Center for Academic & Professional Development

FSU Center for Academic & Professional Development

FSU CAPD hosts conferences, educational workshops, certificate programs, teacher education institutes, digital resources and e-learning, and academic courses.

All of the Center’s activities and programs support our mission to extend the resources of Florida State University to promote lifelong learning.

Meet in the Center

Where Tradition Meets Technology

The Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, is a full-service center for hosting academic conferences as well as government meetings, non-profit, business and community events, association programs, corporate seminars and professional development events.

Professional Development - Online, Anytime

Acquire Skills for Advancement

Many professionals are required to take continuing education courses to maintain their licenses or just to stay competitive. We offer workshops, online courses and even web design & development courses to provide the skills needed to be successful in today’s work environment.

Academic Credit for Non-Traditional Students

Receive Credit for Credentials

Find FSU Academic Programs suited for non-traditional learners and how to register for them, learn about Teacher Institutes, find out about our Returning Student Scholarship and more. The CAPD Academic Programs unit promotes the academic excellence of FSU.

Excel Spreadsheets for Business

An online course presented by Florida State University

From basic Excel skills and tools for everyday financial tasks to preparing and organizing data for sophisticated analyses, this course reveals Excel’s potential as a powerful decision-making tool. Using a problem-solving approach, you will study spreadsheet functions and tools in depth and understand their purpose in a business environment.

Certificate in Financial Planning

FSU continues its tradition of academic excellence with the Certificate in Financial Planning online program. With a comprehensive curriculum designed by FSU instructors, the program provides an in-depth understanding of the financial planning process using real-world examples and case studies. The program meets the educational requirements of the CFP Board to qualify to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.

Web Application Development

An online course presented by Florida State University

This is an introduction to the concepts and technical needs of client and server-side technologies. The course will equip students with resources for design, production, and evaluation of web applications and strategies for locating these resources.

Introduction to Web Design

An online course presented by Florida State University

This course is a comprehensive introduction to building websites. The course includes: design principles, usability, accessibility, web file management, FTP, HTML5, CSS3, responsive design, front-end frameworks, WordPress, commercial web hosting and more.

Our Academic Programs include Non-Traditional Student Programs, Teacher Institutes and even a Returning Student Scholarship.

FSU Test Prep can help you realize your academic goals with test preparation courses for the GRE®, GMAT®, LSAT®, and now SAT®! We are Tallahassee’s leading test prep solution.

Our Web Design & Development Professional Certification provides the knowledge needed to enter this dynamic field.

Our Certificate in Financial Planning is an established curriculum with distinguished faculty and a flexible program structure.

As Seminoles for life, FSU Alumni Association Members receive a special discount for professional development courses. View our course catalog to get started rebooting your career today!

The CAPD Academic Programs Unit provides several special Teacher Institutes each summer for educators looking for continuing education credit units.

Check out our Presentation Gallery for our latest webcasts both on and off-site as well as produced in our video studio.

CAPD provides live and on-demand webcasts for all FSU Commencement Ceremonies in conjunction with the Tucker Civic Center at FSU. Watch the ceremony from anywhere in the world!

About The Center for Academic & Professional Development

The mission of the Center for Academic and Professional Development is to extend the resources of the University to promote learning for life. Through our Always Learning venues, we host conferencing, educational workshops, certificate programs, teacher education institutes, digital resources and e-learning, and academic courses.

Learn more about FSU CAPD.