Center for Lifelong Learning

The science and practice of health care is continuously evolving, providing exciting opportunities for nurses and other health care professionals to learn new skills and explore new career roles and responsibilities.

The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Rochester School of Nursing offers continuing education and professional development and nursing school prerequisite courses from one of the best nursing schools in the country. Our program and course offerings constantly evolve to help prepare you to meet the needs of an increasingly complex health care environment.

Why Choose the Center for Lifelong Learning?

  • Personalized support and attention are hallmarks of our programs
  • All courses are taught by nationally recognized UR School of Nursing faculty
  • The UR School of Nursing is highly ranked and fully accredited
  • We’re experienced — the CLL started offering high-quality continuing education courses in 2000
  • Online, self-paced course offerings provide flexibility for working professionals

Programs & Courses

We serve a wide variety of students, from school applicants looking to complete prerequisites, to health care professionals seeking to enhance their skills or switch careers. 

For Credit

Not for Credit 
(Certificate of completion is awarded)

Online Prerequisite Courses (Fast Track)

RN First Assistant Course

Legal Nurse Consultant

Courses for non-matriculated students

Care Management Education Program

Medical Terminology Training


Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions about our programs, course registration, or course availability.

Center for Lifelong Learning
University of Rochester School of Nursing
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: (585) 275-0446
Fax: (585) 273-1270

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The course brought clarity to my work. Being a care manager is a very dynamic, independent and creative role.
Trish Edd, MS, RN, graduate of the Care Manager Education Program
Olsan Medical Group at Clinton Crossings
I fully believe that the principles and information in the [Care Management] course are right on.
Jennifer DeMarco, RN, CCM, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine project nurse at the University of Rochester Medical Center