Online Professional Development

In partnership with trusted online educational providers, the School of Extended & International Education offers affordable, self-paced, and accessible online certificate programs that meet the needs of today's working professional. If you are looking to expand your skill set for an in-demand career, online professional development courses will accommodate your busy schedule. Courses are available in numerous fields, including healthcare, business, management, IT, software development, media and design, and hospitality.

All courses are non-credit.

These cloud-based courses are accessible from anywhere and are available on mobile. Browse the categories available below:

Professional Development Courses

This 60 PDU bundle offers Project Management Professionals access to online, self-paced courses at a fraction of the price of purchasing courses individually. For $999, participants can access seven online project management courses for a full year and earn 60 PDUs.


Credits:

6.1 CEUs | 61 PDUs | 46 HRCIs

The Project Management for Information Technology focuses more specifically on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, as well as on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management as it relates to IT.


Credits:

6.1 CEUs | 61 PDUs | 46 HRCIs

Agile project management practices have become the standard for software development projects. Individuals who have a solid understanding of Agile have a distinct advantage in todays changing project management atmosphere. The courses included in this certificate program will provide managers the basic foundation they need to become competent Agile practitioners.


Credits:

1.9 CEUs | 19 PDUs

This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. In this suite of courses, you will discover the answers to these and other important questions. Each 3 to 5 hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that will engage you and structure your learning about human resource management.


Credits:

2.1 CEUs | 6 PDUs | 20 HRCIs | 17 SHRMs

This certificate in data analytics provides an overview of topics in statistics and their applications in a variety of fields. This certificate will present the basics of quantitative analysis and its increasing use in todays professional landscape. Learners are exposed to quantitative decision-making tools and techniques, which tie into real-world case studies.


Credits:

3 CEUs | 25 PDUs | 30 HRCIs

Digital marketing helps organizations promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google Adwords, and more. This Certificate in Digital Marketing covers the strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.


Credits:

3 CEUs | 10.5 PDUs | 19.5 HRCIs

This online certificate program introduces learners to key current management issues for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing, and setting strategic direction are all addressed, and video commentary on these crucial topics will give you insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts in their own organizations.


Credits:

4.4 CEUs | 35 HRCIs | 35 CFREs

Writing grants is often a critical part of gaining funding for any nonprofit organizations mission. Strategic grant writing aligns the needs of a nonprofit with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations, or individuals. This introductory-level course offers a guide to the basics of grant writing.


Credits:

.5 CEUs | 5 HRCIs | 5 CFREs

As the amount of data being stored continues to increase, and as hackers become more sophisticated, the need for cybersecurity is greater than ever. Failures of cybersecurity policies, both in large corporations and governmental agencies, have earned significant visibility and negative publicity in recent months and years.


Credits:

4 CEUs | 40 PDUs | 40 HRCIs

Emergency management is a critical and expanding field; climate change has increased the extent and frequency of natural disasters, and terrorism is a growing threat. Therefore, emergency managers play an increasingly vital role in protecting communities at the local, state, tribal, and national level.


Credits:

1 CEUs | 10 PDUs