Hofstra University Continuing Education

Lifelong Learning: The Key to Success in the 21st Century

At Hofstra University Continuing Education, we believe that learning is a lifelong process. Our Lifelong Learning program offers a wide range of stimulating courses and programs for young people ages 3-18, working professionals, and retirees.

Youths/Teens

Adults

Seniors

Hofstra University Saturday Classes for Young People

Saturday Classes for Young People

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Hofstra University Summer Camps

Summer Camps

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Hofstra University Professional Development Programs

Professional Development Programs

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Hofstra University Spring Break Program

Spring Break Program

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Hofstra University Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute

Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute

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Hofstra University Personal Enrichment Programs

Personal Enrichment Programs

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Hofstra University PEIR (Personal Enrichment in Retirement)

PEIR (Personal Enrichment in Retirement)

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Youth and Precollegiate Programs

With camps, classes and programs for children and teens, Hofstra University is the place to learn, have fun, make friends and achieve goals.

Professional Development Programs

Hofstra University Continuing Education offers educational opportunities to intrigue, inform, and challenge you. Whether you’re interested in updating your skills, begin a new career or start your own business, you’re sure to find something that captures your interest.

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Personal Enrichment Programs

Hofstra University Continuing Education offers noncredit courses that will intrigue, inform, enrich, and challenge you. Our courses provide general knowledge and allow for the development of intellectual and artistic abilities while you explore your passions and interests.

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Reasons to Enroll in
Continuing Education

  • Maintain or Improve Existing Skills or Knowledge
  • Learn New Skills or Knowledge
  • Help Change Job or Career
  • Get or Keep Certificate or License
  • Employer Required or Suggested
  • Receive a Promotion or Pay Increase

PEIR (Personal Enrichment in Retirement)

PEIR provides opportunities for intellectual stimulation, cultural enrichment, and personal growth for retirees or semiretired individuals, age 55+. Bring your curiosity, your opinions, your expertise, your passions — and share them with other like-minded individuals who thirst for learning, meaningful social interaction and stimulation in a lively, dynamic environment unique to a university setting.

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Since 1991, the percentage of seniors participating in adult education has more than doubled.

Benefits of
Learning for Seniors

  • Improves Memory
  • Increases self-confidence
  • Provides a feeling of accomplishment
  • Helps in meeting new people with shared interests
  • Builds on existing skills
  • Offers an opportunity to learn a new skill or trade and can increase income
Lifelong Learning

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