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The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers a number of programs leading to an earned credential or formalized preparation. These programs do not earn semester-hour based college credit, but may earn continuing education units (CEUs), contact hours or certificates of completion, and some may lead toward national or international certification.

Our programs generally include a formal course of study or curriculum that is offered regularly or periodically. Most programs represent professional education opportunities that can be applied to a career objective or professional development goal.

Select each link below to learn more about the individual program.

Adjunct Teaching
Earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in adjunct teaching. Learn more about the Adjunct Teaching certificate program.

Au Pair Education Program
Our UR Au Pair program offers educational options, like weekend classes and one-time and multi-day professional education classes, to help international au pairs fulfill their educational requirements. 

Beer Brewing Education
Take your brewing skills to the next level with a Brewing Foundations class, Beer Brewer Professional Certificate or our Professional Brewers Series. Learn more about our Beer Brewing Education Programs.

Certified Financial Planner
In partnership with Dalton Education, earn the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. Learn more about the CFP program.

Coding Boot Camp
In partnership with Trilogy Education Services, earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in web development. Learn more about UR Coding Boot Camp.

Cybersecurity Boot Camp
In partnership with Trilogy Education Services, earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in cybersecurity. Learn more about our new UR Cybersecurity Boot Camp.

Data Analytics Boot Camp
In partnership with Trilogy Education Services, earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in data analytics. Learn more about UR Data Analytics Boot Camp.

Estate Planning Seminar
Formerly hosted by the University of Richmond School of Law, provides professional development experience for estate planning professionals. Learn more about the Estate Planning Seminar.

Geographic Information Systems
Earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in GIS. Learn more about the updated GIS professional certificate program.

Grassroots Lobbying & Advocacy
Prepare to organize your advocacy efforts on behalf of causes you’re passionate about. Learn more about the Grassroots Lobbying & Advocacy Professional Certificate.

Interior Decorating
Earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in interior decorating. Learn more about our interior decorating program.

Permaculture Design
In partnership with Shenandoah Permaculture Institute, earn a professional certificate from the University of Richmond in permaculture design. Learn more about the Permaculture Design certificate.

Personal Fitness Trainer
In partnership with W.I.T.S., take coursework to become a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer. Learn more about the Personal Fitness Trainer program.

Political Campaign Management
Prepare yourself for a senior staff role in a political campaign. Learn more about the Political Campaign Management Professional Certificate.

SHRM Learning System
Prepare for the Society of Human Resource Management SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP examinations. Learn more about the SHRM Learning System.

Social Media Management
In partnership with Dalton Education, earn Social Media Professional and Social Media Strategist certificates from the University of Richmond. Learn more about the Social Media Management program.

S.T.E.P.S. to Success College Preparation
High-school preparation for college and careers, including SAT and ACT test preparation. Also includes The College Edge. Learn more about the S.T.E.P.S. to Success program.

Technical Writing
In partnership with TechWriting-Certification, earn professional certificates from the University of Richmond in technical writing. Learn more about our Technical and Professional Writing programs.