Continuing Education

Personal Enrichment

Try something new or pursue your passion with our personal enrichment classes. We offer a variety of compelling courses throughout the year.

Online Skill Development

UWF Continuing Education offers a wide variety of 6-week non-credit online courses. New sessions of each six-week course starts monthly, with two lessons released weekly. Personal Development courses categories include ArtsChildren, Parents, and FamilyDigital PhotographyGraphic and Multimedia DesignHealth and WellnessLanguagesPersonal EnrichmentPersonal Finance and InvestmentsStarting Your Own Business and Writing and Publishing.

Location: Online
Tuition: $100.00 Learn More

Language and Culture Courses

Our Language and Culture personal enrichment courses allow students the opportunity to learn about culture and customs from experienced instructors. Course options include Hiragana Katakana Japanese Writing, HSK I (Introduction to Mandarin), Conversational Japanese, Shotokan Karate and Sushi Workshops.

Location: UWF Pensacola Campus
Tuition: $25.00-$75.00  Learn More

Shotokan Karate

Dates: Aug. 24 - Sept. 19, 2017; Seot. 21 - Oct. 17, 2017; Oct. 19 - Nov. 14, 2017; Nov. 16 - Dec. 17, 2017 (No class: Nov. 23)

This class is offered to both those with martial arts experience (beginner, intermediate and advanced) and those without and examines the methods involved in traditional Karate-do, or 'Way of the empty hand', through a traditional Japanese style known as Shotokan Karate. With a membership in over 100 countries, the JKA is the world’s largest and most prestigious karate organization. Recognized heir to the Shotokan karate tradition, it is the only legal karate entity officially approved by the Japanese government as an association of members for the promotion of karate. This course will further stress the importance of the health benefits and unarmed self-defense techniques resulting from physical conditioning and mental discipline. A plain white ji (uniform) is required for this class. Uniforms are available from the instructor at an additional cost, or students may provide their own.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM 
 UWF Pensacola Campus, Bldg. 72, Teaching Gym
Tuition: $250 all sessions or $70 individual monthly sessions  Learn More

Tai Chi

Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 13, 2017

Experience the beautiful and calming martial art of Tai Chi, and expand your knowledge of its origin in ancient Chinese culture thousands of years ago in the Zhou Dynasty. Dating back some 600 years, Tai Chi is a popular exercise program in which almost anyone can participate. Tai Chi consists of gentle, fluid movements that are relaxed and slow in tempo, leading some to call it “meditation in motion.” Tai Chi has a multitude of health and wellness benefits including muscle strengthening, cardiovascular fitness, joint flexibility and improvement in balance, posture and concentration. It has also been found to reduce stress and blood pressure, and best of all, it’s fun to do! The Confucius Institute is hosting a new Tai Chi class for students, faculty and staff. We welcome all to join!

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: UWF Pensacola Campus, Bldg. 72 (HLES), Blue Studio
Tuition: $30.00 Register Now

USPS Maritime Education Online Courses

We offer a variety of comprehensive courses for novice to advanced boaters as well as two-hour seminars that provide a solid understanding of a variety of boating topics. These in-depth courses typically run between 6 and 8 weeks. USPS membership is not required to take these courses but tuition discounts are available for members.

Location: Online
Tuition: $105.00-$145.00  Learn More

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