Continuing Education & External Programs

The Office of Continuing Education and External Programs provides support for the development, implementation and management of both non-credit academic program, the oversight of students who wish to enroll in classes with our entering degree programs and off-campus academic activities. We work to continue growing as a unit which provides unique services for our university community. 

Non-Degree Enrollment Process

This office works with individuals who would like to enroll into courses for continued education or personal or career advancement without the entry into a degree program. We process the non-degree application, work with you on the initial course enrollment and make ensure that you have the tools you will need to reach your educational and professional goals. 

Continuing Education Application

BSU/PGCPS Dual Enrollment Program

Bowie State University and the Prince George's County Public School (PGCPS) system have an agreement to allow PGCPS students in their junior and senior years to enroll in college courses. Some of the courses available to students in the program can serve to satisfy their high school graduation requirements.  PGCPS will pay for the tuition of the students in the program with the associated fees being the responsibility of the familty. Students who are in the Free and Reduced Meals (FARM) program will also have their fees and tuition paid for by PGCPS. 

Winter and Summer School Sessions

This office works with the academic departments to develop and post the course schedule for both terms. We publicize the course offerings and work with the administration and faculty to insure a smooth and peaceful winter and summer.

Non-credit Courses and Programs

The office will lead the university towards the development of a continuing education curriculum that can provide non-credit courses and programs to assist in the professional develop needs of our extended community.

Portfolio Program

The Portfolio program offers students the opportunity to utilize their prior work experiences to satisfy the requirements of coursework. The program assists in accelerated time to degree by allowing students the option of not sitting through a class if they can document the manner in which their work experiences satisfy the objectives and outcomes of the class.

Weekend College for Conditional Licensed Teachers

The Weekend-College: CLT is an extension of the Summer Institute: CLT. It is designed to support CLTs by providing weekend-long intensive courses pertinent to their transcript audit. Weekend courses are scheduled for Fridays: 5pm - 9pm and Saturdays & Sundays: 9am-6pm based on specific needs of enrolled CLTs. 

Apply for the Weekend College Program

Military Resource Center

The Military Resource Center (MRC), our Veterans Center, is located in Suite 1126 of the Thurgood Marshall Library. Here, students who have served or are currently serving in the military can find answers and solutions to issues, concerns and problems or a location to network and fellowship with colleagues and peers. The MRC serves as the point of contact for assistance in resolving issues and concerns associated with matriculating at BSU. It is also home of the Student Veterans Association (SVA). 

Learn more about military services at BSU