Professional Education Programs

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.


Beer Brewer Professional Intensive training for a career in the craft brewing industry
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Certified Financial Planner Coursework toward earning CFP credential
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Coding Boot Camp Intensive training in full stack web coding
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Customer Experience Customer Experience certificate for organization leaders
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Cybersecurity Boot Camp Intensive training in cybersecurity methods
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Data Analytics Boot Camp Intensive training in data collection & analysis
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Digital Marketing Professional Become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional
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Geographic Information Systems Certificate courses preparing for Esri certification
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Grassroots Lobbying & Advocacy Training in issues-based grassroots lobbying & advocacy
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Interior Decorating Professional certificate in interior decorating
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Nutrition Specialist Coursework toward AASDN Nutrition Specialist certification
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Permaculture Design Professional certificate in permaculture design
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Personal Fitness Trainer Coursework toward personal trainer certification
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Political Campaign Management Professional certificate in campaign management
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Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) Leadership training for public safety personnel
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SHRM Learning System Test preparation course for SHRM certifications
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Women in Leadership Leadership program for current leaders