A number of academic units provide professional development and continuing education seminars and certificate programs.
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.
The Graduate Continuing Education credit courses are designed to meet the needs of professional educators. Building on a 50-year graduate tradition, and in partnership with practitioners and experts in the education community, these practical, values-based courses empower educators to bring the excitement of learning to their students and to overcome the challenges faced in the classroom, school and community.
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 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 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.