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

Any time any place, any path any pace


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.

Professional Certification in Trauma & Resilience

“FSU is a leader in trauma and resilience education for the public.”
– Mimi Graham, Director Center for Early Child Development

This program is designed for professionals in a wide variety of fields because individuals in all different environments have exposure to trauma. The training provides an economical, evidence-based resource to the public for those who want to enhance their professional knowledge, skills, and career potential.

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.

Professional Certification in Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention

This program provides professionals with practical skills to increase awareness of and improve services and interventions for victims/survivors of trafficking. Professionals will learn to develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand the dynamics of the different types of human trafficking.

Professional Certification in College Student Wellbeing, Trauma, and Resilience

This program provides a foundation for transforming colleges and universities into trauma-informed environments in which students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

Professional Certification in Rebound & Recovery: Social-Emotional Education & Intervention for Early Childhood

This course provides educators and other individuals working with children the tools to understand social emotional learning, trauma-informed care, and build proficiencies in classroom management of emotions and behaviors.

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.

Web Design and Development Certification
Our Professional Certification in Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention enables professionals to develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand the dynamics of the different types of human trafficking.
Web Design and Development Certification

The Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience Program is an interdisciplinary program that enhances professionals’ knowledge of the impact of trauma and provides a powerful new perspective on resilience.

Web Design and Development Certification

The Professional Certification in College Student Wellbeing, Trauma, and Resilience provides a rigorous curriculum to inform about individual and systemic factors that impact student resilience and wellbeing.

Our Certificate in Financial Planning is an established curriculum with distinguished faculty and a flexible program structure.
The Professional Certification in Rebound & Recovery: Social-Emotional Education & Intervention for Early Childhood provides a comprehensive knowledge of the effect of social emotional learning in classroom behaviors and educational outcomes for the student.
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 Academic Programs include Non-Traditional Student Programs, Teacher Institutes and even a Returning Student Scholarship.
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!
FSU Turnbull Center
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.