Continuing Education

Student in class

No matter what your reason for pursuing continuing education -- finishing your degree, advancing your career, or challenging yourself -- Johnson State College has a continuing education option that's right for you. You can find a range of courses, programs, locations and modes of delivery (online, in-person, hybrid, etc.) to meet your needs and fit your schedule.


At Johnson State, you will enjoy affordable courses that integrate theory with applied experience. All courses are taught by well-qualified faculty who take a personalized approach to students' learning.  

In addition, JSC provides academic advising, writer's workshops and math labs, academic coaching, financial aid information, library access and other services designed to help non-traditional students excel at JSC.

Take a look at the different options we offer at Johnson State College and find the best fit for your goals!

  • External Degree Program: Complete your bachelor's degree through a flexible program of convenient studies in your community. Includes online and weekend courses at locations throughout Vermont. Requires 60 credits for admission.
  • Campus Degree Programs: Complete your bachelor's or master's degree while taking courses on the JSC campus. Weekday and evening courses are available, along with a low-residency master of fine arts degree in studio arts.
  • Certificates: Take a cluster of courses that introduce you to the fundamentals of a discipline but do not confer a degree. Certificates are available in nonprofit management, small business management and advanced graduate studies.
  • Individual Courses: Take courses for college credit but not toward a degree or certificate.

For more information about continuing education at JSC, please click on the appropriate link above or contact the Admissions Office at 800-635-2356 or 802-635-1219.