Prepare for Lifelong Career Success

Upskill Your Career with Next-Level Professional Development

Whether you’re preparing for a raise, a promotion, or a career change, give your future a head start on success with a skills boost. There is no greater influence on your future than the skills you develop to grow professionally. The College of Continuing and Professional Studies's (CCAPS) courses, certificates, and boot camps are designed to deliver practical and valuable tools and skills to boost your career and maximize your earning potential. You have leadership-level career goals, and we’re here to help you achieve them with:

  • Real-world skills filling high-demand needs. CCAPS programs are developed with an eye on job market trends and needs. Our professional development advisory board is made up of industry leaders from top Minnesota companies, such as UnitedHealth Group and 3M, and specialists from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, who keep tabs on hiring trends and forecast future job needs.
  • Instructors who are industry experts. Our instructors are second to none: experts in their field who deliver well-informed and practical knowledge in a fun and engaging way.
  • Skills you can take to work immediately. A professional certificate from the University of Minnesota enhances your resume and, more importantly, provides you with practical skills that are in demand by top organizations in all industries.

What can we help you achieve today?

“It has really culminated in this unique opportunity to move up in the world."
— Conner Westby, Instructional Design for eLearning Certificate completer

Professionally Focused Courses and Certificates

Make your next-level career move with courses and certificates in:

  • Agile and Project Management
  • Business Process and Analysis
  • Human Resource and Organization Development
  • Instructional Design
  • Management, Supervision, and Leadership
  • Technology
  • Writing and Communications

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