Professional Development Certificates

University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus buildings resized

Expand your expertise through University of Minnesota professional development certificates composed of short courses.

Cost: $2,502, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 36 contact hours, 3.6 CEUs
5 required courses

Gain a solid understanding of Agile philosophy and the supporting methodologies such as Scrum, Lean, eXtreme Programming, and Kanban.

Cost: $4,050, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
5 required courses

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.

Cost: $4,050
Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
10-week course

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.

Cost: $3,582, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours/4.8 CEUs
4 required courses

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.

Cost: $1,890, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 30 contact hours/3.0 CEUs
5 required courses

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.

Cost: $3,780, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
7 required, 3 elective courses

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. 

Cost: $3,780–$3,784.50, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
Required courses: 9−10

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.

Cost: $4,050
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
Sept 9–Nov 15, 2019 and Mar 2–May 10, 2020

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.

Cost: $3,636–$3,640.50, , reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
4 required and 2 elective courses

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.

Cost: $3,042, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours/4.8 CEUs
4 required courses

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.

Cost: $2,916, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours/4.8 CEUs
4 required courses, 1 elective

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.

Cost: $4,190, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
6 required and 3 elective courses

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.

Cost: $650/course
Credits: 30 contact hours/3.0 CEUs
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

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

Cost: $3,883.50, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
5 required courses and 3 electives

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.