Through the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the colleges, departments and centers at the University of Missouri-St. Louis administer a wide variety of credit courses, noncredit programs, and problem-oriented research for the benefit of the people of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area and beyond. Programs are offered both on and off campus, with those on campus being usually held in the J.C. Penney Conference Center unless otherwise indicated.
Credit courses offered through the School of Professional and Continuing Studies allow students the option to apply hours toward traditional undergraduate and graduate degrees at UMSL. Credit courses are normally three credit hours unless otherwise noted. Noncredit courses, conferences, and seminars are offered to meet the continuing education needs of adults and organizations in the St. Louis area. Off-campus courses are offered in various locations around town and online.