MSU offers many services for employees looking to advance their career

The Office of Faculty and Organizational Development (F&OD) - (517) 432-1185
The Office of Faculty and Organizational Development supports MSU faculty, academic staff and administrators in their ongoing quest for excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and leadership. To accomplish this goal, we offer a broad range of seminars and programs, services, and resources in two programmatic strands: faculty development and organizational/leadership development.

Professional Development Services (PDS) - (517) 355-0183
Professional Development Services helps staff and departments excel. Michigan State University’s world class status depends on the intricate connection between its academic, research and support staff teams. We support the staff that helps MSU be the world class university it is. Whether we are providing instructor led courses to enhance critical skill-sets, or working with department leaders to improve their management skills or team functioning, our team helps make MSU better.

Technology Training - (517) 432-6200 or (844) 678-6200 to register for courses
Offers a variety of non-credit computing courses and workshops. Courses cover a wide range of topics on computing for the purpose of job training, career development, and/or personal improvement. 

ElevateU - (517) 355-0183
With elevateU, MSU staff & faculty can look forward to accessing a diverse library of content all from the convenience of your computer.  Programs available cover a wide range of topics, including leadership, IT & desktop, finance, human resources, change management, project management, interpersonal skills and much more.  Click the link above for more information.

Lifelong Education - (517) 355-3300 or reg@msu.edu 
The purpose of the Lifelong Education status is to permit and facilitate access to MSU courses (on-campus, off-campus, or workshop) for persons not wishing to pursue an undergraduate or graduate MSU degree. 

The MSU Work Life Guide (PDF) - (517) 432-3745
MSU provides a support system to ensure your success in your many roles as a parent, caregiver of elders, relationship partner, community member and MSU employee or student. This document, created by the folks at the Family Resource Center, has several sections devoted to career development.

The Office of Faculty and Organizational Development (F&OD)

(517) 432-1185

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Professional Development Services (PDS)

(517) 355-0183

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Technology Training

(517) 432-6200 or (844) 678-6200 to register for classes

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ElevateU

517-355-0183

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Lifelong Education

(517) 355-3300

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The MSU Work Life Guide (PDF)

(517) 432-3745

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