Registration open now for classes beginning in January.

Valparaiso University Office of Continuing Education offers graduate level non-credit courses for those adults who enjoy and appreciate the challenge of high-level intellectual exploration in the company of other adults.

The semester long courses are diverse and include topics in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. In January spring semester courses begin and include topics such as: History & Literature of the Great War; Human Origins, Human Destiny; and Global Violence & Human Rights. Enrollees will join master’s level students in the exploration of specific topics through reading, writing, and discussion.

“These courses are a great opportunity for life-long learners to further develop their interests and skills at a high quality institution,” says Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Education David Rowland. “The non-credit option is a great opportunity for those with busy schedules who cannot commit to a full-time master’s program, but want to keep learning and growing.”

These classes can help participants explore new areas, develop new skills, pursue a personal interest, or contribute to personal or professional development. Participants can continue the educations they began with their bachelor’s degree with a non-credit course for only a $300 fee, which permits full participation in the class, as well as various other student privileges like library access.

For more information, contact the Graduate School at (219) 464-5313 or toll-free at (800) 821-7685, or email More information is available at