About

Our mission is to encourage lifelong learning, provide access to an array of non-credit courses on campus, in the community, and online, while strengthening the relationship between the university and the community.

Enrich your life with quality courses in:

Art · Culture · Health · Leadership · Management · Technology

  • Understand your world in a new way.
  • Discover something new about yourself.
  • Develop a new talent or interest.
  • Whet your intellectual appetite.
  • Incorporate education into real world experience.
  • Acquire new skills designed to promote your success.

The Division of Online and Continuing Studies (DOCS)  is continuing PSU’s tradition of offering a quality community education program.  We offer a range of courses that will appeal to the varied interests of the members of our community in central New Hampshire.  CEUs (continuing education units) are available for some courses.

In addition, we are pleased to offer you access to a variety of non-credit online courses and certificates for your personal and/or professional development through online partnerships with  Education to Go® Gatlin Education Services and Mindedge.  These partnerships provide students the flexibility to complete courses at their own pace from the comfort of their own homes or offices.

If you have an idea for a Community Education course or are interested in teaching a class let us know!

In Plymouth Magazine

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Nora Galvin ’14, Stellar Student-Athlete

As an NCAA Division III school, Plymouth State is home to the true student-athlete: the student who exhibits the same drive, dedication, and commitment to excellence both in and out of the classroom; who studies hard for a rewarding future; and plays for the love of the game. PSU social work major Nora Galvin ’14, […]

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Faculty Forum: Filiz Otucu on Democracy and the Middle East

Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and […]

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age […]