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 Looking to expand your education or refresh your career? We can help you take that next step toward a promotion or a new job with
professional specialization programs, academic noncredit certificates, and academic for-credit certificates.  

Found 38 programs

Basic Mediation

  |  NC

Learn valuable conflict resolution skills and prepare to qualify as a mediator on the Utah Court’s Mediation Roster. This noncredit training program is offered in partnership with the S. J. Quinney College of Law. 

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Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture

  |  MC

In 6 months, you’ll learn how to care for cannabis plants, study cannabis botany and genetics, and explore plant growth techniques. Both novice and experienced growers will acquire the accurate information needed to effectively engage in cannabis production, management, and cultivation.

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Cannabis Compliance and Risk Management

  |  MC

Earn valuable experience and gain the knowledge needed to become an in-demand cannabis compliance professional.

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Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine

  |  MC

Embark on a transformative journey and become a trusted expert in cannabis healthcare and medicine. Enroll today and unlock a world of opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field.

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Cannabis Product Development & Design

  |  MC

You’ll delve deep into the science of cannabis extraction, how to craft exceptional products that cater to a variety of preferences and needs, and strategies for building a compelling cannabis brand.

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Coding Bootcamp (Part-Time)

  |  BC   |  PP

Get the skills you need to build dynamic end-to-end web applications. Meets two evenings a week plus Saturdays. Classes are held over Zoom, even when COVID restrictions are lifted. 

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Cybersecurity Bootcamp (Part-Time)

  |  BC   |  PP

Protect data and digital information from hackers and leaks. This 24-week bootcamp meets two evenings a week plus Saturdays. 

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Data Analytics Bootcamp (Part-Time)

  |  BC   |  PP

Learn data analytics skills, including Python, JavaScript, Excel, SQL, and more. This 24-week bootcamp meets two evenings a week plus Saturdays. 

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Disciplined Agile Scrum Master

  |  PP   |  PS

The Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) certification equips you to successfully lead agile teams, thereby future-proofing your career in a world in which agile is fast becoming the way forward.

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Domestic Mediation

  |  NC

Receive advanced mediation training with information specific to mediating family and domestic cases. This course is open to anyone who has completed a court-qualified basic mediation program.

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Financial Planning (For credit)

  |  CR

You will learn a broad range of personal financial planning concepts in the areas of insurance and income tax planning, retirement and estate planning, and investment strategies.

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Financial Planning (Noncredit)

  |  NC

Help families build a stronger financial future. Six noncredit courses required. All courses are available online and run for a full semester.

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Gerontology

  |  CR

A certificate in gerontology provides additional breadth and depth of knowledge in this academic area. Students from a diverse array of colleges and departments at the University of Utah benefit from a stronger understanding of the aging process.

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Human Resources Management

  |  PS

Learn results-oriented and practical skills that can be used in any organization. Take 7 classes within one year to complete program. Some classes are in-person and others are hybrid.

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Information Systems (Graduate)

  |  CR

This program allows students to gain specialized knowledge in information systems. Obtaining a graduate-level certificate in IS will provide a significant advantage to those seeking to advance their careers in the field of information systems.

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Instructional Design

  |  PS

Online learning is here to stay, and you can be part of this growing field. Instructional design blends educational psychology with technology platforms. Classes meet two nights per week for eight weeks.

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Machine Learning and AI MicroBootCamp™

  |  BC

The University of Utah Professional Education Machine Learning and AI MicroBootCamp™ is a topic-specific, 8–10-week intensive designed for experienced professionals. As a student, you will build advanced technical skills in machine learning and AI.

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Medical Administrative Assistant

  |  PP

Work in a medical office with industry-standard electronic health record (EHR) software. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support.

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Medical Assistant

  |  PP

Prepare to work as a medical assistant in a clinical setting. Includes online instruction, in-person labs, and personal, ongoing support. Program includes a clinical externship.

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Medical Coding and Billing

  |  PP

Learn the specialized skills needed to assign standardized codes used to bill for healthcare services. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support.

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Medical Office Manager

  |  PP

Keep the administration and billing of the modern medical office running smoothly. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support. 

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Medical Scribe

  |  PP

Gather information for a patient's visit and partner with the physician to deliver efficient patient care. Many students are able to complete their training in as little as 3 to 4 weeks. 

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Medical Transcription Editing

  |  PP

Medical transcriptionists type up written reports of the audio files doctors record after they interact with patients. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support. 

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Nursing Education (Graduate)

  |  CR

A graduate certificate in Nursing Education provides bachelor's prepared nurses with the knowledge and skills to teach nursing students in community, hospital, clinical, and classroom settings.

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Pharmacy Technician

  |  PP

Prepare to work in a private, commercial, or clinical pharmacy. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support. Program includes a clinical externship. 

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Project Management

  |  PS

Understand and implement project management best practices. Take six classes within one year to complete program. Fulfills the formal education requirements for certification.

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Public Policy (Graduate)

  |  CR

The Public Policy Graduate Certificate program trains high-demand analysts, data managers and policy advocates. Participants receive training in economics, law, research methods, policy analysis, evaluation, and communication skills.

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Secure Computing (Graduate)

  |  CR

The Graduate Certificate in Secure Computing rigorously prepares graduate students for careers in cybersecurity research and development. It provides students with both a solid foundation of cybersecurity principles and hands-on practice of cutting-edge technologies.

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Social Service Worker

  |  NC

Launch a career in health and human services. Take three online courses to become eligible for the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Level Examination.

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Substance Use Disorder Counselor

  |  NC

Prepare for a career helping people overcome addictions. The basic SUDC program requires six semester-long courses. The advanced (ASUDC) program requires nine courses.

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Substance Use Disorder Counselor (Online)

  |  CR

This program is designed for individuals with or working toward an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and who are interested in acquiring Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) or Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counselor (ASUDC) certification in the state of Utah.

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Supervisory Leadership

  |  PS

Designed for managers or team leaders as well as anyone wanting to improve leadership skills. Take six classes with a cohort of students.  Some classes are in-person and others are hybrid.

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Systems Engineering (Graduate)

  |  CR

Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary approach that enables the realization of successful systems through the identification of needs, requirements, testing, troubleshooting, integration, verification, and validation.

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TESOL

  |  NC

Gain the skills you need to pursue a position in TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages). Six noncredit courses required. All courses are available online and run for a full semester.

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The Business of Cannabis

  |  MC

Our program is specifically designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the cannabis industry, its evolution, and its future trajectory.

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UX/UI Bootcamp (Part-Time)

  |  BC   |  PP

UX/UI (user experience/user interface) design focuses on designing products and experiences from the customer's perspective. This 24-week bootcamp meets two evenings a week plus Saturdays.

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Veterinary Assistant

  |  PP

Manage the administration of a veterinary office or clinic and assist with basic animal care. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support. 

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Yoga Teacher Training

  |  NC

Become a yoga instructor or deepen your own practice. Three courses required. Students meet with regular for-credit classes that run for a full semester.

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Last Updated: 5/4/23