Park University Continuing Education

Featured Programs

Digital Forensics Certificate

About Dr. Fred Cohen

About Tom Johnson

Identification, Collection, and Preservation of Digital Forensic Evidence

Dr. Fred Cohen and Dr. Tom Johnson

This course addresses the three most important areas of digital evidence:

  • identification
  • collection
  • preservation

It introduces many techniques and includes practical examples and activities.

Dates: Wednesdays – November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5 at 6 p.m. (CST)

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Intelligence Analysis certificate

Future Issues and Global Trends in National Security and Intelligence

Dr. Thomas A. Johnson; Dr. Fred Cohen

This course focuses on future issues in national security on a global basis. It includes issues ranging from:

  • climate change
  • demographic changes,
  • migration patterns,
  • catastrophic events,
  • globalization
  • other issues impacting National Security and Intelligence.

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The Nonfiction Writers Intensive (NWI) is a workshop series collaboration between Park University’s Watson Literacy Center and The Little Fig. The NWI’s purpose is to build a collection of career pathway success stories that showcase subjects of cultural, linguistic, ethnic, and gender diversity. NWI will help authors craft biographical stories that are noteworthy but have yet to be told.

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Date: December 21, 2018
Location: North Kansas City Hospital, Prairie View Room, 2800 Clay Edwards Dr, North Kansas City, MO 64116
Cost: $25 (includes both workshops

Strengths-Based, Person-Centered, Interventions in Suicide Prevention

Presenters: Leslie Jensby, LSCSW, and Walter E. Kisthardt, Ph.D., MSW
Time: 1-3pm

In this workshop participants will review the most recent standards as set forth by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE, 2018) and Competency- Based practice behaviors that reflect ethical and professional competency. The workshop is highly experiential. Participants will consider a model for Ethical decision making and apply this model to a current ethical dilemma.

Trauma-Informed Ethical Professional Practice

Presenters: Matthew Loehr, LCSW, and Walter E. Kisthardt, Ph.D., MSW
Time: 9am – 12pm

In this workshop, participants will increase awareness of personal values, biases and ascribed meaning and how these factors may influence assessment and intervention, learn two models of Ethical decision making to apply in professional practice, learn practice behaviors that reflect Trauma-Informed, Ethical and Professional Practice (CSWE, 2018), learn about “Graduated Disengagement” (Kisthardt, 1993) and how this concept may serve to address boundary concerns in clinical practice.

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Student Registration

Park University is excited to announce that we have partnered with ed2go to provide hundreds of high-quality non-credit continuing education courses. Each course is design to expand your knowledge and understanding of specific topics relevant for today’s workplace. Park University is proud to offer classes that are affordable, engaging and interactive.

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Take Courses Online or at Union Station in Kansas City

Online – 12.5 Hours

Face-to-Face – 4.25 Hours

  • Each course lasts one month and is composed of online readings, tutorials, discussion, videos, webquests and a variety of other resources.


  • Online $60 for a 12.5-hour online course
  • Face-to-Face $20 for a  4.25-hour
  • Teachers must take three 4.25-hour courses of their choice throughout the year and create an original lesson plan for each course (for a total of 3) to earn one graduate credit hour.
  • Each course is payable to Science Pioneers
  • Graduate credit is $65 per credit hour and is payable to Baker University. (Once you enroll in the Science Pioneers course, you have the option within the course to sign up for graduate credit.)
  • Science Pioneers Teacherline cost $60 (1 online course or 3 face-to-face courses)
  • Graduate Credit Park University $70.00 per graduate Credit

To Receive Park University Graduate Credit

To receive graduate credit, 12.5 hours of dedicated online woman at tablework and complete weekly lesson plan based on the topic of that particular week are required. All lesson plans within the class will be shared with other students enrolled.

Please note: In order to receive graduate credit from Park University you must send your payment.


Park University is committed to providing a wide variety of opportunities for all learners. At Park University, where quality matters, we extend our teaching resources beyond traditional programs. Through credit courses, non-credit courses, workshops and conferences. Park University recognizes that continuing education is important for the economic growth of our Nation.


Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.