Continuing Education

Continuing Education for Today’s Professionals

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education department at Bryant & Stratton College provides students and professionals with licensing, certification, and academic training that have grown in importance in today’s professional settings. This includes academic certificate programs that provide the framework for success in several professional fields. Other programs include pre-licensing, exam preparation and CE courses, which all serve as vital guides for professional development.

Working professionals and job seekers alike will gain key professional development in their chosen field as they strive to become even more valuable to their organization. Continuing Education courses at Bryant & Stratton College follow the same standards and principles that have guided Bryant & Stratton College since our founding in 1854.

Explore Course Categories

Explore a world of opportunities with Bryant & Stratton College’s diverse continuing education courses. Advance your career, learn new skills, or pursue a passion across our six tailored areas of interest. Choose your path below.

Our Locations

With four campus locations across New York State, there is sure to be a location near you that offers Bryant & Stratton College’s Continuing Education curriculum. If you don’t live near a campus the online division provides students across the country the opportunity to pursue a certificate or other professional training in a 100% online program.

Albany, NY

The friendly and engaging atmosphere at the Bryant & Stratton College Albany location provides an environment for success for students in the Continuing Education department. To learn more about the certificate and continuing education programs contact us today.

Greece, NY

The Greece location offers a variety of programs designed to enhance workplace skills through essential career training. Our Continuing Education department in Rochester is ready to provide students with the guidance they need to choose the program best suited for their career goals. Contact us to learn more and start your journey toward career advancement!

Amherst, NY

Discover the opportunities available through the skill training and career development offered by the Continuing Education department at Bryant & Stratton College’s Amherst location. Our team is dedicated to helping you find the right program to advance your career. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you achieve your career goals.

Syracuse, NY

Bryant & Stratton College’s downtown location provides an open and engaging environment for career training through the Continuing Education department. With a variety of programs tailored to enhance your professional skills, we are committed to your success. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you advance your career!

Approved by Leading Organizations

Bryant & Stratton College partners with leading nationwide organizations which provide national and state certifications through their respective programs. These partnerships help us to enrich our curriculum and provide additional opportunities for students upon the completion of their program.

Campus Partners:

AAPC: Founded in 1988, the AAPC was established to provide education and certification to medical coders.

National Healthcareer Association: This national association covers a wide array of certifications throughout the healthcare industry.

New York State Department of Financial Services: A statewide committee established to supervise the financial services industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each program through continuing education varies in price based on the length and format of the program. Programs can cost as little as $59.00 and as much as $8,300. The Continuing Education team at your campus will identify the cost of the program you wish to take and the payment options available to you.

No, continuing education programs at Bryant & Stratton College are not eligible for federal funding through sources such as the Pell Grant or other aid which would be applied for through the FAFSA application.

However, Bryant & Stratton College offers a number of payment options for students to utilize. Your personal continuing education advisor will assist in identifying the various forms of funding available for you to use in order to pay for your program.

All online classes are held in a state-of-the-art learning management system (LMS). Within the LMS, you can take quizzes, tests, and surveys, download course related materials, submit assignments electronically, view your grades, participate in weekly class discussions and communicate with both your instructor and classmates.

Yes. All books are included in the cost of the certificate program you’re taking.

Campus-based programs are available for enrollment on a rolling basis, giving you the opportunity to enroll as often as the courses are offered. Online courses follow specific start dates. To learn when the next start date is for online learning, contact us today.

Each program is paid for based on the course offerings. Not all courses and programs are eligible for payment plans but students need to pay for courses in full even if they stop attending.

No, refunds are not available for Bryant & Stratton College certificates. Students of Continuing Education must be at least 18 years of age and meet the minimal standards to participate in the certificate program. Students are not matriculated as a Bryant & Stratton Student and privileges as a degree student do not apply. No refunds will be returned from a signed contract.

No. Non-credit courses do not generate a 1098T forms. For more information on the 1098t form please refer to the IRS website

In accordance with the following IRS guideline:

Instructions for Forms 1098-E and 1098-T: published by the Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, state “You do not have to file Form 1098-T or furnish a statement for: Courses for which no academic credit is offered, even if the student is otherwise enrolled in a degree program…”

Continuing Education courses vary in length from one-to-six class programs. The shortest offerings are one-day courses while other programs take up to eight months. Your continuing education advisor can provide you with the exact length of the program you wish to register for.

Taking a break from your classes puts you at risk of not completing your certificate in a timely manner. If you need to take a break, it must be approved by the CE Manager. If you do take a break from classes your payment continues.

If you do not pass a course you will need to retake the course. Both on campus and online students will be required to pay to retake a class.

The courses offered by the continuing education department are non-credit bearing and therefore are not transferable to another school. However, some programs offered by continuing education can be transferred to a corresponding degree program with Bryant & Stratton College.

All instructors at Bryant & Stratton College are subject matter experts who not only have a degree but currently work in the field of study they’re teaching.

Bryant & Stratton College does not offer job placement to graduates of our degree or continuing education programs. Online certificate students do have the ability to obtain resume assistance and job search tips.

A certificate of completion is a course or a series of courses with a specific focus or outcome. A certification requires education, experience and an exam. Also, certification requires recertification through continuing education.

Take the Next Step

Online, on-campus, and remote learning options to earn a certificate on your schedule.

Expand Your Credentials

Enhance your career with Bryant & Stratton College’s Continuing Education programs, offering essential licensing, certification, and training for today’s job market.