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Lifelong Learner Courses

There’s always something new.

Keep your mind engaged with Lifelong Leaner courses.

Discover on your own terms.

Lifelong Learning is fun and low-stakes.

Continue your pursuit of knowledge. At Georgia Southern University’s Division of Continuing Education, we are proud to work with exceptional partners to bring you more opportunities to challenge your brain and find new passions. Take courses at your own pace for personal or professional gain.

Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My!

Finance

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn the basics of stocks, bonds, and investing so you can be independent and confident about your financial decisions. This class will teach you how to prepare for retirement, manage your finances, and pay for college without the need for hiring a broker or financial advisor.

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers

Writing, Creativity

On Demand

Live-Online

Banish writer’s block forever with these techniques from the published writer’s toolbox. This course will show you how to liberate the imaginative, inventive genius that is inside of you and transform your visions into the written word.

Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Photography, Creativity, Media

On Demand

Live-Online

Break through the technology barrier and discover how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos. This course will help you learn about features and controls, proper lenses, metering, exposure, and more to take your photography to the next level.

Introduction to Screenwriting

Writing, Media

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn everything you need to write a great script including structure, character creation, dialogue, and marketing and selling your screenplay. Whether you want to write micro-budget indie films or Hollywood blockbusters, this course will provide everything you need to know to write a script that sells.

Start Your Own Small Business

Business

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn how to transform your passion and talent into a viable small business. This course will teach you about financing, marketing techniques, employee management, policy writing, and time management – everything you need to know to start your very own small business.

Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Health, Fitness

On Demand

Live-Online

Discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight management. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to set effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight, and be on your way to losing weight and keeping it off for good.

Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow

Mental Health

On Demand

Live-Online

Enjoy the rewards that come from doing what really makes you happy! This course will help you fully understand your own interests, values, needs and abilities and help you use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents.

Certificate in Meditation

Mental Health

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn how to intentionally train your attention and concentration for effective meditation. In addition to meditation techniques, this course will also help you discover how meditation can be used to increase mindfulness, reduce stress, deal with pain and illness, and support overall health.

Genealogy Basics

Home

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn to trace your family history and make it come alive. This course provides hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family’s past using several subscription-based websites that you will be able to access during the course.

Where Does All My Money Go?

Finance

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn how to make conscious decisions about spending and saving so you can take full control of your financial future. This course will teach you the principles of investing, debt elimination, and retirement planning.

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing

Mental Health

On Demand

Live-Online

Take charge of your own health and healing by discovering how to achieve total health of the mind, body, and spirit. This course allows you to explore a variety of methods including diet, hydrotherapy, positive attitude, relaxation, yoga, chiropractic, natural remedies and more to achieve total health.

Understanding the Cloud

Technology, Internet

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn everything you need to understand cloud computing. This course explores how the cloud works, what drives it, why it is so popular, and what it can do for you.

Explore Non-Fiction Writing Suite

Writing

On Demand

Live-Online

Some of the most fascinating stories in the world are true stories, and non-fiction book sales are growing. Discover the best ways to tell a non-fiction story—whether as a book, a memoir, a magazine article, or in a travel piece—in the Explore Non-Fiction Writing Suite. Learn how to plan, research, write, edit, pitch, and publish your work.

Aging and Health Bundle

Health

On Demand

Live-Online

As the population in the United States ages, there are many opportunities to learn how to work with seniors to support quality of life. Learn about various aspects that affect the way we age, including nutrition and physical activity, happiness and its effects on brain health, and the role of intimacy and sexuality.

Handling Medical Emergencies

Health

On Demand

Live-Online

Learn how to help family, friends, and anyone in an emergency when every second counts. This course will help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of common medical conditions and emergencies, so you can provide appropriate treatment while waiting for the EMS to arrive.

Last updated: 3/11/2022