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For Businesses & Organizations

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Office of Educational Outreach offers a variety of educational and professional services for businesses, non-profits, associations and government groups in the Greater St. Louis region, including the Metro East and Edwardsville.

Customized Training Programs

Contact the Office of Educational Outreach for more information or call 618-650-3210.

Whether you need online training, on-site instructors or classes, tuition remission programs for employees, specialized certificate programs or opportunities for your employees to earn advanced and professional degrees, we can design an educational program that works for your business and your budget.

Training programs available for

  • Languages - including Spanish
  • Engineering & Construction Management
  • Business & Accounting
  • Nurses Training
  • Education & Teaching
  • And more!


Conferences and Events

Host your next conference or event at SIUE to take advantage of University facilities and services, including space for up to 400 attendees. Smaller meetings and events are also welcome.

We can provide all the amenities of a commercial conference center in a university environment. Faculty and professional school resources in your field may be available, along with parking, security, dining services, technology support and more.

Professional development opportunities [hyperlink: professional development page]

We offer a variety of programs for teachers, social workers, nurses, construction managers, dentists, food and sanitation workers, government officials, urban development professionals and more.

Non-credit leisure learning classes in business subjects

Business subjects offered include bookkeeping basics, accounting software (QuickBooks), social media tools, and a variety of language classes.


For Area Residents

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Office of Educational Outreach offers a variety of educational opportunities to all residents of the Greater St. Louis region, including the Metro East, Edwardsville and surrounding communities.

Whether you've attended SIUE in the past or you're brand new, we can help you update your professional skills, earn credits towards a degree or just enjoy some unique opportunities for personal development and life experience.

Could your career use a boost?

SIUE offers the career development courses you'll need to

  • Earn a degree or certification
  • Satisfy CEU requirements for your field
  • Build your resume with continuing education credits
  • Update or expand your skills

Our professional development programs are conveniently located in Edwardsville and surrounding communities, as well as online.

Looking for fun, stress-free learning opportunities in a university environment?

SIUE offers a variety of non-credit leisure learning classes open to all. We offer evening classes and a variety of day-time programs, as well.

Courses include

  • Language classes (including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, German, Russian, Chinese, Latin and Greek)
  • ACT preparation
  • Business skills
  • Music & other special interests
  • And more!

The SIUE School of Education also offers a variety of community outreach programs that might interest you, as well.

Need to earn some extra credits towards your degree?

Take classes online or in communities throughout the Metro East and Greater St. Louis region through our distance learning programs.

Don't forget - SIUE's summer session may offer the extra courses you need, whether you're earning a degree at SIUE or transferring the credits to another school.