There is no greater impact on your future than the skills you develop to grow professionally, and the University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) is the educational gold standard. Our portfolio of career development courses, certificates, and boot camps are designed to deliver practical and valuable tools and skills to help you raise your profile and fuel your career.

Approach the job market with confidence. Our professional development advisory board keeps tabs on hiring trends and forecasts future job needs, ensuring you're equipped with the most in-demand skills.

Learn from industry experts. The seasoned professionals who teach our professional development training courses are second to none—experts in their field who deliver well-informed and practical knowledge in a fun and engaging way.

Gain skills to take to work immediately. The practical and valuable skills gained from our professional training courses can be immediately applied in the workplace and added to your resume to help you stand out.

What career goals can we help you reach today?

“After going through the [Project Management] program, I could more efficiently design a timeline to show how long an experiment would take or show how we're meeting, or failing to meet, the various requirements." — Emma Cherney, Industrial Coatings Chemist

Below, you’ll find links to all our professional development certificates and boot camps. If you’re not ready to commit to an entire program, you can choose from 80+ individual courses designed to elevate your skills and knowledge in a variety of areas.

Professionals in Transition

The University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies offers in demand, career-boosting tools and skills. Most professional development training programs are eligible for return-to-work funds provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Read more about this and other financial assistance opportunities by following the link that matches your situation.


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Shanta Bhoelai, enrollment advisor


Shanta Bhoelai

I can help you choose which professional development programs are the best fit to meet your career goals. I am here to answer your questions regarding specific programs, courses, or other career topics you have on your mind. 

Don’t hesitate to send me an email or schedule an online appointment. I'm here for YOU!

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