Continuing Education
The Office of Continuing Education at Three Rivers offers classes for individuals who want to improve their job performance, develop new skills and pursue personal goals. Three Rivers offers a wide range of continuing education courses from local instructors. In addition, Three Rivers has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online continuing education opportunities.

Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information, or to register for classes, call 573-840-9619, or email

Continuing Education Classes

You must pre-register for all classes. To register or for more information, call 573-840-9619, email, or fill out the online form.

Online Continuing Education

Three Rivers has partnered with Education to Go to deliver online continuing education courses. With these online courses, students can conveniently build job skills, pursue interests, and earn certificates in various fields.

Course Listings

Course: Disability Benefits and Employment Workshop
Description: This class will give current, accurate information about how work income may affect federal and state disability benefits including: Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security Disability Benefits and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Dispel rumors and myths so beneficiaries can go to work with peace of mind and ensure they are utilizing all possible, eligible programs including the following:
  • Student Earned Income Exclusion
  • PASS- Plan to Achieve Self Support– allowing savings for a work goal, such as a car or for education, which is exempt from resource limits
  • Impairment Related Work Expense
  • Trial Work Period
  • Extended Medicaid
  • Continuation of Medicare Coverage– at least 93 months
  • Various programs which allow you to quickly re-start benefits if you lose your job due to disability
Date/Time: 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, May 10.
Location: Three Rivers College – Sikeston, Room 200
Cost: Free
Instructor(s): L.I.F.E, Inc. Employment Solutions

Course: Finding Your Next Job - Job Search Skills
Description: This class offers the assistance with job searching, application completion, and resume, cover letter, and thank you letter drafting.
Date/Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM, Tuesday, May 17.
Cost: $45
Instructor(s): Chris Waite
Course: Mommy and Me (Basic) Cake Decorating
Description: Learn the basics of cake décor! Create your own special masterpieces while spending quality time with family!
Date/Time: 6 -8 PM, Tuesdays, June 7 - July 12.
Cost: $80
Instructor(s): Becky Rush
Course: Tractor Operation and Guidance
Description: This class offers the knowledge of tractor operations and guidance needed in agriculture today.
Date/Time: 8 AM - 4 PM, Saturdays, June 11 - July 25.
Cost: $10
Location: New Madrid
Instructor(s): Gene Heath
Course: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals (CPR)
Description: This class provides credentialed healthcare providers with core content, including adult and pediatric CPR, foreign-body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation.
Date/Time: First Friday of each month, 8 AM - 12 PM
Cost: $45
Instructor(s): Mike Willis