Ring in the New Year with Continuing Education!


Minneapolis College provides access to the transformative power of education in a diverse and dynamic downtown environment. Continuing Education and Workforce Development extends the College’s many resources, including faculty, facilities, and its mission to you.

Whether you are an individual learner, an employer seeking customized skill development for your team or a community organization whose mission includes employee training, we offer a diverse range of classes in:

All at our convenient downtown Minneapolis location. No application fees or testing required!

Individual Learning

Whether your interest is to enhance your skills with CEUs, pursue a career change, or explore your creativity and the world around you, you’ll find learning opportunities abound to help meet your individualized goals through Minneapolis College’s Continuing Education.

This Spring, we’ve added a series of early education classes taught by 2 of Minneapolis College’s talented education faculty. Looking for a creative outlet? Try our new Oil Painting class or Build a Solitary Bee House just in time to welcome your garden’s industrious pollinators!

We are also proud to collaborate with community education providers across the metro, where we offer language classes at 4 convenient metro locations:

  • Minnetonka
  • St. Louis Park
  • St. Paul 
  • Our very own Downtown Minneapolis campus.

We offer day, evening and weekend courses, along with a variety of short-term Certificate Programs, as well as Certifications and Test Preparations, such as our new Aromatherapy Certification Program, approved by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. Many of these programs are WIOA-certified. Ask your local CareerForce Center about funding!

Workforce Development

Minneapolis College’s Workforce Development can provide affordable training solutions to meet the specific needs of your organization. Online, on-site, on-campus or hybrid training options are available. Whether your employees need a refresher on a certain skill set or whether you need training on a new process, we can work with you to deliver a tailor-made solution. Our knowledgeable instructors with years of industry experience can train jobseekers for a new career or sharpen the skills of existing employees.

Register for Spring Classes

Be sure to check with your supervisor or HR department to see if you are eligible for continuing education benefits or tuition reimbursement to pay for your classes.