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College of Continuing Studies

Non-Credit Programs and Courses

Non-credit courses, workshops and certificate programs allow individuals to acquire a specific skill or certification in a timely and affordable manner.

A note about non-credit classes: Non-credit courses are taught by professionals within their areas of expertise but, generally, the instructors are not faculty from Bridgewater State University. Ed2Go and MindEdge market their courses and programs  nationally through partnerships with colleges and universities. BSU offers these courses for professional development as a community service. The non-credit courses listed here are not included in any degree program of Bridgewater State University, nor can they be considered as a pre-requisite for any degree program.

Bridgewater State University’s College of Continuing Studies offers a wide variety of professional development and noncredit opportunities to the region. These programs provide individuals with the opportunity to learn a new skill, gain specialized training or pursue a special interest. Click on one of the tabs below to explore all our offerings.


Advanced Business Logistics
The ABL Program is designed to match the lifestyles of working professionals, part-time or full time students, and people who want to advance their careers in the field of logistics. Workshops and Certification Programs are currently accepting students. Programs include: Workplace Skills, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Transportation, Warehouse Operations and IT Logistics and Innovation. Learn more+
MindEdge Professional Development Programs and Certification (Online)
MindEdge Online courses and certificate programs are designed to help you improve your professional knowledge and skills to take the next steps in your career.  Agile, Nonprofit Management, Project Management, Six Sigma & Lean and Sustainable Management  programs are available.  Students can earn CEU’s,  CFRE credits, and PDU’s.  All MindEdge Online courses are developed by business school professors, industry professionals, and subject matter experts. Courses are available 24 hours a day from any device with an internet connection. We combine interactive exercises, mini-cases, video, and focused reading to ensure that our courses are not only engaging, but that you really learn.  For a list of courses and descriptions, click here.  
ed2go Professional Development and Enrichment courses and programs (online only)
Familiarize yourself with Microsoft Office 2007, Windows Vista, Photoshop, Crystal Reports, and other popular software packages. Or, further your professional development with training in business and marketing writing, creating Web pages, bookkeeping, business skills development, and more. To further your training or personal enrichment through non-credit online course offerings, visit ed2go. If you have questions about these programs, contact the College of Continuing Studies at 508-531-2711.
Professional Training/Non-credit programs & workshops on Cape Cod
BSU Cape Cod, located in South Yarmouth, offers numerous non-credit professional certificate programs and workshops year-round. Programs are designed for business, non-profit organizations and in the social science area.  Learn more+

E.M.T. training at BSU

EMT training course offered through the BSU Police Department.
Program runs from 9/8 to 12/15/16

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Citizen Leadership Program
11/5 & 12/10/16, 6 - 9 pm
Bridgewater State University campus

The Citizen Leadership Program provides southeastern Massachusetts communities with training and resources for engaged citizen leadership.

The program uses a hybrid model. We will ask you to join us in person for two evening seminars and to also complete our online training modules. The online modules can be completed on your own schedule over a six week period.

The cost of this program is subsidized by the Institute for Policy Analysis and Regional Engagement. Many of our trainers are also community experts who provide their services voluntarily. Because of this generous support, our program is provided at no cost to participants.

In order to receive the Citizen Leadership Certificate, participants must complete two in-person seminars and all online modules and exercises.

For more information, call 508-531-1946 or email our office at

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SAT Preparation course in Bridgewater

Learn test-taking skills and strategies from a professional instructor through a four-week, intensive course aimed at giving you an edge on the SAT. You will receive a book to help you prepare for the SATs as well as study tips, tutoring and individual attention from your instructor. Learn more+

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