Extending UTEP's Reach
Extended University is UTEP’s hub for online and other nontraditional academic programs, professional training and education, and community enrichment. We strive to live up to our name – Extended University – by increasing access to UTEP’s outstanding educational opportunities for all who seek them out.
Our five component units provide educational opportunities and services to support both nontraditional students and educators interested in new modes of teaching.
PROFESSIONAL & PUBLIC PROGRAMS
High quality continuing education and professional training provide lifelong learning opportunities for personal enrichment, workforce and professional development and academic growth.
A suite of fully online degree programs makes exceptional, affordable education accessible to anyone with the ambition to learn and the drive to succeed.
CENTER FOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN
Our instructional designers provide online instructors with guidance on best practices in instructional design and development to help maximize students' online learning experience.
OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE
OLLI at UTEP provides learning opportunities to enhance the enjoyment, meaning, and direction of adult lives as well as the health and well-being of adults.
PHYSICAL FITNESS IN THE GOLDEN AGE
Physical Fitness in the Golden Age is a community-based exercise program for adults 50 years of age and older. It utilizes a comprehensive fitness program that aims to improve overall health and functional ability, and maintain independent living and mobility.