Expand your expertise through either academic certificates (at the graduate and undergraduate levels) that follow the U's academic calendar or professional development certificates composed of short courses.
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Enhance your ability to compete in the marketplace with a credential that gives you the know-how to make business decisions in an effective, innovative, and ethical way.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the design, technology, communication, and management skills required for career advancement in construction.
This certificate is a multidisciplinary program with coursework that covers real-world knowledge of the complete building life cycle.
Improve your chances of moving into a position where you could make an immediate, valuable impact on the delivery and management of care.
Advance your career with a credential from a world-class university and gain access to the latest digital language technology.
Develop the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and maintain the IT infrastructure that organizations need to manage daily business practices.
The Manufacturing Operations Management certificate will no longer be accepting admissions applications for fall 2020 and beyond.
An online, graduate-level certificate aimed at clinical, occupational, educational, and research-involved professionals nationally and internationally who want to broaden their knowledge of human sexuality. Fall 2020 Application Deadline Extended to July 1.
Gain the business and leadership skills to boost your career in the government sector, nonprofit agencies, international organizations, corporations, and more.
Professional Development Certificates
Gain a solid understanding of Agile philosophy and the supporting methodologies such as Scrum, Lean, eXtreme Programming, and Kanban.
Hone your skills as the main liaison between business and IT departments. As a business analyst, you will gather and document business requirements and translate them into functional design specifications that can be executed by IT development teams.
Business process improvement is the key skill set managers and professionals need to reduce costs, shorten service/cycle time, enhance customer value, and maintain high quality.
Enhance this core competency of all professional interactions in a way that avoids misunderstandings and conveys information in an appropriate manner and tone, while gaining support for your positions.
This certificate will equip you with the top skills employers are seeking: exceptional writing, speaking, teamwork, customer service, critical thinking, and business communications.
Get on the fast track to this exciting career in a program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to gaining skills in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.
More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire history of the human race. Learn to analyze that data like a pro and bring it to life through interactive data visualization. Students will build a robust portfolio of work to show potential employers and receive career planning services such as one-on-one career coaching.
Be part of the digital revolution! The University of Minnesota Coding Boot Camp is a Full Stack Flex curriculum that will equip you with the fundamental skills needed for all stages of web development, whether you choose the full time (12 weeks) or part time (24 weeks) program.
Get up-to-date human resource practices at the technical, operational, and strategic management levels. Whether you have HR experience or just want to build your career, our Human Resource Generalist Certificate is designed to prepare you for success.
This fully online noncredit certificate program prepares you to work as an instructional designer in a changing technology landscape. You’ll learn relevant theories of adult learning, interaction design, and multimedia learning within a practical, authentic framework. You’ll study both traditional and contemporary instructional design models while gaining hands-on experience with real-world design challenges.
Top organizations seek leaders with collaboration, critical thinking, conflict management, and time management skills. This certificate will help you build a strong foundation of these, and other, important leadership skills that you can put to use in the workplace immediately.
This certificate is ideal for managers who want to achieve team success and drive bottom line performance. Improve critical thinking, communication and leadership in addition to managerial skills in this dynamic program.
Organization Development is geared toward improving both performance and people in the workplace. This certificate program will spotlight your role as a leader and change agent and help you achieve organizational results.
In today’s market, a highly skilled and well-educated workforce is vital for an organization’s economic survival. Your role as a training professional requires a thoughtful analysis of training needs, skill gaps, and goals of the organization to determine the best way to improve performance.
Being an in-demand, successful project manager requires a combination of process and human interaction skills. With this certificate you'll lay a strong foundation of knowledge and the interpersonal aspects of being an effective project manager.
This program will focus on the management of local public works organizations and operations. The Public Works Certificate is offered in collaboration with the American Public Works Association—Minnesota Chapter.
This certificate program will help you enhance the productivity and progress of those who report directly to you, ensuring that the group works efficiently and effectively to reach its goals, and resolve problems as they arise.
Access the creative and lucrative field of user experience and user interface design through this immersive program in UX/UI design.
There is no greater impact on your future than the skills you develop to grow professionally. CCAPS's portfolio of courses, certificates, and boot camps are designed to deliver practical and valuable tools and skills to help you get the edge in your career.
As your enrollment advisor, I'm here to help you choose which programs are the best fit to meet your career goals. There are three ways to connect with me: give me a call at 612-301-3091, drop me a line, or schedule an appointment on my calendar.
More About Me
I work with an extremely talented marketing and enrollment team where I advise adult learners about professional development programs to help them achieve their career goals. Before working for the University of Minnesota, I spent six years working with College Possible, a nonprofit organization that supports students in gaining access to and navigating through college.
When not at work, I love reading fantasy books, watching goofy cartoons, traveling, and walking for exercise. I also enjoy cooking, baking, and playing board games.