The Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education oversees online programs at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania which provides students with the flexibility they need to complete coursework and pursue programs, despite time and travel constraints. Programs are designed and administered by expert faculty and are in alignment with national and regional best practices and policies for online and distance education. Degree programs are available in business and related fields, counseling, social work & human services, criminal justice and education with several disciplines. In addition to traditional support services and resources of admission, financial aid and enrollment, there are several distance learning resources and support services available including access to the student network, Desire2Learn assistance, bookstore and library access and writing consultation services. The career, mentoring, and professional development center is available for career counseling also.