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Your path to lifelong learning starts here.

At Shawnee State, we support life-long learning. We also recognize that adult learners have unique needs. You may be looking for courses that will help you learn new skills, an advanced degree to help you make a career change, or just an opportunity to get more involved.

No matter what you’re looking for, this is the place to get started.

Programs for Adult Learners

Entrepreneurship & Job Training

Ohio Emergency Medical Technician Course

The Ohio Emergency Medical Technician Course (EMT) course provides the framework upon which all other emergency care skills and knowledge are based.

Workforce Development

Learn about hiring and training opportunities available through Shawnee State University’s Office of Workforce Development.

Kricker Innovation Hub

Shawnee State University is a leader in regional entrepreneurship through our new Kricker Innovation Hub now open on Chillicothe Street in downtown Portsmouth. This is a landmark facility that promotes entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity in the region.

CAO Workforce Solutions

Our local CAO Workforce Solutions can potentially assist you with paying for tuition, books, and/or fees for your education at Shawnee State University if you are seeking a degree in one of Ohio’s In-Demand career fields.

Education

Educational Opportunity Centers

The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education.

Veterans and Military-Connected Students

Shawnee State is Military-Friendly and offers in-state tuition, credits for military training, assistance with education benefits and support. Learn more about services for veterans.

CAO Workforce Solutions

Our local CAO Workforce Solutions can potentially assist you with paying for tuition, books, and/or fees for your education at Shawnee State University if you are seeking a degree in one of Ohio’s In-Demand career fields.

Fine Arts & Culture

Golden Bears

The Golden Bears program provides on-campus health and wellness, performing arts, and social opportunities for Scioto County residents over the age of 60.

Performing Arts Academy

The SSU Performing Arts Academy offers classes in the performing arts at Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.

VRCFA

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts is the center for the performing arts in our area, serving as the host for numerous plays, musicals, concerts, and other events and educational opportunities.

Health & Recreation

Ohio Emergency Medical Technician Course

The Ohio Emergency Medical Technician Course (EMT) course provides the framework upon which all other emergency care skills and knowledge are based.

Athletic Center Memberships

The James A. Rhodes Athletic Center offers memberships to access the newly renovated Rec Center and Warsaw Aquatic Center.

Golden Bears

The Golden Bears program provides on-campus health and wellness, performing arts, and social opportunities for Scioto County residents over the age of 60.

Motorcycle Ohio Courses

Shawnee State University will be offering a series of Motorcycle Ohio Basic Rider Safety Courses on campus. The courses include both classroom and motorcycle range instruction.

Contact Us

Amanda Hedrick
Director of Campus Partnerships &
Center for Lifelong Learning
(740) 351-3188
ahedrick@shawnee.edu

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