It's your time to grow 

Biology and Health SciencesContinuing Education at Aquinas is designed to fit the real lives of adult students. Our undergraduate program for adult learners was specifically created with you in mind. Whether you would like to start a degree, finish a degree, earn an additional degree or take classes for personal enrichment, Aquinas is dedicated to meeting your needs.

From your first visit with us right up to graduation, you are assured of a quality learning experience at Aquinas. The whole college community is dedicated to the enrichment of its students, faculty and staff. Come visit us and begin to change your life!



Explore continuing education at AQ


You’ve decided you’re ready to move forward. Aquinas will help you chart your path and further education to enter advance or change your career. Continuing education at Aquinas is undergraduate coursework for adults on average 23 years and older taken for credit to start or finish associates or bachelors degree earn an additional degree or for personal or professional enrichment. In most cases previously earned college credits do not expire and can be applied towards your degree in Aquinas continuing education degree send Aquinas are also fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

In 1969, Aquinas College pioneered the concept of continuing education for students with adult responsibilities. Classes are taught in on-campus classrooms by highly experienced professors at a small faith-based college. Schedules are flexible and AQ is surprisingly affordable. If you’ve been thinking about finishing your degree, advancing in your profession, or even changing careers, Aquinas is dedicated to meeting your needs.

While our most popular programs include business and education, continuing education at Aquinas office more than 100 majors and minors. Some of our newest in-demand programs include engineering, data analytics and translation and interpretation. Aquinas professors bring with them a PhD from places like University of Michigan, Emory university, University of Notre Dame and George Washington University. In fact, 81% of our full-time faculty have terminal degrees and as a result of our 10 to 1 student faculty ratio, you’ll get plenty of personalized attention. Aquinas also offers a true liberal arts education meaning that along the way, you'll  hone your skills as a communicator, a critical thinker and most importantly, a person of conscience. 

Continuing Education at Aquinas is a College education that will prepare you for professional success. More than 400 Aquinas grads serve as corporate CEOs or presidents. 92% of graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Students receive nearly 70% placement into medical school after Aquinas. Students have an 80% first attempt pass rate on the Michigan test for teacher certification. Aquinas graduates go onto jobs with some of the best organizations, regionally and nationally including Amway, Steelcase, Spectrum Health,  Fifth Third Bank, Haworth, Meijer, Gordon Food Service, Google, Farmers Insurance and Herman Miller. 

Over 80% of Continuing Education students are receiving financial assistance between scholarships, federal and state grants, loans, employer tuition reimbursement and a host of other programs. This investment in your future could cost a lot less than you imagine. Also, Aquinas makes financing your education even easier with multiple payment plans if you receive tuition reimbursement from your employer after the course is completed, no problem sign up for a deferred payment plan.

Aquinas offers a welcome discount for new continuing education students who qualify.  It provides a 50% tuition reduction for the first three credits

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