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Professional Specializations and Noncredit Certificates

ONLINE

All coursework is online. Complete lessons at your own pace.

IVC*

Interactive video class. Classes use a two-way video system, such Zoom.

ON-CAMPUS /
AT-PARTNER*

All classes meet in-person at a specific location. 

HYBRID

Class is delivered in a combination of online and in-person formats. 

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PROFESSIONAL SPECIALIZATION

Classes are conducted by Professional Education teachers and staff.

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NONCREDIT

Classes follow the university semester schedule. Some sections meet with regular for-credit sections.

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PROFESSIONAL PARTNER

Classes are conducted by a partner organization. 

* Most "in person" classes and programs are being run as IVC classes until COVID restrictions are lifted. The icons on each program indicate how the program will be conducted in a normal term.

 

Business and Life Coaching

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Help clients reach their maximum personal and professional potential. This program meets for full-day sessions 1-2 times per month for approximately 6 months, then at various times for mentor coaching, then at various times for mentor coaching.
 
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Coding (IVC)

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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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Coding (In-Person)

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Get the skills you need to build dynamic end-to-end web applications. Meets two evenings a week plus Saturdays. Classes are currently held over Zoom but may meet in person when COVID restrictions are lifted. 
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Contact Tracing and Infection Control 

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Help flatten the curve for any virus or contagion. Includes 22 hours of online instruction. 
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Cybersecurity

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

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This microcredential will help you protect your business and your rights as an employee by knowing current laws affecting the rights that employees have in the work environment and how you can comply with them.
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Executive Assistant

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Gain the software and business skills needed to succeed in the modern office. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support. Most students complete the program in less than four months.
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Financial Planning

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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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Healthcare Information Technician

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Support critical software programs that handle healthcare information. Includes online instruction and personal, ongoing support. Most students complete the program in less than 10 months. 
 
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Human Resources Management

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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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Infection Control and Barrier Protection

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Designed for health professionals, this course focuses on pragmatic prevention processes in clinical healthcare environments. You can complete this program in 3-10 hours.
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Instructional Design

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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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Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Pharmacy Technician

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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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Professional Management

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Hone your team management skills. Take six classes within one year to complete program. Some classes are in-person and others are hybrid.
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Project Management 

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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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Social Service Worker

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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

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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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Supervisor Essentials

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Ideal for new supervisors or managers. Gain a solid foundation in management principles. Take six classes within one year to complete program. Some classes are in-person and others are hybrid.
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TESOL

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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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UX/UI Design

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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

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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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Web Development

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Get the skills you need to build dynamic end-to-end web applications. Meets 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday. 
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Yoga Teacher Training

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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: 5/26/21