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Professional Development

Career Change Scholarship

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Take This Time to Upskill or Reskill for a Career Change.

LSU Online & Continuing Education’s Career Change Scholarship is available to those that may be displaced from their jobs due to COVID-19. The reskilling scholarship includes savings on specific non-credit online professional development certificates and courses that can provide high-value, in-demand skills to career changers immediately. Students can upskill in as little as two weeks, save over $1,000 on certain programs, and potentially apply skills gained toward a future degree program. The ultimate goal of LSU Online & Continuing Education is to improve the professional and financial lives of students, and this scholarship is a small way we can give back to the individuals most impacted to help them to shift careers.

  • Upskill or reskill in as little as two weeks
  • Save over $1,000 on popular programs
  • Earn skills to qualify for in-demand fields
  • Potentially apply skills gained toward a future degree

Explore our wide range of topics below and fill out the form on this page to qualify for the scholarship funds. If you do not need the scholarship funding but would like to take one of our programs, click on the links below and register directly. Open enrollment means you can start the same day you enroll!


Certificate Programs

These online certificate programs provide high-value information to put you on the path to a rewarding new career. Our certificate program topics are designed for you to improve your understanding of a specific topic and you can earn a MicroCred® digital badge to showcase your skills. Some programs can be completed in as little as two weeks.


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High-quality credentials are recognized by multiple employers across an industry. Earn credentials that verify skill mastery, educational attainment, and the authority to perform a task or operation—conveying real economic benefits in the labor market.

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