PACE stands for Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) and is a department at Oakland University aimed at offering educational opportunities for those looking to advance their careers, achieve certifications, re-certify or enrich their lives. We offer non-credit courses in a variety of formats to suit any lifestyle. In a classroom setting or virtually anywhere through online classes, students can begin, refocus, or advance their career to new heights. Courses, facilitated by Oakland University faculty and business leaders, combine research expertise and real world application to help you gain the knowledge you need to kick-start your life. PACE staff is also available to assist organizations and businesses in developing customized programs for their workforce. Regardless of the educational need, PACE is here to help!
Who should consider PACE?
- Individuals: PACE is the convenient solution to people of all walks and stages of life who are interested in continuing their education. If you are an individual looking for a career change or an edge to gain that next big promotion/raise, we have Certificate Programs and Career Professional Development courses available to meet your needs. Maybe you’ve always been curious about a particular subject, we have various personal enrichment programs designed to enhance your knowledge and skills.
- Businesses: Are you an organization or small businesses looking to train your workforce? Does your company need a unique, specifically designed program? PACE can help you develop custom programs that will aid your business in adding a competitive advantage to your repertoire and will be perfectly molded to fit your business schedule and location.
No matter the situation or motivation, you can count on PACE’s dedication every step of the way. Any dream, goal or aspiration one may have as an individual, professional, or organization can be accomplished through the many lifelong learning opportunities offered by PACE.
When should you start thinking about PACE? TODAY! If you are ready to take your education to the next level, we have classes forming today. Simply select the desired program and click the register button to begin your educational exploration.
Where are PACE programs offered? PACE offers programs at a variety of on-campus and off-campus locations. You will find our programs at the University Center in Macomb County, in Birmingham and in Mount Clemens. In addition, we have a number of flexible online opportunities to make a more "green" learning environment; making it convenient for even our busiest participant.
Why should I choose PACE at OU? Continuing your education with the PACE unit at Oakland University offers lifelong learning at affordable prices in a great environment. Whether you learn better in the classroom on campus surrounded by the beautiful and lush wildlife, or in the comforts of your own home through online course offerings, OU gives you the opportunity for success. Classes are available when and where you are.
How do I sign up? Click the registration button below or contact PACE by phone at (248) 370-3177, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.