About Continuing Professional Education

Chip Futrell

Chip Futrell, CPP Director
Continuing & Professional Education


Continuing & Professional Education at NC State University has the sole purpose of providing quality continuing education opportunities in a flexible, comfortable, and affordable environment. Whether you want to train for a new career, advance within your current company, or simply learn new skills to stay competitive in today’s job market, our programs, instructors, and facilities can help to get you where you want to go!

To stay competitive in today’s uncertain business world, you must constantly hone your skills to keep pace with changing technology, new laws, and other industry developments.

Professional workshops, seminars, and conferences offer an excellent way to understand and address the changes impacting your business or organization.

Continuing & Professional Education at NC State University can assist you and/or your organization through programmatic activities and services of seven units:

Customized Contractual Education (CCE)

Provides customized training directly to organizations.

Marketing Services

Develops and fulfills marketing strategies to meet each client’s needs.

McKimmon Conference & Training Center (MCTC)

McKimmon Conference & Training Center is our full-service meeting and training facility available to support on-campus, nonprofit, governmental, and private sector clients in need of flexible space to hold seminars, workshops, conferences, and exhibits that have an educational focus.

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

The Office of Professional Development has a highly trained professional staff experienced in both program development and events management. This group has developed, promoted, and facilitated successful programs on campus, in Raleigh and throughout the state of North Carolina, across the southeast, and as far away as Orlando, Washington, DC, and Seattle.

Print Services

Provides copying and binding services to clients and events inside and outside of the McKimmon Conference and Training Center.

Technology Training Solutions (TTS)

Technology Training Solutions is perhaps the best known provider of non-degree IT training in the area. Both face-to-face and online programs are provided in quick, convenient short course formats as well as more intensive multi-week programs leading to technical certification.

Technology Courses

Technology Training Solutions

Stay ahead of the curve with
classes in emerging technology

Print Services

Print Services

Get your conference materials
printed on-site and delivered
straight to your event

Customized Training

Customized Training

Take your employees training to the
next level with training tailored to
your organization’s needs

Conference Management

Conference Mgmt.

Let us assist you with all the
aspects of making your next
event a success



Receive custom developed
marketing strategies that
meet your specific needs

Reserve a Computer Lab

Reserve a Computer Lab

Need to reserve a fully equipped
computer lab? We have you covered