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Kent State University at Tuscarawas enjoys a long tradition of extending educational opportunities and services to people who live and work in Tuscarawas Valley communities. As the portal to the university for professional and personal enrichment, Business and Community Services provides access to courses, programs and skills to enable you to achieve your goal. Our community of learners, ranging in age from 6 to 80, includes many of Ohio's major organizations, and are engaged in the classroom, at the work site, and through online learning. Whether you want to move up in your career, change careers, hone your skills through a certificate program, or pursue a personal interest, Kent State Tuscarawas is for you! We invite you to explore our website, and wish you success in your lifelong learning journey.
The Senior Guest Program at Kent State University at Tuscarawas invites Ohio residents age 60 years and older to attend 1 to 2 credit classes of the guests choice on a space-available, tuition-free basis. College credit will not be awarded. Click on Schedule of Classes to see classes offered here at Kent State Tuscarawas. If guests have questions about course content, we can help. The Office of Business and Community Services will register guests for the class or classes with name, address, phone number and email. We will request proof of age. Guests may need to purchase books or materials the professor requires for the class. To register or for more information for the Senior Guest Program call Cindi Supers at 330.308.7434. The registration period for the Senior Guest Program is two days prior to the start of each semester. We will notify senior guests of space-availability for the courses selected, either by phone or email. The Senior Guest Program is very gratifying for the senior guests, students and professors.
Through the ACCESS program, participants can take undergraduate credit courses on a noncredit basis. People in business and the professions may enroll in courses to expand their skills and knowledge without formally being admitted to the University for a degree program. ACCESS enrollment is on a space-available basis only and students must meet course prerequisites. Completed work is recognized, though not graded, and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded, provided the student has attended 70 percent of the class sessions. An ACCESS student will not be able to take credit by examination after taking a course for noncredit. Cost for ACCESS enrollment is 70 percent of the current tuition fee.
Kent State University at Tuscarawas is proud to have been designated as an American Heart Association (AHA) Regional Training Center. Serving as a region-wide training center, a wide variety of online and face-to-face training courses are offered to health care providers and other professionals as well as to the general public. Courses include Heartsaver CPR AED, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, and numerous online courses such as BLS for Healthcare Providers, HeartCode PALS, and Heartsaver First Aid, to name just a few.
For a list of our currently-offered courses, please click the link below or contact Cindi Supers at 330-308-7437.
If you are interested in becoming an AHA instructor, please click the link below.
Kent State University at Tuscarawas reserves the right to cancel any course or activity due to insufficient enrollment or for other unforeseen reasons. In the event a program is canceled, the University is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses.