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With 90 years of experience, The School of Continuing Education (SCE) at The American University in Cairo provides certificate programs, noncredit term-length courses and variable-length, customized courses to fulfill the continuing education needs of individuals and organizations in Egypt and the Middle East. 

To fulfill the diverse needs of the community, the school offers a broad array of professional educational certificates and stand-alone courses. These are provided through the following offerings: career and skills development programs, language enhancement programs, translation diplomas, IT and computer programs, teacher training programs, youth programs, tailor-made programs, along with evaluation testing and assessments and the Career Guidance Unit. The School of Continuing Education’s regularly scheduled courses and certificates are offered in AUC Tahrir Square and AUC New Cairo. Tailor-made courses for companies and organizations are also conducted on-site and at the client’s facilities.

Our Mission and Vision

Vision - What is our dream?

We enrich and transform the lives of diverse, lifelong learners by being the preeminent continuing education provider in Egypt and beyond.

Mission - Why do we exist?

We improve the employability of and provide lifelong learning to our participants by extending the resources of the University to Egypt and beyond.

Welcome from the Dean

From serving as AMIDEAST's Egypt country director to having extensive experience in U.S. higher education institutions, such as Bard College and The State University in New York, James Ketterer is now leading AUC's largest school: The School of Continuing Education (SCE).

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Strategic Plan

Our Strategic plan and how we envision our expansion and the enhancement of our learning experience.

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SCE in Numbers

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IACET accreditation


The American University in Cairo's School of Continuing Education (SCE), has been accredited as an authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).