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Online Digital Media and Marketing Program This program is designed for individuals who want to enhance their skills in social media and online marketing.  This online self-paced course with 350 hours of material can be started anytime and most of the modules will apply toward the Online Marketing Certified Professional (OMCP) credential if other certification requirements are met. Click here to learn more.

Creativity and Aging Conference to be held on March 5, 2015 in Durham, NC.  This conference will explore the relationship between creativity and healthy aging.  Led by experts in science and technology, the social sciences, the arts and humanities, and medicine and health care, sessions will blend scholarly research and innovative practices to investigate a variety of dimensions associated with healthy, dynamic aging.  Learn more.

Duke Employee Special Tuition rate. As featured in Duke Today, Duke Continuing Studies and the College of Arts & Sciences are now able to offer Duke Employees reduced rates on many of Duke University's undergraduate courses. Read more details about this exciting plan.

Duke Employee Discounts! - Do you want to hone your management skills or earn a certificate? Take a look at the discounts available for Duke employees.

OLLI members--check out this short instructional video on how to log in to the online registration system. Review how to select your mutli-course discount using this .pdf guide.


Attention OLLI members: New dates for the OLLI Spring Retreat.  Monday to Thursday, April 6 to 9 at the Trinity Center, Pine Knoll Shores, NC.

Gopen Writing Workshop on April 23, 2015 in Durham, NC.  Writing effectively is an essential skill in today’s workplace. Join Dr. George Gopen for the Writing from the Reader’s Perspective to become a better writer. Registration is only $95. Learn More.


New: Online Business Communication Courses! These courses are designed for adult professionals seeking to enhance their writing style, format and grammar for the business environment. The student will expand their knowledge of communicating clearly and concisely. The curriculum is designed to teach critical writing and presentation techniques that are effective in the workplace: Key topics include but are not limited to outlining techniques, eliminating unnecessary phrases and proper email use for organizational settings. The new courses include: Communicating Collaboratively; Effective Emails, Memos and Letters; and Effective Public Speaking. MORE information here.

The noncredit, online certificate program in Sustainable Community Development is designed for leaders who want to transform their communities. Learn More.

2014 marks the 45th anniversary of the Office of Continuing Studies. In 1969, the Office of Continuing Studies was created to assist nontraditional female students to return to college and complete their undergraduate degrees. Today, Continuing Studies serves the educational needs of a wide variety of people, drawing students from Durham and from around the world.