Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Fall/Winter Term Enrolment Is Open!

Future-proof your career today.

Get the skills and knowledge you need to future-proof  your career in today's fast-paced world. Courses are flexible and convenient, available both online and as a virtual classroom. Learning has never been easier from the comfort of your home. Programs range from Technology, Business & Communications, Health & Social Sciences, Professional Development, and Corporate Training. Register today!


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Fall/Winter Term Enrolment Is Open!

McMaster Learning for 55+

Learn and discover online today!

Learn in a welcoming environment from the comfort of your home. Meet other people who share your interests and engage with experienced instructors who are helpful and considerate. Enjoy a variety of online courses that range from the arts, literature, health, and technology. 


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McMaster Learning for 55+

Short Courses

Get the skills you need!

Designed to give you the skills and knowledge in a fast and easy format. With courses ranging from business technology to health and wellness, they are the perfect solution for upskilling for today's workplace. 


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Short Courses

Mindfulness in Modern Society

Develop your mindful self

Mindfulness is the art and practice of being in the "here and now" in this present moment. The way we live prohibits us from simply just being. This can impact our mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

The ability to be mindful has a host of benefits that have now been scientifically proven with evidence based research. Reconnect with yourself with the Mindfulness in Modern Society program. 


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Mindfulness in Modern Society

Open Source Intelligence

Harness the power of information to gain a competitive advantage

Open-source intelligence collects data from publicly available online sources. Learn current, real-world skills, techniques, and the tools needed to effectively capture and analyze open-source intelligence (OSINT) data.

Become data-minded today with ​online intelligence.


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Open Source Intelligence

Professional Communication in the Canadian Workplace

Learn How To Succeed in the Canadian Workplace

Improving and refining how you communicate in the workplace is a vital skill for any employee. But it can be especially challenging when English is not your first language.

Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become an effective communicator and succeed in the Canadian workplace. 


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Professional Communication in the Canadian Workplace

Introducing
Virtual Classrooms

Enjoy the best of both worlds with our new virtual classroom option.

Most classes meet online once a week, where your instructor will lead the session.

Ask questions in real-time and get to know your classmates from the comfort of your home. Learn more today!

News & Insights

  • New Short Courses Available Now! New Short Courses Available Now!

    Short Courses are a great way to upskill and help advance your career in today's fast-paced world.

    Learn more about mindfulness and the benefits of adopting this practice into your life with our Fundamentals of Mindfulness short course.

    Get helpful tips for conducting a job search during this unprecedented time with our Job Hunting in the Pandemic short course.

    Browse all courses and register today!

  • McMaster Continuing Education Receives Award of Excellence for Caregiving Program McMaster Continuing Education Receives Award of Excellence for Caregiving Program

    CAUCE (Canadian Association for University Continuing Education) has announced its Program Award winners for 2020. Among the winners is McMaster University Continuing Education’s open access no-cost online program, Caregiving Essentials.

  • Continue Your Journey of Lifelong Learning With McMaster Learning for 55+ Continue Your Journey of Lifelong Learning With McMaster Learning for 55+

    McMaster Learning for 55+ is a unique offering of online courses designed for mature adults.

    Enhance your creativity, learn a new technical skill or simply
    experience the joy of lifelong learning. All from the comfort of
    your home this Fall.

    Enjoy a variety of courses on popular topics in Health & Wellness, Business & Technology and Arts & Science.

    Browse all courses and register today!