Office of External & Employer Relations
Continuing Education consists of fast track certificates or courses to quickly train students for a high-demand job. Programs focus on the key technical and behavioral skills needed in the targeted occupation. Each certificate program includes either industry-recognized certification, State or National occupational accreditation. Classes are offered, day, evening, hybrid, weekend, and online. A variety of certificates in Continuing Education can be completed in 6 months or less.
Continuing Education also offers English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Highschool Equivalency Test Preparation (GED), Academy for Lifelong Learning (a program for seniors 50+) and LifePath (a program for, students with cognitive learning disorders).
How do I get started?
How Do I Register and Pay for Classes?
1. Speak to a Continuing Education Specialist about financial aid options, grants and payment plan options available
2. Pay for Classes
Meet with your Continuing Education Specialist or Coordinator regularly until completion of your program for the latest information.
Need money for training?
You may be eligible for state or federal grant funding through the Texas Public Education Grant or the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (these are not loans). Contact the nearest CE office for an application or check out our financial aid page.
Contacts & Locations
The Office of External and Employer Relations is providing a new email for your questions and concerns. Please feel free to use LSC-OEER@LoneStar.edu to reach a leadership member within the department.