Professional Education

A number of academic units provide professional development and continuing education seminars and certificate programs.

Opus College of Business: Executive Education»

The Opus College of Business provides executive education, professional development and custom programs outside of a traditional degree program. Each challenging and relevant educational offering is designed to increase the highly principled leadership capacity of individuals and organizations. Most courses are held at the Center for Business Excellence on the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus.

CELC: Professional Education Courses for K-12 teachers and administrators»

If you are interested in continuing education or professional development opportunities, explore our non-degree options at CELC. You may not be ready to commit to a single field of study, but you can still take a few classes outside of a degree program in our wide variety of program offerings. Even as a non-degree seeking student, you will experience the flexibility, support and professional benefit of taking your coursework at CELC. All credits earned are applicable to your future certificate or degree track.

School of Engineering: Graduate Engineering Certificate Programs»

The UST Graduate Programs in Engineering and Technology Management offers Certificate Programs in several areas. These certificates are for degreed professionals who wish to upgrade skills but not commit to a Master's degree.

Graduate Programs in Software: Professional Development Programs»

Graduate Program in Software also offers high-quality professional development education in software. These courses are designed to give the working professional additional training on a variety of software design and development topics and software programs.

  • Mini Master of Information Technology
  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Customized and On-Site Professional Development Programs

The Selim Center for Learning in Later Years»

The Selim Center for Learning in Later Years is a community outreach program of the University of St. Thomas. It presents educational and cultural programs specifically designed to foster and support life-long learning. The Center engages older learners in challenging and intellectually stimulating programs and also provides opportunities for undergraduate students to benefit from the wisdom and experience of their elders in an academic environment.

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