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About Us

Welcome! The University of Arizona office of Continuing and Professional Education (CaPE) provides innovative and engaging non-credit learning experiences that transform the lives of individuals, organizations, and communities in Arizona and around the world.

Our mission is to help adult workers gain the knowledge and skills they need to achieve career success. Whether you want to change careers, advance in your current career, keep current in a rapidly-changing profession, or improve the performance of your employees, we are here to help. Our vision is to deliver high-quality, relevant, and accessible non-credit learning opportunities that help individuals, businesses, and communities grow and prosper. We are:



We never stop learning, experimenting, and  innovating. As the needs of employers, workers, and communities change, so do our programs.



We know learning changes lives, and we are inspired by how lifelong learning can contribute meaningfully to our community.



We actively and enthusiastically seek opportunities for partnerships both inside and outside the University.



We understand the challenges facing working adults, and we design every aspect of our programs with their needs in mind.


Committed to excellence

We hold to the highest standards in all we do by following best practices and continuously improving our programs.



Different perspectives and backgrounds make us stronger. We treat people with respect to support the success of all who learn here.