serves its members and advances leadership in PCO education with innovative conferences and specialty seminars, research and benchmarking information, professional networking opportunities and timely publications.

  • Best Practices
  • New & Emerging Models
  • Peer Connections & Networking
  • Actionable Research & Benchmarking
  • Expertise & Resources
  • Career-Building & Professional Development
  • Member Pricing

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UPCEA Highlights & Announcements

Creating and Motivating PCO Enterprises | Faculty Member: Nancy Coleman

Creating and Motivating PCO Enterprises

Starts August 22 | Register by August 19 | What are some of the various overall structures employed in designing a PCO unit, and their pros/cons? How are teams assembled to design and launch new programs? Learn More
Understanding the Adult Learner and Other PCO Constituencies in Professional, Continuing, and Online Education | Faculty Member: Barbara Hanniford

Understanding the Adult Learner and Other PCO Constituencies in Professional, Continuing, and Online Education

Starts August 22 | Register by August 19 | What are the unique characteristics and educational needs of adult learners? How do the characteristics of the student market determine how programs are designed and delivered? Learn More
PCO Pro Certificate - New Bundled Price for Savings

PCO Pro Certificate – New bundled pricing

UPCEA is pleased to announce that we are now offering the UPCEA Professional, Continuing, and Online Education Professional (PCO Pro) Certificate at a permanently bundled price. This means savings and convenience for you! Learn more.
The Bethaida “Bea” González Diversity in Leadership Scholars Program | Applications due July 1

2022 Diversity in Leadership Scholars Program Application Open

Apply by July 1 | UPCEA is proud to once again be offering UPCEA members the Bethaida “Bea” González Diversity in Leadership Scholars Program. Representative and diverse leadership is a cornerstone of UPCEA’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusive Excellence.
The Nature of American Higher Education | 4-week Online Course starts July 11 | Dr. Jay Halfond Professor of the Practice Emeritus Boston University

The Nature of American Higher Education

Starts July 11 | Register by July 8 | What makes higher education so important in the United States? Why are universities often such a mystery and controversy in our society? What are the key roles and power structure in ...
The 38th Distance Teaching and Learning Conference | August 3-5, 2022 | Virtual

2022 Distance Teaching & Learning (DT&L) Conference

August 3-5, 2022 | Virtual Event |  The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) are partnering to co-present the annual Distance Teaching & Learning (DT&L) conferences in 2022 and 2023. Since 1985, UW–Madison’s DT&L ...

Congratulations to the UPCEA 2022 Award Recipients

Through these awards, UPCEA recognizes its members’ outstanding contributions to the Association and the field, as well as their achievements in innovative programming, marketing and promotion, community development, and services, research and publications, and many other areas. To the following ...
CORe - UPCEA's Online Community

CORe – UPCEA’s Member Community

CORe is UPCEA's member community and online networking space where you can ask, answer or search for questions on relevant topics. Get advice, answers and ideas from your colleagues online.

Conferences & Events

Connect with and learn from high-level leaders and colleagues at the UPCEA Annual Conference, regional conferences, seminars, webinars and other events.

The 38th Distance Teaching and Learning Conference | August 3-5, 2022 | Virtual
AUGUST 3-5, 2022

2022 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference

MEMS | Marketing, Enrollment Management, and Student Success | United for Success | November 30 - December 2, 2022 | New Orleans, LA
November 30 - December 2 2022

2022 MEMS | Marketing, Enrollment Management, and Student Success

New Orleans, LA

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2022 Regional Conferences

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Actionable Research & Benchmarking

Today’s leaders in professional, continuing and online education turn to UPCEA’s Research and Consulting for their actionable benchmarking and consulting needs. This provides industry-wide research for UPCEA members, and offers contract market research, benchmarking studies, and custom data exploration at member rates far below industry average.

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UPCEA Certificate Programs & Courses

Get the essential skills and knowledge you and your team need from the leading experts in the field. UPCEA's Online Professional Development Certificates and Courses offer high-value and relevant content for practitioners at all levels, as well as engagement with peers from across the field to strengthen your breadth of knowledge and skills.

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