University College, DU’s College of Professional and Continuing Education, offers a range of short courses and programs designed for busy adults who want to advance their careers. From non-credit workshops and bootcamps to academic badges and certificates, University College offers the industry-relevant education you need at any stage of your career.
Digital badges deliver the focused skills you need in a specific content area, including cybersecurity and digital marketing. Comprised of two graduate courses, badges are ideal for professionals who need focused skills, are considering a career pivot, and/or plan to pursue a master’s degree or graduate certificate. Badges can be completed in 6-9 months and all badge courses can apply to a master’s degree or graduate certificate.
DUx courses and programs – offered on the EdX learning platform – deliver career-focused, accessible learning in a format best for you. Choose from free courses, micro-credentials, and refresher classes – all conveniently delivered online.
Need comprehensive skills in a specific field or content area? University College offers both 4- and 6-course graduate and undergraduate certificates across nearly 100 topics. Ideal for professionals at any stage of their career, certificates can help you quickly update your current skills or acquire new skills. Certificates may be completed in 6-9 months, and all certificate courses can be applied to a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree at University College.
Tech Boot Camps
University College’s Tech Boot Camps are intense learning experiences that deliver in-demand industry skills to help kickstart or advance a career in web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI, digital marketing, or artificial intelligence. With live online classes, instructors who are industry leaders, and dedicated learner and career support, our full-time and part-time tech bootcamps give you the edge you need.
Non-credit Professional Development
University College’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) provides convenient skills-based learning opportunities across in-demand topics. From test prep to short courses to workshops and seminars, CPD programs help you build skills quickly to advance your career or explore new pathways.
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