Continuing Professional Studies

Cleveland Hall 210
(716) 878-5907

Continuing Professional Studies is the academic home of programs for adult students at Buffalo State. In partnership with schools and departments, Continuing Professional Studies provides high-quality credit and noncredit courses, workshops, and certificate programs to both traditional and nontraditional learners using a variety of locations, schedules, and technologies. Continuing Professional Studies manages Summer Session, January Term (J-Term), Veterans Services/Certification Office, Individualized Studies, evening and weekend programs for adult students, online learning programming and development, conference planning, noncredit programming and Say Yes advisement.

Continuing Professional Studies is responsible for recruitment, admissions, and advisement of adult student cohorts at Buffalo State on and off campus. These students typically seek degree completion opportunities using experiential learning options. These options include CLEP and course by contract. Continuing Professional Studies enrolls students in the nontraditional adult student degree, Individualized Studies undergraduate degree, as a part of this option. INS 300 portfolio assessment is offered as an opportunity to earn up to 30 credits for learning from life experiences.